Health News

The More Exercise, The Better For Older Women
For most people, slimming down can lower the risk for many conditions. But, for postmenopausal women, maintaining a healthy weight may be especially important.
Procedure May Help Older Athletes Get Back in the Game
It can be easy to assume that aging means the end of exercise — especially when an injury is involved. But one surgery may help some older athletes get back in the game.
5 Lifestyle Factors Linked to Less Heart Failure
Your day-to-day activities just may halve your risk for heart failure.
Teen Girls Faced Raised Sports Injury Risk
Many teen girls play hard in school sports, and that’s a good thing. Unfortunately, they may be more likely than boys to be injured.
How Screen Time Might Affect Teenage Bones
Some teens act like they can't live without their phones, tablets or computers. But parents may be wise to set screen-time limits.
Got Asthma? Get off the Couch
For some asthma patients, exercise can trigger shortness of breath and other related symptoms — but new evidence suggests that having asthma doesn't have to keep you out of the game.
Stand up for Your Health at Work
Eyeing that sit-stand desk at work? It may help curb the health risks of sitting all day.
Mind Your Bones
Older adults are commonly prescribed drugs to strengthen their bones and combat injury. But these may be unnecessary when it comes to preventing one dangerous ailment.
For Older Women, Healthy Habits Pay Off
For older adults, maintaining a healthy diet and exercise routine can be important. For muscle mass loss, it may be crucial.
There's No Place Like Home — To Grow Old
For those in midlife, lifestyle choices made now may have a major impact on living long and staying independent later in life.