Misc. Health News

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8/31/2016
Heart Health, Food and Physical Activity

What's better for your heart health diet or exercise?

8/31/2016
Health Tip: Make Yourself Seen When Exercising in the Dark

Take precautions so you're visible to drivers

8/29/2016
Over 64? Want to Cut Your Heart Disease Risk? Try Exercise

Finnish study finds even moderate exercise lowers odds of early death

8/29/2016
Risks Spike If Young Athletes Specialize Too Soon

Pediatricians' group suggests kids play multiple sports

8/29/2016
Health Tip: Why Warm-Up?

It prepares your body for exercise

8/26/2016
First Days of Preseason Practice Pose Big Heat Risks for College Football Players

Coaches, athletic trainers need to be aware of heat illness symptoms, study suggests

8/26/2016
Even a Little Exercise May Help Stave Off Dementia

Sedentary seniors more likely to suffer mental decline, study finds

8/25/2016
Health Tip: Help Kids Get Enough Exercise

Make sure they're meeting these guidelines

8/24/2016
8/23/2016
Young Football Players Tackle Greatest Concussion Risk at Practice

But experts disagree about whether certain collision drills should be curtailed

8/18/2016
10 Easy Ways to Build Activity Into Your Workday Routine

Sitting at your desk all day increases your risk for heart attack, stroke and even death

8/17/2016
Healthy Diet, Exercise May Help Keep Alzheimer's at Bay

Study finds people who are active and eat well have fewer brain effects linked to the disease

8/16/2016
Unhealthy Habits May Cost Canadians 6 Years of Life

Smoking, inactivity top the list of culprits, researchers say

8/16/2016
Injuries at Indoor Trampoline Parks Jump

Researchers say finding shows need for safety standards

8/16/2016
8/15/2016
Exercise Not an 'Antidote' to Too Much Sitting, Heart Experts Say

American Heart Association statement says it's not enough to move to boost health, you have to sit less

8/15/2016
Health Tip: Know Your Risk of Stress Fracture

Here's what increases your chances

8/12/2016
Keep Your Kids Active and Injury-Free

What you should know before children participate in youth sports

8/11/2016
U.S. Kids Don't Make the Grade on Heart Health

Most don't eat right or get enough exercise, and the American Heart Association warns of problems ahead

8/10/2016
Regular Exercise: Antidote for Deadly Diseases?

High levels of physical activity linked to lower risk for two cancers, diabetes, heart disease and stroke

8/9/2016
Fidget Your Way to a Healthier Heart

Tapping toes, other movement when sitting for long periods may help benefit blood vessels, study suggests

8/9/2016
Exercise and your Brain

How much you exercise may affect the size of your brain.

8/9/2016
Health Tip: Exercising in the Heat

Take steps to keep cooler

8/8/2016
Even Poorer Nations Not Immune to High Blood Pressure

Researchers cite aging populations, diet, inactivity and lack of preventive care

8/5/2016
Don't Shrug Off Shoulder Safety When Playing Summer Sports

Golfing, swimming and volleyball can be especially hard on your upper back and shoulders

8/4/2016
When Diabetes Strikes, Get Moving to Lower Risk to Eyes

Study finds association between inactivity and heightened odds for diabetic retinopathy

8/3/2016
Sickle Cell Trait Not Linked to Early Death in Study

However, black soldiers with the gene variant face higher risk of muscle deterioration during exercise

8/1/2016
Age-Related Declines Evident Before 60

Study suggests strength, endurance regimens should start sooner rather than later

8/1/2016
Trampoline Park Injuries

Trampoline parks lead to increased number of E.R. visits, study finds

8/1/2016
7/30/2016
Summer Days Shouldn't Be Lazy for Kids

Physical education expert says children should stay active during school vacation

7/28/2016
Hour of Exercise a Day May Offset Sitting's Toll on Health

Study found risk of early death dropped when physical activity levels went up

7/27/2016
Exercise May Keep Diabetes in Check During Pregnancy

Short walks and some strength training each week made a difference for obese women, researchers say

7/27/2016
Lack of Fitness Second Only to Smoking as Predictor of Early Death: Study

Increases in fitness levels were associated with greater longevity

7/27/2016
Exercise and Mortality

How dangerous is it really to be a couch potato?

7/26/2016
Millennial Women, Exercise and Heart Health

Reducing the risk of heart disease in young women.

7/25/2016
Even a Little Exercise May Help Younger Women's Hearts

Those active about 2.5 hours a week had 25 percent lower disease risk than those who weren't, study found

7/25/2016
Painkillers for Teen Athletes Won't Spur Addiction: Study

Sports may actually provide protective effect against opioid abuse

7/22/2016
7/18/2016
3 Health Issues That Can Threaten Young Female Athletes

Pediatricians' group urges members to watch out for the 'female triad'

7/14/2016
Is Swimming Safe in Areas With the Freshwater 'Brain-Eating' Amoeba?

No need to avoid lakes and rivers -- disease experts say infection is exceedingly rare

7/12/2016
Pedal Away From Type 2 Diabetes

Study finds biking may help adults avoid the blood sugar disorder

7/8/2016
Why Breast Cancer Survivors Should Exercise

Moderate physical activity can ease stress that impairs memory, study suggests

7/8/2016
Health Tip: Balancing Exercise and Nutrition

Feed your body well to support your workouts

7/6/2016
Exercise May Help Ease Adult ADHD Symptoms

Activity won't replace standard treatments, but could be helpful add-on

7/4/2016
Health Tip: Exercise for Better Sleep

It can ease stress and prepare you for rest

7/1/2016
Family Key to Helping Teens Avoid Obesity

Good relationship with parents, especially between fathers and sons, fosters healthy habits, study finds

6/28/2016
Sudden Heart Death More Common in Male Minority Athletes

Inherited condition often the cause, study says

6/28/2016
Walking: The Cheap, Easy Workout

And it's a good way to start exercising, doctors say

6/23/2016
Healthy Living Slashes Cancer Risk

The 'good' life cuts tumor odds up to 45 percent and risk of cancer death up to 61 percent, study finds