Items Tagged ‘running’

Ask the Doctors - Am I too old to start jogging?

June 11, 2018

Ask the Doctors – Am I too old to start jogging?

By Ask the Doctors Ask the Doctors

Dear Doctors: I’m 63 years old and even though my kids think I’m too old, I want to start running. Can you help me to prove them wrong? At the risk of wading into the middle of a family argument, we believe that it’s never too late to become physically active. And if you’re careful […]

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Tags: Ask the Doctors, Dr. Eve Glazier, Dr.Elizabeth Ko, exercise, heart disease, physical activity, regular exercise, running, type 2 diabetes, weight control


Ask the Doctors - Is running bad for my knees?

March 21, 2018

Ask the Doctors – Is running bad for my knees?

By Ask the Doctors Ask the Doctors

Dear Doctors: I recently added running to my weight-loss program. Not only do I feel better, but the pounds are also coming off faster. However, I keep reading that running is bad for my knees, so it makes me wonder — am I making a mistake? We’re happy to reassure you that running, when done […]

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Tags: Advanced age, body mass index, Distance runner, Dr. Eve Glazier, Dr.Elizabeth Ko, exercise, family history, fitness, heart attack, Joint Health, Joint Injury, Lower BMI


Ask the Doctors - Which is better for running/walking: Treadmill or sidewalk?

March 8, 2018

Ask the Doctors – Which is better for running/walking: Treadmill or sidewalk?

By Ask the Doctors Ask the Doctors

Dear Doctor: Is walking or running on a treadmill as good as walking or running on concrete streets or sidewalks? Dear Reader: This is an interesting question, because the definition of “as good as” is quite ambiguous. Good can be defined as having cardiovascular, or other, health benefits, but it can also be defined as […]

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Tags: calisthnics, diet, Dr. Robert Ashley, exercise, fitness, gym, outdoor exercise, outdoor running, run, running, treadmill, treadmill running


Simple treatment could help preemies breathe better

August 15, 2016

Simple treatment could help preemies breathe better

By Amy Albin Amy Albin

Each year in the U.S., about 150,000 babies are born after only 23 to 34 weeks of gestation, which puts them at risk for apnea of prematurity, a condition in which breathing stops, often for several seconds. For parents, it can be frightening to watch when the alarms in the neonatal intensive care unit beep […]

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Tags: apnea of prematurity, breathing problems, Dr. Kalpashri Kesavan, hypoxia, low oxygenation, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, neonatologist, neonatology, neurobiology, news, NICU, preemies