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Parents' Use of Outdated Advice May Slow Concussion Recovery September 16, 2016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

Health Tip: Make Yourself Seen When Exercising in the Dark August 31, 2016

Take precautions so you're visible to drivers

Over 64? Want to Cut Your Heart Disease Risk? Try Exercise August 29, 2016

Finnish study finds even moderate exercise lowers odds of early death

Risks Spike If Young Athletes Specialize Too Soon August 29, 2016

Pediatricians' group suggests kids play multiple sports

Health Tip: Why Warm-Up? August 29, 2016

It prepares your body for exercise

First Days of Preseason Practice Pose Big Heat Risks for College Football Players August 26, 2016

Coaches, trainers need to be aware of heat illness symptoms, study suggests

Even a Little Exercise May Help Stave Off Dementia August 26, 2016

Sedentary seniors more likely to suffer mental decline, study finds

Health Tip: Help Kids Get Enough Exercise August 25, 2016

Make sure they're meeting these guidelines

Health Tip: Explaining Circuit Training August 24, 2016

Here's how it works

Young Football Players Tackle Greatest Concussion Risk at Practice August 23, 2016

But experts disagree about whether certain collision drills should be curtailed

Teen Student-Athletes Often Unfit, Overweight August 22, 2016

Philadelphia study found 15 percent who underwent physical exams also had high blood pressure

10 Easy Ways to Build Activity Into Your Workday Routine August 18, 2016

Sitting at your desk all day increases your risk for heart attack, stroke and even death

7 Ways to Avoid Serious Injury From School Sports August 17, 2016

Know how to reduce the risk of getting hurt so you'll be able to help your team compete

Healthy Diet, Exercise May Help Keep Alzheimer's at Bay August 17, 2016

Study finds people who are active and eat well have fewer brain effects linked to the disease

Unhealthy Habits May Cost Canadians 6 Years of Life August 16, 2016

Smoking, inactivity top the list of culprits, researchers say

Injuries at Indoor Trampoline Parks Jump August 16, 2016

Researchers say finding shows need for safety standards

Health Tip: Boost Your Health With Exercise August 16, 2016

Some probable benefits

Exercise Not an 'Antidote' to Too Much Sitting, Heart Experts Say August 15, 2016

American Heart Association statement says it's not enough to move to boost health, you have to sit less

Health Tip: Know Your Risk of Stress Fracture August 15, 2016

Here's what increases your chances

Taking a Bike Ride? Don't Forget Your Helmet August 13, 2016

Wearing the right head gear will dramatically reduce your risk of serious injury or even death

Keep Your Kids Active and Injury-Free August 12, 2016

What you should know before children participate in youth sports

Scientists Zero in on Brain Area Linked to 'Parkinson's Gait' August 12, 2016

Discovery could lead to new treatments for the disease's jerky, unbalanced walking, researchers say

Ditch Your Car, Ride Your Bike and Check Your Scale August 12, 2016

European study finds people who mostly use bikes to get around weigh less

U.S. Kids Don't Make the Grade on Heart Health August 11, 2016

Most don't eat right or get enough exercise, and the American Heart Association warns of problems ahead

Health Tip: Buy the Right Running Shoes August 11, 2016

How to determine which are best

Drivers Take Care! Kids Are Heading Back to School August 10, 2016

The hours just before and after school are most dangerous for young pedestrians

Regular Exercise: Antidote for Deadly Diseases? August 10, 2016

High levels of physical activity linked to lower risk for two cancers, diabetes, heart disease and stroke

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