Men's Health in the News

Home Exercise Boosts Heart Patients' Frame of Mind

11/19/2014 - But in-hospital workouts didn't produce same results, study found

Want to Be a Leader? Cultivate a Healthy Look

11/05/2014 - The appearance of fitness trumps a look of intelligence, study says

Mom's Words Matter Most to Newborns

11/03/2014 - Study also finds that parents respond more to sounds of babies who match their gender

Dads Face Guilt About Workouts, Just Like Moms Do

10/17/2014 - Both parents tend to view exercise as a selfish behavior that takes up family time, researcher says

Health Tip: Exercise With Weights

10/03/2014 - Suggestions for safe strength training

Health Tip: Get Fit With a Buddy

09/23/2014 - It's easier than going it alone

Blood Pressure Seems to Stay Lower Longer in Fitter Men

09/15/2014 - Study suggests heart-healthy exercise may keep blood vessels more flexible

Health Tip: Keep Your Family Moving

09/10/2014 - Offer toys that spur exercise

Smoking Before Fatherhood May Raise Asthma Risk in Kids: Study

09/08/2014 - But no similar association was found between mother and children

Health Tip: Incorporating Flexibility Training

08/22/2014 - Stretching, for example, can help improve range of motion

Fitness May Boost Kids' Brainpower

08/19/2014 - Study found fitter kids had different white matter, which helps brain regions communicate with each other

Health Tip: Practice a Well-Balanced Exercise Program

08/18/2014 - Don't focus on just one form of activity

Health Tip: Warm Up Before Exercise

08/13/2014 - It boosts metabolism before activity

Health Tip: Dressing for Fitness Success

08/12/2014 - Clothing should be loose, lightweight

Fitness May Help Ward Off Depression in Girls

08/07/2014 - Being in good physical condition likely to help boys avoid the blues too, expert says

Could Fitter Kids Be Smarter Kids, Too?

06/06/2014 - Children who are physically fit might do better with reading, language skills, researchers report

U.S. Teens' Cardiorespiratory Fitness Has Dropped in Last Decade: Report

05/28/2014 - Overweight kids have worse fitness levels than those of normal weight

Fit Kids Have Better Body-Fat Distribution, Study Finds

05/23/2014 - Active children show fewer signs of future heart disease

Health Tip: Exercise for Stress Relief

05/16/2014 - Get aerobic activity regularly

Fitness May Help Older Men With High Blood Pressure Live Longer

05/12/2014 - Seniors with high fitness levels had half the risk of dying, finds study

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Getting speedy treatment after a stroke is vital. Your chances of recovery are much better if you are treated with clot-dissolving medication within three hours after a stroke occurs. A 2007 study by Columbia University in New York found that men appear to respond better to this treatment than women.