Misc. Health News

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6/27/2017
Force, Frequency of Head Hits Jump as Young Football Players Get Older

Findings confirm that these injuries are linked to level of play

6/27/2017
6 Out of 7 Possible Concussions May Have Been Missed in 2014 World Cup

Players should be assessed using soccer group's international recommendations

6/27/2017
What Is 'Moderate' Exercise Anyway?

How to figure out the best intensity for you

6/27/2017
Health Tip: Create a Food-and-Activity Journal

It can help overall health and weight loss

6/27/2017
Health Tip: Exercise During Menopause

It helps combat these common problems

6/26/2017
Health Tip: Get Fit Without the Gym

You can be active virtually anywhere

6/23/2017
Guided Exercise May Help Chronic Fatigue Patients: Study

Little by little, patients step up activity levels as an expert coaches via phone or online video

6/22/2017
Lifestyle Changes Might Prevent or Slow Dementia

The public should be aware of this encouraging research, expert says

6/21/2017
6/20/2017
Americans Want to Be Fit, But Most Don't Put in the Effort

Survey finds three-quarters think appearance is 'very important,' yet only 31 percent work out regularly

6/19/2017
Yoga Soothes Back Pain in Study

Age-old practice did as good a job as physical therapy, but neither was a cure for all patients

6/19/2017
Why Yoga, Tai Chi and Meditation Are Good for You

Mind-body interventions reverse DNA reactions that cause stress, study suggests

6/16/2017
Give Dad the Gift of Health on Father's Day

Exercise with him, let him get some extra sleep, men's health expert says

6/16/2017
High-Intensity Exercise May Be Bad for the Bowels

Hydration and proper food intake might help prevent gut trouble, researcher says

6/16/2017
Are U.S. Teens Now as Inactive as 60-Year-Olds?

The lack of exercise more evident among females than males, study says

6/15/2017
Want a Workout for Mind and Body? Hop on Your Bike

Cycling benefits your heart, muscles, waistline and disposition, experts say

6/15/2017
'Couch Potatoes' May Face Higher Risk of Kidney, Bladder Cancers

Researchers say get moving, and point to national exercise guidelines

6/12/2017
Choosing a Personal Trainer

Ask questions to find the right fit

6/9/2017
Even Your Bones Can Get Fat, Mouse Study Suggests

But running rodents improved their bone quality in just weeks, researchers say

6/9/2017
Boys More Likely to Hide a Concussion Than Girls

Study of high school athletes suggests fear of looking 'weak' might play a role

6/9/2017
Fido May Be a Fit Senior's Best Friend

Study finds walking a dog helps older people meet goals for moderate to vigorous exercise

6/9/2017
Sharp Eyes Can Make Soccer Players Sharp Shooters

They outperform non-athletes on certain vision tests, study says

6/9/2017
Exercise and Gut Health

Can too much exercise cause your digestive system to malfunction?

6/8/2017
Marathon Runs Won't Harm Your Arteries

Age, not mileage, predicted hardening of vessels in study sample

6/7/2017
Working Workouts Into Your Life

No, web surfing doesn't count!

6/5/2017
Implantable Defibrillator May Not Mean End to Sports

Risks for athletes might be lower than once believed, study says

6/2/2017
The Cost of Bike Crashes in U.S. Tops $24 Billion a Year

Study suggests more street accidents, older bikers are boosting expenses

6/2/2017
Compression Tights Won't Trim Running Times

While they kept muscles from vibrating, fatigue still set in, study finds

5/29/2017
5/26/2017
Adults Who Love Exercise May Gain 9 'Biological' Years

Regular jogging and other pursuits delay cellular aging, study finds

5/25/2017
5/25/2017
Health Tip: Warm Up Before You Work Out

You'll thank yourself later

5/24/2017
Health Tip: Don't Let Your Workout Get Stale

Suggestions to keep it fresh and effective

5/23/2017
3 Key Lifestyle Factors Can Lower Breast Cancer Odds

Stay trim, exercise and cut back on drinking, review findings suggest

5/22/2017
Anabolic Steroids May Tax the Heart

Weight-lifters using the synthetic hormones have lower pumping capacity, study finds

5/22/2017
Time to Take Your Workouts Outside

Making the switch from indoors to outdoors as the weather warms up

5/17/2017
Just 2 Weeks on the Couch Can Trigger Body's Decline

Constant daily activity vital to optimal health, lifestyle experts say

5/16/2017
Angela Bassett Puts the Spotlight on Heart Health

Award-winning actress' mother had type 2 diabetes and died from heart issues

5/15/2017
Bike Fanatics Shouldn't Worry About Effects on Sexual Health

Any transient discomfort or numbness won't harm their sexual or urinary function, study finds

5/15/2017
Getting Back on Track With Exercise

Suggested steps on the path to fitness

5/15/2017
5/14/2017
Astronauts' Blood Vessels Less Efficient on Long Missions: Study

Finding could lead to preventive treatments for space travel and even here on Earth

5/13/2017
Don't Let Your Garden Get You Down

Yard work relieves stress but can wreak havoc on muscles and joints unless you protect yourself

5/12/2017
Try This Workout at Home

Modern gym equipment means no more excuses

5/10/2017
Got 10 Minutes to Spare?

A new twist on interval training speeds workouts

5/10/2017
Health Tip: Make Time for Strength Training

Here are potential benefits

5/9/2017
7 Common Exercise Errors

Don't let these missteps short-circuit your fitness efforts

5/5/2017
Stretching Eases Pain of Vessel Disease in Legs

At-home regimen might help get you walking again, researcher says

5/4/2017
Walking vs. Running -- Which Is Better?

What to consider when making a cardio choice

5/2/2017
Health Tip: Getting Enough Hard Exercise

See if your workout makes the grade