Page 1 of 16, 752 articles total

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

Health Tip: Choosing a Time to Work Out October 18, 2016

Pick an hour that's most convenient

Cost Keeps Many Kids From School Sports, Other Activities October 18, 2016

Poor children missing out on valuable pursuits, survey finds

11 Ways to Stay Safe When Doing Risky Tree Work October 15, 2016

For starters, always assume nearby power lines are energized and take precautions

Now Hear This: Wind Noise Can Pose Threat to Cyclists October 14, 2016

Prolonged exposure may lead to permanent hearing loss, researcher says

Exercise Can Help Manage Type 1 Diabetes October 14, 2016

But physical activity doesn't replace need for insulin treatment

Exercise Typically Healthy During Pregnancy, Olympic Panel Says October 13, 2016

But statement notes that more studies are needed on intense workouts while expecting

Fitbit, Other Heart Rate Wristbands Often Inaccurate: Study October 12, 2016

In test of 4 models, 2 provided 'suboptimal' readings during exercise; none as accurate as chest strap

Health Tip: Use a Workplace Gym October 12, 2016

It's a great way to fit in exercise

Leave Those Raking Injuries Behind October 11, 2016

Stretch first, pace yourself and remember to stay well-hydrated

Anger, Heavy Exertion: Fast Track to a Heart Attack? October 10, 2016

But researchers suggest that artery-clogging plaque has to be present to increase risk

Back Surgery Doesn't Knock All NFL Players Out of the Game: Study October 09, 2016

Nearly two-thirds of players continue to perform after spinal disc operation, researchers find

Healthy Living May Mean More Healthy Years for Seniors October 07, 2016

Study found they enjoyed longer spans without disability even as they lived longer

Study Questions the No-Sex-Before-Big-Game Advice October 07, 2016

Researchers find no proof that it hurts athletic performance, and it may even help

Health Tip: Enjoy a Heart-Healthy Football Meal October 07, 2016

Opt for healthier game-day snacks

Health Tip: Exercise Safely With Diabetes October 07, 2016

Talk with your doctor before you start

Don't Let the Change of Seasons Put You at Risk October 06, 2016

Editors of Farmers Almanac say fall's shorter days, fickle weather can bring unwelcome surprises

Health Tip: Stretch Before and After a Workout October 06, 2016

Here's how to do it correctly

Do Activity Trackers Like Fitbit Boost Health? October 05, 2016

If you own one of the devices, 'the news isn't good,' researcher says

3 Lifestyle Changes To Help Prevent Breast Cancer October 04, 2016

Healthy weight, regular exercise and less alcohol could cut incidence by one-third, cancer expert says

1 in 10 Stroke Rehab Interruptions May Be Preventable September 30, 2016

Dehydration, urinary tract infections force patients to return to hospital, study finds

It May Be Time to Punt on Your Favorite Football Fare September 30, 2016

Nutrition expert says tailgating standards aren't scoring any heart-health points

Exercise May Not Lower Women's Risk of Multiple Sclerosis September 29, 2016

Study shows no benefit, but staying active can help ease disease symptoms, experts say

Exercise Speeds Seniors' Recovery From Disability September 26, 2016

Walking regimen also curbs risk of injury in the first place, study finds

9 of 10 U.S. Teens Don't Get Enough Exercise September 26, 2016

And bad habits continue after high school for most, study shows

Smart City Planning Can Cut Deadly Diseases, Improve Air Quality September 26, 2016

Study found big benefit in limiting urban sprawl, encouraging walking and biking

Gardening May Give Kids' Diets a Boost September 23, 2016

Those who gardened ate more fruits, veggies by the time they were in college, study shows

Health Tip: Choose the Right Shoes for Sports September 23, 2016

What to look for

Why the Teen Years May Not Be Lean Years September 21, 2016

Adolescents burn about 450 fewer calories daily than 10-year-olds, study finds

Health Tip: Exercise a Painful Knee September 20, 2016

The right activity can help

Parents' Use of Outdated Advice May Slow Concussion Recovery September 16, 2016

Once-recommended practices such as waking a sleeping child for periodic checks can delay healing, expert says

For Kids Playing Pokemon Go, Catch These Safety Tips September 16, 2016

Pediatrics group praises physical activity but warns game could be a dangerous distraction

31 Million Older Americans Aren't Getting Enough Exercise September 15, 2016

Inactivity boosts their risk for falls, broken bones, serious disease and early death, CDC warns

Diet or Exercise: What's Best for the Middle-Aged Heart September 15, 2016

Study finds each effective, as long as healthy weight loss is the result

Bodybuilders' Steroid Abuse Linked to Pre-Diabetic Condition September 14, 2016

Misuse of these drugs may interfere with how the body uses the hormone insulin, research shows

Health Tip: Dress for Workout Success September 14, 2016

The right clothes make exercise more comfortable

Health Tip: Don't Skip Flexibility Exercises September 12, 2016

They're important for mind and body

Rate of Youth Soccer Injuries More Than Doubled in 25 Years September 12, 2016

Concussion rate jumped almost 1,600 percent in same time period, study found

Play to Win When It Comes to Kids and Sports Pain September 10, 2016

Take injuries seriously, and if no improvement in a few days, see a doctor, specialist says

The Football Injuries Most Likely to End an NFL Career September 08, 2016

Study found tendon, ligament troubles are hardest to recover from

Concussion Video Kicks Off NFL Season September 08, 2016

Sent to every player, it describes return-to-play rules and how to recognize when to seek help

Can Exercise Offset Alcohol's Damaging Effects? September 08, 2016

Even gardening, brisk walking may reduce your risk of booze-related death, researchers say

What's Regular Exercise Worth? Maybe $2,500 Per Year September 08, 2016

That's how much a new study says the average adult with heart disease might save in health care costs

Parents Can Play Key Role in Setting Healthy Habits for Kids September 02, 2016

Shut down the iPads and lead by example, study suggests

Review Suggests Safe, Effective Ways to Relieve Pain Without Meds September 01, 2016

Approaches such as acupuncture, massage and tai chi may ease discomfort

Health Tip: Practice Safety When Fishing September 01, 2016

Don't forget the life jackets

Want Better Heart Health? There's an App for That August 31, 2016

Smartphones can help keep you on track with lifestyle changes