Category Archives: Health News

Kids’ Concussion Recovery Varies by Symptom Severity: Study

Identifying which factors lead to longer recoveries may improve treatment THURSDAY, April 25 (HealthDay News) — Children with more severe concussion symptoms take longer to recover from their head injury than those with milder symptoms, a new study finds. Most children recover from sports-related concussions within a few days, but some continue to have symptoms…

Health Tip: Ready to Run?

Warm up first (HealthDay News) — Going out for a run, as with any form of exercise, requires some physical and mental preparation. The American Council on Exercise offers this advice on what to do before you start running: Allow time for a pre-run warmup and a post-run cool down. Don’t go beyond what’s comfortable…

Tackling Diet, Exercise Together Produces Best Results: Study

If you have to choose one at a time, hit the gym first, researchers add MONDAY, April 22 (HealthDay News) — If you’re trying to get healthy, tackling both diet and exercise is better than trying to improve one lifestyle habit at a time, new research suggests. The researchers did add that if you need…

Community Gardening May Reap Body Weight Benefit

Study found less overweight in people who tend a plot FRIDAY, April 19 (HealthDay News) — People with plots in community gardens are less likely to be overweight or obese than those who don’t garden, a new study suggests. “It has been shown previously that community gardens can provide a variety of social and nutritional…