Misc. Health News

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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

2/21/2013
U.S. Kids Consuming Fewer Calories, Report Finds

Experts credit healthier fare at schools, information campaigns for the turnaround

2/19/2013
Cold and Flu Sufferers Should Ease Back Into Fitness Routine

Toned-down workout advised; vigorous exercise too soon can have negative impact, expert cautions

2/18/2013
Exercise May Stave Off Depression in Severely Obese

Study found as little as 8 minutes of daily activity helped patients scheduled for weight-loss surgery

2/17/2013
Fitness Experts Dispel Common Exercise Myths

Sad to say, walking doesn't really burn as many calories as running

2/16/2013
Many Skiers Who Tear ACLs Can Avoid Surgery, Expert Says

Identifying those patients cuts health costs, recovery time

2/13/2013
Health Tip: Using a Stability Ball

It can help improve muscle strength and coordination

2/11/2013
Benefits of Exercise on Prostate Cancer Risk May Vary by Race

Workouts seem to help white men, but not black men, study finds

2/10/2013
Everyday Activities May Have Same Health Benefits as Going to Gym

Study finds that more people who did short bouts of exercise met federal activity standards than those who went to gym

2/7/2013
Stars Strut in Red to Bring Awareness to Women's Heart Health

Annual celebrity-studded fashion show reminds women heart disease is their No. 1 killer

2/5/2013
Steroid Shots for Tennis Elbow Miss the Mark: Study

After a year, those who got injections were in worse shape than those who got a placebo

2/5/2013
Too Much TV Tied to Lower Sperm Count in Young Men

But exercising may boost sperm count, study also suggests

2/4/2013
Exercising at Midlife May Stave Off Dementia Down the Road

Working out in your 40s could pay off in your 70s and beyond, study suggests

2/4/2013
Boomers' Health Fails to Measure Up to Parents'

Study finds higher rates of chronic disease, disability and lower self-rated health

2/1/2013
Friday Is 'National Wear Red Day' for Women's Heart Health

Annual event urges Americans to don red to spread awareness of the No. 1 killer

1/28/2013
Obese Women With Diabetes May Need Different Workouts Than Men

Small study found specific exercise program did less to improve their health

1/28/2013
First-Ever Guidelines Issued for Treating Type 2 Diabetes in Kids

Experts say rising obesity makes condition much more common in children

1/27/2013
Checklist for Winter Sports Safety

Conditioning, appropriate gear are two essentials, expert says

1/25/2013
Health Tip: Care for Your Mouthguard

Brush it with toothpaste

1/23/2013
Health Tip: Get Fit During Your Commute

Use the time to exercise

1/23/2013
Too Much Sitting May Lower Odds of Surviving Colon Cancer

Study also found that staying active reduced the risk of dying

1/22/2013
One Path to Fitter Kids: More P.E. at School

Study finds that reinstating daily classes would fulfill 1/3rd of U.S. goals for kids' exercise

1/22/2013
Playing for Fun May Reduce Young Athletes' Injuries

Fewer kids hurt who play pick-up games, multiple sports, study says

1/22/2013
Got the Flu? Rest First, Exercise Later, Experts Say

Sick athletes should put off vigorous workouts

1/20/2013
Winter Sports Safety: Preparation Is Key

Orthopedic surgeons offer tips for cold-weather workouts

1/18/2013
Hockey Rule Changes Could Cut Player Aggression, Injuries

Evidence review looked at effects of league safety regulations

1/17/2013
Childhood Obesity Rates Drop in New York City, Los Angeles: Study

State programs promoting healthy lifestyles work, but it takes time before results are seen, researchers say