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Exercise, Diet May Help 'Pre-Diabetics' Dodge Heart Disease Death

THURSDAY, April 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- For people with high blood sugar at risk of type 2 diabetes, losing weight and exercising may lessen their chances of dying from heart disease or other conditions, a new long-term study suggests. People ...  More »

College Football Players Have Stiffer Arteries, Study Finds

WEDNESDAY, April 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- College freshmen football players show signs of having stiffer blood vessels than their leaner peers who don't play football, according to new research. Exactly what that means for players' later heart ...  More »

Too Much Running Tied to Shorter Lifespan, Studies Find

TUESDAY, April 1 (HealthDay News) -- Running regularly has long been linked to a host of health benefits, including weight control, stress reduction, better blood pressure and cholesterol. However, recent research suggests there may a point of dim...  More »

Health Tip: Run Safely

(HealthDay News) -- Even running or jogging can lead to injury unless you take the time to prepare. The American Council on Exercise offers these suggestions: Always warm up before and cool down after your run. Gently stretch your muscles to help ...  More »

TSX opens higher as energy, bank shares gain

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index opened higher on Monday, led by gains in the financial and energy sectors, as investors awaited an indication of monetary policy direction from the U.S. Federal Reserve. The Toronto Stock Exchange&...  More »

Monday is the deadline to sign up for health law

Monday is the deadline to sign up for private health insurance in the new online markets created by President Barack Obama's health care law. So far, about 4 out of every 5 people enrolling have qualified for tax credits to reduce the cost of ...  More »

U.S. Navy SEAL training flows into mainstream fitness

By Dorene Internicola NEW YORK (Reuters) - Training for U.S. Navy SEALs, the special operations force, follows a warrior tradition that harkens back to Samurais, but fitness experts say the tough regime is gaining popularity with entrepreneurs, c...  More »

Exercise in Youth Boosts Bone Strength Later: Study

FRIDAY, March 28 HealthDay News) -- Physical exercise at a young age increases bone health, and those benefits continue with age, a new study of baseball players finds. And people who continue to exercise as they grow older have even greater bone ...  More »

Exercise Affects Men's, Women's Hearts Differently: Study

THURSDAY, March 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The formula doctors use to evaluate treadmill stress tests, and thereby assess heart health, doesn't account for important differences between men and women, a new study contends. A revised formula woul...  More »

Can Exercise and an Occasional Drink Boost Eye Health?

TUESDAY, March 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Regular exercise and occasional drinking may be good for your eyes, a new study suggests. Researchers analyzed data collected from nearly 5,000 Wisconsin adults, aged 43 to 84, from 1988 to 2013. Over 20...  More »

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