Misc. Health News

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2/13/2014
Health Tip: Being Active With Heart Failure

Questions you should ask your doctor

2/12/2014
Health Tip: Staying Healthy Is a Family Affair

Don't let the kids go it alone

2/11/2014
Teens' Stress Levels Rival Those of Adults, Survey Finds

Top worries include post-graduation choices, financial concerns

2/10/2014
New Obesity Weapon: Kids Teaching Kids

Children more likely to listen to peers than adults, study suggests

2/10/2014
Energy Drinks, Coffee Increasing Sources of Caffeine for Kids, CDC Says

Effects of excessive caffeine intake on youngsters aren't yet known, experts warn

2/6/2014
Health Tip: Protect Yourself While Clearing Snow

Make sure your doctor approves

2/5/2014
Male Cancer Survivors May Live Longer If They Exercise

Those who expended more energy each week were less likely to die of any cause during study

2/5/2014
Shivering, Like Exercise, May Help Boost Weight Loss

When you shiver, your body converts white fat to healthier brown fat, study finds

2/5/2014
Ready to Get in Shape? Ease Into Exercise, Experts Say

Check-ups, warm-ups and mixing up your routine are among the tips offered by athletic trainers

2/4/2014
High Blood Pressure in Young Adults Could Mean Heart Trouble in Middle Age

25-year study tied even slight rise in early adulthood to future risk of clogged arteries

1/30/2014
Stressed by Work-Life Balance? Just Exercise

Workouts, or even spurts of activity, can keep stress levels down and confidence up, survey results show

1/27/2014
Yoga May Reduce Fatigue, Inflammation in Breast Cancer Survivors

Researchers think improved sleep may be the key to benefits

1/27/2014
Kids Bullied During Gym Class May Stop Exercising

Study found drop in activity among students of all weights after being teased about physical ability

1/25/2014
How to Prevent Winter Sports Injuries

Think twice before taking 'one last run,' orthopedist says

1/24/2014
Type 2 Diabetes Is Often a Family Affair

Study suggests if one spouse has the illness, the odds are raised that the other will develop diabetes, too

1/24/2014
Shoulders Take a Pounding in High School Football

Wrestling was distant second in large study of interscholastic sports

1/21/2014
Too Much Sitting May Raise Heart Failure Risk for Men

Study found even exercise did not compensate for sedentary behavior

1/20/2014
Scientists Explore Effect of Exercise on Prostate Cancer Patients

Brisk walkers found to have more regularly shaped blood vessels in early study

1/17/2014
Too Much Sitting May Be Harmful for Older Women

12-year study of 93,000 women found higher risk of early death for least active

1/15/2014
Veteran Firefighters May Develop Heat Resistance

Study counters argument that aging impairs ability to combat flames

1/15/2014
1/14/2014
Batters Mostly Use Their Heads to Track Pitches, Study Finds

It's not yet known how vision strategies compare with hitting success

1/14/2014
Health Tip: Make Exercise Economical

Your workplace may offer a low-cost option

1/12/2014
Ease Into a Workout Program to Prevent Injuries

Doctors give safety tips for weight-lifting and other regimens

1/10/2014
A-Fib Doesn't Mean You're Banished to the Sidelines

For most people with an irregular heartbeat, it's OK to stay active, doctors say

1/10/2014
Living a Full Life, Irregular Heartbeat and All

Maryland man still exercises an hour a day

1/10/2014
It's Natural for Winners to Strike a Victory Pose, Research Shows

Instinct seems to be behind the urge to physically display dominance when celebrating a win

1/9/2014
Ease Up on Workouts to Aid Flu Recovery, Expert Says

Intense exercise will stress the immune system even more

1/9/2014
Health Tip: Don't Think of Exercise as a Chore

Engage in activities that you enjoy

1/8/2014
Ultramarathoners: How's Their Health?

Researchers launch long-term study of these intense runners

1/8/2014
Just 1 in 4 U.S. Teens Gets Enough Exercise: Report

Boys slightly more likely than girls to meet hour-a-day recommendation

1/8/2014
Cancer Prevention Guidelines Seem to Pay Off for Older Women

Large study found adherents were less likely to develop or die from disease

1/6/2014
1/5/2014
Avoiding Injury During Winter Sports

Skiing, snowboarding, ice skating are common causes of sprains, dislocations, fractures

1/3/2014
Get Fit Before You Hit the Slopes

Endurance training cuts chances of falls, injuries, sports medicine doc says

1/1/2014
When Winter Fun Isn't So Fun

Sledding, skating, skiing and other cold weather activities all carry a potential risk of harm

12/31/2013
The Best New Year's Resolutions Are Those You Can Keep

Taking small steps may help you reach goals by keeping you from getting discouraged, expert says

12/29/2013
Tips to Jump-Start Your New Year's Resolutions

Expert advice on putting weight-loss, healthy-eating and exercise plans in motion

12/25/2013
Ski Your Way to Happiness?

Researchers surveyed casual skiers, snowboarders who found playfulness can bring happiness

12/25/2013
12/21/2013
Tips for Safe Winter Workouts

Avoiding hypothermia is crucial, expert says

12/20/2013
Walk More to Cut Heart Attack and Stroke Risk, Study Suggests

People with pre-diabetes appear to benefit from adding extra steps to their daily stroll

12/19/2013
Health Tip: Stretch Safely

Don't bounce while holding the position

12/17/2013
Older Women May Spend Two-Thirds of Their Day Sitting

But, study also found they frequently get up and move about

12/16/2013
Diabetes Drug Metformin Tied to Slight Weight Loss in Obese Kids

But, experts say drug isn't meant for that use, while diet and exercise have proven effective

12/15/2013
Working Out May Help Counteract Holiday Eating

Men who overstuffed but exercised showed less harm to their health in study

12/14/2013
Snow-Shoveling Health Tips as Winter Looms

Combination of exertion and cold weather poses heart attack risk, expert warns

12/13/2013
Treating Sleep Apnea Might Be a Win-Win for Golfers

Lower handicap after treatment attributed to sharper focus

12/13/2013
Bones Benefit From Exercise After Breast Cancer, Study Finds

Older survivors should include physical activity in long-term care plan, researchers suggest

12/13/2013
Light Exercise Might Reduce Risk of Kidney Stones

Intensity of activity doesn't seem to matter, study finds