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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

Health Tip: Diabetics Who Compete April 06, 2015

Follow these safety suggestions

Year-Round Baseball Leads to More Youth Injuries, Study Says April 04, 2015

Elbow ligament tears more common in South than North

Exercise Might Boost Mental Function in People With Schizophrenia April 03, 2015

Aerobic activity offers many benefits, but study needs to be duplicated, researcher says

Easter Doesn't Have to Be a Diet Disaster April 03, 2015

Heart group offers tips for a healthier holiday

Faster, Taller Youth League Pitchers May Face Greater Risk of Injury April 03, 2015

Playing on multiple teams can also harm young arms, study suggests

Health Tip: Looking for an Exercise Product? April 02, 2015

If possible, verify manufacturer claims

Exercise Beneficial Even in Polluted Air: Study April 01, 2015

Negative effects from pollution don't negate health gains from workouts, researchers say

Health Tip: Heading to the Beach? April 01, 2015

Brush up on swimming safety

Young People At Risk of Second Injury After Knee Surgery March 30, 2015

Study finds repeat problems common after early ACL repair

Stiff Shoulder No Reason to Delay Rotator Cuff Surgery: Study March 30, 2015

Adding special procedure during operation loosened joint, reduced risk of re-tears

In-Patient Rehab Not Always Needed After New Knee March 26, 2015

People do just as well with in-home physical therapy, study finds

Midlife Fitness May Be a Real Cancer Fighter for Men March 26, 2015

Study shows lower risk of lung, colon tumors at 65 and older

Athletes Need to Guard Against Skin Woes March 24, 2015

From blisters to burns, what to watch out for

Second 'Tommy John' Surgery Is No Win for Pitchers March 24, 2015

Only two-thirds return to major league play, and performance drops, study finds

Young Pitchers Often Pressured to Play Despite Pain, Study Says March 24, 2015

Majority of parents are unaware of safe throwing guidelines, researchers find

Should Older Runners Embrace the 'Barefoot' Craze? March 24, 2015

People over 30 may take more time to safely adjust to 'minimalist' shoes, study suggests

Exercise, But Not Vitamin D, Cuts Injuries From Falls in Older Women: Study March 23, 2015

Neither worked to cut odds for any type of falls, but exercise may help prevent injury if a tumble occurs

Exercise Might Help His Sex Life March 23, 2015

Men who get the most physical activity report more erections, orgasms, study says

Parents' Attitude May Be Key to Pre-Game Jitters in Kids March 20, 2015

Anxieties over performance transmit easily from parent to child, study suggests

For Safety's Sake: A Young Star Player Quits Pro Football... March 20, 2015

... As many re-examine the health risks posed by America's favorite sport

Yoga May Help Ease Depression in Pregnant Women March 19, 2015

Finding suggests it might sometimes be alternative to antidepressants, talk therapy

Health Tip: Pick Up a Jump Rope For Fitness March 18, 2015

Suggestions for proper technique

Healthy Lifestyle May Guard Against Dementia March 12, 2015

Study found seniors who were advised on better eating, exercise scored higher on mental tests

Exercise's Effect on Brain May Boost Mobility in Old Age March 11, 2015

You don't need to run marathons, researcher says

Good Heart Health May Help Stave Off Dementia, Study Says March 10, 2015

Poorer cardiac function linked to doubled odds for mental decline

Health Tip: Benefits From Proper Diet and Exercise March 10, 2015

Positives include better stress management

Health Tip: Protect Your Hair From a Water Workout March 06, 2015

Wear a cap while you swim

When One Spouse Exercises, the Other May Start, Too March 06, 2015

'Harness the power of the couple' to enhance health, researcher says

Easing Depression May Boost Heart Health, Study Finds March 05, 2015

People with moderate to severe depression saw improved circulatory outcomes with antidepressants

Exercise May Boost Size of Some Brain Regions March 05, 2015

But it's not clear if these changes make a difference in aging, researcher says

Stress May Undermine Heart Benefits of Exercise March 05, 2015

Study found teens who lacked coping skills faced raised heart risks that physical fitness did not counter

Fit Body at 40 May Keep Brain Bright at 60 March 04, 2015

Tests show higher midlife fitness levels tied to greater brain volume, function decades later

Health Tip: Conquering Exercise Saboteurs March 04, 2015

Don't use stress as an excuse

Kids May Be More Likely to Exercise When Friends Do March 03, 2015

Study suggests that activity with peers might benefit overweight children

Helping Student-Athletes With Mental Health Issues March 03, 2015

Guidelines issued for U.S. high schools