Misc. Health News

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1/18/2017
Too Much Sitting Ages You Faster

Cells of elderly sedentary women look much older than their actual age, study finds

1/18/2017
Short Stretches of Exercise May Have Anti-Inflammatory Effect

20 minutes on a treadmill linked to drop in immune cells tied to inflammation, study finds

1/18/2017
Colon Cancer and Exercise

Daily physical activity linked to longer survival in colon cancer patients, according to new study.

1/18/2017
1/17/2017
Working Out? Don't Bring Your Cellphone

Researchers say talking and texting makes workout less efficient and throws you off-balance

1/17/2017
Even a Little Daily Activity May Boost Colon Cancer Survival: Study

Walking or gardening 30 minutes daily was linked to better prospects for advanced-stage disease

1/14/2017
Pediatricians Offer Heads-Up for Preventing Soccer Injuries

Sprains and strains are common on the field

1/13/2017
Head for the Hills With Sled Safety in Mind

Kids at higher risk for head and neck injuries while sledding, safety experts warn

1/13/2017
Exercise Habits and Mortality

Cramming your exercise into one or two weekend sessions may still protect your life, study finds.

1/10/2017
Brisk Walk May Help Sidestep Heart Disease

In just 10 weeks, cholesterol, blood pressure and weight improved among women in study

1/9/2017
Scans Hint at Running's Brain Benefits, Even When Young

Researchers suggest that an early boost in mind health may help people stay sharp as they age

1/9/2017
'Weekend Warriors' Can Still Stretch Their Life Spans

Study found those who exercised one or two days a week saw gains similar to those who worked out regularly

1/9/2017
Health Tip: Protecting Your Health

Ways to remain healthy

1/9/2017
Exercise: An Antidote for Behavioral Issues in Students?

Study found use of 'cybercycles' reduced classroom problems for kids with autism, ADHD, other concerns

1/6/2017
Navigating Ski Slopes Safely

National Ski Areas Association offers advice on preventing skiing, snowboarding injuries

1/5/2017
Is Running Bad for Your Knees?

Study suggests it may slow development of osteoarthritis

1/4/2017
Over-Planning Can Take the Fun Out of Leisure Time

People want their breaks to be 'free-flowing,' not tightly scheduled, researcher says

1/3/2017
Routine Checkup Should Assess Fitness, Too

Cardiorespiratory test would help gauge patients' heart disease risk, doctor says

1/3/2017
Resolve to Reduce Your Cancer Risk This Year

Healthy habits are key to preventing the disease, cancer experts say

12/31/2016
Make a Healthy Lifestyle Your New Year's Resolution

The American Medical Association offers seven goals to get you started

12/30/2016
Winter Hikes Can Be Fun, But Put Safety First

Be prepared for heat loss, sun glare and shorter days, hiking group advises

12/30/2016
Staying Trim, Strong May Cut Risk of Urinary Incontinence

But for women in study, these factors only helped with one type of incontinence

12/30/2016
Making New Year's Resolutions That Last

Think small, manageable goals -- not sweeping lifestyle changes, psychologists advise

12/29/2016
Mouse Study Hints at Why Obese People Struggle to Exercise

Research suggests dopamine levels, not willpower, may be to blame

12/25/2016
Does Santa's Diet, Lifestyle Earn Him a Stocking Full of Coal?

But, kudos for kicking that pipe smoking habit, a doctor says

12/22/2016
Exercise May Be Real Medicine for Parkinson's Disease

Physical activity helps improve gait and balance, research review finds

12/22/2016
Serious Yoga Injuries, Though Rare, Are on the Rise

Problems requiring ER care up about 70 percent, even more in older people, study finds

12/21/2016
Health Tip: Maximizing Your Workout

Make sure you're getting all benefits

12/15/2016
Pokemon Go, Pokemon Gone

Study found the virtual reality game got adults moving -- but only for a while

12/14/2016
Smartphones Could Be a Boon to Heart Health Research

Study finds tracking people's activity with the devices is cheaper, more reliable that conventional methods

12/13/2016
Health Tip: Enjoy an Active Holiday Season

Suggestions to get exercise while curbing stress and anxiety

12/9/2016
Strength Training May Prevent Side Effect of Breast Cancer Surgery

Women who worked out twice a week saw less swelling in arms and chest, small study finds

12/8/2016
Yoga Called Good Medicine for High Blood Pressure

People who added this practice to a healthy lifestyle saw their pressure levels drop, study found

12/7/2016
Health Tip: Does Exercise Feel Like Work?

Suggestions to make it more fun

12/2/2016
Low-Carb Diet May Aid Your Metabolism

Cutting back on sweets helps, while exercising before meals may not, small study finds

12/1/2016
Dialysis Patients May Walk Their Way to Better Health

Even people with advanced kidney trouble can feel better with 'low-intensity' exercise regimen, study finds

12/1/2016
Health Tip: Exercising With Arthritis

Don't let hurdles stop you

12/1/2016
Health Tip: Using a Fitness Tracker

Making the most of your device

12/1/2016
Standing or 'Easy' Walks May Help Type 2 Diabetics Control Blood Sugar

Study counters notion that vigorous exercise is key to battling the illness

11/30/2016
Tennis Anyone? It May Prolong Your Life

Racquet sports, swimming and aerobics tied to lower risk of early death in study

11/29/2016
Doctors Should Counsel Even Low-Risk Patients on Heart Health

U.S. government panel says advice on healthy eating and physical activity likely benefits all

11/24/2016
Health Tip: Cold-Weather Workouts

You just may burn a few extra calories

11/23/2016
New Skin Patch Analyzes Your Sweat During Exercise

Used with a smartphone app, it's designed to offer information about your health, inventors say

11/23/2016
Don't Get Stuffed on Thanksgiving

Dietician offers tips for avoiding weight gain during the holidays

11/23/2016
Health Tip: Exercise Can Be a Brain-Booster

The result: clearer thinking, sharper focus

11/21/2016
Health Tip: Don't Nullify Your Workout

Here's how to eat healthy

11/18/2016
Health Tip: Don't Fall for Exercise Myths

Setting the record straight

11/17/2016
Exercise and Cancer

Exercise is safe and provides benefits for breast and prostate cancer patients, study finds.

11/17/2016
Health Tip: Vary Your Workout Routine

Changes help keep it fresh

11/15/2016
Exercise Good for Cancer Patients During, After Treatment

Studies show better physical function, quality of life for those who did strength training, aerobic activity