Misc. Health News

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6/23/2016
Guidelines Stop Heat Stroke Deaths in High School Athletes

Protocols help get students used to the heat during preseason practice

6/23/2016
Health Tip: Keep Pushing Through Your Workout

Consider these energy boosters

6/21/2016
Exercise May Help Thwart Ovarian Cancer

Chronic inactivity linked to greater risk for the disease in study

6/21/2016
Health Tip: Exercising During Pregnancy

Check with your doctor first

6/17/2016
Aging May Blunt Some of Exercise's Benefits

But, that's no excuse for seniors to abandon healthy habits

6/16/2016
Want New Knowledge to Stick? Head Straight to a Workout

Exercise needs to occur about 4 hours after lesson, study suggests

6/15/2016
Health Tip: Exercising for Seniors

Start slow and take it easy

6/14/2016
Got a Spare 15 Minutes? A Little Exercise May Boost Life Span

Study finds even modest daily workouts make a difference for older adults

6/10/2016
Exercise and Stroke Risk

Being physically fit in your 40s helps prevent stroke later in life, study finds.

6/10/2016
Health Tip: Fight Inflammation With Diet and Exercise

Suggestions to help ward off illness

6/9/2016
Middle-Age Fitness Helps Ward Off Stroke Later

Study finds this one thing reduces risk by 37 percent

6/8/2016
Health Tip: Enjoy an Active Summer

Suggested activities for warmer weather

6/1/2016
Health Tip: Make Time for Fitness

Exercise at home or between tasks

5/30/2016
Lifestyle May Be Key to Improving ADHD in Kids

Healthier habits related to exercise and diet could help many with the disorder, researcher says

5/24/2016
No Welcome Mats for Diabetes, Obesity in 'Walkable' Neighborhoods

Urban design can play a role in public health, experts suggest

5/23/2016
Tai Chi: Rx for Arthritic Knees

As effective as physical therapy, study suggests, plus it might also improve depression

5/20/2016
Health Tip: Enjoy Screen-Free Fun With Your Preschooler

Activities to get creativity flowing

5/20/2016
Health Tip: Reduce Your Risk of a Stress Fracture

Don't push too hard during exercise

5/19/2016
Healthy Living Could Drastically Cut Cancer Deaths

4 key lifestyle factors include: weight, exercise, no smoking and skipping alcohol, study says

5/18/2016
Experts Rank America's 'Fittest Cities' -- Is Yours One of Them?

A lower smoking rate helped Washington, D.C., edge out Minneapolis and Denver, report says

5/18/2016
Too Few Americans Take Advantage of Local Parks

Modest changes would attract more adults, seniors and females, report says

5/18/2016
Health Tip: Practice Rhythmic Breathing

It may raise exercise performance

5/17/2016
Joe Montana Scoring Points Against Heart Disease

Former Super Bowl MVP focuses on daily exercise and limiting red meat, salty foods

5/17/2016
As Fitness Levels Rise, Diabetes Risk Drops

But change requires dedication to regular exercise in the long run, study shows

5/17/2016
Exercise and Cancer Prevention

Higher levels of physical activity very important for cancer prevention, new study finds.

5/16/2016
Exercise May Cut Risk of 13 Cancers, Study Suggests

Moderate and vigorous activity includes brisk walking, tennis, jogging, swimming

5/14/2016
A Barefoot Run Might Be a Brain Booster

Avoiding injury requires greater concentration and mental power, research suggests

5/13/2016
Inactive Women May Face Higher Risk for Cervical Cancer

But study found just 30 minutes of exercise a week might lower chances of disease

5/12/2016
Health Tip: Keep Your Head in the Game

Suggestions for staying calm

5/10/2016
Pumping Iron? Try Longer Breaks Between Sets for Max Muscles

Study suggests 5-minute rest periods, at least for novices

5/9/2016
Could Nasal Spray Curtail Nighttime Bathroom Trips?

Exercise also touted as an answer to 'nocturia'

5/5/2016
Restoring Blood Flow Beats Exercise for Poor Leg Circulation

Opening vessels could prevent new scarring in muscles, researchers say

5/5/2016
Exercise Is Good for You, Even in Polluted Cities: Study

Walking and cycling also help to curtail unwanted emissions, British researchers say

5/4/2016
Seniors: Pump Iron, Live Longer

Twice-weekly strength training cut risk of dying during 15-year study

4/29/2016
Strength Training for Health

Strength training lowers the odds of death from any cause, new study finds.

4/28/2016
Building Muscle Could Boost the Body's Most Important Muscle

People with heart disease should prioritize weight training over weight loss, study says

4/27/2016
Gotta Minute? Get a Good Workout

Study found 60 seconds of intense exercise as effective as 45 minutes of moderate exertion

4/27/2016
Health Tip: Choose Energy-Boosting Foods

The right diet fuels your workout

4/27/2016
Skateboarding Mishaps Send 176 U.S. Kids to ERs Every Day

Protective gear is essential for preventing injuries, experts say

4/26/2016
Americans Getting Adequate Water Daily, CDC Finds

Men take in an average of 14 cups a day, women almost 12

4/22/2016
Let Safety Bloom in Your Garden This Season

There are ways to shield yourself from bug bites, excess sun and other backyard hazards, experts say

4/22/2016
Retirement Can Be Golden for Your Health

When people stop working, they sit less, move more and get a better night's sleep, study says

4/21/2016
Health Tip: Start Changing Your Lifestyle

Begin with these four simple steps

4/20/2016
Previous Mental Distress May Slow Concussion Recovery

If 'psychosomatic symptoms' were present before head injury, it took twice as long for most athletes to get better, study found

4/18/2016
Regular Exercise May Boost Prostate Cancer Survival

Study found that men who exercised the most had the best outcomes

4/13/2016
Does Exercise Help or Hinder Your Diet?

Research shows a workout dulls the appetite, at least temporarily

4/11/2016
Cheap Tape May Keep Blisters Off Runners' Feet

Researchers find an easy, effective solution to a perennial problem

4/11/2016
Health Tip: Exercise for a Healthier Heart

Activity helps protect against heart disease

4/8/2016
Exercise May Counter Harms From Too Much Sitting, Study Says

Fewer risks for heart disease, diabetes seen among physically active adults

4/8/2016
Schools in Most States Skimp on Phys Ed, Study Finds

Only Oregon and D.C. require recommended amount of physical activity; many states withhold it or use it as punishment