Misc. Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
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
1/18/2002
The Other Dangerous White Powder

Shoveling snow poses serious health risks if you're out of shape

1/14/2002
Don't Judge Athletes By Their Covers

Choice of sport affects brain skills, too

1/13/2002
Diet Alone Won't Drop Those Holiday Pounds

Exercise is also a key ingredient if you're looking to reshape your future

1/6/2002
Lift Your Way to Thinness and Fitness

The buff burn more calories than those who work out without weights

12/27/2001
Easy Street, Lazy Bones

Modern conveniences could cost us our fitness

12/21/2001
The Appetite to Exercise

Does working out induce you to eat more?

12/17/2001
In Sports, Over-Analysis Leads to Paralysis

'Choking' attributed to thinking too much

12/8/2001
Eat, Drink and Be Wary

Some tips to help you avoid packing on the holiday pounds

12/2/2001
Winded and Wondering Why?

Millions suffer from exercise-induced asthma and don't know they have it

11/26/2001
Safe at Home

The perceived risk of outside activities

11/5/2001
Sweating Away Infection

Study suggests perspiring is conspiring against bacteria

11/5/2001
11/2/2001
Don't Give Kids a Break

Good equipment, dose of caution keep sports accidents at bay

11/1/2001
Walk Down That Breast Cancer Risk

Even late-blooming exercisers reap big benefits

10/30/2001
Exerting Yourself?

Here's what happens

10/24/2001
Kick the Habit

Defeating "restless legs" syndrome

10/21/2001
Don't Run Into Trouble

The right shoes and a slow start are key to an injury-free running regimen

10/13/2001
Playing It Safe

Most people who play sports say they've been hurt, but some injuries are preventable

10/11/2001
Mom's Depression Linked to Kid's Inactivity

Overweight, depressed moms mean more TV, less exercise for their kids, says study

10/8/2001
Exercise a Boon for Those With HIV

Benefits include fighting fatigue and offsetting medications' side effects

10/5/2001
Mindlessness Can Be Bliss

Give your brain a rest

9/30/2001
A Walk on the Safe Side

'Walk to School Day' to promote pedestrian safety, fitness

9/28/2001
NFL Sacks Ephedra

League bans popular diet supplement that critics call dangerous

9/28/2001
Even Slugs Can Be Exercise Swans

A little goes a long way when it comes to exercising, says research

9/28/2001
Make Sure Kids Get Exercise

To make them healthy and wise

9/24/2001
Turf Toe Woes

Joint inflammation can be painful

9/21/2001
Ab-Sense Makes the Mind Grow Stronger

Meditative approach to exercise can reduce anxiety and stress

9/20/2001
Muscle Deterioration Not Inevitable

There's a similar breakdown for both young and old men, new research finds

9/20/2001
Chronic Fatigue: Do Sweat It

Exercise, psychotherapy help, but verdict's out on other methods

9/19/2001
School Health Programs Get Mixed Review

Tobacco use down but physical education needs work, says CDC

9/18/2001
Want Washboard Abs?

Then scrub those late-night ads and focus on the basics

9/17/2001
Want to Start Running?

You'll be joining a growing crowd

9/14/2001
Train Your 'Hot Spots' to Avoid Injuries

Working on your balance and stability can help

9/14/2001
Sweeping Changes in Breast Cancer Risks

Study shows housework may be good for your health

9/13/2001
This Strip Is No Tease

Newest fitness craze means shedding all for aerobic workout

9/12/2001
How To Cut Your Type II Diabetes Risk 90%

Good balance of exercise, weight and diet can do it

9/11/2001
Obesity, Diabetes on the Rise

Preventive measures ignored, says study

9/11/2001
Push-ups for the Mind

Staying mentally sharp eases aging

9/10/2001
Ephedra Under Fire

Calling it dangerous, even lethal, group wants supplement banned

9/5/2001
The Water's Fine

Computerized lifeguard safeguards swimmers

9/4/2001
Maybe Kids Aren't Such Couch Potatoes

Study says average child gets 90 minutes of exercise daily

9/2/2001
Screenings to Fight Leg Pains

Vascular problems in legs can be just as serious as heart disease, experts warn