Misc. Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
9/10/2004
Upping the Ante to Lower Cholesterol

New national goals seek to cut risk of heart attack and stroke

9/10/2004
Young Black Girls Face High Risk of Obesity

Too much TV and lack of activity increase chances of weight problems, study says

9/9/2004
It's Never Too Late to Shape Up

Older marathon runners improving their times more than younger runners

9/8/2004
Phys Ed Could Help Young Girls Get in Shape

An added hour of gym weekly could cut number of overweight kids, study finds

9/7/2004
Studies Add to 'Fat-but-Fit' Debate for Women

Diabetes risk for obesity, heart problems for inactivity

9/7/2004
Clinton Recovering After Quadruple Bypass

Former president expected to leave hospital within 4-5 days

9/6/2004
Workers of America, Lose Weight!

Employers can help fight the nation's obesity epidemic, experts say

9/4/2004
Families Should Get Fit Together

Experts urge 30 minutes of exercise a day

9/1/2004
Appetite Hormone Key to Women's Health

Low leptin levels tied to several problems, but can be treated

8/30/2004
Diabetes Rampant Among Native Americans

Disease relatively new to population, but manageable

8/30/2004
Suburbia's Just Another Name for Fat City

Sprawling communities are home to heavier people

8/30/2004
Chromium in Diet, Fitness Products May Pose Danger

Study finds body could convert harmless form of chromium into carcinogenic variety

8/25/2004
Exercise May Prevent Astronauts' Muscle Loss

Squats stopped muscle wasting in simulated experiment

8/25/2004
Gene-Altered 'Super' Mice Are Super Athletes

But their new powers could lead to muscle damage

8/20/2004
Staying Active and Healthy in the Heat

Drink water, know the best times to exercise, and wear cool clothes

8/20/2004
Exercise Pays Off in Long Run

Continued effects last for months after workouts end

8/19/2004
Research Stretches Insight Into Muscle Fatigue

Lactic acid, long thought to be a cause of weariness, may offer relief

8/17/2004
Longer Rehab Improves Hip Fracture Outcomes

Supervised exercise, weight training keeps elderly patients mobile, independent

8/15/2004
Hot Can Be Hazardous

The heat can fell you quickly, so follow these tips

8/15/2004
Exercise -- the Real Fountain of Youth

30 minutes of daily activity can keep you fit and healthy

8/13/2004
Pelvic Exercises Aid Childbirth

Contrary to popular belief, strong muscles help during labor

8/12/2004
Health Tip: Staying Active Helps Your Heart

Some easy ways to keep moving

8/12/2004
Olympics Could Call Out the Couch Potatoes

But look before you leap to avoid injury, sports health experts say

8/5/2004
Study Highlights Keys to Weight Loss

They include readiness to take action, and increased self-confidence

8/4/2004
Health Tip: Pilates

Focuses on the back and abdominal muscles

8/3/2004
8/1/2004
Cramping Your Style

How to avoid heat cramps while exercising

7/30/2004
Health Tip: Stationary Bikes

Suggestions before you buy

7/30/2004
Foot Injuries Rise Among Top Athletes

Bigger bodies, lighter shoes may explain the trend

7/28/2004
Do You Live in a Blue State?

Study: Americans feel down about three days a month

7/26/2004
On-the-Job Exercise Helps Diabetics

Even light lifting reduces heart risk, study finds

7/24/2004
New Hope for Women Struggling With PMS

Treatments, lifestyle changes can make the monthly symptoms more bearable, experts say

7/23/2004
Health Tip: Don't Be a Dumbbell

Evaluate fitness products claims carefully

7/18/2004
X-treme Sports Demand X-treme Protection

Proper safety gear is essential

7/15/2004
Too Much Childhood TV Tied to Poor Adult Health

Tube addicts likelier to have severe problems in their 20s

7/15/2004
A Dangerous Thirst for Summer Sports

Lack of liquids can cause heat-related health problems

7/14/2004
Your Bike Should Be A Good Fit

Otherwise you'll pedal your way to injury, experts say

7/9/2004
Added Protein Gives Sports Drinks Extra Kick

Enhances performance and reduces muscle damage

7/9/2004
Burn Calories, Lose Weight

Knocking off 700 to 2,000 a week provides health benefit, experts say

7/8/2004
7/5/2004
High Scores on Video Games Pack on Pounds

Playing time linked to childhood obesity, study finds

6/30/2004
Sweat the Stress Out

Exercise helps ease anxiety and depression

6/23/2004
Health Tip: Exercising While Pregnant

Some activities should be avoided

6/22/2004
Lifestyle Changes Can Reduce Impotence in Obese Men

Exercise, weight loss benefits them over 2-year period

6/17/2004
Toll-Free Help for Bum Knees

Hotline July 2 to offer knee care advice

6/17/2004
Exercise, Fish Oil Keep Arteries Clear

Added benefits seen when taken before a fatty meal

6/16/2004
Liposuction Won't Remove Fat's Health Risks

Surgery no fix for preventing diabetes, heart woes

6/15/2004
Obesity Epidemic Continues Unabated

Rate climbs again, and study cites kids' fast-food habits

6/15/2004
Calcium Seems to Protect Against Colorectal Cancer

Supplements effective at reducing polyps that can lead to tumors, study says

6/14/2004
Exercise Doesn't Help Some With Heart Woes

Those already on cholesterol-lowering medications get no relief, study finds