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Sports of The Times: Chemotherapy, Then the U.S. Championships, for Gabriele Grunewald

New York Times - Health - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 01:00

Like any professional runner, Grunewald is competitive and fierce down the stretch. But a huge obstacle sets her apart: She’s battling cancer for the fourth time.

U.S. Open Grass Is an Obstacle and a Potential Health Hazard

New York Times - Health - Sat, 06/17/2017 - 04:00

Erin Hills’s thick fescue presents a challenge to players, but is also a hospitable spot for ticks, prompting concern about Lyme disease.

Legionnaires’ Outbreak on Upper East Side Kills One and Sickens Six

New York Times - Health - Fri, 06/16/2017 - 18:31

The city’s health department is investigating the cause of the outbreak in Lenox Hill. The disease infects 200 to 400 New Yorkers a year, the city says.

Gabe Grunewald Will Race the National Championships

Runner's World Headlines - Fri, 06/16/2017 - 15:41

Currently undergoing chemotherapy, the 1500-meter runner will continue her racing season next week.

​One of 2017’s Best GPS Watches Is On Sale Today on Amazon Prime

Runner's World Headlines - Fri, 06/16/2017 - 11:23

​The Samsung Gear S3 Frontier is under $300.

​How Years of Failure Made Me Decide to Get Fit Again

Runner's World Headlines - Fri, 06/16/2017 - 11:20

The exact moment one man realized he was direly out of shape.

These Are the Strangest Things We've Encountered on the Run

Runner's World Headlines - Fri, 06/16/2017 - 11:04

Geese, deer, ghosts, oh my! Runners encounter some interesting creatures on the run.

8 Mistakes Runners Make When Buying Running Shoes

Runner's World Headlines - Fri, 06/16/2017 - 10:57

​Even seasoned runners sometimes make these blunders.

As Opioid Panel Meets, Some Say Action, Not Study, Is Needed

New York Times - Health - Fri, 06/16/2017 - 09:44

As a candidate, President Trump vowed to “take care” of the opioid epidemic. But some addiction experts say his action so far, a commission, is a waste of time.

Well : Losing Fat, Gaining Brain Power, on the Playground

New York Times - Health - Fri, 06/16/2017 - 08:51

In children, exercise may help to improve cognition by first improving waistlines.

This Crazy-Fit Couple Has the Cross-Training Garage of Your Dreams

Runner's World Headlines - Fri, 06/16/2017 - 08:27

Kim and Ethan Nedeau found strength in each other and now thrive on nontraditional events.

Episode 59: Deena, Dogs, and Shoes

Runner's World Headlines - Fri, 06/16/2017 - 06:17

How to win the mental game; the best way to run with your pooch; navigating the speciality running store for new kicks.

Ask Well: Is Chlorine in Swimming Pools Safe?

New York Times - Health - Fri, 06/16/2017 - 05:00

A reader asks: Should I be concerned about chlorine and other people’s body products in pools?

Can Your Watch Estimate Your VO2 Max?

Runner's World Headlines - Fri, 06/16/2017 - 04:41

Four new studies test the accuracy of fitness prediction functions.

As Opioid Panel Meets, Some Say Action, Not Study, Is Needed

New York Times - Health - Fri, 06/16/2017 - 04:00

As a candidate, President Trump vowed to “take care” of the opioid epidemic. But some addiction experts say his action so far, a commission, is a waste of time.

Scalise Faces Prospect of Multiple Operations

New York Times - Health - Thu, 06/15/2017 - 21:29

Trauma surgeons have learned that a series of operations for such wounds have better outcomes than one long operation.

Woman Drowns Rabid Raccoon Mid-Run

Runner's World Headlines - Thu, 06/15/2017 - 15:37

When the animal attacked, Rachel Borch knew she needed to think fast to save herself.

Phys Ed: Hot Weather Workout? Try a Hot Bath Beforehand

New York Times - Health - Thu, 06/15/2017 - 15:02

One of the most effective ways to cope with exercising in extreme heat may be to soak in long, hot baths in the days beforehand.

From Living on the Streets to Running Marathons Around the World

Runner's World Headlines - Thu, 06/15/2017 - 14:41

​New documentary highlights running group from Skid Row in Los Angeles.

For Every Month of Her Pregnancy, This Mom Crossed a 5K Finish Line

Runner's World Headlines - Thu, 06/15/2017 - 14:40

Here’s why Jessica Frick has been running for two for the past nine months.

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