Health News

Depressed? Here's Another Reason to Work Out
The idea that exercise could help depressed patients isn't a new one. But what could be a new idea is that it could also help their hearts.
Work It Out for Low Back Pain
Lower back pain is one of the most common health conditions worldwide. But a little exercise may be able to help.
Why Heart Failure Patients Shouldn't Give Up
Even if you happened to wait until after a heart failure diagnosis to think about a healthy diet and exercise plan, it may not be too late.
Exercising Without A Gym
Whether you’re traveling or simply haven’t made room for a pricey gym membership in your budget, that doesn’t mean you have to skip your workout. Instead, give these at-home workouts a try!
How Fit Are Young Teens?
As teen obesity rates climb, the role of schools in shaping students' exercise habits has come under intense scrutiny. And there may be a good reason why.
Life's Simple 7: More Than Heart Health
The American Heart Association (AHA) has identified seven simple steps people can take to reduce their risk of heart disease. But new evidence suggests that the AHA's "Life's Simple 7" may wind up benefiting much more than patients' hearts. {C}
Kidney Disease Risk Linked to Lifestyle Choices
If you needed another reason to get off the couch and move around, here it is.
Have Diabetes, Will Exercise
Exercise may be at the heart of good diabetes control. Literally.
Walk Your Way to Heart Health
If Goldilocks took her love of moderation all the way to exercise, she might have discovered that her heart was "just right."
The Importance of Exercise for Young Teens
Exercise is important for people of all ages, but when it comes to diabetes risk, staying active during the early teen years might have particularly big benefits.