Misc. Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
12/2/2003
Checking Obesity

Report recommends screening for all adults in United States

12/1/2003
Hitting the Greens Can Hurt Your Hips

Shoulders, elbows and wrists not only vulnerable joints in golfers

11/28/2003
Healthy Ways to Keep Diabetes at Bay

Exercise, weight loss can prevent or delay onset of the disease

11/24/2003
Staying Fit Helps Women as They Age

Day-to-day tasks easier for active older women

11/14/2003
Managing Diabetes

It's getting easier, thanks to recent advances

11/14/2003
Fish Oil Clears Airways

Capsules reduce exercise-induced bronchoconstriction in athletes

11/14/2003
Personal Trainer

A checklist before you hire one

11/11/2003
Defibrillators Save Lives in Health Clubs

The devices protect against sudden cardiac arrest

11/11/2003
Walk Away From Heart Disease

Brisk but comfortable pace helps your cardiovascular health

11/11/2003
A Boost for the Heart

Electrical device helps heart failure patients

11/8/2003
Cold Weather Stiffens Joints

Experts says dressing warmly and exercising regularly can help

11/2/2003
Ski Conditioning Must Start Before First Flake Falls

Pre-season workouts cut risk of injury

11/2/2003
Stretching Warms You Up for Cold Weather Sports

Keeps muscles loose and helps avoid injuries

11/2/2003
Weight Control Doesn't Have to Be a Battle

Cut 50 calories, burn 50 and steady the scale, experts suggest

11/1/2003
Pushing Too Hard Can Cut Training Short

Overuse injuries scuttle workout regimens

10/19/2003
Walk Wisely

Healthy tips for exercising by getting your feet moving

10/19/2003
Be Prepared When Exercising in the Cold

Tips for avoiding the dangers of weather extremes

10/18/2003
Strength Training Pumps Up Seniors

Study finds it combats loss of muscle mass in older adults

10/17/2003
Heart Patients Often Lose Heart to Exercise

Even close call isn't motivation enough for everyone, study finds

10/17/2003
Catching Heart Trouble During Your Workout

Measuring oxygen pumping during exercise could help detect problems

10/14/2003
Exercise Helps Alzheimer's Patients

It decreases depression, hospitalizations, new research finds

10/12/2003
Arthritis in the Knee Can Ebb and Flow With Seasons

Painful swelling comes with big temperature swings, experts say

10/11/2003
Women: Bend, Don't Tear, the ACL

Doing so can cut your risk of injury

10/7/2003
Surviving Cancer

Diet and exercise recommendations help those who beat the disease

10/6/2003
Teens' Diets Often Backfire

Study finds boomerang effect in both sexes

10/5/2003
Fitness Buffs, Avoid the Strain

Sprains and strains among the most common injuries

10/3/2003
Americans Living Longer, Lazier Lives

Checkup finds big increase in diabetes, obesity

10/1/2003
Family Fitness

Ideas to get your brood moving

9/29/2003
Exercise Plus Calcium Keeps Bones Strong

Density can sometimes be improved, Arizona study finds

9/29/2003
Beware the 'Freshman 15'

First-year college students prone to weight gain, but it's avoidable

9/26/2003
Pedometers Tested As Step to More Exercise

McDonald's, others try a simple device to get people moving

9/25/2003
Exercise Benefits Rheumatoid Arthritis Sufferers

Regular regimen improves functioning, emotional well-being

9/24/2003
Energize Your Exercise Routine

Choose an activity you enjoy

9/23/2003
Exercise Testing Warns Women of Heart Trouble

Poor performance more than triples death risk

9/23/2003
Walking Workouts

How to get the most benefit

9/23/2003
Weight Training With Arthritis

Stronger muscles can ease the pain

9/12/2003
Dodging the Dangers of High Cholesterol

More Americans are aware of the hazards, but not everyone takes them to heart

9/12/2003
Lowering Cholesterol: One Man's Story

An improved diet and plenty of time on the bike does the trick

9/11/2003
Helping Seniors Stay Fit

Behavioral counseling, exercise therapy helps older adults up weekly exercise time

9/11/2003
Team Sports Skirt Risky Teen Behavior

Kids who stay active are less likely to have sex and use drugs, study finds

9/11/2003
Resistance Training Strengthens Seniors

Doing it once a week builds up muscles in older adults, study finds

9/10/2003
Soda and TV Pack Pounds on Teens

The combination is linked to adolescent obesity, study finds

9/9/2003
No Vigorous Exercise Needed to Shed Weight

Moderate activity OK if women eat carefully

9/9/2003
Exercise Cuts Breast Cancer Risk

Even moderate workouts are enough to do the trick

9/8/2003
Working Off Weight Helps Those With Syndrome X

People with these metabolic abnormalities at greater risk for heart disease

9/6/2003
Building Good Bones

Tips for keeping your spine strong

9/4/2003
Exercise Testing Predicts Heart Death

Patients slow to recover twice as likely to die, study says

9/3/2003
Statins Can Ease Leg Pain

Cholesterol-lowering drug helps people with peripheral artery disease

8/29/2003
U.S. Pedestrians, Cyclists Tempting Fate -- or Worse

Both pursuits are much safer in Europe, new research says

8/28/2003
More Than One Sign of Concussion

Loss of consciousness not the only indicator of injury