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Diet and Exercise May Not Stave Off Age-Related Muscle Loss May 22, 2015

Review finds current research is inconclusive

Rugby Player's Head Injuries Linked to Brain Decline May 22, 2015

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy was diagnosed after his death at age 57

Weight Training's Benefits May Depend on Genetics May 22, 2015

Study shows muscle-building exercise not as effective in women with high risk for obesity

Health Tip: Exercise Boosts Heart Health May 22, 2015

It can help lower blood pressure and cholesterol

Breath-Holding Games Are Killing Swimmers, CDC Warns May 21, 2015

Even seasoned athletes are drowning because of dangerous underwater behaviors, agency says

Health Tip: Wear Baseball Gear May 21, 2015

And make sure it fits correctly

At-Home Walks Help Those With Clogged Leg Arteries Stay Mobile May 20, 2015

In study, people with peripheral artery disease benefited from organized exercise program

Nation's Capital Named 'Fittest City' in U.S. May 19, 2015

Washington, D.C., followed by Minneapolis/St. Paul and San Diego as places that encourage exercise

Health Tip: Discourage Too Much Screen Time May 19, 2015

Avoid couch potato children

Serious Concussions Linked to Memory Problems in Retired NFL Players May 18, 2015

Study found those who had lost consciousness during football career were more likely to show brain damage

Health Tip: Swimming Pools Can Harbor Germs May 18, 2015

Keep the water clean for safety sake

Preschoolers Get Too Little Physical Activity in Child Care May 18, 2015

At least two hours recommended every day, study authors say

Activity Improves Survival for Those With Implanted Defibrillators May 15, 2015

People who are most active soon after getting heart device tend to live longer, researchers find

How Safe Is Exercise for Those With Common Irregular Heartbeat? May 15, 2015

Atrial fibrillation strikes many older Americans, and study finds gender influences safety of physical activity

Even Elite Athletes May Have Heart Abnormalities May 15, 2015

Study of Olympic prospects finds 'large prevalence' of defects

Even in Later Life, Exercise Seems to Pay Dividends May 15, 2015

Study links activity in older men to longer lives

Stomach Bug Traced to Swimming in Contaminated Lake Water May 14, 2015

Safe hygiene practices can prevent norovirus outbreaks, CDC says

Expectant Mothers' Lifestyle May Influence Child's Later Weight May 12, 2015

Smoking, gaining too much weight in pregnancy linked to obesity in children

Staying Fit May Delay Onset of High Cholesterol, Study Finds May 11, 2015

Regular physical activity seems to put off age-related increases in men by up to 15 years

When to Ice, When to Heat May 10, 2015

Sports medicine experts lay out guidelines for injuries, sore muscles

Biking, Walking to Work Can Help Shed Pounds May 08, 2015

U.K. study found a switch away from cars helped folks with 30-minute commutes drop 15 lbs in 2 years

Health Tip: Vegetarian Athletes Need Plenty of Protein May 08, 2015

Here's where you can get it

Strengthening Hip Muscles May Ease Calf Pain From Blood Vessel Disease May 07, 2015

Researchers report that patients might also be able to walk longer

Americans' Blood Triglyceride Levels Dropping: CDC May 07, 2015

About one-quarter have high levels of this heart-disease related blood fat, but experts say many people still at risk

Healthy Lifestyle May Boost Colon Cancer Survival May 07, 2015

Strongest factors included eating more fruits and veggies, maintaining normal weight before diagnosis

Many Young Football Players Get Concussions at Practice, Study Says May 04, 2015

Limiting player-to-player contact may reduce risk of head trauma, experts say

Be a Responsible Camper May 03, 2015

Tips for minimizing your impact on the environment

Mow With Safety in Mind May 02, 2015

Expert offers tips on avoiding injury when cutting the grass

Fitness May Help Lower Odds for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma May 01, 2015

Intense physical activity throughout life was linked to a 30 percent reduction in risk, study suggests

2-Minute Walk Every Hour May Help Offset Effects of Sitting April 30, 2015

Study found short bouts of light activity seem to boost longevity

Health Tip: Fitting a Bicycle Helmet April 29, 2015

Use padding to get a better fit

Health Tip: Gear up for Sports April 28, 2015

Drink lots of water

Health Tip: Get Active During Summer April 24, 2015

Suggestions for a healthier you

Orthopedist Offers Tips for Preventing Shoulder Injuries April 23, 2015

Strengthening, stretching exercises help maintain stability

Health Tip: Are You at Risk for Hip Strain? April 23, 2015

Athletes are considered at higher risk

Salt Pills Do Little for Endurance Athletes: Study April 17, 2015

Finding challenges common belief that they can boost performance

Walking Boosts Outcomes for Prostate Cancer Survivors April 16, 2015

Study found real improvements in quality of life once men got active

To Protect Your Aging Brain, Start With Exercise April 14, 2015

New report also suggests quitting smoking, managing health conditions and socializing

Health Tip: Exercising With Knee Problems April 14, 2015

Suggestions to help strengthen without straining

Muscle Strength Helps Baseball Pitchers Avoid Injury April 13, 2015

Researchers use computer simulation to show what contributes to elbow problems

Ease Back Into Springtime Sports, Doctor Cautions April 10, 2015

Sports medicine specialist offers tips to help keep teens and adults moving

Limiting Innings Pitched Doesn't Prevent Injuries: Study April 10, 2015

Gradually increasing player's workload won't help either, researcher says

Health Tip: Prevent Injury on the Golf Course April 10, 2015

Be prepared

Long-Distance Runners May Have More 'Desirable' Genes: Study April 08, 2015

Ancient hunter-gatherers may have equated running skills with reproductive potential

Health Tip: Doing Yard Work April 08, 2015

Take precautions to stay healthy

As the Weather Warms, Avoid Gardening's Pitfalls April 07, 2015

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers safety tips

Physical Therapy Equals Surgery for Certain Lower Back Pain, Study Says April 07, 2015

Less risky treatment viable for older patients with lumbar spinal stenosis

Fit at 50? Cardiac Arrest During Exercise Unlikely, Study Finds April 06, 2015

Only 5 percent of attacks occurred during activities such as jogging or bicycling

Regular, Vigorous Exercise May Lengthen Your Life: Study April 06, 2015

Intense workouts seem more beneficial than less-intense ones, researchers say

Health Tip: Add Exercise to Your Family's Regular Routine April 06, 2015

Play a sport, or go for a walk