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Topic: Exercise: Misc.

10/19/2015

 

Health Tip: Promote Healthy Habits During Meals
Do's and don'ts for healthier eating

10/14/2015

 

Study Questions Findings That Prolonged Sitting Is Unhealthy
But researchers say promoting physical activity should remain a public health priority

10/13/2015

 

Exercise May Help Prevent Pregnancy-Linked Pelvic Pain
Women who worked out in the months prior to conception saw a benefit, researchers say

10/13/2015

 

For a Better Calorie Burn, Adjust Your Speed While Walking
Stopping and starting, varying your velocity all adds to energy expended, study finds

10/8/2015

 

Bike Helmets Protect Against Severe Brain Injury, Study Says
Researchers call for stricter laws

10/8/2015

 

Whistle … and Walk … While You Work
Small study found a short stroll restored blood flow in legs after hours of sitting in a chair

10/5/2015

 

Move More to Prevent Heart Failure
Study suggests at least 45 minutes of daily activity necessary to lower risk by 20 percent

10/5/2015

 

Short Bursts of Intense Exercise Seems Good for Teen Hearts: Study
High-power workouts improved blood vessel function, researchers say

10/5/2015

 

Zip Line Injuries on the Rise
Increasing popularity of the adventure sport brings increase in ER visits, study finds

10/2/2015

 

'Tennis Elbow' Usually Heals Without Therapy, Study Finds
For most people, pain is gone within a year

10/2/2015

 

Health Tip: Squeeze in a 30-Minute Workout
Make it fun and efficient

9/28/2015

 

Sedentary Behavior Linked to Heart Disease in Hispanics
Those who are least active face added health risks even if they exercise, study finds

9/25/2015

 

Expert Tips for Preventing Kids' Sports Injuries
Children need breaks from playing to avoid overuse injuries, orthopedic surgeon says

9/25/2015

 

Catcher Injuries Aren't Usually the Result of Collisions
Foul balls, stray bats cause more harm than run-ins with players, study shows

9/25/2015

 

Bullied Teens Who Exercise May Lower Suicide Risk, Study Finds
But researcher adds that many U.S. schools have cut opportunities for physical activity

9/23/2015

 

Fidgeting Might Be Good for Your Health
Having the jitters may undercut some of the negative effects of prolonged sitting, British study contends

9/23/2015

 

Want Your Kids to Exercise? Skip the Guilt
Pressuring middle schoolers to get active can backfire, researchers say

9/22/2015

 

Health Tip: Rake Leaves Safely
Don't forget to stretch first

9/21/2015

 

Health Tip: Find Time to Stretch
Include it in a busy schedule

9/21/2015

 

Exercise May Help Keep an Aging Mind Agile
Study found seniors who were more active showed more activity in brain scans

9/20/2015

 

Natural Surroundings May Promote Sound Sleep
Study found seniors, men reported better rest when they had access to beaches, parks

9/18/2015

 

Tai Chi Might Help People With Long-Term Health Conditions
Study shows ancient exercise improves physical ability in those with arthritis, heart failure, emphysema and breast cancer

9/16/2015

 

Excess Weight Linked to Brain Cancer Risk in Study
And physical activity associated with lower odds of meningioma, though these tumors are considered rare

9/14/2015

 

Health Tip: Encourage Kids to Stay Active
Suggestions to keep them moving

9/10/2015

 

Short, Intense Workouts May Help Hearts of Type 2 Diabetics
This kind of exercise might also improve diabetes control, researchers say

9/8/2015

 

Think Genes Drive Obesity? You May Eat Less Healthy
In study, people who thought DNA dictated their body weight had worse diets and exercised less

9/8/2015

 

Health Tip: Avoiding the Weight-Loss Rollercoaster
Suggestions for healthier eating

9/6/2015

 

Sports Medicine Docs Offer Safety Tips for Young Athletes
Children should ease back into activity, wear properly fitted safety gear and stay hydrated

9/4/2015

 

Exercise Appears Safe, Helpful for Pulmonary Hypertension
Research review might reassure concerned cardiologists

9/3/2015

 

More High School Athletes Using 'Dip' and 'Chew,' CDC Finds
Experts think ban on smokeless tobacco among pro athletes might help curb use among kids

9/2/2015

 

Health Tip: Athletes Are at Risk for Skin Problems
Suggestions to help prevent them

9/1/2015

 

Your Heart Is Likely 'Older' Than You Are
Smoking, high blood pressure and cholesterol can age this vital organ, CDC says

8/31/2015

 

Too Much TV Time Tied to Higher Odds for Blood Clot in Lung: Study
To reduce your risk, take a break, stand up and walk around while watching, researcher suggests

8/30/2015

 

Start Your Hike on the Right Foot With Proper Footwear
Expert gives tips on avoiding and dealing with injury

8/27/2015

 

Even Short Bouts of Activity May Help Kids' Health
Three minutes every half hour for three hours lowered blood sugar levels, study says

8/25/2015

 

Exercise, Supplements Like Fish Oil Won't Keep Elderly Sharper: Studies
Two trials cast doubt on these widely touted strategies

8/24/2015

 

Exercise May Be Good Medicine for Irregular Heartbeat
Obese patients with atrial fibrillation saw odds of recurrence decline as fitness level improved

8/24/2015

 

Exercise Best Bet Against Diabetes for College Graduates
Less educated need more help preventing and managing blood sugar disease, researcher says

8/21/2015

 

Health Tip: Keep Kids Active
Make playtime exercise time

8/21/2015

 

Excessive Sports Training Hurts Kids, Expert Warns
Parents should set limits to help prevent injuries

8/21/2015

 

College Football Players Score More Injuries at Exam Time
Added stress contributes to risks, researcher says

8/21/2015

 

Weight Loss Fights Liver Condition, No Matter How It's Done
Through surgery or lifestyle changes, shedding pounds improves nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, study finds

8/18/2015

 

Health Tip: Kick Off Your Exercise Program
Start with doctor's approval and a plan

8/18/2015

 

Gender Doesn't Influence Hamstring Strain Recovery Time
Study finds male, female college soccer players get better in about a week

8/14/2015

 

Clubs, Adult Support Can Help Kids Stay Slim
Being active and having positive role models is key, new study finds

8/14/2015

 

Health Tip: Use Caution When Exercising in Hot Weather
Drink lots of water, and dress for it

8/13/2015

 

Could Your Smartphone Help Boost Your Heart Health?
Special apps, trackers may boost weight loss, exercise, quitting smoking, early studies suggest

8/13/2015

 

U.S. Bike Deaths Fall for Kids, But Rise for Adults
More men are switching to bicycles to commute, run errands, which may explain these trends

8/12/2015

 

Exercise May Help Kids With Multiple Sclerosis
But researchers can't say if exercisers have less severe disease or if activity eases symptoms

8/12/2015

 

Moderate Exercise May Reduce Men's Heart Failure Risk
But study also finds too much exercise raises the odds of heart trouble

8/10/2015

 

Exercise Boosts Obese Kids' Heart Health
Review finds fitness levels, blood vessel function improved quickly, even if no weight was lost

8/6/2015

 

Active As Teen, Free of Diabetes In Later Life?
Findings showed insulin resistance peaks in early adolescence, so exercise crucial during this period

7/31/2015

 

Stay Safe When Temperatures Rise
Expert offers tips on avoiding heat-related illness

7/31/2015

 

Mountain Biker Survives After Neck Impaled by Tree Branch
He traveled 20 miles to hospital with object in place, doctors say injury missed major blood vessels and airway

7/31/2015

 

Stand, Don't Sit, to Get Healthier, Researchers Say
Even if you exercise, sitting for long periods linked to higher blood sugar, cholesterol levels

7/31/2015

 

Do Sporty Teen Girls Live Longer, Healthier Lives?
Exercise from 13 to 19 cut odds for early death from cancer and all causes, researchers say

7/30/2015

 

Targeted Workouts May Strengthen Men's Bones in Middle Age
Weight-lifting regimen tied to increased bone mass in the whole body, lumbar spine and hip, study finds

7/26/2015

 

School's Out, Fattening Behaviors Are In
Kids eat more sugar, watch more TV over summer vacation, study says

7/23/2015

 

Exercise May Buffer Symptoms of Early Alzheimer's
Vigorous physical activity benefits the aging brain, three studies show

7/22/2015

 

Health Tip: Strengthen Your Child's Hands
Here's what your little one can try

7/21/2015

 

The Dreaded 'Dad Bod' Is Real
First-time fathers tend to add on extra pounds, researchers say

7/21/2015

 

Rugby Takes Toll on Spine, Scans Show
Retired pro athletes have more degenerative symptoms, lesions

7/21/2015

 

Health Tip: Exercise Your Knees After Injury
But avoid too much strain

7/20/2015

 

Too Much TV, Too Little Exercise When Young May Hasten Mental Decline Later
25-year study found a link, but cause-and-effect relationship remains unproven

7/17/2015

 

Time Spent Sitting May Not Affect Diet, Study Suggests
But that's still no reason to avoid exercise, researchers and experts say

7/16/2015

 

Health Tip: Vary Your Exercise Routine
It will be more fun and make for a better workout

7/16/2015

 

More Exercise = More Fat Loss for Older Women, Study Finds
Doubling the amount of time spent in heart-pumping workouts each week paid off after a year

7/14/2015

 

Too Much Sitting May Raise a Woman's Cancer Risk: Study
Effect was not seen in men, and held even after researchers factored out a lack of exercise

7/13/2015

 

Banning Soccer 'Headers' Won't Solve Concussion Problem: Study
Enforcing rules that limit aggressive body contact would be more effective, researcher says

7/11/2015

 

Experts Offer Diving Safety Tips
Unsafe practices can lead to serious neck and spine injuries

7/9/2015

 

Health Tip: Finding Time for Exercise
Include your kids

7/6/2015

 

Keeping Fit May Halve Seniors' Heart Failure Risk
Study suggests health choices still make a difference in old age

7/1/2015

 

Extracurricular Sports May Give Kids' Academics a Boost
Study suggests these activities might improve kids' attention span, self-control

6/30/2015

 

A Healthy Body Often Equals a Healthy Brain
Experts stress that exercise, good diet help maintain memory as much as mental challenges do

6/30/2015

 

Endurance Athletes Should Only Drink When Thirsty, Experts Say
Consuming excess fluids can lead to dangerous drop in sodium levels

6/29/2015

 

Health Tip: Exercising With Heart Problems
Consult your doctor first

6/29/2015

 

Parents, Stop Hovering: 'Risky' Play May Have Benefits for Kids
Less free-time supervision helps social development, and children get more exercise, experts say

6/29/2015

 

Diabetes Rates Fall in Neighborhoods With Healthy Food, Parks and Gyms
Study suggests making these resources easily accessible, affordable might cut odds of disease

6/29/2015

 

Parents Should Set Good Example to Keep Kids Slim, Pediatrics Group Says
Avoid keeping sugary, high-calorie foods in the house, and encourage being active together

6/28/2015

 

Overuse Injuries More Common in High School Females
Track, field hockey and lacrosse linked to repetitive use problems in girls, study says

6/26/2015

 

School Coaches Often Ill-Equipped to Spot, Manage Concussions
Better education recommended, especially at youth and middle school levels

6/24/2015

 

Exercise Benefits People With Parkinson's Disease: Study
The sooner you start regular physical activity, the better, researchers say

6/21/2015

 

Keep Safety in Mind When Skateboarding
Experts offer tips on how to protect yourself from injury when catching 'air'

6/20/2015

 

Safety Tips for Water Skiing and Wake Boarding
Thousands injured every year, experts say

6/19/2015

 

Even Light Activity Can Boost Seniors' Health
Researchers suggest 300 minutes weekly of activities such as walking or gardening

6/19/2015

 

Surf's Up. Be Safe
Stay near lifeguards, watch for riptides, experts say

6/19/2015

 

Thinking About a Pool? Think About Safety
Never assume someone else is watching the kids

6/19/2015

 

Extreme Exercising Can Lead to Blood Poisoning, Study Reveals
Expert says gradual training can help prevent problems

6/18/2015

 

High School Football Players May Be at Doubled Risk of Migraine
Head injuries likely play a role in these headaches, second study suggests

6/18/2015

 

Exercise May Have Benefits Beyond Fitness in Type 2 Diabetes
Study finds aerobics or strength training can improve blood sugar levels, lower body fat and waist size

6/17/2015

 

COPD Patients Less Active, Which Can Worsen Outcomes
Study finds a 'vicious circle' where decline in exercise exacerbates the disease

6/17/2015

 

Study Questions Value of Arthroscopic Knee Surgery for Older Patients
Exercise a better way to relieve arthritis discomfort, researchers say

6/12/2015

 

Most Physical Activity Helps You Sleep Better
But housework and child care linked to poorer slumber

6/10/2015

 

Exercise, Games, Puzzles Don't Prevent Signs of Alzheimer's in the Brain: Study
But mental and physical activity may keep your mind healthy in other ways, expert says

