Misc. Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

7/19/2002
Feel the Burn, Fill Out the Form

Online survey collects information about weight-training injuries

7/18/2002
Exercise Prevents Falls by Elderly

One-third of Americans over 65 experience a fall in any given year

7/18/2002
Exercise Message Falls on Couch Potatoes' Deaf Ears

Not even weekly phone pep talks could keep them moving

7/14/2002
Keeping Your Backbone Strong

Back exercises protect against spinal fractures

7/12/2002
Quenching That Exercise Thirst

Some tips on what to drink during summer exercise

7/9/2002
Exercising the Demons of Osteoarthritis

Sufferers who shun exercise pay a stiffer price

7/9/2002
Menstrual Cycle Linked to Weight Loss

Women can shed more pounds by exercising in later phase of menstrual cycle

7/2/2002
Couch Potatoes Court Cancer

Communities must join the fight against fat, American Cancer Society says

7/1/2002
Children Setting Table for Heart Disease

Heart doctors urge change in habits now to prevent disease later

6/30/2002
Fit Seniors Are Quicker Thinkers

Those who get regular exercise stay sharper, says new research

6/29/2002
Keep That Summer Heat at Bay

A few tips on adapting to outdoor exercise in high temperatures and humidity

6/24/2002
Couch Potato Alert

Turn off the TV and start exercising

6/22/2002
Simple Steps Help Curb Summer Sports Injuries

Safety tips are easy to follow and make a big difference

6/20/2002
Bush's Newest Campaign: Physical Fitness

More exercise now a government project

6/14/2002
Don't Let Your Kids Be TV Diners

It increases their viewing time -- and risk of obesity

6/8/2002
Exercise Should Be a Family Affair

It strengthens bonds as well as bodies

5/31/2002
Bone-Building Exercise

Activity that's good for your skeleton

5/30/2002
Exercise Key To Reducing Stress for Female Caregivers

Working out 30-40 minutes a day makes big difference, study finds

5/29/2002
Steroid Use Out of Baseball's Closet

Ex-star says he used them the year he won MVP

5/23/2002
Good Friends Are Key to Healthy Golden Years

Exercising and quitting smoking help, too

5/23/2002
Resilient People Get a Leg Up

Leg injuries can indicate lack of endurance

5/21/2002
Exercise the Key for Overweight Kids to Thin Down

Strength training and low energy diet are a good combination

5/21/2002
Once-a-Week Exercise Helps Elderly Stay Independent

Study says regimen can maintain muscle strength and prevent falls

5/17/2002
Pumping Iron May Pump Up Blood Pressure

Aerobic activity alone may be better choice for lower blood pressure

5/14/2002
Don't Plan on Vacuuming Your Way to Fitness

Heavy housework doesn't count as exercise, study says

5/13/2002
America is Harmful to Asians' Health

The longer immigrants live here, the worse it gets

5/6/2002
Does Your Back Hurt?

Exercising probably won't help

5/3/2002
Add Miles to Your Gallop

Eat foods that contain magnesium

5/1/2002
Some Sports Aren't Hip

If you've had knee or hip replacement

4/24/2002
The Doctor Made Me Do It

Report finds physicians can help patients break unhealthy habits

4/23/2002
In Gym Dandee Shape

And how to stay that way

4/11/2002
I'll Have a Bottle of Exercise, Please

Research finds biochemical way to boost energy in muscle

4/5/2002
People With a Hollow Leg

Why they never seem to gain weight

4/1/2002
If the Heavy Shoe Fits

It makes for good exercise

3/30/2002
Wrist Fracture an Osteo Warning Sign

Not enough doctors are making the link between the breaks and the bone-thinning disease

3/29/2002
Exercise for a Square

Do-si-does it

3/8/2002
New Cancer-Prevention Guidelines Issued

Cancer society stresses lifetime weight management, community involvement

2/28/2002
Does Heavy Exercise Hurt Pregnant Women?

Study says yes, but critic says it could be a 'fluke'

2/13/2002
A Knee-Jerk Reaction to Avoid

Experts say active baby boomers should skip knee surgery and try taking it easy

2/12/2002
Mental Workouts Keep Alzheimer's at Bay

Study supports 'use it or lose it' notion about brain

2/6/2002
Rocky Mountain High

Altitude sickness could crop up at Olympics

2/6/2002
Training Won't Stunt Your Growth

Smaller women tend to gravitate towards certain sports, study says

2/6/2002
A Step Backward

Stair climbing machines don't burn as many calories as once thought

2/6/2002
Love of the Game Can Strain Hockey Players' Hearts

Experts say physical conditioning key to avoiding cardiac problems

1/31/2002
Athletic Kids in Polluted Areas More Asthma-Prone

Study finds them three times likelier to get condition

1/28/2002