Health News

Leisure-Time Physical Activity for Healthy Hearts
Older adults now have another reason to add gardening or a leisurely evening walk into their daily routines.
Sports and Energy Drinks Too Popular with Teens
Teens are known to love soda, but they may be consuming other sugar-filled beverages these days, and ones that should also be avoided.
Report Card: US Kids Still Need More Exercise
Childhood obesity has gotten plenty of attention, but are behaviors that may prevent it really changing? A new report explored the state of physical activity among US youth.
More Muscle Mass May Boost Function for Dialysis Patients
About 1.5 million people around the world are currently on hemodialysis — an artificial blood filtering treatment for kidney failure. This treatment is known to impact patients' physical function, but they may have more control than they realize.
Massage Improved Blood Flow, Promoted Healing
If you need another reason to go for that lengthy, deep-muscle massage, look no further. New research suggests massage may do more than just help you relax.
Health Benefits of Running
Physical activity is an important contributor to one’s health and wellness, yet it seems that an increasing number of people in the U.S. are not getting enough exercise.
Foods That Help You Live Longer
Lifestyle factors like a poor diet and inactivity can increase our risk for diseases, including cancer and heart disease — the top causes of death in America. Thankfully, that road goes both ways, and a good diet can help improve one’s health risks.
Exercise Tips for People with Rheumatoid Arthritis
Even though it may not feel like it, exercise is good for patients with RA. Still, patients should be careful when exercising. Here are seven exercise tips for patients with RA.
For Diabetes Patients, Exercise Is a Life Saver
Heart disease and stroke are the main causes of death and disability in people with diabetes. Exercise, however, has proven to be a great way to lower that risk.
Taking Steps to Reduce Smoking
Quitting smoking is a tough task for most smokers. One healthy activity might be a great place to start.