Misc. Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

12/24/2003
Shape Up for Ski Season

Strengthen leg, abdominal and back muscles

12/24/2003
Calculate Your Heart Rate

Then exercise within your range

12/16/2003
Unfit Today, Heart Trouble Tomorrow

Young treadmill dropouts at much higher risk

12/14/2003
Neighborhoods That Nudge People to Exercise

Urban planners, public health experts join forces to create such communities

12/12/2003
Sound Slumber the Natural Way

Tips on how to get a good night's rest without sleep medications

12/10/2003
Finding a Fitness Club

Tips on what to look for

12/9/2003
Vitamin D Seems to Thwart Colorectal Cancer

It's just one of several steps people can take to protect themselves

12/9/2003
Teenage Weight Predicts Future Weight

Study finds body mass index during adolescence tracks into adulthood

12/8/2003
Extreme Exercise

How to tell if your teen is overdoing it

12/8/2003
Protecting the Knees of Seniors

Study identifies factors that help avoid disability with osteoarthritis of key joint

12/2/2003
Intense Weight Lifting Linked to Fatal Heart Trouble

It can lead to a tear in the heart's major artery

12/2/2003
When the Hearts of Young Athletes Fail

Study assesses risk of sudden cardiac death in competitive athletes

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