Misc. Health News

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2/11/2015
Yoga Gaining in Popularity Among Americans

More children, adults and seniors trying the ancient discipline, researchers report

2/5/2015
Health Tip: Work Out at Home

Here's what you'll need

2/4/2015
Women Use More Oxygen for Breathing

Respiratory muscles tested in exercise show women consume more oxygen than men

2/4/2015
Income Inequality Affects Kids' Health, Research Shows

Study of 34 countries finds widening gap in physical and mental health of rich and poor

2/4/2015
Americans Confused About Cancer Risks

Survey finds many worry about unproven factors like food additives, and less about exercise and obesity

2/3/2015
Health Tip: Get the Most from Exercise

Wear comfortable shoes and clothing

2/2/2015
When It Comes to Jogging, Easy Does It, Study Suggests

Just an hour or two a week confers life-extension benefits, researcher contends

1/28/2015
Study Suggests Early Start to Football May Pose Brain Risks

Former pros who played before age of 11 showed greater deficits in memory and thinking skills

1/28/2015
Muscle Weakness Affects 1 in 5 Americans Over 80

CDC study finds women more affected than men

1/26/2015
Menu Calorie Counts May Mean Less Fattening Meals for Kids

Study suggests certain calorie information might also prompt parents to encourage more exercise

1/24/2015
Looking to Boost Your Exercise Level? Here Are Some Helpful Tips

Start slowly and allow for time to rest and recover, trainers recommend

1/23/2015
Exercise May Tone Up Women's Bodies and Minds

Regular physical activity appears to boost oxygen supply to the brain, study says

1/23/2015
Health Tip: Exercise Safely

Opt for activities with lower rates of injury

1/22/2015
School Sports Costs Leave Some Students on Sidelines

Only one-third of kids from families making less than $60,000 play on teams

1/22/2015
Most Americans Have Access to 'Exercise Opportunities,' Study Finds

But availability varies, with Southern counties faring worse

1/22/2015
Realistic Targets May Boost Exercise Rates, Experts Say

For those who are inactive, any activity may be better than none

1/22/2015
Health Tip: Eat a Pre-Workout Snack

Suggestions to help boost your energy

1/20/2015
Experts See Place for Weight-Loss Drugs in Obesity Treatment

But diet and exercise are also key tools, according to new Endocrine Society guidelines

1/20/2015
Walking Group a Step Toward Better Health, Researchers Say

Your heart rate, cholesterol and even depression might improve, study suggests

1/19/2015
Too Much Sitting Can Be Deadly -- Even if You Exercise, Review Finds

Researcher suggests ways to include movement in your day that goes beyond that hour at the gym

1/19/2015
Want to Get Healthy? Get Your Partner Involved

New research finds lifestyle changes are more successful when couples do it together

1/19/2015
Health Tip: Get Fit Without the Gym

Use your home as an exercise venue

1/15/2015
Health Tip: Turning Off the TV

Suggestions to limit screen time

1/14/2015
Lack of Exercise More Deadly Than Obesity, Study Suggests

Just a 20-minute brisk walk each day can lower odds of early death, researchers add

1/14/2015
Health Tip: Exercising With a Lung Condition

May help ease shortness of breath

1/9/2015
Middle School Football Doesn't Seem to Cause Short-Term Brain Damage: Study

Small review found hits to head occurred less often than for older players; one doctor has some concerns

1/9/2015
1/5/2015
More Evidence That Healthy Living Works Wonders for Women's Hearts

Study found good diet, exercise slashed odds for heart disease by 90 percent

1/1/2015
Dealing With Cold Weather Injuries

Safety precautions can prevent serious problems during winter activities

12/31/2014
Exercise May Cut Fall Risk for Some Parkinson's Patients

Benefit strongest for those with milder symptoms, study finds

12/24/2014
FDA Approves New Weight-Loss Drug

Saxenda cleared for use by adults who are obese or overweight and have at least one weight-related condition

12/24/2014
Health Tip: Soothe Sore Muscles

Rest, massage and stretching can help

12/22/2014
Health Tip: Finding Time for Fitness

Easy ways to get more exercise

12/19/2014
Loss of Teeth Linked to Physical, Mental Decline in Study

Researchers say association was strongest among 60- to 74-year-olds

12/18/2014
Being Fit Keeps Blood Pressure in Check

Those in poorest shape were more likely to have high blood pressure, study found

12/12/2014
Exercise, Diet May Be Key to Beating a Common Irregular Heartbeat

Atrial fibrillation often hits older people, but study shows getting healthier can curb it

12/10/2014
Health Tip: Get Active This Winter!

'Tis the season for exercise

12/8/2014
Too Much TV Time May Lower Survival Odds After Colon Cancer, Study Suggests

Researchers also found exercising seven hours or more a week boosted chances of living longer

12/4/2014
Exercise After Weight-Loss Surgery Yields Added Health Gains

Physical activity reduced risk factors for diabetes, study says

12/4/2014
Study Links Running to Lower Alzheimer's Death Risk

Higher fruit intake, cholesterol-lowering drugs also associated with reduced risk, researchers say

12/3/2014
Sleep Apnea May Lower Your Aerobic Fitness

People with the sleep disorder take in less oxygen during exercise, small study finds

12/2/2014
Better Diet, Exercise Can Prevent Diabetes in Both Sexes, Study Finds

Taking blood sugar-lowering medications can also help, researchers say

12/1/2014
High School Football Tied to Brain Changes, Even Without Concussion

Small study suggests that blows to the head in a typical season might alter brain

11/30/2014
Stand-Up Advice for Preventing Back Pain

Healthy habits include good posture

11/29/2014
Holiday Overindulgence Risky for People With Type 2 Diabetes

Carbohydrate-heavy meals can send blood sugar levels soaring, expert warns

11/26/2014
Harm From Baseball Concussions May Linger, Study Finds

Batting skills often worse than normal after players return to sport

11/26/2014
Don't Let High Altitude Ruin Your Holiday Trip

Stay hydrated and give yourself time to acclimate, expert advises

11/25/2014
Parents Need to Take Lead on Teen Concussion Prevention

Expert advises protective gear, and baseline concussion testing for athletes

11/25/2014
Daily Physical Activity May Help Lower Parkinson's Risk

Six hours a week of household chores or commuting seem protective, study finds

11/24/2014
Health Tip: Getting Active Indoors

Get 60 minutes of exercise inside