Misc. Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

5/11/2003
Tips to Touch Mom's Heart

A bouquet of advice for mom on how to reduce her cardiovascular disease risk

5/9/2003
Shedding Pounds Not as Tough as You Think

Most Americans overestimate effort needed to control weight

5/9/2003
Hurdles or Flat?

Which running track is harder on the body

4/23/2003
A Rundown on Shin Splints

They're the byproduct of too much exercise, too soon

4/22/2003
Moderate Lifestyle Changes Control Hypertension

Study finds determination works without drastic measures

4/22/2003
Simple Exercise Can Bring Seniors Back in Balance

Inexpensive program improves strength, protects against falls

4/21/2003
Fit Health Into Your Lifestyle

Tips on squeezing exercise and a healthy diet into busy schedule

4/19/2003
Working Out to Stop Heart Failure

Study to examine effects of exercise on heart failure

4/18/2003
Heart Rate Training

Heart rate monitors can make workouts more efficient

4/15/2003
Hard Workouts Are Heart Healthy

But experts add that any exercise is good for you

4/15/2003
Caffeine and Ephedra Before Workout Tax Heart

Combination increases cardiovascular strain, study finds

4/11/2003
Stay Safe With Spring and Summer Sports

Experts offer tips for children as they hit the playing fields

4/9/2003
Foot Support for Sports

Textured insoles may help reduce foot and ankle injuries

4/9/2003
Gardening and Your Back

Change hands frequently when you rake the lawn

4/8/2003
Yoga Restores Energy to MS Sufferers

Yoga and exercise benefit people with neurodegenerative disease

4/8/2003
Couch Potatoes at Higher Diabetes Risk

Chances rise 14 percent for every two hours watched a day

4/8/2003
Healthy Lifestyle Can Halt Prostate Cancer

Exercise and weight control affects disease progression, study finds

4/6/2003
Coming Out of Exercise Hibernation

Conditioning is key after months of inactivity

4/5/2003
Yard Work Shouldn't Be a Pain

How to keep your back healthy as you beautify your garden

3/31/2003
Gear Up For Golf

Indoor exercises to improve your game

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