Misc. Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

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