Misc. Health News

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12/6/2006
12/5/2006
Health Tip: Exercising in Cold Weather

Here are some suggestions

12/5/2006
Average U.S. Child Consumes Too Many Calories

Excess of up to 165 calories day --about a can of soda -- creates 'energy gap,' leading to overweight

12/4/2006
Weight Training Helps Women's Bones

It boosts fracture-reducing growth hormones, study finds

12/4/2006
Health Tip: Preparing for a Marathon

Train well ahead of time

12/3/2006
'Double Diabetes' a New Threat

The obesity epidemic is leading more people to develop type 1 and type 2 disease

11/30/2006
Workouts Help Ward Off Cancer's Return

Just 1 to 3 hours of exercise per week may be protective, experts say

11/28/2006
One in Four Overweight Kids Gets Poor Sleep

Regular exercise will bring most trouble-free slumber, experts say

11/27/2006
Marathon Runners May Harbor Hidden Heart Disease

Doctors can mistake cardiac thickening as sports-related, experts warn

11/27/2006
Health Tip: Seniors Need Exercise

How much should you do?

11/25/2006
Stretch Away the Pain of Plantar Fasciitis

New exercise eases heel trouble in three-quarters of cases, developer says

11/21/2006
Marathoners Run a Greater Risk for Skin Cancer

Exposed skin and depressed immune systems may be to blame, experts say

11/20/2006
Brain's Oxygen Supply Key to Alzheimer's Risk

Poor blood flow increases plaque buildup, mouse study finds

11/17/2006
Exercise Key to Seniors' Independence: Study

Even moderate workouts kept elderly walking on their own

11/16/2006
Red Wine Compound Could Boost Endurance

Resveratrol also fights obesity and may even extend life, early mouse study suggests

11/14/2006
Arm Workouts Get Heart Patients' Legs Moving

Table-top exercise can help those with arterial disease, study finds

11/13/2006
Heart Failure Patients Can Waltz Their Way to Stronger Hearts

Dancing sometimes offers better results than exercise, researchers report

11/10/2006
Easing Depression Without a Prescription

Exercise, massage and friends may all fight mild forms of the illness

11/10/2006
Study Debunks Rock Climbing-Arthritis Link

In fact, climbers had denser, stronger bones in fingers and hands

11/7/2006
Anabolic Steroids May Boost Crime Rate

But study finds no increase in violent criminality linked to their use

11/3/2006
Pleasant Surroundings Boost Walking Habits

Aesthetics and shopping count for more than traffic, crime, study shows

11/3/2006
Regular Exercise Helps Obese Teens' Hearts

But a push from parents is crucial to keeping kids healthy, experts say

11/1/2006
Exercise Could Lower Age-Linked Eye Disease Risk

More active types had fewer cases of severe age-related macular degeneration, study found

10/26/2006
Shoo, Achoo! Exercise Keeps Colds at Bay

In study, older women who walked regularly saw their sniffles drop by half

10/18/2006
Healthy Diets Beat Exercise for Weight Loss

Workouts probably won't work on their own, researchers say

10/17/2006
College Women Favor Nutrition Over Exercise

When shedding pounds, 79.1% of men said they'd never tried a diet, study finds

10/16/2006
Community Trail-Walkers Twice as Likely to Get Needed Exercise

Even nonusers said they'd pay higher taxes to support local fitness, study says

10/15/2006
Communities Key to Lowering Cancer Risk

New guidelines underscore local government's role in providing healthy diet and exercise

10/14/2006
Proper Bicycle Fit Helps Avoid Pain, Injury

Improper saddle height, handlebar reach among most common misalignments for riders

10/13/2006
You Can't Burn Too Much Energy

Research disproves theory that physical activity may actually decrease lifespan

10/5/2006
Exercise Alone Won't Prevent Childhood Obesity

British study suggests diet and other changes are needed, too

10/5/2006
U.S. Companies Embrace 'Wellness' Programs

Initiatives aim to improve workers' health, and reduce insurance costs

10/3/2006
Heart Screening Prevents Sudden Deaths in Athletes

Italian program cut cardiac deaths by nearly 90 percent

10/3/2006
Exercise Boosts Recovery for Arthritis Patients

Fewer go to rehab centers after joint replacement, study finds

10/2/2006
One-Third of U.S. Kids Are Unfit

Researchers renew call for more physical activity to keep children healthy

10/2/2006
Health Tip: Running Safety

Here's how to avoid injury

10/2/2006
TV Hurts Kids' School Performance: Study

Other research suggests TV food ads boost kids' obesity risk

9/29/2006
Tennis Elbow Needs More Than a Shot in the Arm

Physiotherapy, rest beat corticosteroid injections, research shows

9/29/2006
Weight Gain Between Pregnancies Poses Health Risks

Even women not considered overweight are vulnerable to problems, study finds

9/28/2006
U.S. High-School Athletes Suffering Fewer Injuries

Sports-linked woes have fallen by half in 10 years, study finds

9/27/2006
Many Americans Fed Up With Fad Diets

Survey suggests specialized regimens are falling out of favor

9/23/2006
Young Athletes May Underreport Concussion Symptoms

Doctors urge neurocognitive tests be used before return to play is OK'd

9/22/2006
Low-Cal Athletic Diets Risk Stress Fractures

'Disordered eating' in female competitors releases fewer protective hormones

9/17/2006
Four Short Walks a Day Ease Blood Pressure

A few 10-minute strolls are even healthier than one long walk, study shows

9/15/2006
Diabetes Drug Might Prevent the Disease

Avandia cut odds for those at high risk while Altace did not, study finds

9/12/2006
Weightlifting May Raise Glaucoma Risk

It triggers changes in eye pressure, research shows

9/11/2006
Exercise May Help Breast Cancer Patients Survive

Activity in year prior to diagnosis improved outlook, study found

9/9/2006
'Blackberry Thumb' Proves a Sour Fruit of Modern Labor

Therapists offer preventive exercises for users of handheld digital devices

9/5/2006
Baby Fat Predicts Obesity in Pre-Teens

Overweight youngsters usually become overweight adolescents, study finds

9/2/2006
Experts Offer Tips to Healthy Exercise

Just 30 minutes a day helps you stay strong, they say