6/8/2015

 

Exercise Can Cut Risk of Pregnancy-Related Diabetes: Study
Women who were more physically active while expecting also were about 2 pounds lighter

6/3/2015

 

Test Endurance Athletes for Heart Woes While They Exercise: Study
European researchers report detection of arrhythmias should also focus on right ventricle

6/2/2015

 

Exercise May Blunt a Woman's Risk of Lung and Breast Cancer: Studies
Experts say findings make sense, but note they are preliminary

6/2/2015

 

Office Workers, On Your Feet!
Report calls for at least 2 hours a day standing on the job

5/28/2015

 

Average New Yorker Sits 7 Hours Each Day: Study
Rates may even be higher, and experts warn that too little daily activity can cause serious harm

5/28/2015

 

Health Tip: Exercising Despite Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Start slowly so you don't overdo it

5/27/2015

 

Health Tip: Avoiding Overuse Injury
Vary your exercise routine

5/23/2015

 

Go Take a Hike -- Safely
Proper footwear, first-aid kit and extra food are must-haves, experts say

5/22/2015

 

Health Tip: Exercise Boosts Heart Health
It can help lower blood pressure and cholesterol

5/22/2015

 

Weight Training's Benefits May Depend on Genetics
Study shows muscle-building exercise not as effective in women with high risk for obesity

5/22/2015

 

Rugby Player's Head Injuries Linked to Brain Decline
Chronic traumatic encephalopathy was diagnosed after his death at age 57

5/22/2015

 

Diet and Exercise May Not Stave Off Age-Related Muscle Loss
Review finds current research is inconclusive

5/21/2015

 

Breath-Holding Games Are Killing Swimmers, CDC Warns
Even seasoned athletes are drowning because of dangerous underwater behaviors, agency says

5/20/2015

 

At-Home Walks Help Those With Clogged Leg Arteries Stay Mobile
In study, people with peripheral artery disease benefited from organized exercise program

5/19/2015

 

Nation's Capital Named 'Fittest City' in U.S.
Washington, D.C., followed by Minneapolis/St. Paul and San Diego as places that encourage exercise

5/19/2015

 

Health Tip: Discourage Too Much Screen Time
Avoid couch potato children

5/18/2015

 

Preschoolers Get Too Little Physical Activity in Child Care
At least two hours recommended every day, study authors say

5/15/2015

 

Even in Later Life, Exercise Seems to Pay Dividends
Study links activity in older men to longer lives

5/15/2015

 

Activity Improves Survival for Those With Implanted Defibrillators
People who are most active soon after getting heart device tend to live longer, researchers find

5/15/2015

 

Even Elite Athletes May Have Heart Abnormalities
Study of Olympic prospects finds 'large prevalence' of defects

5/15/2015

 

How Safe Is Exercise for Those With Common Irregular Heartbeat?
Atrial fibrillation strikes many older Americans, and study finds gender influences safety of physical activity

5/14/2015

 

Stomach Bug Traced to Swimming in Contaminated Lake Water
Safe hygiene practices can prevent norovirus outbreaks, CDC says

5/12/2015

 

Expectant Mothers' Lifestyle May Influence Child's Later Weight
Smoking, gaining too much weight in pregnancy linked to obesity in children

5/11/2015

 

Staying Fit May Delay Onset of High Cholesterol, Study Finds
Regular physical activity seems to put off age-related increases in men by up to 15 years

5/8/2015

 

Health Tip: Vegetarian Athletes Need Plenty of Protein
Here's where you can get it

5/8/2015

 

Biking, Walking to Work Can Help Shed Pounds
U.K. study found a switch away from cars helped folks with 30-minute commutes drop 15 lbs in 2 years

5/7/2015

 

Strengthening Hip Muscles May Ease Calf Pain From Blood Vessel Disease
Researchers report that patients might also be able to walk longer

5/7/2015

 

Healthy Lifestyle May Boost Colon Cancer Survival
Strongest factors included eating more fruits and veggies, maintaining normal weight before diagnosis

5/7/2015

 

Americans' Blood Triglyceride Levels Dropping: CDC
About one-quarter have high levels of this heart-disease related blood fat, but experts say many people still at risk

5/4/2015

 

Many Young Football Players Get Concussions at Practice, Study Says
Limiting player-to-player contact may reduce risk of head trauma, experts say

5/3/2015

 

Be a Responsible Camper
Tips for minimizing your impact on the environment

5/1/2015

 

Fitness May Help Lower Odds for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Intense physical activity throughout life was linked to a 30 percent reduction in risk, study suggests

4/30/2015

 

2-Minute Walk Every Hour May Help Offset Effects of Sitting
Study found short bouts of light activity seem to boost longevity

4/28/2015

 

Health Tip: Gear up for Sports
Drink lots of water

4/24/2015

 

Health Tip: Get Active During Summer
Suggestions for a healthier you

4/23/2015

 

Health Tip: Are You at Risk for Hip Strain?
Athletes are considered at higher risk

4/17/2015

 

Salt Pills Do Little for Endurance Athletes: Study
Finding challenges common belief that they can boost performance

4/16/2015

 

Walking Boosts Outcomes for Prostate Cancer Survivors
Study found real improvements in quality of life once men got active

4/14/2015

 

To Protect Your Aging Brain, Start With Exercise
New report also suggests quitting smoking, managing health conditions and socializing

4/14/2015

 

Health Tip: Exercising With Knee Problems
Suggestions to help strengthen without straining

4/13/2015

 

Muscle Strength Helps Baseball Pitchers Avoid Injury
Researchers use computer simulation to show what contributes to elbow problems

4/10/2015

 

Ease Back Into Springtime Sports, Doctor Cautions
Sports medicine specialist offers tips to help keep teens and adults moving

4/10/2015

 

Limiting Innings Pitched Doesn't Prevent Injuries: Study
Gradually increasing player's workload won't help either, researcher says

4/8/2015

 

Long-Distance Runners May Have More 'Desirable' Genes: Study
Ancient hunter-gatherers may have equated running skills with reproductive potential

4/7/2015

 

As the Weather Warms, Avoid Gardening's Pitfalls
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers safety tips

4/6/2015

 

Health Tip: Add Exercise to Your Family's Regular Routine
Play a sport, or go for a walk

4/6/2015

 

Health Tip: Diabetics Who Compete
Follow these safety suggestions

4/6/2015

 

Fit at 50? Cardiac Arrest During Exercise Unlikely, Study Finds
Only 5 percent of attacks occurred during activities such as jogging or bicycling

4/6/2015

 

Regular, Vigorous Exercise May Lengthen Your Life: Study
Intense workouts seem more beneficial than less-intense ones, researchers say

4/4/2015

 

Year-Round Baseball Leads to More Youth Injuries, Study Says
Elbow ligament tears more common in South than North

4/3/2015

 

Exercise Might Boost Mental Function in People With Schizophrenia
Aerobic activity offers many benefits, but study needs to be duplicated, researcher says

4/3/2015

 

Faster, Taller Youth League Pitchers May Face Greater Risk of Injury
Playing on multiple teams can also harm young arms, study suggests

4/3/2015

 

Easter Doesn't Have to Be a Diet Disaster
Heart group offers tips for a healthier holiday

4/2/2015

 

Health Tip: Looking for an Exercise Product?
If possible, verify manufacturer claims

4/1/2015

 

Exercise Beneficial Even in Polluted Air: Study
Negative effects from pollution don't negate health gains from workouts, researchers say

3/26/2015

 

Midlife Fitness May Be a Real Cancer Fighter for Men
Study shows lower risk of lung, colon tumors at 65 and older

3/24/2015

 

Should Older Runners Embrace the 'Barefoot' Craze?
People over 30 may take more time to safely adjust to 'minimalist' shoes, study suggests

3/24/2015

 

Athletes Need to Guard Against Skin Woes
From blisters to burns, what to watch out for

3/24/2015

 

Young Pitchers Often Pressured to Play Despite Pain, Study Says
Majority of parents are unaware of safe throwing guidelines, researchers find

3/23/2015

 

Exercise, But Not Vitamin D, Cuts Injuries From Falls in Older Women: Study
Neither worked to cut odds for any type of falls, but exercise may help prevent injury if a tumble occurs

3/23/2015

 

Exercise Might Help His Sex Life
Men who get the most physical activity report more erections, orgasms, study says

3/19/2015

 

Yoga May Help Ease Depression in Pregnant Women
Finding suggests it might sometimes be alternative to antidepressants, talk therapy

3/12/2015

 

Healthy Lifestyle May Guard Against Dementia
Study found seniors who were advised on better eating, exercise scored higher on mental tests

3/11/2015

 

Exercise's Effect on Brain May Boost Mobility in Old Age
You don't need to run marathons, researcher says

3/10/2015

 

Health Tip: Benefits From Proper Diet and Exercise
Positives include better stress management

3/10/2015

 

Good Heart Health May Help Stave Off Dementia, Study Says
Poorer cardiac function linked to doubled odds for mental decline

3/6/2015

 

When One Spouse Exercises, the Other May Start, Too
'Harness the power of the couple' to enhance health, researcher says

3/5/2015

 

Exercise May Boost Size of Some Brain Regions
But it's not clear if these changes make a difference in aging, researcher says

3/5/2015

 

Stress May Undermine Heart Benefits of Exercise
Study found teens who lacked coping skills faced raised heart risks that physical fitness did not counter

3/5/2015

 

Easing Depression May Boost Heart Health, Study Finds
People with moderate to severe depression saw improved circulatory outcomes with antidepressants

3/4/2015

 

Fit Body at 40 May Keep Brain Bright at 60
Tests show higher midlife fitness levels tied to greater brain volume, function decades later

3/4/2015

 

Health Tip: Conquering Exercise Saboteurs
Don't use stress as an excuse

3/3/2015

 

Kids May Be More Likely to Exercise When Friends Do
Study suggests that activity with peers might benefit overweight children

3/2/2015

 

Any Exercise Is Good, But Higher-Intensity May Be Better
Brisk walking drops blood sugar more than a slower walk, study finds

2/28/2015

 

Tips for Safe Snow Fun
Winter sports account for more than 343,000 injuries in U.S. a year, experts say

2/18/2015

 

Light Activity a Boost to Seniors' Hearts
Low-level movement helps even those with limited mobility, study says

2/18/2015

 

Study Questions Benefits of Treadmill Desks
They add about 1,000 steps to a user's day; at least one exercise specialist sees some value to the devices

2/18/2015

 

Health Tip: Exercising as a Senior
Here are answers to help you get moving

2/17/2015

 

Achilles Tendon Can Handle Downhill Running: Study
The key is to transition gradually, researcher says

2/16/2015

 

More Evidence That Even 'Moderate' Exercise Helps Women's Hearts
A few sweat-inducing workouts per week are enough to cut risks in middle age, study finds

2/16/2015

 

Health Tip: Getting Nutrition on the Go
What to eat before and after exercise

2/13/2015

 

Health Tip: Vary Your Exercise Regimen
It will help you stay on track

2/12/2015

 

Motorized Stationary Bike May Help With Stroke Rehabilitation
Aerobic exercise improved outlook and helped patients regain everyday skills

2/11/2015

 

Yoga Gaining in Popularity Among Americans
More children, adults and seniors trying the ancient discipline, researchers report

2/5/2015

 

Health Tip: Work Out at Home
Here's what you'll need

2/4/2015

 

Income Inequality Affects Kids' Health, Research Shows
Study of 34 countries finds widening gap in physical and mental health of rich and poor

2/4/2015

 

Americans Confused About Cancer Risks
Survey finds many worry about unproven factors like food additives, and less about exercise and obesity

2/4/2015

 

Women Use More Oxygen for Breathing
Respiratory muscles tested in exercise show women consume more oxygen than men

2/3/2015

 

Health Tip: Get the Most from Exercise
Wear comfortable shoes and clothing

2/2/2015

 

When It Comes to Jogging, Easy Does It, Study Suggests
Just an hour or two a week confers life-extension benefits, researcher contends

1/28/2015

 

Study Suggests Early Start to Football May Pose Brain Risks
Former pros who played before age of 11 showed greater deficits in memory and thinking skills

1/28/2015

 

Muscle Weakness Affects 1 in 5 Americans Over 80
CDC study finds women more affected than men

1/26/2015

 

Menu Calorie Counts May Mean Less Fattening Meals for Kids
Study suggests certain calorie information might also prompt parents to encourage more exercise

1/24/2015

 

Looking to Boost Your Exercise Level? Here Are Some Helpful Tips
Start slowly and allow for time to rest and recover, trainers recommend

1/23/2015

 

Exercise May Tone Up Women's Bodies and Minds
Regular physical activity appears to boost oxygen supply to the brain, study says

1/23/2015

 

Health Tip: Exercise Safely
Opt for activities with lower rates of injury

1/22/2015

 

Most Americans Have Access to 'Exercise Opportunities,' Study Finds
But availability varies, with Southern counties faring worse

1/22/2015

 

