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Mountain Biker Survives After Neck Impaled by Tree Branch July 31, 2015

He traveled 20 miles to hospital with object in place, doctors say injury missed major blood vessels and airway

Stay Safe When Temperatures Rise July 31, 2015

Expert offers tips on avoiding heat-related illness

Do Sporty Teen Girls Live Longer, Healthier Lives? July 31, 2015

Exercise from 13 to 19 cut odds for early death from cancer and all causes, researchers say

Stand, Don't Sit, to Get Healthier, Researchers Say July 31, 2015

Even if you exercise, sitting for long periods linked to higher blood sugar, cholesterol levels

Targeted Workouts May Strengthen Men's Bones in Middle Age July 30, 2015

Weight-lifting regimen tied to increased bone mass in the whole body, lumbar spine and hip, study finds

Health Tip: After You Finish a Marathon July 29, 2015

Drink water and eat

School's Out, Fattening Behaviors Are In July 26, 2015

Kids eat more sugar, watch more TV over summer vacation, study says

Exercise May Buffer Symptoms of Early Alzheimer's July 23, 2015

Vigorous physical activity benefits the aging brain, three studies show

Health Tip: Strengthen Your Child's Hands July 22, 2015

Here's what your little one can try

Rugby Takes Toll on Spine, Scans Show July 21, 2015

Retired pro athletes have more degenerative symptoms, lesions

The Dreaded 'Dad Bod' Is Real July 21, 2015

First-time fathers tend to add on extra pounds, researchers say

Health Tip: Exercise Your Knees After Injury July 21, 2015

But avoid too much strain

Too Much TV, Too Little Exercise When Young May Hasten Mental Decline Later July 20, 2015

25-year study found a link, but cause-and-effect relationship remains unproven

Time Spent Sitting May Not Affect Diet, Study Suggests July 17, 2015

But that's still no reason to avoid exercise, researchers and experts say

More Exercise = More Fat Loss for Older Women, Study Finds July 16, 2015

Doubling the amount of time spent in heart-pumping workouts each week paid off after a year

Health Tip: Vary Your Exercise Routine July 16, 2015

It will be more fun and make for a better workout

More Teen Athletes Undergoing Tommy John Elbow Surgery: Study July 14, 2015

Year-round focus on one sport likely behind the increase, doctors say

Too Much Sitting May Raise a Woman's Cancer Risk: Study July 14, 2015

Effect was not seen in men, and held even after researchers factored out a lack of exercise

Banning Soccer 'Headers' Won't Solve Concussion Problem: Study July 13, 2015

Enforcing rules that limit aggressive body contact would be more effective, researcher says

Experts Offer Diving Safety Tips July 11, 2015

Unsafe practices can lead to serious neck and spine injuries

Health Tip: Finding Time for Exercise July 09, 2015

Include your kids

Keeping Fit May Halve Seniors' Heart Failure Risk July 06, 2015

Study suggests health choices still make a difference in old age

Extracurricular Sports May Give Kids' Academics a Boost July 01, 2015

Study suggests these activities might improve kids' attention span, self-control

Endurance Athletes Should Only Drink When Thirsty, Experts Say June 30, 2015

Consuming excess fluids can lead to dangerous drop in sodium levels

A Healthy Body Often Equals a Healthy Brain June 30, 2015

Experts stress that exercise, good diet help maintain memory as much as mental challenges do

Diabetes Rates Fall in Neighborhoods With Healthy Food, Parks and Gyms June 29, 2015

Study suggests making these resources easily accessible, affordable might cut odds of disease

Parents, Stop Hovering: 'Risky' Play May Have Benefits for Kids June 29, 2015

Less free-time supervision helps social development, and children get more exercise, experts say

Parents Should Set Good Example to Keep Kids Slim, Pediatrics Group Says June 29, 2015

Avoid keeping sugary, high-calorie foods in the house, and encourage being active together

Health Tip: Exercising With Heart Problems June 29, 2015

Consult your doctor first

Overuse Injuries More Common in High School Females June 28, 2015

Track, field hockey and lacrosse linked to repetitive use problems in girls, study says

School Coaches Often Ill-Equipped to Spot, Manage Concussions June 26, 2015

Better education recommended, especially at youth and middle school levels

Health Tip: Swimming Safely June 26, 2015

Make sure pool is enclosed

Exercise Benefits People With Parkinson's Disease: Study June 24, 2015

The sooner you start regular physical activity, the better, researchers say

Intense Therapy Helps Restore Arm Function Long After Stroke: Study June 23, 2015

Participants had been severely impaired for a year or more

Health Tip: Competing in Marathon Races June 22, 2015

Suggestions to help you stay well

Keep Safety in Mind When Skateboarding June 21, 2015

Experts offer tips on how to protect yourself from injury when catching 'air'

Safety Tips for Water Skiing and Wake Boarding June 20, 2015

Thousands injured every year, experts say

Surf's Up. Be Safe June 19, 2015

Stay near lifeguards, watch for riptides, experts say

Summer Beach Time Means Water Safety June 19, 2015

Expert offers tips for dealing with rip currents and other risks

Even Light Activity Can Boost Seniors' Health June 19, 2015

Researchers suggest 300 minutes weekly of activities such as walking or gardening

Thinking About a Pool? Think About Safety June 19, 2015

Never assume someone else is watching the kids

Extreme Exercising Can Lead to Blood Poisoning, Study Reveals June 19, 2015

Expert says gradual training can help prevent problems

Exercise May Have Benefits Beyond Fitness in Type 2 Diabetes June 18, 2015

Study finds aerobics or strength training can improve blood sugar levels, lower body fat and waist size

High School Football Players May Be at Doubled Risk of Migraine June 18, 2015

Head injuries likely play a role in these headaches, second study suggests

COPD Patients Less Active, Which Can Worsen Outcomes June 17, 2015

Study finds a 'vicious circle' where decline in exercise exacerbates the disease

Study Questions Value of Arthroscopic Knee Surgery for Older Patients June 17, 2015

Exercise a better way to relieve arthritis discomfort, researchers say

Most Physical Activity Helps You Sleep Better June 12, 2015

But housework and child care linked to poorer slumber

Health Tip: Creating a Compost June 12, 2015

Can lead to a thriving garden

Exercise, Games, Puzzles Don't Prevent Signs of Alzheimer's in the Brain: Study June 10, 2015

But mental and physical activity may keep your mind healthy in other ways, expert says

Exercise Can Cut Risk of Pregnancy-Related Diabetes: Study June 08, 2015

Women who were more physically active while expecting also were about 2 pounds lighter

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