Misc. Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
6/2/2004
Many Not Doing Enough to Prevent Heart Disease

Women also less likely than men to take aspirin as preventive measure, report finds

5/26/2004
Good Workout Works Your Brain

Study finds exercise stimulates neuron growth

5/24/2004
Intense Workouts Preserve Bone

They reduce bone mineral density loss in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis

5/21/2004
For Little Leaguers, Chest Protectors Strike Out

They don't guard the chest wall, leaving kids open to serious injury

5/19/2004
Healthy Lifestyle Lowers Blood Pressure

Diet, regular workouts are best long-term strategy

5/14/2004
High Blood Pressure Can Kill Without Warning

That's why doctors urge routine screenings

5/8/2004
5/6/2004
Taking the Agony Out of Arthritis

Exercise, weight loss caused drop in knee pain, jump in knee function

4/29/2004
Drug May Help Angina Patients Work Out

Ranexa eases chest pain that limits physical activity, study says

4/29/2004
Health Tip: Exercising After 50

Know your body's special needs

4/26/2004
Stroke Survivors Urged to Exercise

Regular aerobic movement can prevent recurrence

4/25/2004
Keeping Your Cool While Pregnant

Here's how you avoid overheating while waiting for that bundle of joy

4/23/2004
Athletic Injuries Shouldn't Be Kids' Stuff

Common-sense precautions can keep your child safe while playing sports

4/21/2004
Curves Program Cuts Pounds

Studies found weight-loss/exercise regimen increases metabolic rate

4/21/2004
Water vs. Sports Drinks

Which replaces fluids better?

4/20/2004
Steady Exercise Strengthens Older Immune Systems

Moderate workouts help older adults fend off disease, study found

4/15/2004
Explaining Blood Pressure Spikes During Exercise

Study identifies possible cause of hypertension that shows up in healthy folks

4/12/2004
Drinking Enough Water

Educate young sports enthusiasts about fluid intake

4/10/2004
Spring Into Shape...

... But any post-winter exercise plan should start slowly

4/9/2004
Taxed Out?

Relieve tax season stress with a diet change

4/8/2004
Sustained Weight Loss Is Possible

Study refutes belief that you'll gain back lost pounds

4/5/2004
Diet, Exercise Can Cut Heart Risk in Heavy Kids

An aggressive regimen reverses artery damage

4/3/2004
The Pain Fields

Upper body injuries strike teens hardest in sports games

4/2/2004
Teens and Dieting a Losing Proposition

Experts urge lifestyle changes, not fad weight-loss plans

4/2/2004
Metabolism Management

Calories can be used up more efficiently

4/2/2004
Saving Face

Avoiding facial injuries the goal of National Facial Protection Month

4/1/2004
Here's to the Two-Legged Commute

Use your feet on Walk to Work Day

3/31/2004
Music Pumps Brain During Exercise

Listening to tunes while you work out gives your mind a workout

3/30/2004
Teen Smokers Fall Down on Other Health Habits

They're likelier to have poor diet and get too little exercise

3/29/2004
Exercise Lowers Risk of Endometrial Cancer

Study finds even modest, unintentional activity has benefits

3/28/2004
Ease Into Spring Activity

Keep your heart healthy as you head outdoors

3/28/2004
How to Be a Successful 'Loser'

Keeping lost weight off is a seven-day-a-week commitment

3/25/2004
Martial Arts Defend Against Aging

Sports like karate boost strength and balance, study finds

3/24/2004
Heart Disease: A Diabetic's Biggest Health Threat

Yet too few people with the disease are aware of the risk, experts say

3/24/2004
Report Gives Mixed Grades on Kids' Health

U.S. children much safer now, but obesity epidemic looms

3/22/2004
Mental Stress Hard on the Heart

It can trigger irregular heartbeats faster than physical exertion

3/22/2004
Contact Sports and Skin Infections

How to reduce your risk

3/13/2004
The Truth About Aging

Government booklet helps dispel myths on growing old

3/11/2004
A Virtual Prognosis for Colon Cancer Risk

Computer program predicts chances of disease

3/11/2004
America's Girth Carries Hefty Price Tag

Obesity-related problems could consume 1 in 5 health-care dollars

3/10/2004
Bad Habits Faulted for One-Third of American Deaths

Tobacco, poor diet, lack of exercise top the list

3/8/2004
Exercise As Good As Angioplasty For Some Heart Patients

Better results at half the cost, study finds

3/5/2004
Positive Effects of Stroke Therapy Linger

Stimulating paralyzed arm effective 5 years later

3/5/2004
Teen Weight Gain Surpasses Previous Generation

And the fatter the kids, the less physically fit they are

3/4/2004
Web Program Helps Kids With Diet, Exercise

Encourages them to eat healthful foods and be active

3/3/2004
Short Daily Walks Not Enough to Fight Fat

Fifteen-minute strolls don't burn enough calories to counteract annual weight gain

2/28/2004
Be Smart When It Comes to Your Heart

Simple steps can cut your risk of cardiovascular disease

2/27/2004
Shedding Those Pregnancy Pounds

Weekly diet and exercise classes help new moms lose weight

2/27/2004
Exercise Program Aimed at Sedentary Women

American Heart Association launches 2004 'Choose to Move' campaign

2/26/2004
TV Ads Add Pounds to Our Kids

Report says children are bombarded with commercials for junk food