Realistic Targets May Boost Exercise Rates, Experts Say
For those who are inactive, any activity may be better than none

1/22/2015

 

School Sports Costs Leave Some Students on Sidelines
Only one-third of kids from families making less than $60,000 play on teams

1/22/2015

 

Health Tip: Eat a Pre-Workout Snack
Suggestions to help boost your energy

1/20/2015

 

Experts See Place for Weight-Loss Drugs in Obesity Treatment
But diet and exercise are also key tools, according to new Endocrine Society guidelines

1/20/2015

 

Walking Group a Step Toward Better Health, Researchers Say
Your heart rate, cholesterol and even depression might improve, study suggests

1/19/2015

 

Want to Get Healthy? Get Your Partner Involved
New research finds lifestyle changes are more successful when couples do it together

1/19/2015

 

Too Much Sitting Can Be Deadly -- Even if You Exercise, Review Finds
Researcher suggests ways to include movement in your day that goes beyond that hour at the gym

1/19/2015

 

Health Tip: Get Fit Without the Gym
Use your home as an exercise venue

1/15/2015

 

Health Tip: Turning Off the TV
Suggestions to limit screen time

1/14/2015

 

Lack of Exercise More Deadly Than Obesity, Study Suggests
Just a 20-minute brisk walk each day can lower odds of early death, researchers add

1/14/2015

 

Health Tip: Exercising With a Lung Condition
May help ease shortness of breath

1/9/2015

 

Health Tip: Get Weight-Bearing Exercise
For healthier bones

1/9/2015

 

Middle School Football Doesn't Seem to Cause Short-Term Brain Damage: Study
Small review found hits to head occurred less often than for older players; one doctor has some concerns

1/5/2015

 

More Evidence That Healthy Living Works Wonders for Women's Hearts
Study found good diet, exercise slashed odds for heart disease by 90 percent

1/1/2015

 

Dealing With Cold Weather Injuries
Safety precautions can prevent serious problems during winter activities

12/31/2014

 

Exercise May Cut Fall Risk for Some Parkinson's Patients
Benefit strongest for those with milder symptoms, study finds

12/24/2014

 

Health Tip: Soothe Sore Muscles
Rest, massage and stretching can help

12/24/2014

 

FDA Approves New Weight-Loss Drug
Saxenda cleared for use by adults who are obese or overweight and have at least one weight-related condition

12/22/2014

 

Health Tip: Finding Time for Fitness
Easy ways to get more exercise

12/19/2014

 

Loss of Teeth Linked to Physical, Mental Decline in Study
Researchers say association was strongest among 60- to 74-year-olds

12/18/2014

 

Being Fit Keeps Blood Pressure in Check
Those in poorest shape were more likely to have high blood pressure, study found

12/12/2014

 

Exercise, Diet May Be Key to Beating a Common Irregular Heartbeat
Atrial fibrillation often hits older people, but study shows getting healthier can curb it

12/10/2014

 

Health Tip: Get Active This Winter!
'Tis the season for exercise

12/8/2014

 

Too Much TV Time May Lower Survival Odds After Colon Cancer, Study Suggests
Researchers also found exercising seven hours or more a week boosted chances of living longer

12/4/2014

 

Exercise After Weight-Loss Surgery Yields Added Health Gains
Physical activity reduced risk factors for diabetes, study says

12/4/2014

 

Study Links Running to Lower Alzheimer's Death Risk
Higher fruit intake, cholesterol-lowering drugs also associated with reduced risk, researchers say

12/2/2014

 

Better Diet, Exercise Can Prevent Diabetes in Both Sexes, Study Finds
Taking blood sugar-lowering medications can also help, researchers say

12/1/2014

 

High School Football Tied to Brain Changes, Even Without Concussion
Small study suggests that blows to the head in a typical season might alter brain

11/30/2014

 

Stand-Up Advice for Preventing Back Pain
Healthy habits include good posture

11/29/2014

 

Holiday Overindulgence Risky for People With Type 2 Diabetes
Carbohydrate-heavy meals can send blood sugar levels soaring, expert warns

11/26/2014

 

Don't Let High Altitude Ruin Your Holiday Trip
Stay hydrated and give yourself time to acclimate, expert advises

11/26/2014

 

Harm From Baseball Concussions May Linger, Study Finds
Batting skills often worse than normal after players return to sport

11/25/2014

 

Daily Physical Activity May Help Lower Parkinson's Risk
Six hours a week of household chores or commuting seem protective, study finds

11/25/2014

 

Parents Need to Take Lead on Teen Concussion Prevention
Expert advises protective gear, and baseline concussion testing for athletes

11/24/2014

 

Health Tip: Getting Active Indoors
Get 60 minutes of exercise inside

11/20/2014

 

Exercise Might Not Help Some Type 2 Diabetics Control Their Blood Sugar
Study suggests that about 20 percent of patients carry 'exercise-resistant' genes

11/19/2014

 

Home Exercise Boosts Heart Patients' Frame of Mind
But in-hospital workouts didn't produce same results, study found

11/17/2014

 

Exercise, Physical Therapy May Help Ease Pain of Arthritis
Study showed greater improvements in pain, stiffness and function when added to routine care

11/14/2014

 

Weight Gain Doesn't Have to Be Part of Thanksgiving
Registered dietician offers tips for slimming down your holiday

11/13/2014

 

Acupuncture, Exercise May Ease Pain for Breast Cancer Patients
Treatment-related discomfort, swelling helped by the approaches, studies find

11/10/2014

 

Many Docs Fail to Counsel Young Adults With High Blood Pressure
Too few physicians urge lifestyle changes, study finds

10/29/2014

 

Stroke Prevention Guidelines Emphasize Healthy Lifestyle
Eat lots of fruits and veggies, get exercise, limit salt and don't smoke, experts say

10/28/2014

 

Health Tip: Seniors Shouldn't See Exercise as a Chore
Fun ways to get active

10/27/2014

 

'Prehabilitation' Before Colon Cancer Surgery May Aid Recovery
Study finds pre-op exercise, diet and relaxation program helps after procedure

10/27/2014

 

Health Tip: Get Kids Outdoors
How outside exercise can boost health

10/17/2014

 

Athletic Trainers' Group Advises Heart Tests for Young Athletes
Identifying problems may prevent sudden cardiac arrest, new guidelines suggest

10/17/2014

 

Upbeat Walking Style Might Lift Your Mood
Negativity less likely in people with a positive gait, study says

10/17/2014

 

Dads Face Guilt About Workouts, Just Like Moms Do
Both parents tend to view exercise as a selfish behavior that takes up family time, researcher says

10/16/2014

 

Healthy Lifestyle May Boost Breast Cancer Survival
Proper diet, exercise, weight control among factors that may help, experts say

10/16/2014

 

More Evidence That Exercise May Help Fight Depression
But low mood can be a barrier to physical activity, study finds

10/14/2014

 

Repetitive Pitching May Cause Teens Serious Shoulder Problems
Playing ball year-round is ill-advised, experts say

10/14/2014

 

Exercise May Not Ward Off Teen Depression
U.K. research finds no apparent link, but U.S. experts are not convinced

10/10/2014

 

Healthy Habits Might Reduce Your Colon Cancer Risk
Men in particular would benefit from 5 lifestyle practices, researchers say

10/9/2014

 

Contact Sports Boost Spread of 'Superbug' Germs, Study Says
College athletes advised to practice good hygiene, and to stop sharing towels, razors

10/8/2014

 

Health Tip: Reduce Your Risk of Exercise Injury
Start slow and don't overdo it

10/8/2014

 

Sitting Around in Middle Age Doesn't Bode Well for Old Age
Study cites need to reduce sedentary time

10/8/2014

 

Healthy Lifestyle Choices May Cut Women's Stroke Risk
Following 5 healthy habits halved chances of most common kind of brain attack, study suggests

10/3/2014

 

Health Tip: Exercise With Weights
Suggestions for safe strength training

10/2/2014

 

Kids With Autism Tend to Be Less Active, Study Says
But 'underlying physical abilities are there'

10/2/2014

 

Aerobic Exercise May Boost Quality of Life for Dialysis Patients
Regular activity linked to reduced risk of earlier death, improved mood, study suggests

10/1/2014

 

Healthy Lifestyle Before Pregnancy May Cut Gestational Diabetes Risk
Factors that appear to lower odds include healthy weight, exercise and no smoking

9/30/2014

 

Health Tip: Get Physical Activity
From sports to cleaning, there are many ways to burn calories

9/29/2014

 

After-School Exercise Yields Brain Gains: Study
Findings suggest physical education, recess may improve academic success

9/24/2014

 

Drinking Alcohol More Common on Exercise Days
Study authors say it's not clear why physical activity and alcohol appear linked

9/23/2014

 

Health Tip: Get Fit With a Buddy
It's easier than going it alone

9/22/2014

 

Study: Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors May Prevent 80 Percent of Heart Attacks
Men who follow 5 guidelines dramatically cut their risk, researchers say

9/19/2014

 

Adults Over 45 Not Meeting U.S. Muscle Strengthening Guidelines, Study Says
Less than one-quarter follow recommendations

9/17/2014

 

Healthy Lifestyle Changes Linked to Reduced Risk for Dementia
Never too late to take steps to help avoid the memory-robbing disorder, researchers say

9/16/2014

 

Nonsurgical Treatments Suggested for Women's Urinary Incontinence
Pelvic muscle exercises, bladder training and weight loss can help, doctors say

9/16/2014

 

Health Tip: Creating a Circuit Training Workout
Burn calories and minimize boredom

9/16/2014

 

U.S. Waistlines Keep Growing, With Women Leading the Way
Average is nearly 39 inches, CDC researchers find

9/15/2014

 

Blood Pressure Seems to Stay Lower Longer in Fitter Men
Study suggests heart-healthy exercise may keep blood vessels more flexible

9/15/2014

 

Walking, Biking to Work Seems to Have Mental Health Benefits
Active commuters less stressed, better able to concentrate than those who drive, research shows

9/15/2014

 

Heart Docs Don't Recommend Routine ECGs for Young Athletes
Detailed history, examination can reveal teens' risk for sudden death, experts say

9/11/2014

 

Physical Activity May Boost School Performance, Especially for Boys
Walking, bicycling to school linked to better reading scores in study

9/10/2014

 

Health Tip: Keep Your Family Moving
Offer toys that spur exercise

9/9/2014

 

Short Walks Can Offset Long Stretches of Sitting
An hour of sitting can impact arteries in the legs, but even a 5-minute stroll helps, research shows

9/5/2014

 

Exercise Might Curb His Nightly Trips to the Bathroom
Physical activity linked to fewer symptoms of nocturia, study says

9/5/2014

 

Why Polyester Fails the B.O. Test After Exercise
Odor-causing bacteria grow better on synthetics than cotton clothing, study says

9/2/2014

 

Preterm or Small Birth Tied to Long-Term Risks to Heart, Brain
But researchers say exercise, education may help overcome deficiencies

9/2/2014

 

Daily Exercise May Halve Risk for Heart Failure, Study Says
Higher levels of activity reap greater benefits, researchers find

8/29/2014

 

Health Tip: Exercise While Watching Television
Get off the couch to change the channel

8/26/2014

 

Diet, Exercise Counseling Urged for Overweight Americans With Heart Risks
Task force guidelines could apply to half of U.S. adults

8/22/2014

 

Health Tip: Incorporating Flexibility Training
Stretching, for example, can help improve range of motion

8/22/2014

 

With Kids in School, Parents Can Work Out
Include exercise in your weekly calendar of commitments, fitness expert says

8/21/2014

 

Getting Healthier a Big Money-Saver for People With Diabetes
Sticking with a fitness and nutrition plan can save more than $500 a year in health-care costs, study finds

8/20/2014

 

Exercise May Guard Against Irregular Heartbeat in Older Women
Study found it lowered risk even if they were obese

8/20/2014

 

Want to Stay Slim? Leave the Car at Home
Driving to work, rather than walking, cycling or public transit, tied to extra pounds in study

8/19/2014

 

Fitness May Boost Kids' Brainpower
Study found fitter kids had different white matter, which helps brain regions communicate with each other

8/19/2014

 

Education Linked to Activity Levels During the Week
College grads exercise more on Saturday, Sunday, while high school dropouts more active on weekdays, study finds

8/18/2014

 

Health Tip: Practice a Well-Balanced Exercise Program
Don't focus on just one form of activity

8/18/2014

 

Study: Vigorous Exercise Seems Safe for Heart Transplant Recipients
Small trial found intense activity can improve exercise capacity, lower blood pressure

8/18/2014

 

Big Drop in U.S. Heart-Related Hospitalizations and Deaths, Study Finds
Lifestyle changes, wider use of medications driving the trend, researchers say

8/15/2014

 

Exercise Helps Protect Black Women From Breast Cancer, Study Says
Research confirms findings previously noted for whites

8/13/2014

 

Health Tip: Warm Up Before Exercise
It boosts metabolism before activity

8/12/2014

 

