April 15, 2014: Too Little Vitamin D May Add to Obesity's Burden
Study suggests severely overweight people are slowed down by low 'sunshine vitamin' levels

April 15, 2014: Drowning Deaths Down Overall, But Still a Problem: Report
Rates increased for adults 45 to 84; kids 4 and under and adults 85 and older at highest risk

April 15, 2014: Health Tip: Practice Biking Safety
Follow the rules of the road

April 14, 2014: Clues to Type 2 Diabetes Discovered on Mount Everest
Study found low oxygen levels in healthy people at high altitudes led to increase in signs of insulin resistance

April 14, 2014: Pelvic Exercises May Help <i>His</i> Sex Life
Premature ejaculation significantly improved after 12-week regimen, study finds

April 12, 2014: Getting in Front of Back Pain
Strong core muscles, good posture can help, expert says

April 10, 2014: Girls Suffer Worse Concussions, Study Suggests
Researchers found they had more severe symptoms, longer recovery times than boys

April 10, 2014: More High School Athletes Complying With Concussion Guidelines, Study Finds
Awareness of precautions growing but improvement still needed, experts say

April 10, 2014: Specializing in One Sport as Child No Guarantee of Future Success
And limiting focus can result in more harm than good, researchers say

April 09, 2014: Exercise May Curtail COPD Complications
Regular physical activity could cut need for hospital readmission for lung disease, study says

April 09, 2014: Aerobic Exercise May Help Older Women at Risk for Dementia
Small study suggests regular walking increases hippocampus area of brain

April 08, 2014: Just One Season of Hits in High School Football May Alter Brain: Study
Players did not have concussions, still showed changes in white matter

April 07, 2014: Stem Cells Show Promise for Stroke Recovery
Early study found they can be safely transplanted into the brain; 2 patients showed significant improvement

April 07, 2014: Kids' Concussions Defined by Where They Live, Study Finds
Sports fell more city children; motorized vehicles a danger in the country

April 07, 2014: Muscle Weakness May Persist for Months After ICU Stay
Hospitalized patients who'd been on mechanical ventilators were studied up to 2 years after discharge

April 07, 2014: Having Kids Walk to School Comes With Risks, Benefits
Added physical activity is healthy for youngsters, but traffic poses danger, study finds

April 04, 2014: Brief Whiplash Treatment Works as Well as Lengthy Therapy, Study Finds
Results similar for patients with one session vs. 20 sessions

April 03, 2014: Walking May Be Good Medicine for Kidney Patients
People with kidney trouble assigned to daily half-hour stroll got a boost in immune function, study found

April 03, 2014: Exercise, Diet May Help 'Pre-Diabetics' Dodge Heart Disease Death
Study followed Chinese people with high blood sugar for more than two decades

April 02, 2014: College Football Players Have Stiffer Arteries, Study Finds
But it's unclear what that means for later heart health, researchers say

April 01, 2014: Could Reducing Stress Help Bring On a Migraine?
Small study suggests shifting hormone levels may have an impact, researcher says

April 01, 2014: Too Much Running Tied to Shorter Lifespan, Studies Find
New research rules out heart risk, certain medications as a contributing factor

April 01, 2014: Health Tip: Run Safely
And lower your chances of injury

March 31, 2014: Stronger Muscles May Mean Better Health for Kids
Study of 6th-graders links greater strength to lower risk for heart disease

March 28, 2014: Exercise in Youth Boosts Bone Strength Later: Study
And continued activity is even better for your skeletal health

March 27, 2014: Stroke Survivors Deserve Team Care: Statement
Experts call for palliative care to improve patients' quality of life

March 27, 2014: Exercise Affects Men's, Women's Hearts Differently: Study
Finding might have implications for standard cardiac testing, experts say

March 27, 2014: Cholesterol Levels Spike During Winter Months, Study Finds
Tendency to eat more, exercise less when it's cold and snowy outside may explain trend

March 27, 2014: Marathon Training Might Boost Heart Health
Middle-aged male runners get a lot of health mileage out of race prep, study finds

March 25, 2014: Can Exercise and an Occasional Drink Boost Eye Health?
More research needed to show whether lifestyle directly affects vision loss, study author says

March 25, 2014: Health Tip: Enjoying Warm Weather Fitness
Take advantage of these healthy activities

March 24, 2014: When Moms Get Active, Kids Follow
Study of 4-year-olds suggests mothers help by spurring activity, taking part and being role models

March 22, 2014: Ways to Cut Your Colon Cancer Risk
Experts advise regular screenings, high-fiber foods and exercise

March 21, 2014: Basketball's Fitness Benefits a Sure Bet
Shooting hoops beats watching 'March Madness' when it comes to your health, expert says

March 20, 2014: Daily Exercise Lowers Breast Cancer Risk: Study
Benefit varies by tumor type, but it's another reason to encourage physical activity, researchers say

March 15, 2014: Knee Ligament Tears Don't Permanently Sideline Most College Football Players
Study of NCAA Division I athletes found majority returned to playing field

March 15, 2014: Knee Surgery May Put Kids at Higher Risk for Future Arthritis
Small study followed up on young people who underwent procedure to repair torn ligament

March 14, 2014: Gardening Might Give Kids a Fitness Boost
Digging, raking were high-intensity tasks in South Korean study

March 14, 2014: 'Extreme Sports' Linked to 40,000 Head and Neck Injuries Per Year
Study finds skateboarding, snowboarding lead the pack in number of trauma cases

March 13, 2014: Blood Test Might Help Spot, Monitor Concussions
Study found levels of a protein linked with brain damage spiked right after injury, dropped with recovery

March 11, 2014: 2 Surgeries Work Equally Well for Female Incontinence, Study Finds
Doctors can choose the one they're more familiar with, expert says

March 11, 2014: 'Tommy John' Surgery Gets Major League Pitchers Back on the Mound
Study found most players returned to pro baseball, sometimes with better results

March 11, 2014: New Knees, Hips May Also Help the Heart
Joint replacement might boost physical activity in arthritis patients, study author says

March 06, 2014: Kids With ADHD May Face Higher Obesity Risk as Teens
Finnish study also found more physical inactivity in this group

March 06, 2014: Lack of Sleep Compounds Health Problems for Obese Teens: Study
Researchers report it was independently associated with higher risk of heart disease, diabetes

March 06, 2014: 2-Mile Daily Walk Might Help Fight COPD
Study found patients who were more active had fewer hospitalizations from lung condition

March 05, 2014: Poor Fitness in Middle Age Tied to Higher Risk of Dementia
Change factors like exercise while you can, Finnish researchers advise

March 05, 2014: For Many College Athletes, the Payoff Is Lifelong Disabilities: Study
They were more likely to have physical and emotional problems later in life than non-athletes, researchers found

March 05, 2014: Do Harder Working Husbands Have Healthier Wives?
His long work hours may boost her health, study suggests

March 04, 2014: Yoga May Help Breast Cancer Patients During Radiation Therapy
Study found it lowered levels of stress hormones, reduced fatigue, improved quality of life