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.
Think Safety When Picking, Packing School Backpacks
FRIDAY, Aug. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Many students use
backpacks to carry their school books and supplies, but improper
use can lead to muscle and joint injury, neck and shoulder pain, as
well as posture problems, child health experts warn.
Steroid Treatments May Boost Preemies' Risk of Eye Problems
FRIDAY, Aug. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Steroids used to help
premature babies' lungs work may increase their risk of eye
problems, a new study suggests.
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.
7 Ways to Avoid Serious Injury From School Sports
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- School sports play a major role in many lives, and for players and parents alike it's important to know how to reduce the risk of injuries, a sports medicine doctor 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.
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.