Teen Student-Athletes Often Unfit, Overweight
MONDAY, Aug. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Student-athletes may be more popular than teens who don't play sports, but they're no more fit.
To Keep Teens Slim, Focus on Health not Weight
MONDAY, Aug. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- When teenagers are overweight, parents and doctors should encourage a healthy lifestyle rather than worry about the number on the bathroom scale, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) says.
10 Easy Ways to Build Activity Into Your Workday Routine
THURSDAY, Aug. 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Sitting at your desk all day can hurt your health, but it's easy to reduce that risk, an expert says.
Healthy Diet, Exercise May Help Keep Alzheimer's at Bay
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A healthy diet and regular exercise might be the keys to keeping your brain free of changes that lead to Alzheimer's disease, a small study suggests.
Unhealthy Habits May Cost Canadians 6 Years of Life
TUESDAY, Aug. 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Poor habits that take a toll on health are also costing Canadians an average of six fewer years of life, new research suggests.
Women's Cancer Risk Rises With Years Spent Overweight
TUESDAY, Aug. 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The longer a woman is overweight, the higher her risk of several cancers, researchers report.
Injuries at Indoor Trampoline Parks Jump
TUESDAY, Aug. 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A wave of injuries at
indoor trampoline parks has prompted a call for design and safety
Health Tip: Boost Your Health With Exercise
(HealthDay News) -- Regular exercise benefits the body and mind
in countless ways, experts say.
Exercise Not an 'Antidote' to Too Much Sitting, Heart Experts Say
MONDAY, Aug. 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Even if you exercise regularly, too much sitting can still be bad for your heart, a leading cardiologists' group warns.
Health Tip: Know Your Risk of Stress Fracture
(HealthDay News) -- Stress fractures are small breaks in a bone
caused by overuse from exercise.