Misc. Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
3/29/2003
Spring Cleaning Has its Dangers

Follow these home and garden safety tips

3/28/2003
Headaches a Warning Sign for High School Athletes

Players often return to sports too soon after concussion, study finds

3/22/2003
Old Ankle Sprains Can Haunt You

Put you at risk for more serious injury down the road

3/20/2003
Breast Cancer Patients Not Heeding Exercise Advice

Study finds many decrease activity, despite its benefits

3/19/2003
Run With the Wind

Finish your jog with the wind at your back

3/16/2003
Cheerleading Can Be Dangerous

Sport can lead to back, shoulder and leg injuries

3/14/2003
Exercise-Induced Asthma

Avoid activities that can trigger asthma attacks

3/11/2003
Fitness Balls

They work neglected muscles

3/10/2003
Fast Food, Too Much TV Bad for the Heart

Excessive watching and fast food may also lead to diabetes

3/10/2003
Journal Urges Overhaul of Supplement Rules

JAMA wants them regulated much like drugs

3/7/2003
Tighter Tummies

Tips for building tighter abs

3/7/2003
Unfit Teens Headed Toward Diabetes Trouble

Overweight adolescents more likely to develop insulin resistance, study finds

3/6/2003
Beefing Up Your Bones

Exercise and vitamins may improve bone density in postmenopausal women

3/2/2003
Lower Back Pain a Familiar Ache

More than one-third of Americans suffer from it, a new survey shows

2/18/2003
A Little Exercise Can Go a Long Way

As long as you feel the strain, your heart gains, new research says

2/6/2003
Are We Driven to Overeat?

Researcher finds obesity a siren's call; others cite environment

2/6/2003
Lose Weight, Caveman Style

Burn more calories than you eat

2/6/2003
A Health Odyssey to the Bottom of the World

Successful expedition sought to dispel myths about what diabetics can do

2/4/2003
Moderate Exercise OK for Breast-Feeding Moms

No risk of depriving baby of essentials in milk, study says

2/1/2003
Stay Warm During Winter Workouts

Stretching muscles and wearing lots of layers avoids frostbite

2/1/2003
Stuck in the Dorm?

Turn it into your personal gym

1/29/2003
Keeping Your Mind Fit

Physical exercise benefits your brain as you age

1/28/2003
With Exercise, More Isn't Always Better

Dedicated athletes may be at higher risk for arthritis and thin bones, research says

1/28/2003
Walking Helps Weakened Lungs

Exercise good for chronic pulmonary condition

1/24/2003
More Pain, More Gain

Brief, intense exercise more effective than longer, slower workout

1/22/2003
Snow Mobile Safety

Equip your snow mobile as you would your car

1/20/2003
Macho Shoveler

Men shovel snow too long, risking their health

1/16/2003
Brain Booster

Exercise can help your memory

1/1/2003
Get Moving This Year

Advice on how to keep your New Year's exercise resolution

12/29/2002
Oh, the Weather Outside is Frightful

Here's some sledding safety advice

12/28/2002
Before You Blow It . . .

A little snowblower preparation can go a long way

12/21/2002
A Workout a Day May Keep Colds at Bay

Exercise helps prevent the common cold, new research says

12/14/2002
Hit the Gym Before You Hit the Slopes

Proper conditioning will help prevent injuries when downhill skiing

12/12/2002
Work Out and Stay Alive

Exercise reduces death risk

12/6/2002
Music Makes the Difference

Tunes help people with severe lung disease walk that extra mile for fitness

12/6/2002
New Technique Hailed for Tendon Injuries

Minimally invasive ultrasound method helps treat tennis elbow, jumper's knee

11/27/2002
Chores Can Give You a Good Workout

Routine activities can tone and strengthen

11/26/2002
Office Aerobics

Burn calories on the job

11/22/2002
Survey: Being Fit Is Sometimes in Your Head

Some workers ignoring real state of their health

11/20/2002
Alarming News for Black Men's Heart Health

Those with coronary disease are in worse shape than white men and less capable of exercise

11/16/2002
Fighting Fat in Kids

Study looks at whether healthy snacks, exercise during after-school hours helps

11/13/2002
Performance Boosting Goes Back to Ancient Olympics

Hand weights gave them greater distance in long jump

11/13/2002
Exercise Keeps Disabilities on the Run

Study of older runners finds they live longer

11/7/2002
Actively Aging

Exercising as you get older

11/6/2002
Exercise Cuts Cholesterol Regardless of Weight

Moderate workouts reduce and change nature of blood lipids

11/6/2002
Making It Easy to Get in Shape

Study finds accessibility key to folks staying with fitness program

11/5/2002
Leg Exercise Helps Heart Patients Breathe Easier

Improves lung function in people with heart failure

10/31/2002
Homespun Fitness

Burn calories without hitting the gym

10/26/2002
Exercise, Therapy Can Help Gulf War Vets

Talk therapy, low-impact exercise helped reduce mental stress, study says

10/25/2002
Kids Need to Warm Up Before Exercise, Too

Web site educates children about injury prevention