Take Your Swim Workouts to the Next Level

TUESDAY, May 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Swimming is a great way to stay in shape while having fun and without stressing your joints. If you’re ready to take your lap swimming to the next level, consider joining a masters swimming program. U.S. Masters Swimming is a nonprofit that promotes the activity and works with…

A Young Life Lost to High Insulin Prices

TUESDAY, May 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Alec Smith was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes shortly before his 24th birthday. When he turned 26, he lost his health insurance. Less than a month later, he lost his life because he couldn’t afford the exorbitant price of his life-saving insulin. “Alec had a full-time job that…

Healthy Eating May Protect Her Hearing

MONDAY, May 28, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A healthy diet may reduce a woman’s risk of hearing loss, a new study finds. “We observed that those following an overall healthy diet had a lower risk of moderate or worse hearing loss,” said study first author Dr. Sharon Curhan, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.…

Some Great 50-Calorie Food Choices

MONDAY, May 28, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Tired of munching on carrot and celery sticks to stay on the diet track when your stomach starts growling? There are many options for nutritious and filling foods that contain just 50 calories. And yes, you’ll get the most bang for your calorie buck with vegetables, but there…

Expert Pointers for Avoiding Basketball Injuries

SUNDAY, May 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Basketball provides a great full-body workout. But there are steps you should take to reduce your risk of knee, ankle and foot injuries, an orthopedic specialist says. In 2016, more than 60,500 people were treated for basketball-related foot injuries in U.S. emergency departments, doctors’ offices and clinics. More…