Misc. Health News

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7/27/2009
'Safe' Ozone Levels May Not Be for Some

Study finds lung problems after exercise at lower concentrations

7/27/2009
Many Cancer Survivors Don't Adopt Healthy Lifestyle

Study finds just 7 percent of older survivors meet diet, exercise guidelines

7/24/2009
Stress, Bad Bedtime Habits Cause Insomnia

For a good night's sleep, follow these expert tips

7/23/2009
Sedentary Kids May Take Longer to Fall Asleep

But active kids need more sleep and get it more easily, expert says

7/21/2009
Studies Affirm Value of Healthy Lifestyle

Those who ate right, exercised lowered chances of cardiovascular trouble

7/21/2009
Health Tip: If You're Tired of Walking

Here are some low-impact alternatives

7/17/2009
Modern Athletes Keep Getting Taller, Bigger

Rise in body size outstrips gains seen in general population, study finds

7/14/2009
Healthy Diet, Exercise Keeps Mind Sharp As You Age

New research finds eating healthy, moderate activity are protective

7/14/2009
Fitness Might Limit Stroke's Impact

People who exercise prior to attack do better, study finds

7/14/2009
Excess Weight Speeds Up Osteoarthritis

Rapid loss of knee cartilage directly linked to being overweight in study

7/14/2009
Get the Most Out of Your Run

Simple steps can prevent injuries, experts say

7/10/2009
Shoulder Surgery Helps Athletes Get Back in the Game

Total joint replacement doesn't keep most people sidelined for long, study shows

7/6/2009
Even Steroid-Free Bodybuilders Focus on Image

Weight trainers show signs of disorder called muscle dysmorphia, study finds

7/6/2009
Health Tip: Wear a Helmet

If you're at risk of head injury

7/5/2009
Living Healthily on Less

Even when budgets are tight, experts say, health and fitness need not suffer

7/5/2009
Exercise Tips to Keep Boomers on Their Feet

Taking simple precautions can help prevent pain and injury, doctors say

7/2/2009
7/1/2009
Growth Hormone May Build Muscle in Older Men

Finding shows promise for treating age-related loss of strength, researchers say

7/1/2009
Obesity Rates Continue to Climb in U.S.

Eight of 10 states with highest number of obese adults are in the South, report says

6/30/2009
Comic Strip Aims to Educate Families About Diabetes

Storyline tackles lack of information about the disease in the Hispanic community

6/27/2009
Have Fun -- But Be Safe -- This Summer

Expert offers tips to avoid getting sidelined by a sports injury

6/24/2009
Stay Upbeat, Active to Keep the Mind Young

The brain may slow with aging, but good habits can help you cope, experts say

6/19/2009
Does Location Affect Kids' Weight?

Study refutes belief that living near fast-food joints makes children fat

6/11/2009
Need a Walking Partner? Try a Dog

Those who do are apt to exercise (and enjoy it) more, experts say

6/8/2009
Exercise, Education Keep You Sharp in Old Age

Study finds healthy, active lifestyle stems mental decline

6/5/2009
Interactive Video Games Offer Exercise Benefits

Payoff was especially evident with seniors, researchers say

6/5/2009
Finding Fitness on the Dance Floor

Two-stepping may add fun to aerobic workouts, studies show

6/3/2009
Making Obese Mice Slim, Without Diet or Exercise

Findings might someday help overweight humans, too, experts say

6/3/2009
Want to Stop Cancer? You Can, Experts Say

Lifestyle changes have been shown to lower odds, even for those at higher risk

5/29/2009
Post-Exercise 'Glow' May Last 12 Hours

Emotional uplift from even moderate workout isn't short-lived, new study shows

5/29/2009
Teens Likely to Trade Team Sports for Individual Exercise

Vigorous activity is less likely than walking or running as kids age, researchers say

5/28/2009
Cancer Survivors Can Still Be Fit, Study Asserts

Therapies do not appear to hamper cardiovascular health

5/27/2009
Americans Score Low on Healthy Lifestyle

Too many rely on drugs to fix what healthy living would cure, researcher says

5/24/2009
Mom and Baby Alike May Benefit From Exercise

Most women should keep active while pregnant, experts say

5/23/2009
For Young Ballplayers, Support and Caution Are Key

Preventing injury takes practice, on and off the field, experts say

5/20/2009
E-Mailing Your Way to Healthier Habits

People move more and eat better when messaged to do so, study finds

5/20/2009
Healthier Lifestyle Can Cut COPD Symptoms

Diet, exercise and smoking cessation counseling also proved cost-effective, study finds

5/19/2009
Higher Fitness Levels Tied to Lower Heart, Death Risks

Staying healthy means a quality life that lasts longer, review finds

5/19/2009
Health Tip: Help Protect Young Athletes

Follow the rules of the game

5/14/2009
Daily Exercise at School Yields Rewards

Kids have healthier hearts and are less apt to be overweight, study finds

5/14/2009
Early Exercise Boosts Outcomes for ICU Patients

Interrupting sedation for daily physiotherapy led to better post-discharge function, study finds

5/12/2009
Healthy Behaviors Slow Functional Decline After Cancer

Diet, exercise may improve endurance in older, overweight cancer survivors, study shows

5/8/2009
Exercising Throat Muscles May Relieve Sleep Apnea

Workout regimen for the upper airway may improve sleep disorder symptoms, study finds

5/4/2009
5/1/2009
FDA Recalls Dietary Supplements Tied to 1 Death, Liver Damage

Hydroxycut products are sold as fat-burners, energy boosters, agency says

4/28/2009
Smoking, Hypertension Each Account for 1 in 5 U.S. Deaths

Prevention efforts 'have run out of steam,' expert says

4/28/2009
Health Tip: Too Much Exercise Isn't Good Either

Signs that you may be overdoing it

4/28/2009
Lifestyle Factors Tied to Older Adults' Diabetes Risk

As population ages, even small changes affect incidence, study finds

4/23/2009
A Pre-Workout Meal to Help You Burn Fat

Stay away from white bread, other 'high-glycemic' carbs, researchers say

4/22/2009
Health Tip: Keeping Workouts Fun

Suggestions to avoid boredom