Health Tip: Dressing for Fitness Success
Clothing should be loose, lightweight

8/12/2014

 

For Heart Attack Survivors, More Exercise Isn't Always Better, Study Says
Excessive walking, running may lose protective effect

8/11/2014

 

Exercise Cuts Breast Cancer Risk in Older Women, Study Finds
But the effect quickly fades once workouts stop, researchers noted

8/7/2014

 

Fitness May Help Ward Off Depression in Girls
Being in good physical condition likely to help boys avoid the blues too, expert says

8/6/2014

 

Health Tip: Take Care in the Heat
Avoid the outdoors during peak hours

8/1/2014

 

Sports, Hot Weather Can Be Dangerous Combo
It's crucial to spot the early symptoms of heat-related illness, expert says

7/31/2014

 

Hairdo Trumps Exercise for Many Black Women, Study Finds
But shift toward lower-maintenance styles may free some up for physical activity

7/29/2014

 

Healthy Habits May Slow Cellular Signs of Aging, Study Finds
Pay attention to your lifestyle during stressful times, researcher says

7/29/2014

 

Extra Exercise Could Help Depressed Smokers Quit: Study
Withdrawal symptoms, cravings are harder on people with mood disorders, researchers say

7/29/2014

 

Health Tip: Encourage Kids to Exercise
Here's a list of health benefits

7/29/2014

 

Protect Your Eyes When Hitting the Pool
Skip contact lenses, try goggles, doctor suggests

7/28/2014

 

Running Could Add 3 Years to Your Lifespan
Just 5 to 10 minutes a day seems to bring benefits, study says

7/24/2014

 

Parents of Obese Kids Often View Them as Healthy
They're more likely to change their children's diet than encourage exercise, study finds

7/24/2014

 

Female Triathletes May Face Health Problems Such as Incontinence
Doctors should be alert for pelvic floor disorders, researcher says

7/22/2014

 

Health Tip: Working Out at Work
Suggestions to include fitness in your day

7/21/2014

 

Health Tip: Take Kids for a Nature Walk
And get some exercise

7/15/2014

 

Health Tip: Considering High-Intensity Interval Training?
Here are potential benefits

7/15/2014

 

A Healthy Lifestyle May Deflect Dementia
Older folks who began eating right, exercising did better on memory and problem-solving tests in study

7/12/2014

 

Make Exercise Fun, Eat Less Afterwards
Researchers found that people ate more if told their walk was exercise, rather than scenic stroll

7/11/2014

 

Delaying Kid's Knee Surgery Could Be a Bad Play, Study Finds
Secondary injuries more common among children who postpone ligament repair, research shows

7/9/2014

 

Exercising Moms-to-Be Have Less Chubby Babies, Study Finds
This could benefit newborns later in life, researcher suggests

7/8/2014

 

Inactivity May Be Main Culprit in Obesity Epidemic: Study
Sharp rise seen in number of Americans who didn't exercise, while calorie intake stayed steady

7/3/2014

 

Aerobic/Strength Training Combo May Be Best Workout for Diabetics
In study, people with type 2 disease had better blood sugar control when both modes used

7/3/2014

 

Change Bad Habits Early, Save Your Heart Later
Young adults who adopt healthier lifestyle can cut their heart disease risk, researchers say

7/2/2014

 

Brisk Walking May Help Curb Parkinson's Symptoms
Study found it improved gait, stiffness, mood, attention and overall quality of life

6/30/2014

 

Bad Weather May Dampen Will to Exercise
People in hot, cold climates less likely to get physical activity, more likely to be obese, study says

6/27/2014

 

Health Tip: Keep High Schoolers Safe During Sports
Make sure they train properly and wear protective equipment

6/27/2014

 

Dance Those Cares Away!
Study of seniors shows decreased knee-hip pain and increased ability to walk among those who dance

6/25/2014

 

1 in 10 U.S. Beaches Fails Bacteria Test, Survey Finds
Storm-water runoff, including sewage, continues to threaten swimmers' health

6/25/2014

 

Is All That TV Killing You?
Study suggests more than 3 hours daily doubles chance of early death, but one expert questions the connection

6/16/2014

 

Study Ties Too Much Sitting to Risks for Certain Cancers
Those with the most chair time had worse odds for colon, endometrial cancers, researchers suggest

6/12/2014

 

Can 6,000 Steps a Day Keep Knee Arthritis at Bay?
Study links one hour of walking daily with improved mobility

6/12/2014

 

When School's Out, Weight Can Pile On
For certain kids, summer vacation adds unwanted pounds, review finds

6/10/2014

 

Exercise May Spur More Varied Gut Microbes, Study Finds
In turn, that may boost immune system and overall health, researchers note

6/9/2014

 

Men Who Take Statins May Exercise Less
Activity declined most among those just starting the drug, study finds

6/9/2014

 

Many Women With Breast Cancer Get Too Little Exercise
Physical activity linked to improved survival odds, experts say

6/6/2014

 

Yoga, Meditation May Help Dementia Patients and Caregivers Alike
'Holistic' program involving these and other activities brought relaxation, exercise, small study found

6/5/2014

 

Yoga May Not Help Ease Asthma, Study Suggests
But ancient practice not harmful and can improve overall health, experts say

6/3/2014

 

Bicyclists Happier Than Drivers, Train Riders, Study Says
Car passengers are generally in a good mood, too

6/3/2014

 

Fish, Exercise May Help Thwart Colon Cancer's Return: Study
Healthy habits important even when you're sick, researcher says

5/30/2014

 

Health Tip: Coping With Chronic Illness
Try to eliminate one unhealthy practice

5/29/2014

 

Obesity, Overweight Rates Jump Worldwide, Report Finds
And United States is home to highest proportion of world's obese people, researchers add

5/28/2014

 

U.S. Teens' Cardiorespiratory Fitness Has Dropped in Last Decade: Report
Overweight kids have worse fitness levels than those of normal weight

5/24/2014

 

Jump in, Just Don't Swallow the Water
Kiddie pools are hotspots of bacteria, expert says

5/23/2014

 

Fit Kids Have Better Body-Fat Distribution, Study Finds
Active children show fewer signs of future heart disease

5/21/2014

 

Exercise Linked to Improved Bladder Cancer Survival
But smoking and a delayed diagnosis might boost the risk of dying from the disease, researchers warn

5/21/2014

 

Health Tip: Avoiding College Weight Gain
Get enough exercise

5/19/2014

 

Sports Injuries Can Damage Kidneys, Study Finds
Researchers urge doctors to consider possibility of renal trauma in these cases

5/16/2014

 

Health Tip: Exercise for Stress Relief
Get aerobic activity regularly

5/16/2014

 

Tweens Who Play Sports Less Likely to Smoke: Study
And non-school clubs may help reduce risk of drinking, researchers find

5/15/2014

 

Concussion Rates Double Among High School Athletes: Report
Experts say rise likely reflects increased awareness, more legislation about concussions

5/15/2014

 

Walking Could Be Key Step Against Kidney Disease
The more patients walked, the less their odds for early death or need for dialysis, study found

5/15/2014

 

There May Be Such a Thing as 'Too Much Exercise'
Research suggests that moderate activity might be best for people with pre-existing heart disease

5/12/2014

 

Counseling Urged for Obese People at Higher Odds for Heart Disease: Experts
Talking over strategies for exercise, healthy diet can give individuals the motivation they need, panel says

5/9/2014

 

Exercise Crucial for Women's Heart Health After 30, Study Finds
Australian researchers, using long-term data, find physical inactivity the most likely predictor of heart disease in women

5/9/2014

 

40 Isn't Too Old To Start Intensive Exercise, Study Finds
Similar heart benefits seen in those who began endurance workouts before 30 or after 40

5/8/2014

 

Add Heart Test to High School Athletes' Screening, Cardiologists Say
Electrocardiogram might help identify teens at risk of sudden death

5/6/2014

 

Exercise Could Help Disabled People, But Too Few Are Active: CDC
Lack of workouts increases the risk of chronic diseases, experts say

5/5/2014

 

Sustained Workouts May Help Aging Hearts
Researchers found improvements in seniors' 'heart rate variability' that might reduce heart attack risk

5/2/2014

 

Trampolines Linked to More Than 1 Million ER Visits Over a Decade
Study finds cost of those injuries topped $1 billion

5/1/2014

 

Those With Arthritis Face Higher Risk of Falls: CDC
Exercise, physical therapy may help by improving balance, strength and gait, researchers say

4/30/2014

 

Poor Fitness in Middle Age Tied to Early Death Risk in Study
Grip strength, ability to rise from chair and standing balance measured

4/30/2014

 

Even Routine Housework May Help Stave Off Disability
Study finds benefit in light activity such as housecleaning or a slow stroll

4/28/2014

 

Training Programs Protect Young Athletes From ACL Tears: Report
Knee ligament injuries are rising among kids in sports, especially girls, experts say

4/23/2014

 

Athletic Trainers First Line of Treatment for Young Basketballers: Study
Many high school athletes assessed for sprains, strains outside the hospital

4/23/2014

 

For Many Men, Impotence Is Treatable Without Drugs
And there's a bonus: heart-healthy changes will boost overall well-being, too, experts say

4/21/2014

 

Massage May Improve Blood Flow While Easing Muscle Soreness: Study
Benefits seen among inactive people, those who exercised

4/20/2014

 

How to Keep Your Fitness Goals on Track
Start with a workout plan that's a good fit for you, expert says

4/15/2014

 

Too Little Vitamin D May Add to Obesity's Burden
Study suggests severely overweight people are slowed down by low 'sunshine vitamin' levels

4/14/2014

 

Pelvic Exercises May Help His Sex Life
Premature ejaculation significantly improved after 12-week regimen, study finds

4/12/2014

 

Getting in Front of Back Pain
Strong core muscles, good posture can help, expert says

4/10/2014

 

Specializing in One Sport as Child No Guarantee of Future Success
And limiting focus can result in more harm than good, researchers say

4/9/2014

 

Aerobic Exercise May Help Older Women at Risk for Dementia
Small study suggests regular walking increases hippocampus area of brain

4/9/2014

 

Exercise May Curtail COPD Complications
Regular physical activity could cut need for hospital readmission for lung disease, study says

4/7/2014

 

Kids' Concussions Defined by Where They Live, Study Finds
Sports fell more city children; motorized vehicles a danger in the country

4/3/2014

 

Exercise, Diet May Help 'Pre-Diabetics' Dodge Heart Disease Death
Study followed Chinese people with high blood sugar for more than two decades

4/3/2014

 

Walking May Be Good Medicine for Kidney Patients
People with kidney trouble assigned to daily half-hour stroll got a boost in immune function, study found

4/2/2014

 

College Football Players Have Stiffer Arteries, Study Finds
But it's unclear what that means for later heart health, researchers say

4/1/2014

 

Too Much Running Tied to Shorter Lifespan, Studies Find
New research rules out heart risk, certain medications as a contributing factor

3/31/2014

 

Stronger Muscles May Mean Better Health for Kids
Study of 6th-graders links greater strength to lower risk for heart disease

3/28/2014

 

Exercise in Youth Boosts Bone Strength Later: Study
And continued activity is even better for your skeletal health

3/27/2014

 

Marathon Training Might Boost Heart Health
Middle-aged male runners get a lot of health mileage out of race prep, study finds

3/27/2014

 

Exercise Affects Men's, Women's Hearts Differently: Study
Finding might have implications for standard cardiac testing, experts say

3/27/2014

 

Cholesterol Levels Spike During Winter Months, Study Finds
Tendency to eat more, exercise less when it's cold and snowy outside may explain trend

3/25/2014

 

Health Tip: Enjoying Warm Weather Fitness
Take advantage of these healthy activities

3/25/2014

 

Can Exercise and an Occasional Drink Boost Eye Health?
More research needed to show whether lifestyle directly affects vision loss, study author says

3/24/2014

 

When Moms Get Active, Kids Follow
Study of 4-year-olds suggests mothers help by spurring activity, taking part and being role models

3/22/2014

 

Ways to Cut Your Colon Cancer Risk
Experts advise regular screenings, high-fiber foods and exercise

3/21/2014

 

Basketball's Fitness Benefits a Sure Bet
Shooting hoops beats watching 'March Madness' when it comes to your health, expert says

3/20/2014

 

Daily Exercise Lowers Breast Cancer Risk: Study
Benefit varies by tumor type, but it's another reason to encourage physical activity, researchers say

3/15/2014

 

Knee Surgery May Put Kids at Higher Risk for Future Arthritis
Small study followed up on young people who underwent procedure to repair torn ligament

3/14/2014

 

Gardening Might Give Kids a Fitness Boost
Digging, raking were high-intensity tasks in South Korean study

3/11/2014

 

2 Surgeries Work Equally Well for Female Incontinence, Study Finds
Doctors can choose the one they're more familiar with, expert says

3/11/2014

 

New Knees, Hips May Also Help the Heart
Joint replacement might boost physical activity in arthritis patients, study author says

