Misc. Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
9/2/2001
Screenings to Fight Leg Pains

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

8/30/2001
Stretch Before You Hit the Office

Sitting all day taxes the body

8/28/2001
Batters 'Up'

Sports-playing kids have higher self esteem

8/24/2001
Athletes Turn to Insulin to Boost Performance

Experts warn of danger to non-diabetics

8/23/2001
A Breaking Point for Female Athletes

Overtraining, undereating cause brittle bones

8/23/2001
Don't Run Till You Drop

Too much exercise is a bad thing

8/21/2001
Exercise Cuts Pancreatic Cancer Risk in Fat People

Obesity tied to disease, but walking can halve danger

8/19/2001
Beat the Heat

Drinking fluids vital if you're exercising in summer's sizzle

8/9/2001
Lifestyle Changes Ward Off Type II Diabetes

Large U.S. clinical trial finds a little weight loss and exercise can cut your risk in half

8/7/2001
Exercise Advice for Men Falls on Deaf Ears

Study: Women likelier to take counseling to heart

8/6/2001
Creatine Use High Among High School Athletes

Study: Kids in 6th grade taking supplement

8/1/2001
Home Gym Homework

Some tips on buying workout equipment

7/29/2001
Keep the Joint Jumping

Exercise can help you recover faster from the discomfort of arthritis

7/29/2001
Fitness Clubs Catering to Kids

Children jump on workout bandwagon at parents' gyms

7/27/2001
Heirobics

Your personality shapes your exercise regimen

7/25/2001
Bone Up With Exercise

Workouts help keep osteoporosis at bay

7/25/2001
Women Athletes and Knee Injuries

Recovery is possible, but it takes time

7/24/2001
Snorkel Safely

Tips for your first visit down under

7/23/2001
Tennis Toe, Anyone?

Improper shoes could court injury

7/23/2001
Fit to Travel

An exercise regime shouldn't end when you take a trip -- so in a pinch, get creative

7/18/2001
Don't Let Running Be Your Achilles' Heel

Stretching, proper care reduce risks to tendon

7/15/2001
Keep Turning That Wheel of Life

Seniors need to exercise and stick with it

7/13/2001
Joint Pain?

It could be time to hang up those running shoes

7/11/2001
Hit the Pool

Water offers a great place to work out

7/10/2001
Are Night Moves the Right Moves?

Metabolically speaking, time of day might matter in exercising

7/10/2001
Water Workouts Making a Splash

From kickboxing to aerobics, the pool's now cool

7/8/2001
A Summer Jump from Fat to Fit

Use school break to improve your kids' eating and fitness habits

7/3/2001
The Pill Impacts Exercise

Birth control device deflects workout's effectiveness on your bones

7/2/2001
Stretch Your Way to Well-Being

Flexibility an important part of good health

7/2/2001
Ab Sense Makes the Art Grow Stronger

Scrub everything else if you want those washboard abs

6/11/2001
Exercise Briefs

Tips for creating a daily routine

6/11/2001
Stressful Habits

Most good and bad routines in life are efforts to cope

6/9/2001
Golf Has Foot Faults Also

The follow-through can lead to a serious toe problem

6/9/2001
Growing Pains Can Be Serious

Active youngsters are at risk for growth plate injuries

6/6/2001
(Abs)olutely Impossible

All the crunches in the world won't get you a 'six-pack'

6/4/2001
Flabby Gets Hefty

It's now official: Being lazy and out of shape is a syndrome

6/1/2001
A Stretch in Time . . .

. . . Saves running injuries

6/1/2001
Swing Into Summer

Tee-off tips to avoid injuries on the links

6/1/2001
Too Much of a Good Thing

Women who exercise too much risk amenorrhea

5/31/2001
The Magic Diet?

Nope, it's time to eat right and hit the gym

5/31/2001
Activity Benefits Exercise-Induced Asthma

You can stay fit without triggering attacks

5/31/2001
Fitness Clubs Catering to Kids

Children jump on workout bandwagon at parents' gyms

5/29/2001
Better Fit Than Thin

Older people should weigh in on the side of caution, not slimness

5/27/2001
You're Never Too Old . . .

. . . to shape up, so join in on National Senior Health and Fitness Day

5/23/2001
Only the Good Dye Young

Exercise can help color you youthful

5/21/2001
Game, Set, Love Yourself

Seeing lean or solid athletes affects how young girls see themselves

5/19/2001
Courting Injury

The twists and turns of court sports can be a problem for your feet and ankles

5/18/2001
Chores Can Keep You in Shape

But don't try to do too much at once

5/18/2001
Just Any Bicycle Won't Do

Proper fit prevents strain, injuries

5/15/2001
Getting Off the Weight-Loss Plateau

What to do when your dieting plan hits a wall