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How Doctors Decide to Treat a Ruptured Achilles March 25, 2017

Your health and activity level influence recommendation for or against surgery

Leg Pain When Walking: Talk to Your Doctor March 24, 2017

Physician says there are ways to ward off peripheral artery disease

Ouch! How to Tell If You Have a Sprain, a Strain or a Tear March 24, 2017

They're not the same and some types of injuries take longer than others to heal

Physical Therapy as Good as Surgery for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Study March 24, 2017

Conservative approach should be the first option, researcher says

Exercise a Great Prescription to Help Older Hearts March 23, 2017

Not enough doctors recommend cardiac rehab, American Heart Association says

ACL Surgery Usually Puts Athletes Back in Play: Study March 22, 2017

Patient satisfaction is high after knee ligament reconstruction, researchers say

'Heads Up' Football Program Tackles Concussion Danger in Kids March 22, 2017

Players learn safer moves, reducing head injury rate and recovery time, study suggests

Autism Greatly Boosts Kids' Injury Risk, Especially for Drowning March 21, 2017

Swimming lessons are essential -- even before other therapies, researcher says

Remote Amazon Tribe May Have Healthiest Hearts on Earth March 17, 2017

Days spent hunting, farming and eating unprocessed foods keeps their arteries clear, researcher says

Injury Risk May Rise When Kids Play Just One Sport March 17, 2017

Those under 12 shouldn't specialize in any one activity, researchers say

Many College Football Players Lack Vitamin D: Study March 17, 2017

Deficiency could put them at risk for muscle injuries

Home Beats Rehab for Knee, Hip Replacement Recovery March 16, 2017

Research shows patients fare well, sometimes better, if discharged home, even if they live alone

Intensive Treatment Shows Potential Against Type 2 Diabetes March 15, 2017

Up to 40 percent experienced temporary remission, small study finds

Which High School Sport Has the Most Concussions? March 15, 2017

Girls' soccer had rates that exceeded boys' football in 2015, study finds

Kids Start Moving Less After Age 7, Study Finds March 14, 2017

Activity levels drop off equally among boys and girls, and continue dropping steadily through adolescence

Hold That Pose: Yoga May Ease Tough Depression March 09, 2017

Study finds weekly sessions, plus deep breathing, helped ease cases when medications failed

'Pokemon Go' Players Add 2,000 Steps a Day March 08, 2017

Smartphone game benefits overweight, sedentary people most, researchers report

Fitbits, Other Trackers May Be Unfit to Measure Heart Rate March 08, 2017

Devices were as much as 34 beats off per minute during certain exercises, study finds

Have Americans Given Up on Losing Weight? March 07, 2017

Study finds more are overweight, obese than 2 decades ago, but fewer are trying to shed pounds

Exercise Helps Counter Cancer-Linked Fatigue March 02, 2017

Psychological treatment and education can be useful, too, more so than drugs, study finds

Exercise Beats Weight Loss at Helping Seniors' Hearts March 01, 2017

Both are healthy goals, but getting active may reap even more benefit, study finds

Health Tip: Step Training March 01, 2017

Tips for safe practice

Concussions More Likely in Female Athletes February 28, 2017

Why remains unclear, researchers say

More Exercise, Fewer Pounds: Cut Your Heart Failure Risk February 27, 2017

Link was stronger for common but difficult-to-treat type of heart failure

Live Healthy, Live Longer February 24, 2017

Regular checkups, exercise, no smoking, better diet and balance between work and play can add years, health expert says

Don't Sweat It: Gender Doesn't Dictate Perspiration Rate February 24, 2017

Instead, your size and shape influence how the body releases heat and cools down, study finds

NHL Veterans Pledge Their Brains to Research February 23, 2017

Donations will be used to study CTE, other conditions linked to repetitive head trauma

For Stroke Survivors, Exercise Is Good for the Brain: Review February 22, 2017

Along with improving physical mobility, breaking a sweat seems to counteract mental deficits

ACL Tears on the Rise Among Kids, Especially Girls February 22, 2017

Sports that involve cutting or pivoting are the riskiest, doctors say

Exercise a Powerful Ally for Breast Cancer Survivors February 21, 2017

Those who worked out were about 40 percent less likely to die from disease, review suggests

There's Fun and Fitness in the Pool for Asthmatic Kids February 20, 2017

High humidity in indoor pools can also help keep airways open and prevent attacks, doctor says

Health Tip: Stay Safe During Winter Sports February 20, 2017

Suggestions before you hit the slopes

Repeat Head Hits May Not Put NFL Players at Risk of Motor Problems February 19, 2017

Study aimed to see if former pro football players faced the same fate as many professional boxers

Vitamin D Pumps Up Muscles February 17, 2017

People with higher 'active' levels of the vitamin in the bloodstream had more muscle mass, study finds

Post-Menopausal? Give Exercise a Try February 16, 2017

Study participants were fitter, felt better -- and were less bothered by hot flashes

Health Tip: Give Your Kids Bone-Building Food February 16, 2017

Suggestions for stronger bodies

Student-Athletes Don't Have to Be Hit By Injuries February 15, 2017

Equipment safety, emergency training and time for recovery are key to avoiding trouble, experts say

Small Study Uncovers Brain Disease in Former Soccer Players February 15, 2017

Autopsies show evidence of CTE, the degenerative condition linked to repetitive head trauma

5 Ways Women Can Cut Their Heart Attack Risk February 15, 2017

Heart disease is leading cause of death in U.S., but many don't know they have it

Health Tip: Maintain Posture for Step Training February 15, 2017

It may help reduce injury risk

Try Drug-Free Options First for Low Back Pain, New Guidelines Say February 13, 2017

Recommendations state opioid painkillers should be last resort for long-lasting pain

Low Back Pain? Relax, Breathe and Try Yoga February 10, 2017

Review of 12 studies found small improvements in pain levels, function after 3 to 6 months

College Students Seem to Take Longer to Recover From Concussion February 10, 2017

Average is 1-2 weeks, but study found some kids needed more than 3 weeks to get better

Gym Membership Makes Your Heart Fitter, Too February 08, 2017

Study found health club members were far more likely to meet physical activity recommendations

Health Tip: Logging Your Exercise February 08, 2017

Take note of patterns

Winter's No Reason to Hibernate: Head Outside for Some Sports Fun February 08, 2017

But be sure to use the right equipment and stay in areas that match your skill level

Many Hospital Workers Are an Unhealthy Lot: Study February 07, 2017

Houston-area review found high rates of overweight and obesity, low physical activity

Health Tip: Get Active With a Jump Rope February 07, 2017

Suggestions for maximum benefit

For Kids, Regular Exercise Seems to Put Depression on the Run February 06, 2017

Finding could be significant because it suggests physical activity can be used to boost mental health

30 Former NFL Players Pledge Their Brains for Research February 03, 2017

Donations will be used to study CTE, other conditions linked to repetitive head trauma

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