Gardening, Housework May Help Boost Your Heart Health
TUESDAY, Oct. 29 (HealthDay News) -- Activities such as
gardening, do-it-yourself projects and housework may be as good as
formal exercise when it comes to reducing the risk for heart attack
and stroke, Swedish researchers say.
Too Much Sitting Tied to Higher Risk of Colon Polyps in Men
MONDAY, Oct. 28 (HealthDay News) -- Men who are more sedentary
face a higher risk of recurring colon polyps, according to a new
study, even if these men break up their downtime with bouts of
recreational activities such as walking, jogging or golf.
There Is No Safer Football Helmet for Kids: Study
MONDAY, Oct. 28 (HealthDay News) -- High-tech helmets and custom
mouth guards do not reduce concussion risk for high school football
players any more effectively than low-cost helmets or off-the-shelf
mouth guards, a new study says.
Too Few Kids Follow Bike Helmet Laws, Study Finds
SATURDAY, Oct. 26 (HealthDay News) -- Helmets are worn by only
about one in 10 Los Angeles County children involved in bicycle
accidents, despite a state law that requires helmets for riders
under age 18, a new study finds.