Men's Health in the News

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

Pregnancy Ultrasound a Big Bonding Moment for Dads-to-Be

04/30/2014 - Fetal image helps men take in reality of pending birth, study suggests

Is Healthy Obesity a Myth?

04/30/2014 - Study found even with normal blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar levels, the obese had more artery plaque

Poor Fitness in Middle Age Tied to Early Death Risk in Study

04/30/2014 - Grip strength, ability to rise from chair and standing balance measured

More Muscle May Help Kidney Dialysis Patients

04/24/2014 - Small study found those with greater muscle mass could walk farther, reported better mental health

Young Dads at Risk of Depressive Symptoms, Study Finds

04/14/2014 - But experts stress findings don't mean fatherhood at an early age dooms men to clinical depression

Could Daughter's Cancer Risk Be Affected by Father's Age at Birth?

04/08/2014 - Early study tied younger dads to higher odds of breast, ovarian tumors, and older dads to increased risk of uterine disease

Teens' Screen Time May Affect Their Bone Health: Study

04/04/2014 - Researchers in Norway found contrasting bone density results in boys, girls

Too Much Running Tied to Shorter Lifespan, Studies Find

04/01/2014 - New research rules out heart risk, certain medications as a contributing factor

When Moms Get Active, Kids Follow

03/24/2014 - Study of 4-year-olds suggests mothers help by spurring activity, taking part and being role models

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