Misc. Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

10/23/2002
Any Exercise Is Better Than No Exercise

Expert says tough new guidelines may scare some people away from workouts

10/22/2002
Intense Exercise Cuts Heart Risk

Study finds jogging, rowing, lifting weights are best

10/17/2002
Winter Wardrobe

Dressing properly is crucial

10/11/2002
Marathon Training a Test of Endurance

Preparation should start at least six months before the race

10/11/2002
Skateboarding Riskier Than Ever

Study says 'street skating' has translated into more injuries each year

10/3/2002
Music Livens Things Up

It can help you get 'physical'

9/20/2002
How Much Exercise Is Enough?

And which activities are best?

9/17/2002
Study Jolts Shock-Wave Therapy for Heel Pain

Research saying it won't help plantar fasciitis comes under fire

9/12/2002
Hey, Don't Just Stand There!

Standing stiffly too long could cause fainting

9/5/2002
Stair Case

Climbing stairs can help lower cholesterol, study finds

9/4/2002
Teen Girls and Exercise? Not!

Study finds sharp dropoff in activity between elementary school and late adolescence.

9/4/2002
Just Standing Up Can Cut Heart Risk

Study finds even minimal exercise can help

8/25/2002
Oh, My Aching Back! And Knees! And Hips! And ...

Experts estimate arthritis will affect 1-in-5 Americans by 2020. But there are steps you can take to cut your risk.

8/17/2002
Getting Ready for That First Down

Expert offers tips on avoiding football injuries

8/17/2002
Fitting Fitness Back in Your Life

Tips from experts on how to start those healthy exercise workouts again

8/15/2002
Getting Kids to Walk to School Still an Uphill Battle

And that's contributing to the obesity problem among U.S. children

8/10/2002
Keeping Kids Kinetic

Home exercise tips for your children

8/9/2002
Program Screens Young Athletes for Heart Trouble

Aims to pinpoint problems before kids hit the field

8/9/2002
Keeping Your Wallet in Tip-Top Shape

Experts offer tips for cheap exercise

8/9/2002
Lifestyle Trumps Age in Staying Healthy

Study: Younger people fall ill when they don't take care of themselves

8/8/2002
Salmonella Outbreak Strikes Transplant-Athletes

Tainted tomatoes tied to illnesses at sports event in Florida

8/7/2002
Avoiding Freshmen Feeding Frenzies

Healthy eating tips for college students

7/31/2002
Battling That Bulge

Tips for getting a flat stomach

7/29/2002
Morning Exercise Could Increase Infection Risk

Study finds the a.m. workout could suppress your immune system

7/26/2002
Gym Class Needn't Be Exercise in Futility

Study finds middle schoolers who engage in aerobic activities are healthier

7/25/2002
Hey Grandma, Way to Pump That Iron!

Positive reinforcement helps seniors stick with exercise programs

7/23/2002
Play it Safe

Sports can be fun -- if kids know what they're doing

7/23/2002
Group Membership Spurs Women to Exercise

Young mothers gain confidence from others: study

7/22/2002
It Takes a City

Community unites in effort to reduce obesity and encourage exercise