Misc. Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
2/24/2004
More Kids, More Pounds for Parents

The more children a couple has, the greater the weight gain for Mom and Dad

2/23/2004
Healthy Heart Habits May Keep 'Mini Strokes' at Bay

Proper diet and exercise might keep you sharper as you age

2/22/2004
Grass Field Dangers in Winter

Take care when playing on frozen turf

2/18/2004
Heart Tests Not for Everyone

Panel says low-risk people without symptoms don't need them

2/17/2004
Marathon Training

Focus on form, not distance

2/17/2004
Exercise Sharpens Judgment

Aerobic walks improve seniors' ability to make clearheaded choices

2/16/2004
Your Heart's Health Is in Your Hands

Wise lifestyle choices can stop cardiovascular disease before it starts

2/16/2004
Heart Trouble Can Start in the Young

Cardiologist gives advice on diet and exercise to overweight kids

2/13/2004
Two-Pronged Attack on Depression

Study to examine whether exercise and antidepressants can cure the illness

2/13/2004
Identity Tags for Helmets

They can help in an emergency

2/12/2004
Sensible Snowmobiling

Tell someone where you're headed

2/12/2004
Lifestyle Changes Can Slow Liver Disease

Exercise, weight loss can halt progression of chronic condition, study finds

2/11/2004
Jogging for Beginners

Alternate jogging and walking

2/9/2004
Sports Can Trigger Asthma Deaths

Young, white males face highest risk of fatalities, study finds

2/1/2004
Don't Let Asthma Chill Winter Fun

Tips on avoiding exercise-induced asthma in winter

1/31/2004
Frigid Weather and Sports Can Mix

Enthusiasts can take to rinks, slopes and fields, with caution

1/30/2004
Protecting Against Second Concussions on Playing Field

Study calls for stricter high school athlete return-to-play rules

1/30/2004
Skip Workouts if You Feel Sick

They won't help you get better

1/22/2004
Exercise-Induced Asthma

Warm up before exercising

1/19/2004
Exercise Beats Rest for Back Pain

Study finds injured employees miss fewer days of work

1/18/2004
Sometimes, a Healthy Weight is the Way to Go

Diet, exercise and a crucial 'mind switch' are keys

1/17/2004
Keep Kids Active in Winter

Sedentary is a no-no even if the weather is too cold for outdoor play

1/16/2004
Time Matters With Pulmonary Embolisms

Quick action can save your life, experts say

1/16/2004
Fitness Pays Big Dividends as People Age

Experts offer tips to those venturing out to exercise

1/16/2004
Exercise Helps Heart Failure Patients

Following a supervised program improves their chances of survival

1/15/2004
Couch Potatoes Can Start Young

Some children develop sedentary habits early in life

1/14/2004
Water Workouts

Some safety tips

1/12/2004
Just a Half-Hour Walk Keeps Pounds Off

Study finds benefits of modest daily exercise without diet change

1/12/2004
Stretching 101

Hold stretches until muscles feel tight, not sore

1/11/2004
Foul Weather Shouldn't Halt Your Run

Just take a few precautions before you start out

1/11/2004
High Altitude Training Boosts Athletic Performance

It forces cardiovascular system to work more efficiently

1/5/2004
U.S. Has Fattest Teens

American kids heavier than those in 15 other countries

1/3/2004
Hit the Gym Before You Hit the Slopes

Proper conditioning cuts your risk of injury

1/1/2004
Live Long and Prosper

Tips on staying healthy well into old age

1/1/2004
Aerobic Fitness Accelerated

Exercise three to five days a week

12/30/2003
Savvy Skiing

Ski in line with your fitness level

12/29/2003
Workout in a Winter Wonderland

Cold weather exercise calls for preparation

12/24/2003
Exercise Can Keep Kids Healthy

Researchers find link between health and exercise, body fat

12/24/2003
Shape Up for Ski Season

Strengthen leg, abdominal and back muscles

12/24/2003
Calculate Your Heart Rate

Then exercise within your range

12/16/2003
Unfit Today, Heart Trouble Tomorrow

Young treadmill dropouts at much higher risk

12/14/2003
Neighborhoods That Nudge People to Exercise

Urban planners, public health experts join forces to create such communities

12/12/2003
Sound Slumber the Natural Way

Tips on how to get a good night's rest without sleep medications

12/10/2003
Finding a Fitness Club

Tips on what to look for

12/9/2003
Vitamin D Seems to Thwart Colorectal Cancer

It's just one of several steps people can take to protect themselves

12/9/2003
Teenage Weight Predicts Future Weight

Study finds body mass index during adolescence tracks into adulthood

12/8/2003
Extreme Exercise

How to tell if your teen is overdoing it

12/8/2003
Protecting the Knees of Seniors

Study identifies factors that help avoid disability with osteoarthritis of key joint

12/2/2003
Intense Weight Lifting Linked to Fatal Heart Trouble

It can lead to a tear in the heart's major artery

12/2/2003
When the Hearts of Young Athletes Fail

Study assesses risk of sudden cardiac death in competitive athletes