3/11/2014

 

'Tommy John' Surgery Gets Major League Pitchers Back on the Mound
Study found most players returned to pro baseball, sometimes with better results

3/6/2014

 

Kids With ADHD May Face Higher Obesity Risk as Teens
Finnish study also found more physical inactivity in this group

3/6/2014

 

Lack of Sleep Compounds Health Problems for Obese Teens: Study
Researchers report it was independently associated with higher risk of heart disease, diabetes

3/6/2014

 

2-Mile Daily Walk Might Help Fight COPD
Study found patients who were more active had fewer hospitalizations from lung condition

3/5/2014

 

Do Harder Working Husbands Have Healthier Wives?
His long work hours may boost her health, study suggests

3/5/2014

 

Poor Fitness in Middle Age Tied to Higher Risk of Dementia
Change factors like exercise while you can, Finnish researchers advise

3/3/2014

 

TV in Child's Bedroom Tied to Weight Gain
But 'active' video games might help youngsters stay slim, researchers stay

2/28/2014

 

Police Work Isn't Very Physical, Study Says
Armband monitors finds workdays are mostly sedentary

2/26/2014

 

Quick Vision Test May Help Spot Concussions on Sidelines
Combined with two other simple screenings, all cases of head injury were caught, researchers report

2/21/2014

 

Walking May Help Older Men Sidestep Hip Fractures
Even when the pace was relaxed, long-term study found benefits

2/20/2014

 

Average Obese Woman Gets Just 1 Hour of Exercise a Year: Study
Obese men don't do much better, breaking a sweat only 3.6 hours annually, researchers say

2/19/2014

 

Too Much Sitting After 60 May Lead to Disability, Study Says
For each extra sedentary hour per day, researchers found a 50 percent increased risk

2/18/2014

 

Health Tip: Are You at Risk for an Exercise Injury?
Here are common risk factors

2/18/2014

 

After Hip Fracture, Home Exercise Program May Boost Recovery
Study looked at older patients who'd already received traditional rehab

2/17/2014

 

Health Tip: Practicing Pilates
Here are potential benefits

2/13/2014

 

Health Tip: Exercise in Cold Weather
Wear lots of layers

2/13/2014

 

Health Tip: Being Active With Heart Failure
Questions you should ask your doctor

2/13/2014

 

Moderate Exercise May Cut Women's Stroke Risk
Study found brisk walking, tennis lowered chances of brain attack by 20 percent

2/12/2014

 

Health Tip: Staying Healthy Is a Family Affair
Don't let the kids go it alone

2/11/2014

 

Teens' Stress Levels Rival Those of Adults, Survey Finds
Top worries include post-graduation choices, financial concerns

2/10/2014

 

New Obesity Weapon: Kids Teaching Kids
Children more likely to listen to peers than adults, study suggests

2/10/2014

 

Energy Drinks, Coffee Increasing Sources of Caffeine for Kids, CDC Says
Effects of excessive caffeine intake on youngsters aren't yet known, experts warn

2/6/2014

 

Health Tip: Protect Yourself While Clearing Snow
Make sure your doctor approves

2/5/2014

 

Ready to Get in Shape? Ease Into Exercise, Experts Say
Check-ups, warm-ups and mixing up your routine are among the tips offered by athletic trainers

2/5/2014

 

Shivering, Like Exercise, May Help Boost Weight Loss
When you shiver, your body converts white fat to healthier brown fat, study finds

2/4/2014

 

High Blood Pressure in Young Adults Could Mean Heart Trouble in Middle Age
25-year study tied even slight rise in early adulthood to future risk of clogged arteries

1/30/2014

 

Stressed by Work-Life Balance? Just Exercise
Workouts, or even spurts of activity, can keep stress levels down and confidence up, survey results show

1/27/2014

 

Kids Bullied During Gym Class May Stop Exercising
Study found drop in activity among students of all weights after being teased about physical ability

1/27/2014

 

Exercise After Cancer Improves Survival in Men
Lower risk of all-cause mortality and mortality from cancer and cardiovascular disease

1/27/2014

 

Yoga May Reduce Fatigue, Inflammation in Breast Cancer Survivors
Researchers think improved sleep may be the key to benefits

1/25/2014

 

How to Prevent Winter Sports Injuries
Think twice before taking 'one last run,' orthopedist says

1/24/2014

 

Type 2 Diabetes Is Often a Family Affair
Study suggests if one spouse has the illness, the odds are raised that the other will develop diabetes, too

1/24/2014

 

Physical Activity, Sedentary Time Linked to Heart Failure in Men
After adjustment for confounding variables, low physical activity, high sedentary time increase risk

1/24/2014

 

Shoulders Take a Pounding in High School Football
Wrestling was distant second in large study of interscholastic sports

1/22/2014

 

Sitting and Cardiac Concerns
Sitting too much may raise a man's risk of heart failure, even when he exercises regularly.

1/21/2014

 

Too Much Sitting May Raise Heart Failure Risk for Men
Study found even exercise did not compensate for sedentary behavior

1/20/2014

 

Testosterona Baja

1/20/2014

 

Choosing a Fusion Class

1/20/2014

 

Scientists Explore Effect of Exercise on Prostate Cancer Patients
Brisk walkers found to have more regularly shaped blood vessels in early study

1/17/2014

 

Too Much Sitting May Be Harmful for Older Women
12-year study of 93,000 women found higher risk of early death for least active

1/15/2014

 

Health Tip: Take Precautions When Exercising
And help prevent injury

1/14/2014

 

Batters Mostly Use Their Heads to Track Pitches, Study Finds
It's not yet known how vision strategies compare with hitting success

1/14/2014

 

Health Tip: Make Exercise Economical
Your workplace may offer a low-cost option

1/12/2014

 

Ease Into a Workout Program to Prevent Injuries
Doctors give safety tips for weight-lifting and other regimens

1/10/2014

 

A-Fib Doesn't Mean You're Banished to the Sidelines
For most people with an irregular heartbeat, it's OK to stay active, doctors say

1/10/2014

 

Living a Full Life, Irregular Heartbeat and All
Maryland man still exercises an hour a day

1/10/2014

 

It's Natural for Winners to Strike a Victory Pose, Research Shows
Instinct seems to be behind the urge to physically display dominance when celebrating a win

1/9/2014

 

CDC: One-Quarter of U.S. Youth Meet Physical Activity Guidelines
About 25 percent of 12- to 15-year-olds engage in 60 minutes daily moderate-to-vigorous exercise

1/9/2014

 

Guideline Adherence Cuts Cancer Risk in Postmenopausal Women
Following American Cancer Society cancer prevention guidelines lowers mortality

1/9/2014

 

Ease Up on Workouts to Aid Flu Recovery, Expert Says
Intense exercise will stress the immune system even more

1/9/2014

 

Health Tip: Don't Think of Exercise as a Chore
Engage in activities that you enjoy

1/8/2014

 

Just 1 in 4 U.S. Teens Gets Enough Exercise: Report
Boys slightly more likely than girls to meet hour-a-day recommendation

1/8/2014

 

Cancer Prevention Guidelines Seem to Pay Off for Older Women
Large study found adherents were less likely to develop or die from disease

1/8/2014

 

Ultramarathoners: How's Their Health?
Researchers launch long-term study of these intense runners

1/6/2014

 

Health Tip: Walk to Your Favorite Restaurant
Add exercise to your menu

1/5/2014

 

Avoiding Injury During Winter Sports
Skiing, snowboarding, ice skating are common causes of sprains, dislocations, fractures

1/3/2014

 

Get Fit Before You Hit the Slopes
Endurance training cuts chances of falls, injuries, sports medicine doc says

1/1/2014

 

When Winter Fun Isn't So Fun
Sledding, skating, skiing and other cold weather activities all carry a potential risk of harm

12/31/2013

 

The Best New Year's Resolutions Are Those You Can Keep
Taking small steps may help you reach goals by keeping you from getting discouraged, expert says

12/30/2013

 

Inactivity Linked With Depression After Cardiac Surgery
Physical inactivity also linked with pre-op depression in cardiac patients

12/29/2013

 

Tips to Jump-Start Your New Year's Resolutions
Expert advice on putting weight-loss, healthy-eating and exercise plans in motion

12/25/2013

 

Health Tip: Gear Up for Cold-Weather Exercise
Dress in layers

12/25/2013

 

Ski Your Way to Happiness?
Researchers surveyed casual skiers, snowboarders who found playfulness can bring happiness

12/24/2013

 

Exercise Counteracts Metabolic Effects of Short-Term Overeating
Effects counteracted by 45 minutes of vigorous exercise daily

12/21/2013

 

Tips for Safe Winter Workouts
Avoiding hypothermia is crucial, expert says

12/20/2013

 

Walk More to Cut Heart Attack and Stroke Risk, Study Suggests
People with pre-diabetes appear to benefit from adding extra steps to their daily stroll

12/19/2013

 

Health Tip: Stretch Safely
Don't bounce while holding the position

12/18/2013

 

Exercise Ups Sexual Function in Women on Antidepressants
Improves sexual desire and global sexual function

12/18/2013

 

Older Women Spend Two-Thirds of Waking Time Sedentary
More than 65 percent of waking hours spent in sedentary behavior; usually short bouts

12/17/2013

 

Older Women May Spend Two-Thirds of Their Day Sitting
But, study also found they frequently get up and move about

12/16/2013

 

Diabetes Drug Metformin Tied to Slight Weight Loss in Obese Kids
But, experts say drug isn't meant for that use, while diet and exercise have proven effective

12/15/2013

 

Working Out May Help Counteract Holiday Eating
Men who overstuffed but exercised showed less harm to their health in study

12/14/2013

 

Snow-Shoveling Health Tips as Winter Looms
Combination of exertion and cold weather poses heart attack risk, expert warns

12/13/2013

 

Treating Sleep Apnea Might Be a Win-Win for Golfers
Lower handicap after treatment attributed to sharper focus

12/13/2013

 

Bones Benefit From Exercise After Breast Cancer, Study Finds
Older survivors should include physical activity in long-term care plan, researchers suggest

12/13/2013

 

Light Exercise Might Reduce Risk of Kidney Stones
Intensity of activity doesn't seem to matter, study finds

12/12/2013

 

Health Tip: Stay Active With Baby
Even if newborn is too young to crawl

12/12/2013

 

Exercise Seems to Ease Parkinson's-Related Depression
Mood problems can be more debilitating than movement issues, researcher says

12/12/2013

 

SABCS: Exercise Eases Aromatase Inhibitor-Induced Arthralgia
Survivors experience greater decrease in worst joint pain scores, joint pain severity with exercise

12/12/2013

 

Exercise Might Lift Libido in Women on Antidepressants
Regular workouts seem to counter the sexual dysfunction that is a side effect of these drugs

12/12/2013

 

Exercise Linked to Lower Breast Cancer Risk in Black Women
Regular, brisk activity seems to help prevent some aggressive tumors that resist hormone therapy, study says

12/12/2013

 

Exercise Might Ease Joint Pain Caused by Breast Cancer Drugs
Side effects, such as stiffness and pain, are common reasons patients stop taking medications

12/11/2013

 

Outdoor Recess Ups Quantity, Intensity of Physical Activity
Findings based on measurements in urban public school students during recess outdoors, indoors

12/10/2013

 

Higher Altitude May Lower Sports Concussion Risk, Study Suggests
Review of high school athletes found 30 percent reduced rates of injury at elevations of 600 feet and up

12/10/2013

 

Less Exercise Linked With Higher Mortality in Breast Cancer
Larger breast cup size also linked with increased risk of breast cancer mortality in female runners, walkers

12/9/2013

 

Health Tip: Exercising With Arthritis
The time of day may matter

12/9/2013

 

Bigger Breasts, Lack of Exercise Tied to Breast Cancer Mortality
But getting more exercise appeared to offer a level of protection, 11-year study found

12/6/2013

 

Evening East-West NFL Matchups Put One Team at Disadvantage: Study
Games played after 8 p.m. may favor biological clocks of Pacific time players

12/5/2013

 

Exercise May Improve Cognition in Dementia
May also improve ability to perform daily tasks

12/4/2013

 

Less Physical Activity, More TV for Today's Moms, Study Finds
This generation is less active than mothers in 1960s, researchers say

12/4/2013

 

Lifestyle Factors Impact Risk of Hearing Loss in Women
Higher BMI, larger waist circumference positively linked to risk; physical activity inversely linked

11/28/2013

 

Safety Tips for Holiday Football Games
Don't let injuries sideline you during Thanksgiving pick-up games

11/27/2013

 

Parents Who Set, Stick to Rules May Help Kids Stay Slim
Australian study found it was more important than what Mom or Dad weighed

11/27/2013

 

Exercise May Not Stave Off Holiday Weight Gain
Study suggests nothing can replace moderation in the face of high-calorie food and drinks

11/26/2013

 

Want to Stay Young? Start Moving
Study finds it's never too late to reap the anti-aging benefits of exercise

