Misc. Health News

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6/12/2017
Choosing a Personal Trainer

Ask questions to find the right fit

6/9/2017
Even Your Bones Can Get Fat, Mouse Study Suggests

But running rodents improved their bone quality in just weeks, researchers say

6/9/2017
Boys More Likely to Hide a Concussion Than Girls

Study of high school athletes suggests fear of looking 'weak' might play a role

6/9/2017
Fido May Be a Fit Senior's Best Friend

Study finds walking a dog helps older people meet goals for moderate to vigorous exercise

6/9/2017
Sharp Eyes Can Make Soccer Players Sharp Shooters

They outperform non-athletes on certain vision tests, study says

6/9/2017
Exercise and Gut Health

Can too much exercise cause your digestive system to malfunction?

6/8/2017
Marathon Runs Won't Harm Your Arteries

Age, not mileage, predicted hardening of vessels in study sample

6/7/2017
Working Workouts Into Your Life

No, web surfing doesn't count!

6/5/2017
Implantable Defibrillator May Not Mean End to Sports

Risks for athletes might be lower than once believed, study says

6/2/2017
The Cost of Bike Crashes in U.S. Tops $24 Billion a Year

Study suggests more street accidents, older bikers are boosting expenses

6/2/2017
Compression Tights Won't Trim Running Times

While they kept muscles from vibrating, fatigue still set in, study finds

5/29/2017
5/26/2017
Adults Who Love Exercise May Gain 9 'Biological' Years

Regular jogging and other pursuits delay cellular aging, study finds

5/25/2017
5/25/2017
Health Tip: Warm Up Before You Work Out

You'll thank yourself later

5/24/2017
Health Tip: Don't Let Your Workout Get Stale

Suggestions to keep it fresh and effective

5/23/2017
3 Key Lifestyle Factors Can Lower Breast Cancer Odds

Stay trim, exercise and cut back on drinking, review findings suggest

5/22/2017
Anabolic Steroids May Tax the Heart

Weight-lifters using the synthetic hormones have lower pumping capacity, study finds

5/22/2017
Time to Take Your Workouts Outside

Making the switch from indoors to outdoors as the weather warms up

5/17/2017
Just 2 Weeks on the Couch Can Trigger Body's Decline

Constant daily activity vital to optimal health, lifestyle experts say

5/16/2017
Angela Bassett Puts the Spotlight on Heart Health

Award-winning actress' mother had type 2 diabetes and died from heart issues

5/15/2017
Bike Fanatics Shouldn't Worry About Effects on Sexual Health

Any transient discomfort or numbness won't harm their sexual or urinary function, study finds

5/15/2017
Getting Back on Track With Exercise

Suggested steps on the path to fitness

5/15/2017
5/14/2017
Astronauts' Blood Vessels Less Efficient on Long Missions: Study

Finding could lead to preventive treatments for space travel and even here on Earth

5/13/2017
Don't Let Your Garden Get You Down

Yard work relieves stress but can wreak havoc on muscles and joints unless you protect yourself

5/12/2017
Try This Workout at Home

Modern gym equipment means no more excuses

5/10/2017
Got 10 Minutes to Spare?

A new twist on interval training speeds workouts

5/10/2017
Health Tip: Make Time for Strength Training

Here are potential benefits

5/9/2017
7 Common Exercise Errors

Don't let these missteps short-circuit your fitness efforts

5/5/2017
Stretching Eases Pain of Vessel Disease in Legs

At-home regimen might help get you walking again, researcher says

5/4/2017
Walking vs. Running -- Which Is Better?

What to consider when making a cardio choice

5/2/2017
Health Tip: Getting Enough Hard Exercise

See if your workout makes the grade

5/1/2017
More Active Kids Could Save U.S. Billions in Health Costs: Study

Starting young would pay big dividends as children grow up, researcher says

5/1/2017
Get Out There and Exercise

Why it's time to put an end to the excuses

5/1/2017
Exercise and Vitamin D: A Heart-Healthy Combo

Together, the two offer more protection against disease than either does alone, study suggests

4/28/2017
Taking the Stairs a Better Pick-Me-Up Than Coffee

A 10-minute climb can increase fitness and motivation, researcher says

4/28/2017
Genetics and Obesity

Exercise can reduce weight gain in people with a strong genetic risk factor for obesity, study finds.

4/27/2017
No Excuses: Exercise Can Overcome the 'Obesity Gene'

Physical activity appears to lower effects of key DNA linked to weight gain, study finds

4/26/2017
Exercise Guidelines: How Much Is Enough?

The time you need to spend exercising depends on what you're doing, but it's probably less than you think

4/25/2017
Exercise and Brain Power

Aerobic and strength exercise appears to boost brain power in middle age and beyond, study finds.

4/25/2017
Mid-Life Exercise Could Jog Your Memory

Combination of aerobic, resistance training best for boosting brain health, study finds

4/24/2017
Walk Your Way to Better Brain Health?

Impact of the foot provides a boost to blood flow, study says

4/24/2017
Exercise Benefits Aging Hearts, Even Those of the Obese

Physical activity helps ward off heart damage in middle age and beyond, study finds

4/24/2017
4/24/2017
Timing of Lunch, Recess May Determine What Kids Eat

Study found children who ate first consumed more vegetables, while those who played first wasted less food

4/20/2017
Stronger Muscles May Pump Up Kids' Memory Skills

Study found link between fitness and test scores for recall ability

4/19/2017
Strength Training Might Help Prevent Seniors' Falls

Exercise helps improve balance and age-related muscle loss, doctor says

4/19/2017
Health Tip: Planning Your Walking Workout

Split it into these three stages

4/17/2017
Regular Phys Ed Builds More Than Fitness

Young teens also gain knowledge about healthy living, researchers say