Misc. Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
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
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