11/26/2013

 

Sustained Physical Activity Key Ingredient in Healthy Aging
Benefits observed even if physical activity starts later in life

11/21/2013

 

Sports for Teens Are Beneficial -- Up to a Point
Researchers found 14 hours a week were best, while high or low extremes lowered well-being scores

11/20/2013

 

Short-Term Aerobic Exercise Improves Memory in Older Adults
Older sedentary adults also have improvements in parameters of cardiovascular health

11/19/2013

 

Kids Worldwide Getting Less Heart Fit, Research Shows
Large study of running fitness in recent decades found today's children are much slower

11/18/2013

 

Health Tip: Exercise Advice for Those With Diabetes
For starters, figure out the best time of day

11/18/2013

 

Weight Loss Can Combat Irregular Heart Beat, Study Says
Atrial fibrillation is a potentially fatal condition affecting more and more people

11/18/2013

 

Fitness Linked to Lower Heart Attack Risk in Heart Disease Patients
Early study also found survival odds rose with exercise capacity

11/18/2013

 

Could Elite Athletes Have Lower Risk for Diabetes?
Small study of Finnish men found protective effect, especially with endurance sports

11/15/2013

 

Arthritis Patients Listen When Doc Tells Them to Exercise
Link between recommendations from clinician and adherence to physical activity guidelines

11/14/2013

 

Walking May Cut Stroke Risk in Older Men
British study suggests the number of weekly hours walked, not how fast, is what matters

11/13/2013

 

Time of Month May Affect Women's Concussion Recovery
Small study found those injured during 2 weeks before menstrual period healed more slowly

11/13/2013

 

New Guidelines May Widen Use of Statins
Recommendations focus on patient risk factors rather than cholesterol numbers, experts say

11/13/2013

 

Many Would Give Private Info to Health Insurers to Save Money
But experts question whether people responding to Harris/HealthDay poll understand broader impact

11/12/2013

 

Health Tip: Make the Best of the Off Season
Take a rest

11/11/2013

 

Exercise May Help Ease Depression in Teens: Study
Experts note a similar effect has long been noted in depressed adults

11/11/2013

 

Exercise in Pregnancy May Boost Baby's Brain, Study Says
Whether early advantage continues through childhood remains to be seen

11/8/2013

 

Study Probes Why Exercise Leaves Women More Breathless Than Men
Females' smaller lungs and airways lead to differences between the sexes, researchers say

11/8/2013

 

Health Tip: Get Exercise Every Day
Even walking will do you good

11/7/2013

 

Health Tip: Exercise to Help Prevent Osteoporosis
Strengthen your bones

11/7/2013

 

New Ligament Discovered in Human Knee
Surgeons say their findings on 'anterolateral' ligament may advance treatment of athletic injuries

11/6/2013

 

Strength Training May Combat Children's Decreasing Activity
Training makes boys and girls stronger; increases boys' spontaneous physical activity

11/3/2013

 

10K Races in U.S. Attract New Breed of Runners
Women outnumber men, and faster males are increasingly younger, study finds

11/1/2013

 

Exercise Intensity, Cardio Fitness Linked in Heart Failure
Magnitude of improvement in cardiorespiratory fitness linked to intensity of exercise

11/1/2013

 

Romance Can Sour When Only One Partner Slims Down
Study of couples probes the 'dark side' of weight loss

10/31/2013

 

Review: Physical Activity May Prevent Depression
Evidence suggests that even low levels of physical activity can prevent future depression

10/31/2013

 

Active Lifestyle Beneficial, Even Without Regular Exercise
Non-exercise physical activity linked to reduced risk of CVD events, mortality in older adults

10/31/2013

 

Can Marathons Temporarily Hurt the Heart?
Small study found cardiac changes, but they were reversible and less likely with proper training

10/30/2013

 

Exercise Programs Cut Fall-Related Injuries in Elderly
Programs reduce injuries from falls, including the most severe injuries, falls leading to medical care

10/30/2013

 

Young Athletes' Concussions Often Unreported: Report
Helmets provide no protection from these serious head injuries, experts say

10/30/2013

 

Balance Training Seems to Prevent Falls by Elderly
Researchers base findings on review of 17 studies

10/30/2013

 

Walking Speed a Good Gauge of MS Disability, Study Says
This measurement may reflect ability to perform everyday household activities

10/29/2013

 

Overuse Injuries May Rise When Kids Specialize in One Sport
Spending more time in free play reduces injury odds, study finds

10/29/2013

 

Gardening, Housework May Help Boost Your Heart Health
Study of Swedish seniors found a reduced death risk of up to 30 percent

10/28/2013

 

There Is No Safer Football Helmet for Kids: Study
Researchers compared high-tech helmets to standard gear for concussion protection

10/28/2013

 

ACR: Physical Activity Improves Quality of Life in Osteoarthritis
Greater physical activity is linked with increased quality-adjusted life years

10/28/2013

 

Too Much Sitting Tied to Higher Risk of Colon Polyps in Men
'Active couch potatoes' who do get some exercise just as vulnerable, study suggests

10/28/2013

 

Exercise May Make Life Better for Those With Arthritis
Meeting national physical activity guidelines could add up to 20 days of good health in one year

10/23/2013

 

Health Tip: When Athletes Smoke
Tobacco can interfere with performance

10/23/2013

 

Exercise Boosts Academic Performance in Adolescents
Beneficial effects observed with both cross-sectional and longitudinal measurements

10/22/2013

 

Just 12 Percent of Women Over 50 Are 'Satisfied' With Their Bodies
Study finds that those who feel comfortable with their weight exercise often but rarely diet to stay thin

10/22/2013

 

Kids Who Exercise More May Get Better Grades
U.K. study looked at math, science and English performance

10/22/2013

 

Being Web-Savvy Tied to Better Health in Seniors: Study
Nonusers were less likely to exercise, eat a healthy diet or get colon cancer screening

10/20/2013

 

Healthy Eating Can Help Marathoners Cross Finish Line
Dietitian offers last-minute training tips ahead of the New York Marathon

10/19/2013

 

Stress-Busting Tips From Experts
Whether it's taking a nature walk or some deep breaths, activity helps

10/18/2013

 

Small Efforts Can Boost Use of Public Parks
Better signage may lead residents to increase physical activity, study shows

10/18/2013

 

Ladies, Take 5 Steps to Avoid Osteoporosis
Many women unaware the risk of bone-thinning disease rises after menopause, experts say

10/16/2013

 

Health Tip: Exercising After Breast Cancer
Get your doctor's OK, and don't overdo it

10/15/2013

 

ASRM: Studies Examine Impact of Lifestyle on Sperm Quality
Three studies examine impact of alcohol, caffeine, and physical activity on sperm quality parameters

10/15/2013

 

ACG: Physical Activity Linked to Lower Risk of Esophageal Cancer
Meta-analysis shows decreased risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma, not squamous cell cancer

10/14/2013

 

Exercise Might Boost Men's Sperm Counts, Study Finds
Meanwhile, other research saw no fertility effects from caffeine, alcohol

10/14/2013

 

AHA Issues Guidelines for Assessing Physical Activity
Using a decision matrix, most appropriate method of assessment for primary outcome can be selected

10/14/2013

 

Exercise May Lower Risk of Esophageal Cancer
But review author says other lifestyle factors may also be at play

10/10/2013

 

Triathletes Tolerate Pain Better Than Non-Athletes
Also have less fear of pain

10/10/2013

 

Yoga Fails to Cool Hot Flashes, But May Aid Sleep
Expert says longer study might have found more benefit for menopausal women

10/3/2013

 

Health Tip: Exercise to Help Ease Stress
Make sure you leave the job site

10/2/2013

 

Exercise May Be As Effective As Drugs for Some Conditions
But diuretics more effective than exercise for lowering mortality in heart failure

10/1/2013

 

Recreational Physical Activity Inversely Linked to HTN Risk
No significant association seen for occupational physical activity, risk of hypertension

10/1/2013

 

More Evidence That Exercise Can Help Prevent High Blood Pressure
Study found that leisure-time activity was more beneficial than activity at work

9/29/2013

 

Why Ballet Dancers Can Spin Without Getting Dizzy
Study found years of training suppressed signals of imbalance; findings could help those with chronic dizziness

9/27/2013

 

Health Tip: Exercising Despite Allergies and Asthma
Make sure you take your medication first

9/24/2013

 

Diet, Diet + Exercise Better Than Exercise Alone in Knee OA
More weight loss, lower IL-6 with diet, diet + exercise for overweight and obese OA patients

9/24/2013

 

10 Percent Weight Loss May Relieve Arthritic Knee Pain
Biggest improvement seen with diet-exercise combo in 18-month study of older, overweight adults

9/20/2013

 

Blood 'Marker' May Predict Diabetes Risk in Older Women
Study found lower levels of the protein in women with lifestyle factors linked to type 2 disease

9/19/2013

 

Eating, Swallowing Exercises May Aid Throat Cancer Patients
Keeping up these activities during chemo or radiation linked to better diets after treatment, study finds

9/17/2013

 

2 Questions May Reveal Seniors' Impending Decline, Study Says
Inability to climb steps seen as one red flag

9/17/2013

 

Office Employees 'Too Tired' to Exercise
And access to unhealthy food in the workplace affects nutrition behaviors

9/16/2013

 

U.S. Teens Begin to Slim Down, Study Suggests
Adolescents are eating healthier, exercising more

9/16/2013

 

U.S. Teens Have Improved Health Behaviors, but BMI Up
Healthier eating habits and increased physical activity seen in adolescents from 2001 to 2009

9/12/2013

 

Questions Remain About Effect of Exercise on Depression
Update of Cochrane review finds evidence inconclusive for benefit of exercise as treatment

9/12/2013

 

College Football Players Seem to Grow Bigger and Stronger, But Not Faster
Study of NCAA athletes found speed, jumping power changed little over 4-year careers

9/12/2013

 

Positive Attitude Linked to Longer Life in Heart Patients
Keeping physically active may boost survival in those with a negative outlook, study suggests

9/11/2013

 

Nearly 60 Percent of Uterine Cancer Cases Preventable: Report
Women who exercise, maintain healthy weight and drink coffee daily may cut their risk

9/11/2013

 

Women May Benefit More From Interval Training
Women tend to push themselves harder than men from a cardiovascular standpoint

9/10/2013

 

Changes in Household Routines Help Reduce Kids' Obesity: Study
Parents who limited kids' TV time, increased sleep time saw less excess weight gain in children

9/5/2013

 

Moderate Exercise Doesn't Up Risk of Knee Osteoarthritis
Findings among adults aged 45 years and older exercising for 2.5 hours per week

9/4/2013

 

Short Bouts of Brisk Exercise May Help Cut Obesity Risk
Intensity of activity more important than duration for controlling weight, study finds

9/4/2013

 

Even Short Bouts of Higher-Intensity Activity Are Beneficial
Short and long bouts of higher-intensity physical activity linked to lower BMI, risk of obesity

9/4/2013

 

Vigorous Exercise May Lessen Young Men's Risk of Epilepsy
Those with high fitness level 79 percent less likely to be diagnosed with disorder later in life, study suggests

8/30/2013

 

Glass of Wine a Day May Ward Off Depression, Study Suggests
But, moderate drinking might also just be sign of normal social life, researchers add

8/29/2013

 

Middle-Aged Health Behavior a Matter of Degrees
When medical conditions arose, study found college-educated people were more apt to change their lifestyles

8/26/2013

 

U.S. Schools Show Progress in Healthy Behaviors, CDC Says
Report highlights good news: better nutrition, more physical activity and tobacco bans

8/23/2013

 

Improved Sleep May Improve Exercise Duration
However, exercise duration does not seem to affect sleep in a small sample of older women

8/23/2013

 

Exercise Is Tolerable and Beneficial in Kidney Disease
Exercise/lifestyle changes improve cardiovascular function in patients with moderate disease

8/23/2013

 

Move More to Control Weight Gain During Pregnancy: Study
Staying active throughout the day helps prevent obesity-related complications

8/22/2013

 

Kidney Disease Patients Can Benefit From Exercise: Study
Program created specifically for people with multiple health issues was safe, boosted fitness

8/22/2013

 

Health Tip: Find the Best Time to Exercise
After your daily temperature is warmest

8/21/2013

 

Taking a Bath After a Workout? Hold the Ice, Researchers Say
Study found that for most people, ice baths cause pain, but no gain, following exercise

8/21/2013

 

Brain-Damaged Athletes May Show Mood or Thinking Impairments First
Study adds to understanding of chronic traumatic encephalopathy

8/16/2013

 

HIV Patients Get a Mental Lift From Exercise, Study Finds
Brain deficits half as likely in those who engaged in regular activity

8/15/2013

 

One Exercise Session Won't Bring a Good Night's Sleep
Study found there is no quick fix for insomnia when it comes to working out

8/13/2013

 

Sports-Related Sudden Death More Likely to Occur in Men: Study
Screening for heart problems might need to be tailored to gender, experts say

8/13/2013

 

Sports-Related Sudden Death Incidence Varies by Sex
Increased incidence in men; for men, incidence increases with age and varies with type of sport

8/12/2013

 

Obesity Risk Factors May Vary for Boys, Girls
Playing team sports, even drinking milk affected kids differently in study

8/9/2013

 

Quarterback's Death, NFL Study Split Over Brain Disorder
Autopsy shows former Michigan college player had CTE; Loyola study finds no evidence that NFL players are at greater risk

8/8/2013

 

Concussed Athletes May Not Be Good at Self-Reporting Recovery
Memory, thinking test spotted problems that injured cheerleaders didn't report or recognize, study finds

8/8/2013

 

Cardiovascular Health Benefits With Active Travel to Work
Reduced likelihood of overweight for those who take public transport, cycle, walk to work

8/8/2013

 

Cardiac Arrest More Common at Alternative Exercise Sites
Findings will help guide optimal placement of automated external defibrillators

8/7/2013

 

Fitness Club Best Place for Cardiac Arrest Survival: Study
Availability of automated external defibrillator may be key.

