HealthDay News: Exercise
Top-Ranked Golfer Beats Scoliosis
As a world-class golfer,
Stacy Lewis' accomplishments are remarkable. But it was a physical
challenge in her childhood that defined her ascent to the top of
Statins May Hamper Workout Results
Statins are proven drugs
taken by millions to lower their cholesterol, but the medications
also could hamper heart patients' ability to improve their
cardiovascular health through exercise, researchers say.
Americans Still Making Unhealthy Choices: CDC
The overall health of
Americans isn't improving much, with about six in 10 people either
overweight or obese and large numbers engaging in unhealthy
behaviors like smoking, heavy drinking or not exercising, a new
government report shows.
Sports May Be OK With Defibrillator, Study Says
Although people with implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) are often advised to avoid activities more strenuous than golf or bowling, new research suggests that many people with these heart devices can participate in more vigorous sports.