Misc. Health News

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8/27/2005
When Muscles Are Sore, Stay Cool

Use cold compress first, then apply the heat, experts say

8/26/2005
Youth Is No Shield Against Sport Injuries

As more kids play competitive sports, care must be taken to ensure safety, experts say

8/26/2005
8/22/2005
Health Tip: When to Skip Your Workouts

If you're sick, they'll do you no good

8/19/2005
Graffiti, Litter May Help Spur Obesity

And cleaner, greener environments get people exercising, study suggests

8/17/2005
Obesity Runs in the Family

Home environment a strong predictor of childhood overweight, study finds

8/17/2005
Walk to School Gets Kids Moving

It boosted exercise rates throughout the day, study found

8/12/2005
Healthy Diet, Exercise Fight Prostate Cancer

Study is first to show lifestyle changes battle malignancy

8/12/2005
Health Tip: Stay Safe in the Pool

Make sure someone is nearby

8/11/2005
Health Tip: Learning to Stretch

Never stretch a cold muscle

8/9/2005
Genes May Dictate How Exercise Benefits the Elderly

But an active lifestyle pays dividends for all, researchers say

8/5/2005
Yoga Yields Weight Loss in Middle Age

Benefits may be linked to 'mindful' changes in health habits, experts say

8/5/2005
Exercise Cuts Risk of Stroke

Even moderate levels of activity produce results, study finds

8/4/2005
Health Tip: Don't Overdo Exercise

Suggestions for a safe workout

8/3/2005
Stress Test Gauges Women's Risk of Death From Heart Disease

This new, more accurate model uses data based on women, not men, study reports

8/1/2005
Teens Want to Bulk Up

Study finds a third think about becoming more toned, having bigger muscles

8/1/2005
Health Tip: Know Your Heart's Limits

Then exercise within your range

7/31/2005
Young Athletes Warned of Asthma's Dangers

Study linked 61 deaths to sudden attacks during play

7/28/2005
Knee Pain Can Point to Other Pain

And pain in more than one joint ups risk of depression, researchers say

7/26/2005
Too Much Water During Exercise Can Kill

New report outlines ways to spot and avoid hyponatremia

7/25/2005
Age Takes Its Toll on Aerobic Fitness

But exercise can help fight that decline, experts add

7/23/2005
Workouts That Feel Right at Home

Designing a great in-house exercise program is easy, experts say

7/22/2005
Health Tip: Exercising to Excess

How to tell if your child is overdoing it

7/20/2005
Obesity May Begin at the Office

Time stuck behind desk means pounds added, study finds

7/15/2005
Teen Inactivity Leads to Obesity for Girls

Transition time from childhood to adulthood appears to involve decreased physical exercise

7/13/2005
Obesity Tougher on Men

Very overweight women much fitter than male peers, study finds

7/11/2005
Get Fit to Fight Metabolic Syndrome

The condition is a precursor to diabetes, heart disease

7/10/2005
Brittle Bones Can Affect Older Men As Well

Fractures less common but more lethal for men than for women, experts say

7/8/2005
Exercises Could Help Prevent Hip Fractures: Study

British researchers link breaks to thinning bones in elderly

7/4/2005
Take Cover from Ticks

Tips on how to protect yourself against disease-carrying ticks this summer

6/30/2005
You've Got (Healthy) Mail

Weekly e-reminders helped workers lose weight

6/30/2005
Public Program Helps Cut Kids' TV Time

The hope is that preschoolers will exercise more, lowering obesity rates

6/27/2005
Middle-Age Hypertension Cuts Five Years Off Life

Findings are another reason to reduce high blood pressure early, experts say

6/25/2005
Making Fitness a Walk in the Park

A good walking program needs a little preparation, experts say

6/23/2005
Health Tip: Furthering Family Fitness

Ideas to get your brood moving

6/20/2005
Novel Therapies Fight Alzheimer's on Multiple Fronts

Insulin, immune system and even calisthenics offer hope, experts say

6/17/2005
High-Salt Diet Raises Asthma Risk

Exercise-induced attacks were more common, study found

6/17/2005
Health Tip: Weight Training With Arthritis

Stronger muscles can ease the pain

6/16/2005
Heart Association Diet Book Offers Recipe for Success

'No-Fad Diet' urges Americans to 'think smart, eat well and move more'

6/16/2005
Health Tip: Work Out While Walking

How to get the most benefit

6/14/2005
Xenical Helps Teens Trim Pounds

Study found it worked when combined with good diet and exercise

6/13/2005
Panel: Get American Kids Moving

One hour a day of physical activity is reasonable, healthy, experts say

6/9/2005
Lifestyle Can Dictate Course of Breast Cancer

Exercise, food consumption, even a common spice may have impact, studies find

6/8/2005
Exercise Won't Harm Aging Bones

In fact, vigorous workouts may strengthen them, study finds

6/5/2005
'No Child Left Behind,' But Physical Activity May Suffer

Federal act's unintended impact on phys ed may fuel kids' obesity epidemic, experts say

6/3/2005
Exercise Cuts Polycystic Ovary-Linked Diabetes Risk

Women can benefit even in the absence of weight loss, study finds

5/24/2005
Exercise Boosts Breast Cancer Survival

Just three to five hours weekly could cut risk of breast cancer death dramatically

5/24/2005
Health Tip: Keeping Backyard Pools Safe

Vigilance can save your child's life

5/16/2005
Moderate Exercise May Lower Risk for Ovarian Cancer

Benefits accrue to women of all ages, study finds

5/12/2005
Helping Kids Stay Fit

Youngsters benefit from nutrition, exercise lessons