Misc. Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
9/6/2003
Building Good Bones

Tips for keeping your spine strong

9/4/2003
Exercise Testing Predicts Heart Death

Patients slow to recover twice as likely to die, study says

9/3/2003
Statins Can Ease Leg Pain

Cholesterol-lowering drug helps people with peripheral artery disease

8/29/2003
U.S. Pedestrians, Cyclists Tempting Fate -- or Worse

Both pursuits are much safer in Europe, new research says

8/28/2003
More Than One Sign of Concussion

Loss of consciousness not the only indicator of injury

8/28/2003
Steady Exercise Beats Back Diabetes After 40

Study finds workouts need to happen regularly and often

8/22/2003
Keeping the Pounds Off

National study will look at ways to help people stay fit after they've lost weight

8/19/2003
A Fitness Contract For Kids

Get them moving with a mutual pact

8/17/2003
Exercise Burnout: Taking Fitness Too Far

Overtraining can lead to physical, emotional problems

8/11/2003
Exercise, Vitamin E Combo Can Slow Aging

The two cut levels of oxidative stress on the body, study finds

8/8/2003
On-the-Job Exercise Not Always Heart-Healthy

Study finds stress levels may reduce benefits

8/6/2003
Staying Fit With the Help of the Internet

Online tool encourages adults and children to be active and fit

8/5/2003
When Working Out Hurts Your Heart

Some have version of gene that leads to heart enlargement, study says

8/4/2003
Exercise Can Combat Erectile Dysfunction

Even though men are prone to it as they age, a healthy lifestyle can help

8/1/2003
When the Air's Polluted ...

... Avoid exercise in the afternoon

7/23/2003
Blacken Those Eyes

Eye grease best choice for athletes, study finds

7/23/2003
Cross Training

Spice up your exercise routine

7/16/2003
Exercise Flexes Arteries

Physical activity can counter genetic risk of stiffness, study finds

7/13/2003
Help for Heat Cramps

A few tips to prevent those painful episodes

7/12/2003
Don't Deny That Thirst

Stay hydrated during summer exercise and sports

7/11/2003
Is Inactivity Causing Diabetes Among Kids?

Georgia researcher starts study to find out

7/11/2003
Working Out to Fight Impotence

Pelvic floor exercises counter erectile dysfunction

7/9/2003
Heart Disease Not Always Death Sentence

It's reversible in young female athletes, study finds

7/8/2003
Mixed News on High Blood Pressure

Researchers find incidence is up, but more people have it under control

7/6/2003
Keep Your Cool While Exercising in Summer Heat

Simple steps can hold heat exhaustion at bay

7/5/2003
Hot Enough for Ya?

Interpreting the heat index so you really can know

6/30/2003
Magnets and Athletes May Not Mix

Study shows putting them in your shoes won't make you run faster, jump higher

6/27/2003
Like the Rest of Us, Doctors Need to Get Moving

Physicians urged to prescribe more exercise -- for patients and themselves

6/27/2003
Bone Strength

Strong back muscles can prevent spinal fractures

6/26/2003
Americans Aren't Making the Health Grade

98 percent admit to unhealthy practices

6/23/2003
Diabetics Can Walk for Life

Study finds simple exercise can lower death risk

6/22/2003
Working Out, Indoors or Out

Each has pros and cons, experts say

6/20/2003
Sports Injuries on the Rise

CDC warns of risks associated with increased exercise

6/18/2003
Rx for the Mind: Mind Games

Use-it-or-lose-it theory gets boost from new study

6/15/2003
New Resource for Cancer Patients

Online help offers lifestyle and diet advice

6/12/2003
Fitting Workouts into Your Workday

Advice for women on finding time for exercise in their busy lives

6/11/2003
Overweight Kids Don't See the Problem

Their parents also don't view the excess weight as a health issue

6/8/2003
You Can Weather Cardiac Rehab

But if it's warm, follow this advice

6/6/2003
Health Highlights: June 6, 2003

  • States Move to Relax Motorcycle Helmet Laws
  • British Doctors Urged to Forgo Neckties
  • Prairie Dogs Trigger Midwest Illness
  • WHO Says SARS Outbreak Has Peaked
  • Montana Bulls Came From Herd With Mad Cow Case

6/5/2003
To Bulk Like a Hulk

Muscle obsession may indicate psychological problems

6/3/2003
Yet Another Gender Difference

Exercise causes different muscle capillary response in women and men, study finds

6/1/2003
Back Pain? Join the Crowd

Low back pain second only to the cold as work absence factor

5/31/2003
Use Your Head and Ride With a Helmet

It cuts risk of injury, even death

5/30/2003
Staving off a Second Stroke

Many survivors fail to take simple steps to prevent another attack

5/30/2003
Couch Potatoes Accrue Deadly Fat Deep Within

But moderate exercise can prevent its accumulation, study says

5/30/2003
How Much Exercise?

A minimal amount of activity

5/28/2003
Exercising for Fun Better for the Heart

Work-related physical strain, however, has the opposite effect

5/26/2003
Handling the Heat When You Have Heart Pain

Hot weather advice for people with angina

5/23/2003
Concussion Recovery Longer for Younger Athletes

College jocks bounce back quicker than high school athletes, study finds

5/13/2003
Ladies, It's Never Too Late to Exercise

Those who maintain or adopt active lifestyle live longer