Misc. Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
3/3/2005
Diet, Exercise a Real Shortcut to Health

Study shows big results come within 6 weeks

2/28/2005
Diet, Exercise Top Drugs in Preventing Diabetes

Two studies find lifestyle changes are the better, cheaper option

2/25/2005
You're Never Too Old to Exercise

Regular workouts combat heart attacks, even depression, experts say

2/21/2005
Diabetes Boosts Heart Disease Risk in Women

Increase is worse than it is for men, study finds

2/8/2005
Fibromylgia Doesn't Mean Inactivity, Study Finds

Most patients moved around as much as healthy controls

2/6/2005
A Super Bowl Workout for Couch Potatoes

Six exercises you can do without taking your eyes off the game

2/4/2005
Put Your Heart on That To-Do List

Women must keep a healthy lifestyle to avoid cardiovascular disease, experts advise

1/31/2005
Health Tip: Build Strong Bones

Weight-bearing exercises can keep them fit

1/30/2005
Exercise Can Ease Depression

Study finds it helps treat mild to moderate cases

1/28/2005
Seniors Spell Out Health Concerns

Vioxx, Medicare changes and obesity weigh on their minds, survey finds

1/28/2005
Health Tip: Airplane Exercise

Counter the effects of economy class syndrome

1/27/2005
High-Tech Revolutionizes Health Care at Home

From defibrillators to drug reminders, innovations make monitoring easier

1/26/2005
Health Tip: It's Not So Hard to Eat Healthy

If you follow these basic principles

1/21/2005
Health Tip: Housework Will Keep You Fit

It's as good as a gym workout

1/20/2005
Behavior, Diet Therapies Fight Cognitive Decay

Combination curbed beagles' age-related decline in learning ability

1/20/2005
Poor Physical Performance Linked to Heart Risk

Rats bred to have low exercise capacity have more risk factors

1/20/2005
1/19/2005
New Guidelines Simplify Care for Acute Coronary Syndrome

Alphabetized rules based on results of recent clinical trials

1/14/2005
High Blood Pressure: The New Childhood Scourge

Overweight kids face risk of heart disease as adults

1/12/2005
New U.S. Dietary Guidelines: Eat Less, Exercise More

Put emphasis on consuming more fruits and vegetables, gov't. urges

1/11/2005
Vitamin C Doesn't Boost Your Workout

New study finds it doesn't help aerobic performance

12/31/2004
Prepare to Get More Fit in 2005

Tips for older adults planning to carry out a resolution

12/31/2004
Don't Reserve Resolutions for New Year's Eve

Hectic holiday season not best time for reflection, but summer is, expert suggests

12/29/2004
Exercise Cuts Heart, Diabetes Risk Factors

Program reduces incidence of metabolic syndrome

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