Health News

How More Exercise Might Help Older Women
For older women, exercising more and doing so more vigorously could lead to a reduced risk of death, according to a new study.
How to Prevent Falls Among the Elderly
Exercise may help prevent falls among elderly people, according to a new study.
A Little Walking, a Lot of Good
Even if you're not meeting the recommended exercise levels, walking a little may still lower your risk of dying, according to a new study.
Stroke Risk Factors: A Growing Threat
In spite of stroke-prevention efforts in recent years, stroke risk factors appear to be becoming more common, according to a new study.
A Little Exercise May Go a Long Way for Depression
As little as one hour of exercise each week could protect you from depression, according to a new study.
All Types of Exercise Tied to Benefits
Household chores, washing the dog, taking the stairs and all other kinds of physical activity may reduce your risk of death, according to a new study.
Steady Efforts May Mean Long-Term Weight Loss
The key to long-term weight loss may be losing a consistent number of pounds every week, according to a new study.
Obesity: Still a Big Problem in the US
Obesity continues to be a significant health concern across the United States, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
How Diet May Affect Your Colorectal Cancer Risk
The foods you eat may have an impact on your risk for colorectal cancer, according to a new report.
How a Sedentary Lifestyle Affects Your Health
For frail, inactive adults, sedentary behaviors like sitting may raise their risk of dying, according to a new study.