Misc. Health News

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1/26/2009
HS Sports Shoulder Injuries More Likely in Boys

Player-to-player contact in competition behind almost 60% of cases, study finds

1/26/2009
Recess Makes for Better Students

Study finds getting enough of it each day helps kids perform better in classroom

1/24/2009
What to Do If You Have Unsightly Veins

Women can take steps to control pain and appearance of varicose veins, expert says

1/20/2009
Simple Exercise Keeps Brain at Top of Its Game

In older women, being more fit helps cognitive function, study shows

1/20/2009
Abnormal Heart Function Reduces Exercise Capacity

Older patients were more affected, study found

1/20/2009
Health Tip: Nutrition for Athletic Performance

If you're training for a big event, be sure to eat and drink right

1/19/2009
Low-Cost Strategies to Maintain Health in Hard Times

Staying fit doesn't have to break the bank, experts say

1/18/2009
Exercise Tips for Seniors to Start a Healthy 2009

Get a checkup, know your options, and get going, council urges

1/15/2009
Walking Is Good for Blocked Leg Arteries

Study shows value of exercise in treating peripheral arterial disease

1/15/2009
Health Tip: Oh, Those Aching Muscles

Suggestions to soothe the soreness

1/14/2009
1/13/2009
Diet, Exercise Cut Kids' Risk for Metabolic Syndrome

Preventing obesity boosts blood vessel function even without weight loss, study says

1/7/2009
More 'Screen Time' Linked to Poor Fitness in Girls

But teenage boys don't seem to be as susceptible, study suggests

1/6/2009
Employer-Sponsored Workouts Boost Workers' Health

Study at Home Depot saw big increase in employees working out

1/4/2009
Winter Workouts Are Cool

Tips on having fun, staying fit in the snowy season

1/1/2009
Health Tip: Log Your Exercise

Suggestions for keeping an activity journal

12/30/2008
America Losing the Fight With Type 2 Diabetes

Yet simple lifestyle changes can make all the difference

12/30/2008
Rising Blood Sugar May Harm the Aging Brain

And exercise might help offset the effect, study suggests

12/28/2008
Put Your Best Foot Forward Next Year

Resolutions to get fit can mean more podiatric pain, experts warn

12/26/2008
Vigorous Treadmill Workout Curbs Appetite Hormones

U.K. researchers say findings may lead to more effective ways to control weight

12/25/2008
Tips to Ease an Aching Back

Holidays or any day, bad mechanics can lead to pain and stiffness

12/24/2008
Health Tip: Exercising If You Have Rosacea

Suggestions to prevent a flare-up

12/23/2008
Study Shows Exercise Shields Against Osteoporosis

Women who did weight-bearing sports such as swimming had greater bone density in menopause

12/22/2008
Even a Little Overweight, Inactivity Hurts the Heart

Large study finds increased risk of heart failure

12/21/2008
Eating Strategies for Healthier Holiday Parties

Easy-to-follow tips can take the guilt, and the calories, out of the equation

12/19/2008
Exercise Protects Black Women From Type 2 Diabetes

Brisk walking, limiting TV seems to benefit this high-risk group

12/19/2008
Community Exercise Programs Boost Seniors' Strength

Regular participation can also reduce risk of falls, study says

12/18/2008
'Hot' Toys May Not Be the Best Present

Giving the gift of your time with kids is one option to consider

12/17/2008
Strict Blood Sugar Lowering Won't Ease Diabetes Heart Risk

Blood pressure, cholesterol control may be type 2 diabetics' best bet, researchers say

12/15/2008
Stress Triggers Heart-Damaging Behavior

Study found the dynamic raised cardiovascular risks by 50%

12/15/2008
Deaths From Heart Disease, Stroke Down 30%

Medical advances, not lifestyle changes, are source of the improvement, AHA says

12/12/2008
Good Warm-Ups Could Halve Sports Injuries

Female athletes using special program saw all injuries cut by a third, researchers say

12/11/2008
2 Markers Predict Survival Odds in Colon Cancer Patients

One protein was protective, the other not, researchers found

12/10/2008
Obesity is a Family Affair

Skipped meals, too much TV time end up harming kids, study finds

12/7/2008
Portion Distortion

In the fight against obesity, Americans need to re-learn proper serving sizes for meals

12/7/2008
Holidays Don't Have to Make You Heavier

Maintaining weight, instead of dieting, is a good way to keep pounds off, experts say

12/6/2008
Avoiding a Holiday Season of Discontent

Stress is everywhere, but learning what relaxes you can help, expert says

12/4/2008
Almost Two-Thirds of Americans Meet Exercise Guidelines

150 minutes of moderate-intensity activity or 75 minutes of vigorous activity a week

12/4/2008
Robotic Device Could Help Stroke Patients

Through exercise, it seems to boost activity in a key region of the brain

12/3/2008
Exercise Eases Obesity and Anger in Kids

After-school aerobics helped youngsters feel better mentally, physically, researchers say

12/1/2008
Older Adults Who Exercise Boost Blood Flow in Brain

Aerobic workouts may prevent cognitive decline in some, study says

12/1/2008
Young Gymnasts Facing Broad Range of New Injuries

MRI scans show knuckle, wrist and bone damage that could develop into early osteoarthritis

11/26/2008
Holiday Meals With a Calorie-Conscious Twist

Swapping out heavy ingredients can mean healthier eating without the guilt, experts say

11/21/2008
High Blood Pressure Stalks Many Americans

Seven in 10 don't do enough to protect themselves from stroke, heart attack

11/21/2008
Exercise Keeps the Brain Young

Experiments in mice find running increases production of neural stem cells

11/21/2008
Aquarobics May Help Ease Labor

Women who exercised during pregnancy needed less pain meds, study found

11/19/2008
Genetic Testing No Real Help in Predicting Type 2 Diabetes

Traditional risk factors, such as obesity, are just as useful, studies find

11/18/2008
Diet, Exercise May Modify Breast Cancer Risks

Combined, they produce more potent anti-disease effect in postmenopausal women, study says

11/18/2008
Home-Based Programs Benefit Older Cancer Survivors

They improved ability to live and function when enrolled in tailored interventions

11/17/2008
Stay Upbeat, Exercise to Help Prevent Cancer in Old Age

Risk factors study found little link between drinking and malignancies