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Gardens a Center of Calm for People With Dementia July 30, 2014

Review found some evidence it helped soothe, distract sufferers, but safeguards important

Protect Your Eyes When Hitting the Pool July 29, 2014

Skip contact lenses, try goggles, doctor suggests

Extra Exercise Could Help Depressed Smokers Quit: Study July 29, 2014

Withdrawal symptoms, cravings are harder on people with mood disorders, researchers say

Healthy Habits May Slow Cellular Signs of Aging, Study Finds July 29, 2014

Pay attention to your lifestyle during stressful times, researcher says

Health Tip: Encourage Kids to Exercise July 29, 2014

Here's a list of health benefits

Heat Stroke a Greater Threat to Endurance Runners Than Heart Problems: Study July 28, 2014

More education needed about how to prevent it, researchers say

Running Could Add 3 Years to Your Lifespan July 28, 2014

Just 5 to 10 minutes a day seems to bring benefits, study says

A Healthy Lifestyle May Deflect Dementia July 15, 2014

Older folks who began eating right, exercising did better on memory and problem-solving tests in study

Health Tip: Considering High-Intensity Interval Training? July 15, 2014

Here are potential benefits

Make Exercise Fun, Eat Less Afterwards July 12, 2014

Researchers found that people ate more if told their walk was exercise, rather than scenic stroll

Delaying Kid's Knee Surgery Could Be a Bad Play, Study Finds July 11, 2014

Secondary injuries more common among children who postpone ligament repair, research shows

Shoulder Surgery Gets NFL Players Back in the Game July 10, 2014

About 90 percent return to play after stabilizing procedure, study finds

Young Pro Pitchers May Face Higher Risk of 'Tommy John' Surgery: Study July 10, 2014

Most players who needed the ligament procedure had it within first 5 years of professional ball

Doctors Need to Protect Athletes From Concussion Risk: Neurologists July 09, 2014

They should educate, clear players to return to field only when ready, statement says

Exercising Moms-to-Be Have Less Chubby Babies, Study Finds July 09, 2014

This could benefit newborns later in life, researcher suggests

Inactivity May Be Main Culprit in Obesity Epidemic: Study July 08, 2014

Sharp rise seen in number of Americans who didn't exercise, while calorie intake stayed steady

Change Bad Habits Early, Save Your Heart Later July 03, 2014

Young adults who adopt healthier lifestyle can cut their heart disease risk, researchers say

Aerobic/Strength Training Combo May Be Best Workout for Diabetics July 03, 2014

In study, people with type 2 disease had better blood sugar control when both modes used

Brisk Walking May Help Curb Parkinson's Symptoms July 02, 2014

Study found it improved gait, stiffness, mood, attention and overall quality of life

Bad Weather May Dampen Will to Exercise June 30, 2014

People in hot, cold climates less likely to get physical activity, more likely to be obese, study says

Prepare for Summer Sports to Avoid Injury June 28, 2014

Wear appropriate footwear, vary your activities, and stretch and warm-up, advises expert

Dance Those Cares Away! June 27, 2014

Study of seniors shows decreased knee-hip pain and increased ability to walk among those who dance

Winning Attitude on the Field Translates to Career Success June 27, 2014

Former high school athletes seen as having more self-confidence and leadership abilities, study finds

For Heat Stroke Victims, Cool First, Then Transport June 27, 2014

New guidelines stress the importance of immediate cooling for athletes

Health Tip: Keep High Schoolers Safe During Sports June 27, 2014

Make sure they train properly and wear protective equipment

Precautions Help Keep Kids Safe in Water June 26, 2014

Children can drown in as little as 2 inches of water, pediatrician warns

Injection Treatment No Help for Hamstring Injuries, Study Says June 25, 2014

One expert questions the findings, and believes plasma-rich injections can help athletes and others

Is All That TV Killing You? June 25, 2014

Study suggests more than 3 hours daily doubles chance of early death, but one expert questions the connection

1 in 10 U.S. Beaches Fails Bacteria Test, Survey Finds June 25, 2014

Storm-water runoff, including sewage, continues to threaten swimmers' health

Former NFL Players May Be Plagued With Chronic Headaches June 25, 2014

Study finds ex-NFL members average 19 days of headaches a month; past concussions a likely cause, expert says

Soccer Scores a Goal for Senior Fitness June 20, 2014

Ex-couch potatoes over 63 gained muscle strength, stronger bones, healthier hearts, study finds

'Walkable' Neighborhoods May Help Cut Diabetes Rates June 17, 2014

Residents of areas that encourage walking also have lower obesity rates, Canadian research shows

Study Ties Too Much Sitting to Risks for Certain Cancers June 16, 2014

Those with the most chair time had worse odds for colon, endometrial cancers, researchers suggest

When School's Out, Weight Can Pile On June 12, 2014

For certain kids, summer vacation adds unwanted pounds, review finds

Can 6,000 Steps a Day Keep Knee Arthritis at Bay? June 12, 2014

Study links one hour of walking daily with improved mobility

Health Tip: Set Swimming Safety Rules June 12, 2014

And reduce the risk of drowning

Health Tip: Growing a Garden June 11, 2014

Suggestions to prevent injuries, germs and more

Exercise May Spur More Varied Gut Microbes, Study Finds June 10, 2014

In turn, that may boost immune system and overall health, researchers note

Men Who Take Statins May Exercise Less June 09, 2014

Activity declined most among those just starting the drug, study finds

Many Women With Breast Cancer Get Too Little Exercise June 09, 2014

Physical activity linked to improved survival odds, experts say

Knee Replacement Surgeries Rising With Obesity Rates June 06, 2014

Total knee replacements more than tripled between 1993 and 2009, study shows

Yoga, Meditation May Help Dementia Patients and Caregivers Alike June 06, 2014

'Holistic' program involving these and other activities brought relaxation, exercise, small study found

Health Tip: Teach Kids Bike Safety Rules June 06, 2014

Including where it's safe to ride

Yoga May Not Help Ease Asthma, Study Suggests June 05, 2014

But ancient practice not harmful and can improve overall health, experts say

Broken Bones, Concussions Most Common Injuries in Youth Hockey June 05, 2014

Fractures more common in boys, while concussions more common in girls, study finds

Bicyclists Happier Than Drivers, Train Riders, Study Says June 03, 2014

Car passengers are generally in a good mood, too

Fish, Exercise May Help Thwart Colon Cancer's Return: Study June 03, 2014

Healthy habits important even when you're sick, researcher says

Why Youngest, Oldest Marathoners Post Similar Times May 30, 2014

Performance peaks in late 20s, slowing down 2 percent every year after: study

Health Tip: Coping With Chronic Illness May 30, 2014

Try to eliminate one unhealthy practice

Obesity, Overweight Rates Jump Worldwide, Report Finds May 29, 2014

And United States is home to highest proportion of world's obese people, researchers add