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Yoga Called Good Medicine for High Blood Pressure December 08, 2016

People who added this practice to a healthy lifestyle saw their pressure levels drop, study found

Health Tip: Does Exercise Feel Like Work? December 07, 2016

Suggestions to make it more fun

Study Finds Worrisome Heart Effects Among Some Football Players December 05, 2016

It suggests college linemen have higher blood pressure, thickening of heart wall

Brain Harm May Last Long After College Football Players' Final Game December 02, 2016

Small study found evidence of cortical thinning years later

Low-Carb Diet May Aid Your Metabolism December 02, 2016

Cutting back on sweets helps, while exercising before meals may not, small study finds

Dialysis Patients May Walk Their Way to Better Health December 01, 2016

Even people with advanced kidney trouble can feel better with 'low-intensity' exercise regimen, study finds

Health Tip: Exercising With Arthritis December 01, 2016

Don't let hurdles stop you

Health Tip: Using a Fitness Tracker December 01, 2016

Making the most of your device

Standing or 'Easy' Walks May Help Type 2 Diabetics Control Blood Sugar December 01, 2016

Study counters notion that vigorous exercise is key to battling the illness

Aerobic Exercise May Help Guard Against Dementia November 30, 2016

Study found seniors with mild cognitive impairment saw gains in thinking, memory skills after six months of workouts

Tennis Anyone? It May Prolong Your Life November 30, 2016

Racquet sports, swimming and aerobics tied to lower risk of early death in study

Doctors Should Counsel Even Low-Risk Patients on Heart Health November 29, 2016

U.S. government panel says advice on healthy eating and physical activity likely benefits all

Mouthguard a Key Defense Against Sports-Related Injuries November 28, 2016

More than 600,000 dental accidents send athletes to the ER each year, experts say

Researchers Explore Way to Detect Brain Injury in NFL Players November 28, 2016

The goal: to spot early signs of concussion-related head trauma

Health Tip: Preparing for Your First 5k Run November 28, 2016

Prep work lays the groundwork for an enjoyable time

Martial Arts Can Be Hazardous to Kids November 28, 2016

Certain practices put children at risk of serious injury, pediatricians' group warns

Hitting the Slopes? Keep These Safety Tips in Mind November 26, 2016

Snowboarders and skiers should always use properly maintained equipment and be fully rested

Consider Eye Safety When Choosing Kids' Toys November 24, 2016

As holiday shopping season kicks off, here are tips on buying toys and sports-related items

Health Tip: Cold-Weather Workouts November 24, 2016

You just may burn a few extra calories

New Skin Patch Analyzes Your Sweat During Exercise November 23, 2016

Used with a smartphone app, it's designed to offer information about your health, inventors say

Don't Get Stuffed on Thanksgiving November 23, 2016

Dietician offers tips for avoiding weight gain during the holidays

Health Tip: Exercise Can Be a Brain-Booster November 23, 2016

The result: clearer thinking, sharper focus

Health Tip: Don't Nullify Your Workout November 21, 2016

Here's how to eat healthy

Health Tip: Don't Fall for Exercise Myths November 18, 2016

Setting the record straight

Health Tip: Vary Your Workout Routine November 17, 2016

Changes help keep it fresh

Exercise Good for Cancer Patients During, After Treatment November 15, 2016

Studies show better physical function, quality of life for those who did strength training, aerobic activity

DNA Isn't Destiny: Healthy Living Can Overcome Genes Linked to Heart Disease November 14, 2016

Study found exercise, healthy diet could lower odds for heart attack even in those at high genetic risk

How to Exercise Safely in Smog November 11, 2016

Research suggests a 'sweet spot' where activity's benefits best meet the effects of dirty air

Daily Can of Soda Boosts Odds for Prediabetes, Study Finds November 10, 2016

Diet sodas do not appear to pose the same danger, researcher says

Friendly Competition on Social Media May Get You to the Gym November 09, 2016

This type of motivation worked even better than a 'supportive' approach, study found

Pint-Sized Football Players Still at Risk for Injuries November 04, 2016

Youth leagues attract kids as young as 6, and they should be taught how to play the game safely

Genes May Dictate Your Love -- or Hate -- of Exercise November 04, 2016

Researcher says some people don't get the pleasurable effects from activity that others do

More Years Playing Football, Greater Risk of Brain Disease: Study November 03, 2016

Researchers track link between concussion-related inflammation and degenerative CTE

Paintball Causes Many Vision-Robbing Eye Injuries November 03, 2016

Basketball, baseball and cycling accidents threaten eyes in other ways, study finds

Water: Can It Be Too Much of a Good Thing? November 03, 2016

Athletes and non-athletes alike may overdo it, sometimes with tragic consequences

Icy Slurry May Be Best Way to Hydrate in Extreme Heat: Study November 02, 2016

Water's temperature appears to be more important than how much you drink, researchers find

Downside to Exercise for City Kids: More Pollution November 02, 2016

Inhaling black carbon from traffic offsets benefits, environmental health specialist says

Surgery Not the Answer for Most Back Pain, Sports Doctor Says November 02, 2016

Physical therapy, heat and ice packs, injections may help

Pedal Your Way to Heart Health October 31, 2016

Studies find bike users have fewer heart attacks, lower blood pressure

Athletes Can Be Champs at Fighting Skin Infections October 27, 2016

Watch out for shared equipment and mats as sources of fungi, bacteria and viruses

New Guidelines Urge Diabetics to Move More October 26, 2016

They should do light physical activity every 30 minutes, not every 90 minutes

Health Tip: Use Football Safety Equipment Correctly October 25, 2016

Tips to ensure proper fit

Health Tip: Enjoy an Active Autumn October 25, 2016

Suggestions to keep moving

Stronger Muscles May Pump Up Your Memory October 24, 2016

Seniors saw lasting changes from weight-lifting twice a week for 6 months, researchers report

Health Tip: Beginning Yoga October 24, 2016

Make sure it's safe

Brain Changes Seen in Kids After One Season of Football October 24, 2016

Not yet clear if those changes are lasting or meaningful

1 in 3 Young Athletes With Concussion Returns to Play on Same Day October 21, 2016

But, medical recommendation is to stay out of game after head injury

Health Tip: Kick Off Exercise With a Support System October 20, 2016

Reach out to friends and family

Exercise May Help People Who Already Have Memory Loss October 19, 2016

But effects only lasted as long as activity continued, study found

Have Type 2 Diabetes? Try Walking After Eating October 18, 2016

Study found it lowered blood sugar levels more than other exercise, particularly if done after dinner