Misc. Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
12/28/2004
Remarriage Turns Men Into Couch Potatoes

But a study finds that they boost their veggie intake

12/27/2004
Exercise Keeps the Old Mind Healthy

Wards off mental decline in senior citizens, study finds

12/27/2004
Health Tip: Exercise OK During Pregnancy

But get your doctor's approval first

12/25/2004
Don't Let Shoveling Snow You Under

Take it easy when you attack the driveway after a blizzard

12/23/2004
Money Problems Leading Cause of Holiday Stress

Tips on coping with financial strains during gift-giving season

12/22/2004
Obese People Can't Run From Health Risks

Physical activity doesn't reduce death rates, study finds

12/21/2004
Have a Healthy Holiday Season

Some tips to avoid overindulging during festive gatherings

12/19/2004
Asthma Shouldn't Spoil Winter Fun

Experts offer tips on safe cold weather exercise

12/16/2004
Scientists Developing Injectable Gel For Torn Cartilage

Researchers hope it will help injured athletes return to competition faster

12/15/2004
Getting Out and About Good for Seniors

Exercise and social activity improve their cognition and sleep

12/15/2004
Health Tip: Interval Training

Bursts of intense then less intense exercise

12/14/2004
Immigrants to U.S. Assimilating Obesity

Study finds big weight gains the longer they're here

12/14/2004
Holiday Feasts Don't Have to Fatten You Up

Exercise and moderate portions can battle weight gain

12/13/2004
Study: Blacks More Fat, Less Fit Than Whites

Differences more pronounced in men, researchers say

12/7/2004
Health Tip: Exercise While You Work

How to stay fit at the office

12/6/2004
Health Tip: The Importance of Stretching

It can prevent injury during exercise

12/4/2004
Seniors Need Extra Help Weathering Winter

Safety advice on getting through cold months safe and sound

12/3/2004
Health Tip: Buying Athletic Shoes

Take your time, and do it right

11/30/2004
Simple Steps in Youth Boost Bones in Old Age

Diet, exercise and a little sunlight can keep canes, walkers at bay

11/25/2004
It's Never Too Early to Teach Kids the Activity Habit

Parents should instill love of movement beginning in infancy, experts say

11/25/2004
Health Tip: Starting an Exercise Program

Check with your doctor first

11/22/2004
System That Regulates Blood Pressure May Also Affect Aging

Studies find it influences mental function, how body responds to exercise

11/19/2004
Health Tip: Buying Exercise Equipment

Be wary of misleading advertising

11/18/2004
Running Revolution Started as Evolution

Early humans hoofed it not for fun, but for survival

11/17/2004
Birth Control Pills May Cut Risk of Knee Injuries

Study finds they improve stability of joints

11/17/2004
Health Tip: Make Time for Exercise

It's not as hard as you'd think

11/15/2004
Teens With Asthma Feel Isolated

They feel self-conscious, left out of activities

11/12/2004
Exercise Cuts Death Risk Later in Life

Study finds 35% less chance of dying in next 8 years

11/10/2004
Program Gets Kids to Be More Active

Intervention got them playing soccer, swimming instead of watching TV

11/10/2004
Unsound Bodies Lead to Unsound Minds

Study ties couch potato lifestyle to dementia in elderly

11/8/2004
Heart Health Tied to Social, Psychological Factors

Studies find several factors outside the body

10/31/2004
Getting a Good Night's Sleep

Expert advice on achieving sound slumber

10/25/2004
Exercise Might Protect Against Parkinson's Disease

Protects brain cells against damage, researchers say

10/23/2004
Ease Your Edema

Tips to soothe feet, ankles that swell by end of the day

10/15/2004
Family History a Factor in Women's Urinary Incontinence

Incidence higher if mother or sister has the problem

10/14/2004
Surgeon General Warns of Bone Break Epidemic

Half of those over 50 to be at osteoporosis risk if nothing's done

10/13/2004
Health Tip: Need Exercise?

Do some yard work

10/12/2004
Schools Must Help in Fight Against Obesity

Physical activity and good nutrition should be stressed, heart experts say

10/6/2004
Health Tip: Get Moving!

The many benefits of exercise

10/1/2004
Health Tip: Try Spinning

An indoor bike ride

9/30/2004
Major Assault Sought on Childhood Obesity

Reversing problem will require multi-tiered attack, report urges

9/27/2004
Treadmill Test Predicts Heart Risk in Men

But some experts question its worth

9/27/2004
Sprawling Communities Can Be a Health Hazard

They discourage exercise, contributing to chronic medical problems

9/25/2004
Rake Without Ache

Experts offer some safety tips on how to avoid pain or injury

9/24/2004
Studies Find Stretching Has Its Limits

Benefit seen when done routinely, not just before exercise

9/22/2004
Asthma Can Prove Fatal for Young Athletes

Kids with the disease need to take precautions on and off the playing field

9/21/2004
Even Elderly Benefit From Mediterranean Diet

That and a healthy lifestyle raise life expectancy, study says

9/21/2004
Walking a Good Workout for Your Brain

New studies show regular strolls can reduce risk of dementia, boost cognition

9/21/2004
Health Tip: Using a Pedometer

A step toward better health

9/19/2004
Work Out That Joint Pain

Advice on when to stop exercising