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WEDNESDAY, Dec. 4, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- American mothers watch more TV and get less physical activity today than mothers did four decades ago, a new study finds.
"With each passing generation, mothers have become increasingly physically inactive, sedentary and obese, thereby potential...Full Article
TUESDAY, Dec. 3, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- People in rural areas are nearly three times more likely to drown than those who live in cities, a new Canadian study finds.
This may be because rural residents are more likely to be around open water and less likely to have taken swimming lessons...Full Article
MONDAY, Dec. 2, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- The notion that some people can be overweight or obese and still remain healthy is a myth, according to a new Canadian study.
Even without high blood pressure, diabetes or other metabolic issues, overweight and obese people have higher rates of dea...Full Article
MONDAY, Dec. 2, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Energy drinks may provide a bit too much of a boost to your heart, creating additional strain on the organ and causing it to contract more rapidly than usual, German researchers report.
Healthy people who drank energy drinks high in caffeine and ta...Full Article
FRIDAY, Nov. 29, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- American pedestrians and bicyclists are being killed by distracted drivers in increasing numbers, a new study finds.
Pedestrian deaths caused by distracted driving -- perhaps talking on cell phones, using a GPS or eating at the wheel -- jumped nea...Full Article
THURSDAY, Nov. 28, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Pick-up football games are a Thanksgiving tradition for many people, but they can lead to injuries if you're not careful, an expert says.
"Playing in a Turkey Bowl is a great way to get some exercise and burn off those pumpkin pie calories," Dr....Full Article
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 27, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Hoping to counter all those Thanksgiving calories with extra exercise?
A recent study suggests the strategy may not keep off holiday pounds.
Researchers followed 48 men and 100 women for the six weeks between the Thanksgiving and New Ye...Full Article
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 27 (HealthDay News) -- Parents who set firm rules about behaviors like TV viewing, dinner time and physical activity tend to have children of healthier weights, a new Australian study finds.
"Children of parents who set consistent rules have a slightly lower body-mass inde...Full Article
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 27, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- A big part of having a happy and healthy Thanksgiving is making sure you correctly thaw, clean, cook and store the turkey, an expert says.
Turkey and other poultry are home to illness-causing bacteria such as salmonel...Full Article
TUESDAY, Nov. 26, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- A new study finds that exercise among older adults helps ward off depression, dementia and other health problems, such as heart disease, cancer and diabetes.
Exercise increased the odds of healthy aging as much as seven...Full Article
MONDAY, Nov. 25, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- A procedure used to treat bleeding stomach ulcers could stand as a potential weapon in the battle of the bulge, a small preliminary study suggests.
The procedure is called gastric artery embolization. It involves using a catheter to introduce some...Full Article
FRIDAY, Nov. 22, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Certain lifestyle factors may improve women's chances of having a healthy pregnancy, according to a new study.
The researchers analyzed data from more than 5,600 women in England, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand to pinpoint lifestyle factors at...Full Article
FRIDAY, Nov. 22, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Obese or overweight people who lower their blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar levels could cut their risk of heart disease and stroke by more than half, a new study indicates.
Researchers analyzed 97 studies that included a total of more ...Full Article
FRIDAY, Nov. 22, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- A recent program encouraged healthy eating by offering extra spending power to poor people who get government assistance to buy food. The only catch: They had to purchase healthier types of food at farmers' markets.
It's not clear if the thousands...Full Article
THURSDAY, Nov. 21 (HealthDay News) -- Despite progress in some areas, health disparities remain for many Americans, health officials reported Thursday.
These inequalities are related to income, education, sex, race, ethnicity, employment and sexual orientation, and they all affect America...Full Article