8/3/2013

 

Training in the Heat
Expert describes safe transition from air conditioning to sports conditioning

8/1/2013

 

Exercise Won't Ease Hot Flashes, Study Finds
But it did help a little with insomnia, depression, researchers report

7/30/2013

 

How Many Extra Calories Add Up to Obesity for Kids?
Study finds overweight children consume more excess calories daily than previously thought

7/28/2013

 

Don't Let Playground Injuries Spoil the Fun
More than 600,000 U.S. kids were hurt last year, but certain steps can help keep them safe

7/27/2013

 

Water-Safety Essentials for Parents
Drowning remains a leading cause of death for children

7/26/2013

 

Resveratrol Reduces Positive Effects of Exercise Training
Positive effects of exercise on blood cholesterol and maximal oxygen uptake reduced in older men

7/26/2013

 

Portable Breath Acetone Analyzer Measures Fat Burning
Prototype portable breath analyzer accurately measures breath acetone concentration

7/25/2013

 

Breathalyzer Device Tells You When Your Workout Is Burning Fat
Paired with smartphone, prototype device helps gauge weight-loss success, developers say

7/25/2013

 

Red Wine Supplement May Block Benefits of Exercise in Older Men
In small study, resveratrol undermined gains in blood pressure, cholesterol and aerobic fitness

7/25/2013

 

Sleep Disordered Breathing Tied to Lower Exercise Capacity
Independent association also seen between sleep disordered breathing and higher peak diastolic BP

7/24/2013

 

For Seniors, Unhealthy Living May Lead to Disability
Study looked at exercise, smoking, nutrition and other habits

7/19/2013

 

Weight Loss May Help Thwart Diabetes
Overweight study patients who shed pounds through lifestyle changes kept full-blown disease at bay

7/19/2013

 

Lifestyle Factors Linked to Less Aggressive Prostate Cancer
Adherence to lifestyle recommendations reduces risk of aggressive cancer

7/18/2013

 

Health Tip: Use Resistance Tubing Safely
Check for any weak spots

7/18/2013

 

Regular, Vigorous Exercise May Lower Your Stroke Risk
Direct effect not shown in study, but experts say physical activity's impact is clear

7/18/2013

 

Your Smartphone May Be Making You Fat
Heavy use tied to sedentary lifestyle, less fitness in study of college students

7/18/2013

 

Breaking a Sweat Regularly May Lower Risk of Incident Stroke
For men, trend toward increased risk with zero to three versus four or more exercise sessions/week

7/15/2013

 

Concussion Prevention: Pass on Pricey Football Helmets, Study Suggests
Rule changes are what's needed to protect young athletes, expert says

7/11/2013

 

After ACL Surgery, Another Knee Injury Likely, Study Suggests
Athletes who return to sports should take precautions, researcher advises

7/11/2013

 

Increasing Physical Activity is Not Curbing Obesity Prevalence
Each 1 percent increase in physical activity prevalence linked to 0.11 percent drop in obesity

7/10/2013

 

Exercise Up in U.S., But So Is Obesity: Report
Food control is the missing link, experts say

7/9/2013

 

Most Statin Users Won't Have Major Side Effects
However, large review found 9 percent higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes

7/9/2013

 

Singing Together Fosters Harmonious Hearts
The melody and structure of song synchronized heart rhythms among choir members, small study finds

7/8/2013

 

Struggles With Motor Skills Compound Social Problems in Autism
Fortunately, help is available for kids to improve abilities like throwing and catching

7/3/2013

 

Prior Hyperglycemia Limits the Effects of Exercise in Diabetes
Pretraining glucose levels influence the effect of exercise on glycemic control in type 2 diabetes

7/2/2013

 

Suicide Rate Higher for Adults Who Were Out-of-Shape as Teens: Study
Fit 18-year-olds less likely to take their own lives as adults

7/2/2013

 

New 'Active' Video Games May Give Kids More Exercise
Youngsters in Australian study were a bit less sedentary

7/2/2013

 

Home Treadmills May Help People With Poor Leg Circulation
Doctors urged to recommend this activity to arterial disease patients who can't get to the gym

7/1/2013

 

Can Hi-Tech Avatars Promote Real-Life Weight Loss?
Virtual sessions on portion control and exercise helped women in small pilot study

6/29/2013

 

Heed the Heat During Summer Workouts
Expert offers tips on how to exercise smartly, avoid heat stroke

6/28/2013

 

South Asian Men May Need More Exercise to Stay Healthy: Study
Researchers in Scotland compared their risk of diabetes to that of white men

6/28/2013

 

As Cheerleading Evolves, Injuries Mount
Experts say it's a competitive sport whose athletes need better protection

6/27/2013

 

Stroke Prevention Tips for Women
Manage risk factors that lie within your control, advises neurologist

6/27/2013

 

Simvastatin Blunts Benefits of Exercise in Overweight, Obese
Initiation of drug therapy and exercise training at the same time interferes with fitness response

6/26/2013

 

Thank Ancient Humans for That Fastball
Home sapiens' throwing ability excels because ancestors needed it for the hunt, scientists say

6/25/2013

 

Teen Drinkers, Pot Smokers at Raised Risk of Concussion, Study Says
Risk is 3 to 5 times higher for substance users, researchers find

6/25/2013

 

Many Kids Missing Out on Healthy Lifestyle
Report finds only half exercise enough, only a third eat fruits and vegetables every day

6/25/2013

 

ADA: Lifestyle Changes Have No Lasting Benefit in T2DM
Lifestyle intervention including diet and exercise did not reduce cardiovascular events in long term

6/25/2013

 

Diet-Exercise Combo Doesn't Cut Heart Risks in Type 2 Diabetes Patients
But study of overweight patients found lifestyle changes may prevent complications such as kidney failure, eye damage

6/25/2013

 

ADHD May Be Tied to Longer-Lasting Head Injury, Study Says
Author says contact sports should be avoided; another expert disagrees

6/25/2013

 

Exercise Alone May Help Those With Type 2 Diabetes
Small study found it helped even if no other lifestyle changes were made

6/25/2013

 

Health Tip: Get Active!
Log your progress to help stay motivated

6/22/2013

 

Take Safety Measures Before Letting Kids in the Pool
Supervision, pool maintenance and teaching children to swim all key to enjoying the water

6/21/2013

 

Health Tip: Remind Men to Focus on Health
Help them make it a priority

6/21/2013

 

Mind Over Diet?
Study suggests people's beliefs about causes of obesity influence their eating habits, weight

6/21/2013

 

Single Moderate Exercise Session Ups Insulin Sensitivity in Obese
Improvement noted after moderate exercise, but not with intensive exercise, versus no exercise

6/20/2013

 

James Gandolfini's Death From Heart Trouble at 51 a Sign of the Times
Doctors say more middle-aged Americans suffer cardiac problems, and they're often due to unhealthy lifestyles

6/13/2013

 

Exercise Improves Metabolic Syndrome Post-Menopause
Dose-dependent trend toward improvement in components of metabolic syndrome

6/12/2013

 

Church-Based Diet, Physical Activity Program Effective
Participant engagement in educational sessions and vehicle access predict individual success

6/12/2013

 

Grueling X-Country Ski Race May Affect Heart Rhythm
Arrhythmia more common among frequent racers, study finds

6/11/2013

 

Heading Soccer Balls Tied to Damaging Brain Changes
Doing it a lot may increase risk of memory problems in adult soccer players, study says

6/10/2013

 

Kids With Past Concussions Take Longer to Recover
Study has implications for how long children should wait to resume activities, experts say

6/8/2013

 

Summer Camp Health Tips for Parents
How to keep water sports from causing skin infections and other expert advice

6/7/2013

 

Even Mild Weight Loss May Lower Diabetes Risk in Obese Teens
Study worked with adolescents and their families to boost activity, healthy eating

6/6/2013

 

Your Stroke Risk Can Shrink With 7 Lifestyle Changes
Controlling blood pressure is most important, large U.S. study found

6/6/2013

 

Pedometers Can Keep You Moving
Research shows they're a low-cost motivator for sitting less, particularly for those with desk jobs

6/6/2013

 

Physically Active Jobs Tied to Unusual Amounts of Sleep
Study found these workers are often long or short sleepers, which may not be healthy

6/6/2013

 

Football Concussion Risk Highest During Games, Not Practice: Study
Young players may not be learning proper tackling techniques, one expert says

6/4/2013

 

Fatigue Affects Baseball Players' Strike-Zone Judgment: Study
And sleepier players may have shorter MLB careers, other findings suggest

6/4/2013

 

Minorities Harmed Most By Fast-Food Outlets Near School: Study
Effects on weight, exercise seem to be magnified for black, Hispanic teens, research suggests

6/4/2013

 

Health Tip: Keep Kids Active During Summer Break
Get them to play a favorite sport

6/3/2013

 

More Proof Healthy Living, Not Smoking Pay Off
Positive lifestyle changes reduced risk of death 80 percent over 8 years, study says

5/31/2013

 

Smartphone Apps Can Make Workouts More Fun
Latest technology lets you jog along with zombies, bulls and race cars

5/31/2013

 

Men in Red: Higher Testosterone Levels, Study Finds
Athletes choose the color to show dominance and aggression, research suggests

5/29/2013

 

And America's Fittest City Is...
New report highlights healthiest metropolitan areas

5/23/2013

 

U.S. School Kids Should Get Hour of Exercise Daily: Report
Physical activity helps them do better academically and socially, experts say

5/23/2013

 

Statins May Hamper Workout Results
Overweight people on cholesterol-lowering drugs saw less fitness improvement than others in small study

5/22/2013

 

Competitive Sports Can Be Safe for Athletes With ICDs
Data may better inform physician, patient decision-making in terms of sports participation

5/21/2013

 

CDC Presents Recent Trends in Health Behaviors of U.S. Adults
About 20 percent current smokers; 64.9 percent current drinkers; 62.1 percent overweight, obese

5/21/2013

 

Americans Still Making Unhealthy Choices: CDC
High rates of obesity, heavy drinking, smoking and inactivity reported, but most people getting enough sleep

5/20/2013

 

Sports May Be OK With Defibrillator, Study Says
But each patient must make decision with doctor's input

5/20/2013

 

Body Fat Reduction Best Predicts Exercise-Induced HbA1c Change
Improved fitness also highly predictive of HbA1c changes in response to exercise

5/17/2013

 

Review: Exercise Indeed Beneficial for Major Depression
Exercise beneficial as monotherapy or adjunct tx; maximum effect with 10 to 12 weeks exercise

5/17/2013

 

Exercise Prevents Fructose-Induced Hypertriglyceridemia
Changes induced by high-fructose diet are normalized with moderate aerobic exercise

5/16/2013

 

Fitness in Middle Age May Help Shield Men From Cancer Later
Study found even modest improvements seemed to lower disease risk

5/16/2013

 

Many Public Pools Contaminated With Human Waste: CDC
Agency offers clear advice to help you avoid infections

5/15/2013

 

Health Tip: Exercise With Allergies and Asthma
Speak with an allergist first

5/15/2013

 

Yoga May Help Ease High Blood Pressure, Study Finds
Numbers were lowered when people engaged in a few sessions per week

5/15/2013

 

Get Fit in Middle Age to Cut Heart Failure Risk, Study Says
It's never too late to start, researchers find

5/12/2013

 

More Time in Gym Class Equals Stronger Kids
And fracture risk doesn't rise when physical activity clock is extended, study finds

5/10/2013

 

Exercise May Ease Pain of Fibromyalgia, Study Suggests
Moderate physical activity doesn't exacerbate symptoms, researchers find

5/8/2013

 

Just How Might Exercise Lower Breast Cancer Risk?
Scientists identify changes in estrogen metabolism as key factor

5/8/2013

 

Guidelines Issued for Exercise-Induced Bronchoconstriction
Evidence-based guidelines developed for diagnosis and appropriate management of EIB

