Misc. Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

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