Most people aren't meeting exercise guidelines Most adults in the USA aren't meeting the federal physical activity recommendations for both aerobic exercise and muscle-strengthening activity, according to government statistics out today. About 79% of adults don't meet the physical activity guidelines that advise getting at least 2½ hours a week of moderate-intensity aerobic activity such as brisk walking, or one hour and 15 minutes a week of vigorous-intensity aerobic activity, such as jogging. More
US suicide rate rose sharply among middle-aged Health officials say suicides among middle-aged Americans climbed at a startling rate over the past decade, a period that included the recession. Overall, the suicide rate for the age group jumped 28 percent from 1999 to 2010. And among whites, it shot up 40 percent.... More
Study: New bird flu jumped directly from chickens Chinese scientists have for the first time found strong evidence of how humans got infected with a new strain of bird flu: from chickens at a live market. In a small study of four patients who caught the new H7N9 virus, Chinese scientists compared swabs from birds at live markets in eastern China to virus samples from patients. More
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Exercise, endurance sports increase arryhthmia and heart failure risk in carriers of ARVD/C mutation A Johns Hopkins study finds that healthy people who carry a genetic mutation for arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy (ARVD/C) are at much higher risk of developing the symptoms of the life-threatening heart disease if they participate ... 07/17/2013 - 8:40 am | View Link
Thursday Reading: Exercise May Increase Heart Risk for Some All the news from The Times that will hit you in the wallet. A variety of consumer-focused articles appears daily in The New York Times and on our blogs. Each weekday morning, we gather them together here so you can quickly scan the news that ... 05/31/2012 - 2:24 am | View Link
For Some, Exercise May Increase Heart Risk Could exercise actually be bad for some healthy people? A well-known group of researchers, including one who helped write the scientific paper justifying national guidelines that promote exercise for all, say the answer may be a qualified yes. 05/31/2012 - 12:47 am | View Link
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The home to North Carolina's governors is opening its doors to the public for the Christmas season.
Visitors are invited to the Executive Mansion beginning Thursday at noon and continuing throughout the weekend.
People who take the tour will get to see decorations and enjoy seasonal musical entertainment by local performers.
The first floor of the mansion will be decorated with Christmas trees grows in the state, floral and mixed evergreen arrangements, a gingerbread hose and mantle displays.
The Executive Mansion has been occupied by the families of 29 governors.
The slow rollout of a new federal health insurance marketplace may be deepening differences in health coverage among Americans, with residents in some states gaining insurance at a far greater rate than others.
Even if it's good for business, NBC's revival of "The Sound of Music" wasn't one of the von Trapps' favorite things.
Three-quarters of a century after they arrived from Austria, and in the week since the televised version of the musical classic became a national topic of conversation, the singing family and the vacation lodge they run in the hills of Vermont are in high demand.
And yes, the family was watching as Carrie Underwood, in a widely watched and panned performance, took over the role of Maria von Trapp, made famous on Broadway by Mary Martin and on film by Julie Andrews.
Kristina von Trapp, granddaughter of the real Maria von Trapp, who died in 1987, visited guests as it was shown at the inn in Stowe.
Chinese aviation authorities will soon require captains of flights into Beijing to master low-visibility landings to combat chronic flight delays that have been worsened by heavy smog.
Travel industry monitor FlightStats says the Beijing Capital International Airport, China's busiest, has the worst record for flight delays of any major international airport, with only 18 percent of flights departing on time.