The Checkup: General Health


Posted at 01:01 AM ET, 09/01/2011

Stroke hospitalizations rise among young people

Advancing age is considered a major risk factor for stroke. But research published Thursday morning shows that, even as stroke incidence among older people has leveled off in recent years, the incidence of stroke-related hospitalization among teens and young adults has risen.

By Jennifer LaRue Huget  |  01:01 AM ET, 09/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  General Health

Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 03/01/2011

Study finds exercise is actually good for your knees

If you've been using the fear of knee damage as an excuse to avoid exercise, it may be time to find a new excuse.

By Jennifer LaRue Huget  |  12:54 PM ET, 03/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arthritis, Chronic Conditions, Exercise, General Health