5/6/2013

 

School Sports May Cut Rates of Violence, Bullying Among Teens
Study found less fighting among girls who were athletes and less bullying against boys on teams

5/3/2013

 

CDC: About One in Five U.S. Adults Meets Exercise Guidelines
In 2011, 20.6 percent of adults met guidelines for both aerobic activity and muscle strengthening

5/3/2013

 

Exercise May Lower Older Women's Risk for Kidney Stones
Study also found that cutting high-calorie foods can help

5/3/2013

 

Health Tip: Help Prevent Exercise-Induced Asthma
Breathe through your nose to warm the air

5/2/2013

 

Only 1 in 5 Americans Gets Enough Exercise: CDC
Picture brighter for aerobic exercise than for muscle-strengthening, report finds

5/2/2013

 

Heart-Healthy Lifestyle May Also Prevent Lethal Blood Clots
Large U.S. study followed people nearly 5 years to gauge their risk

4/30/2013

 

Health Tip: Keep Your Family Fit
Begin a regular tennis match

4/29/2013

 

Cosmetic Procedures for Arms on the Rise, Plastic Surgeons Say
Vast majority of patients are women

4/26/2013

 

Could Facebook Assist Public Health Efforts to Track Obesity?
Study tied users' online interests in U.S. regions to obesity rates

4/26/2013

 

EB: Displaying Exercise Needed to Burn Food Calories Effective
Displaying amount of exercise needed to burn off menu items shows benefits over just listing calories

4/25/2013

 

Kids' Concussion Recovery Varies by Symptom Severity: Study
Identifying which factors lead to longer recoveries may improve treatment

4/25/2013

 

Analgesics in Endurance Events Can Have Serious Adverse Effects
GI, kidney, and cardiovascular adverse events may increase with analgesic dose

4/23/2013

 

Knowing Time Needed to Walk Off Calories May Curb Appetite
But menus that list calories alone don't change people's ordering or eating habits, study finds

4/22/2013

 

Tackling Diet, Exercise Together Produces Best Results: Study
If you have to choose one at a time, hit the gym first, researchers add

4/22/2013

 

TEDMED: Get the Joy Back Into Health and Wellness
Surgeon General talks about importance of bringing joy back into movement and medicine

4/22/2013

 

Exercise, Alternative Therapies May Help Lower Blood Pressure
Report suggests some approaches might work alongside -- not instead of -- traditional therapy

4/21/2013

 

Help Young Pitchers Avoid Overuse Injuries
Expert urges parents and coaches to make kids aware of how overdoing it can harm their health

4/19/2013

 

Health Tip: Resolve to Meet Your Exercise Goals
Make them realistic and attainable

4/19/2013

 

Community Gardening May Reap Body Weight Benefit
Study found less overweight in people who tend a plot

4/19/2013

 

Focus on One Sport Raises Young Athletes' Injury Risk: Study
Kids should not spend more hours than their age training for a sport each week, researchers say

4/18/2013

 

Hard Physical Labor May Boost Risk of Heart Disease, Stroke: Studies
Researcher says higher mental stress, lower income could be factors

4/17/2013

 

Exercise May Blunt Heavy Drinking's Effect on Brain
But experts note small study is very preliminary, has major limitations

4/17/2013

 

Aerobic Exercise Reduces Brain Damage From Alcohol
Exercise positively moderates loss of white matter and loss of control over drinking

4/16/2013

 

Exercise Benefits Physical Functioning in Alzheimer's
Year-long group or home-based exercise program linked to reduced functional deterioration

4/15/2013

 

Mental Exercise May Help Keep Seniors Sharp
Even solving puzzles might stave off decline and memory loss, study hints

4/15/2013

 

Exercise May Help People With Alzheimer's Avoid Nursing Homes
Study finds regular activity delays physical decline, reduces falls

4/12/2013

 

Decisions, Decisions: Work Out or Fix a Meal?
Study finds Americans sacrifice exercise time for food-prep time

4/12/2013

 

To Stop Smoking, Teens Should Start Moving
Exercise can help curb the habit in young daily smokers, study shows

4/12/2013

 

Breathing Problem Sometimes Misdiagnosed in Athletes
Study finds vocal cord disorder can be confused with asthma

4/11/2013

 

Strides Made in Preventing Cancer, But Challenges Remain: Report
American Cancer Society looked at smoking, obesity, disease screening, tanning and more

4/9/2013

 

New Clues to How Exercise May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk
Physical activity lowers estrogen levels in older women, study says

4/5/2013

 

Health Tip: Don't Ignore Pain During Exercise
Listen to your body

4/5/2013

 

Want to Lose Weight? Then Run, Don't Walk: Study
Both helped shed pounds, but vigorous exercise produced better long-term results

4/5/2013

 

College Sports Could Raise Players' Risk for Depression, Study Finds
Compared with former college athletes, those still in school had doubled odds, possibly due to stress, researchers say

4/5/2013

 

Walking Reduces CHD Risk Factors as Much as Running
Decreases similar with equivalent energy expenditure by moderate/vigorous intensity exercise

4/5/2013

 

Expert Pitches Safety Tips for Young Baseball Players
It's a great youth sport, but beware the possible injuries, doctor advises

4/5/2013

 

Obesity Does Slow People Down, Study Confirms
Women may be caught in cycle of fatigue, lack of self-esteem, expert says

4/4/2013

 

Brisk Walking Equals Running for Heart Health: Study
Distance rather than speed reaps the benefits, researchers say

4/3/2013

 

Lifestyle Might Curb Loss of Height That Comes With Age
Education, urban living helped keep older adults walking tall, Chinese data shows

4/2/2013

 

Physical, Mental Activity Improve Seniors' Cognitive Function
No difference in cognitive improvements with physical, mental intervention versus active control

4/2/2013

 

Competitive Cash-for-Weight-Loss Plans Work Best: Study
But individual incentives also do well when companies pay to help employees keep pounds off

4/2/2013

 

U.S. Adolescents Are in Poor Heart Health, Survey Finds
Only about half of males, females have five or more ideal components of cardiovascular wellness

4/2/2013

 

Cartilage Gives Early Warning of Arthritis, Study Finds
Damage to the tissue that cushions joints occurs even before people feel pain, research shows

4/1/2013

 

Mental, Physical Challenges May Help Seniors Stay Sharp, Study Says
Small steps, including stretching, watching educational DVDs, reaped rewards

4/1/2013

 

Physical Activity Improves Sleep for Menopausal Women
Leisure time, physical activity improve sleep characteristics for women with vasomotor symptoms

4/1/2013

 

Many U.S. Teens Have Poor Health Habits
Bad diet, lack of exercise raise odds for later heart disease, experts warn

4/1/2013

 

Motor Control Exercises Successful in Curbing Back Pain
Review finds them superior to spinal manual therapy and that they may reduce disability

3/29/2013

 

Another Danger of Depression?
Benefits of exercise, modest alcohol consumption may be diminished, study says

3/29/2013

 

Higher Activity Levels May Protect Children From Stress
Sedentary youngsters have surges of cortisol not found in those more physically active in daytime

3/28/2013

 

'Bigorexics' Want to Boost Their Masculinity
But anorexic guys may identify with more feminine stereotypes, study suggests

3/26/2013

 

Health Tip: Alcohol Can Affect Your Athletic Performance
Your body may suffer

3/26/2013

 

Health Tip: Kids Keeping You From Exercising?
Find time even if family keeps you busy

3/25/2013

 

Health Tip: Stretch Before and After Exercise
But do it gently

3/25/2013

 

Fit Kids May Dodge Fractures in Old Age
Regular exercise linked to increases in peak bone mass, study says

3/25/2013

 

Could Herpes Virus Affect Memory in Older Adults?
Chronic infection with cold sores may affect thinking, especially in sedentary folks, study suggests

3/22/2013

 

Sports Gamblers Wrongly Bet on Their Sense of Control: Study
Experience, knowledge of basketball won't help their 'March Madness' record, researcher says

3/22/2013

 

AHA: Active Docs More Likely to Advise Patients to Be Active
Review sees link between health care providers' physical activity level, counseling offered

3/22/2013

 

Physically Fit Docs More Likely to Prescribe Exercise, Study Finds
Boosting physicians' fitness might have trickle-down effect for entire population, experts say

3/21/2013

 

Mental Illness May Not Impede Healthy Weight Loss, Study Says
Overweight patients on a 'lifestyle changes' program improved exercise, nutrition, shed more pounds

3/20/2013

 

Health Tip: Enjoy Safe Exercise During Pregnancy
Follow these safety guidelines and talk to your doctor

3/19/2013

 

Fewer Kids Getting Hurt in Most Sports, Study Finds
However, football and soccer injuries have risen over past decade

3/19/2013

 

Stroke Before Age 50 Linked to Raised Risk of Early Death
Study authors stress that improved diet, quitting smoking can minimize the odds

3/18/2013

 

What's Good for the Heart May Also Prevent Cancer
Healthy lifestyles do double duty against 2 major disease groups, study finds

3/18/2013

 

Health Tip: Practice Winter Sports Safety
Protect kids from injuries

3/18/2013

 

Exercise Improves Quality of Life in Type 2 Diabetes
Aerobic, resistance programs yield significant boosts to both physical and general health

3/15/2013

 

Exercise, Counseling Cut Days Off From Back Pain in Recruits
Used in addition to standard training, practices reduce clinic visits, time away from duties

3/15/2013

 

Cardiac Benefits of Physical Activity in Diabetes Studied
Moderate physical activity may negate the impact of diabetes on cardiovascular mortality

3/14/2013

 

Health Tip: Stay Fit When Traveling
Find ways to exercise when on the road

3/12/2013

 

Germs Fly in Roller-Derby Games, Study Finds
Skaters swap skin bacteria during bouts

3/11/2013

 

Acute Physical Exercise Improves Executive Function
Chronic physical exercise has no significant effect for children, teens, young adults

3/8/2013

 

You Can Help Reduce Your Colon Cancer Risk: Expert
Preventive measures include screening, food choices and moderate exercise

3/7/2013

 

Short-Term Exercise Might Boost Young People's Self-Control
Study findings, if confirmed, may have relevance for treating ADHD, autism

3/7/2013

 

Walking Program Helps Stroke Survivors Get On With Life
Jamaican study eased people back into walking alone without fear

3/4/2013

 

Exercise Leads to Better Sleep: Poll
For inactive people, even a short walk can help, says expert

3/4/2013

 

Heart-Healthy Habits in Childhood May Prevent Future Disease
Keys are better food choices, more physical activity and no secondhand smoke, doctor says

3/4/2013

 

Exercise Tied to Mental Health in Bariatric Sx Candidates
Physically active bariatric surgery candidates are less likely to have depression and anxiety

3/1/2013

 

Resilient Personality May Bring Better Aerobic Health
But nicer doesn't necessarily equal healthier, research contends

2/28/2013

 

When Kids Exercise More, Their Grades Might Rise Too
Study of young students questions value of phasing out PE in public schools

2/28/2013

 

Overall Sedentary Time Shows Major Cardiometabolic Impact
Sedentary time found to be strong indicator of cardiometabolic health in adults at risk of T2DM

2/28/2013

 

Too Much Sitting Could Court Diabetes, Study Finds
There was an effect on blood sugar, other factors even when exercise was factored in

2/27/2013

 

Sibling's Death May Boost Your Own Risk of Dying From Heart Attack: Study
Stress, unhealthy coping methods can follow after losing a brother or sister

2/26/2013

 

Soccer Kicks Up Activity Level of Overweight Kids: Study
After-school program got the heaviest children moving more

2/26/2013

 

Health Tip: Work Out at the Right Speed for You
How to tell if you're overdoing it

2/26/2013

 

Obesity, Exercise May Affect Risk for Key Type of Colon Cancer
Finding could spur doctors to strongly recommend physical activity to vulnerable patients

2/25/2013

 

Poll: Many Americans Don't See Their Kids as Overweight
But national statistics contend that there's an obesity epidemic among children

2/23/2013

 

Exercise Safety Tips for People With Heart Disease
Start by talking to your doctor, experts advise

2/22/2013

 

New Soccer Goal: Lowering Blood Pressure
Adults who play regularly may reduce hypertension, study finds

2/22/2013

 

Thigh Fat May Slow Down Seniors
Decrease in walking speed predicts decline in mobility, researchers say

2/21/2013

 

U.S. Kids Consuming Fewer Calories, Report Finds
Experts credit healthier fare at schools, information campaigns for the turnaround

2/19/2013

 

Cold and Flu Sufferers Should Ease Back Into Fitness Routine
Toned-down workout advised; vigorous exercise too soon can have negative impact, expert cautions

2/18/2013

 

Exercise May Stave Off Depression in Severely Obese
Study found as little as 8 minutes of daily activity helped patients scheduled for weight-loss surgery

2/17/2013

 

Fitness Experts Dispel Common Exercise Myths
Sad to say, walking doesn't really burn as many calories as running

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