Misc. Health News

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4/13/2013
Household Chores May Ease Nighttime Menopausal Symptoms

Fewer awakenings seen among white, non-obese women who kept active with caregiving, chores

4/12/2013
Breathing Problem Sometimes Misdiagnosed in Athletes

Study finds vocal cord disorder can be confused with asthma

4/12/2013
To Stop Smoking, Teens Should Start Moving

Exercise can help curb the habit in young daily smokers, study shows

4/12/2013
Decisions, Decisions: Work Out or Fix a Meal?

Study finds Americans sacrifice exercise time for food-prep time

4/11/2013
Strides Made in Preventing Cancer, But Challenges Remain: Report

American Cancer Society looked at smoking, obesity, disease screening, tanning and more

4/11/2013
A Survivor's Story From the Job Loss Front

'Fight hard and fast to get past the anger,' and don't forget to keep healthy habits

4/9/2013
New Clues to How Exercise May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

Physical activity lowers estrogen levels in older women, study says

4/5/2013
Expert Pitches Safety Tips for Young Baseball Players

It's a great youth sport, but beware the possible injuries, doctor advises

4/5/2013
Obesity Does Slow People Down, Study Confirms

Women may be caught in cycle of fatigue, lack of self-esteem, expert says

4/5/2013
Want to Lose Weight? Then Run, Don't Walk: Study

Both helped shed pounds, but vigorous exercise produced better long-term results

4/5/2013
College Sports Could Raise Players' Risk for Depression, Study Finds

Compared with former college athletes, those still in school had doubled odds, possibly due to stress, researchers say

4/5/2013
4/4/2013
Brisk Walking Equals Running for Heart Health: Study

Distance rather than speed reaps the benefits, researchers say

4/3/2013
Lifestyle Might Curb Loss of Height That Comes With Age

Education, urban living helped keep older adults walking tall, Chinese data shows

4/2/2013
Competitive Cash-for-Weight-Loss Plans Work Best: Study

But individual incentives also do well when companies pay to help employees keep pounds off

4/2/2013
Cartilage Gives Early Warning of Arthritis, Study Finds

Damage to the tissue that cushions joints occurs even before people feel pain, research shows

4/1/2013
Mental, Physical Challenges May Help Seniors Stay Sharp, Study Says

Small steps, including stretching, watching educational DVDs, reaped rewards

4/1/2013
Many U.S. Teens Have Poor Health Habits

Bad diet, lack of exercise raise odds for later heart disease, experts warn

3/29/2013
Another Danger of Depression?

Benefits of exercise, modest alcohol consumption may be diminished, study says

3/28/2013
'Bigorexics' Want to Boost Their Masculinity

But anorexic guys may identify with more feminine stereotypes, study suggests

3/26/2013
3/26/2013
Health Tip: Kids Keeping You From Exercising?

Find time even if family keeps you busy

3/25/2013
Could Herpes Virus Affect Memory in Older Adults?

Chronic infection with cold sores may affect thinking, especially in sedentary folks, study suggests

3/25/2013
3/25/2013
Fit Kids May Dodge Fractures in Old Age

Regular exercise linked to increases in peak bone mass, study says

3/22/2013
Physically Fit Docs More Likely to Prescribe Exercise, Study Finds

Boosting physicians' fitness might have trickle-down effect for entire population, experts say

3/22/2013
Sports Gamblers Wrongly Bet on Their Sense of Control: Study

Experience, knowledge of basketball won't help their 'March Madness' record, researcher says

3/21/2013
Mental Illness May Not Impede Healthy Weight Loss, Study Says

Overweight patients on a 'lifestyle changes' program improved exercise, nutrition, shed more pounds

3/20/2013
Health Tip: Enjoy Safe Exercise During Pregnancy

Follow these safety guidelines and talk to your doctor

3/19/2013
Stroke Before Age 50 Linked to Raised Risk of Early Death

Study authors stress that improved diet, quitting smoking can minimize the odds

3/19/2013
Fewer Kids Getting Hurt in Most Sports, Study Finds

However, football and soccer injuries have risen over past decade

3/18/2013
What's Good for the Heart May Also Prevent Cancer

Healthy lifestyles do double duty against 2 major disease groups, study finds

3/18/2013
Health Tip: Practice Winter Sports Safety

Protect kids from injuries

3/14/2013
Health Tip: Stay Fit When Traveling

Find ways to exercise when on the road

3/8/2013
You Can Help Reduce Your Colon Cancer Risk: Expert

Preventive measures include screening, food choices and moderate exercise

3/7/2013
Walking Program Helps Stroke Survivors Get On With Life

Jamaican study eased people back into walking alone without fear

3/7/2013
Short-Term Exercise Might Boost Young People's Self-Control

Study findings, if confirmed, may have relevance for treating ADHD, autism

3/4/2013
Heart-Healthy Habits in Childhood May Prevent Future Disease

Keys are better food choices, more physical activity and no secondhand smoke, doctor says

3/4/2013
Exercise Leads to Better Sleep: Poll

For inactive people, even a short walk can help, says expert

3/1/2013
Resilient Personality May Bring Better Aerobic Health

But nicer doesn't necessarily equal healthier, research contends

2/28/2013
When Kids Exercise More, Their Grades Might Rise Too

Study of young students questions value of phasing out PE in public schools

2/28/2013
Too Much Sitting Could Court Diabetes, Study Finds

There was an effect on blood sugar, other factors even when exercise was factored in

2/27/2013
Sibling's Death May Boost Your Own Risk of Dying From Heart Attack: Study

Stress, unhealthy coping methods can follow after losing a brother or sister

2/26/2013
Obesity, Exercise May Affect Risk for Key Type of Colon Cancer

Finding could spur doctors to strongly recommend physical activity to vulnerable patients

2/26/2013
Soccer Kicks Up Activity Level of Overweight Kids: Study

After-school program got the heaviest children moving more

2/26/2013
Health Tip: Work Out at the Right Speed for You

How to tell if you're overdoing it

2/25/2013
Poll: Many Americans Don't See Their Kids as Overweight

But national statistics contend that there's an obesity epidemic among children

2/23/2013
Exercise Safety Tips for People With Heart Disease

Start by talking to your doctor, experts advise

2/22/2013
New Soccer Goal: Lowering Blood Pressure

Adults who play regularly may reduce hypertension, study finds

2/22/2013
Thigh Fat May Slow Down Seniors

Decrease in walking speed predicts decline in mobility, researchers say