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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

Fidget Your Way to a Healthier Heart August 09, 2016

Tapping toes, other movement when sitting for long periods may help benefit blood vessels, study suggests

Health Tip: Exercising in the Heat August 09, 2016

Take steps to keep cooler

Even Poorer Nations Not Immune to High Blood Pressure August 08, 2016

Researchers cite aging populations, diet, inactivity and lack of preventive care

Does 'Cupping' = Success for Olympic Athletes? August 08, 2016

Telltale red circles of ancient Chinese practice said to boost blood flow, rejuvenate muscles

How to Have Fun -- and Stay Safe -- at the Beach or Pool August 06, 2016

These water-safety tips from the American Red Cross could save a life

Don't Shrug Off Shoulder Safety When Playing Summer Sports August 05, 2016

Golfing, swimming and volleyball can be especially hard on your upper back and shoulders

When Diabetes Strikes, Get Moving to Lower Risk to Eyes August 04, 2016

Study finds association between inactivity and heightened odds for diabetic retinopathy

Sickle Cell Trait Not Linked to Early Death in Study August 03, 2016

However, black soldiers with the gene variant face higher risk of muscle deterioration during exercise

Age-Related Declines Evident Before 60 August 01, 2016

Study suggests strength, endurance regimens should start sooner rather than later

Health Tip: Protect Kids During Summer August 01, 2016

Here's what parents can do

Health Tip: Reap the Benefits of High-Intensity Interval Training August 01, 2016

It can help you lose excess weight

Injuries Soar as Trampoline Parks Expand August 01, 2016

Broken bones, fractures the most common complaints

Summer Days Shouldn't Be Lazy for Kids July 30, 2016

Physical education expert says children should stay active during school vacation

Hour of Exercise a Day May Offset Sitting's Toll on Health July 28, 2016

Study found risk of early death dropped when physical activity levels went up

Exercise May Keep Diabetes in Check During Pregnancy July 27, 2016

Short walks and some strength training each week made a difference for obese women, researchers say

Safer Heads Prevail With New High School Football Rule July 27, 2016

When full-contact practices were limited, blows to the head dropped, study found

Lack of Fitness Second Only to Smoking as Predictor of Early Death: Study July 27, 2016

Increases in fitness levels were associated with greater longevity

Even a Little Exercise May Help Younger Women's Hearts July 25, 2016

Those active about 2.5 hours a week had 25 percent lower disease risk than those who weren't, study found

Painkillers for Teen Athletes Won't Spur Addiction: Study July 25, 2016

Sports may actually provide protective effect against opioid abuse

'Walking Meetings' May Boost Employee Health, Productivity July 22, 2016

They increase on-the-job activity levels for white-collar workers, study found

Health Tip: Get Fit While Watching TV July 22, 2016

Here's what you can do

Is Surgery Always Needed for Meniscal Tears of the Knee? July 21, 2016

Study suggests exercise will work on its own, but two experts say surgery still has big role to play

Brisk Walking May Help Ward Off Diabetes July 20, 2016

Researchers determine the best amount for lowering elevated blood sugar

College Linemen Larger Than Ever, Study Finds July 19, 2016

These athletes will need help adopting healthy lifestyles after their careers end, researcher says

Obese Teens Take Weight-Loss Surgery in Stride July 18, 2016

Procedure led to better walking, eased pain and improved heart rate, study shows

Concussion Study Shows Player-to-Player Hits Most Damaging July 18, 2016

Running longer before the contact happens also spells more trouble

3 Health Issues That Can Threaten Young Female Athletes July 18, 2016

Pediatricians' group urges members to watch out for the 'female triad'

Play 'Pokemon Go' Without Landing in the ER July 15, 2016

Distracted walking a growing threat as players pursue virtual monsters in smartphone game

Is Swimming Safe in Areas With the Freshwater 'Brain-Eating' Amoeba? July 14, 2016

No need to avoid lakes and rivers -- disease experts say infection is exceedingly rare

Pedal Away From Type 2 Diabetes July 12, 2016

Study finds biking may help adults avoid the blood sugar disorder

Headed to the Pool? Protect Yourself From the Poop July 09, 2016

Bacteria and viruses can make you sick if you don't take precautions, doctor advises