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Too Many Pregnant Women Gain Too Much Weight: Doctors' Group November 23, 2015

Obesity can lead to complications for both mom and baby, experts say

New 'Collar' Aims to Help Shield Brain From Concussion November 20, 2015

Device boosts brain fluid to create a cushioning effect, developers say

Child Care Centers Offering Too Little Outdoor Time November 20, 2015

Some kids don't even get the hour-a-day minimum, researchers report

Exercise Can Reduce Heart Failure Risk, No Matter Your Age November 20, 2015

Even those who start moving later in life could see benefits, study finds

Yoga May Boost Quality of Life for Prostate Cancer Patients November 20, 2015

Small study shows those undergoing radiation therapy had fewer side effects, less fatigue

Health Tip: Exercising With Diabetes November 20, 2015

First, speak with your doctor

Health Tip: Using Technology to Get Fit November 19, 2015

From apps to trackers

Why Heart Failure Patients Often Get Too Little Exercise November 17, 2015

Lack of social support, finances can get in the way of recommended activity, study says

Experts Pan Gene Testing of Budding Athletes November 17, 2015

Scientific evidence is far too weak to determine a child's talent, panel says

Physical Fitness Linked to Mental Fitness in Seniors November 12, 2015

Study found regular activity associated with better connections between different brain regions

Mixed Martial Arts Injuries Less Serious Than Those From Boxing: Study November 12, 2015

Boxers almost twice as likely to get knocked out, researchers say

Health Tip: Exercising Safely in Cold Weather November 12, 2015

Take extra precautions

Gentle Yoga Safe in Late Pregnancy, Small Study Suggests November 11, 2015

Constant monitoring showed no significant stress on mom or fetus

Strong Legs Linked to Strong Mind November 11, 2015

Study of women suggests boosting walking force, speed pays mental dividends as you age

Short Bursts of Intense Exercise Might Benefit Type 2 Diabetics November 10, 2015

Research suggests brief but harder workouts may provide better blood sugar control

Football Linemen at Higher Risk for Heart Troubles, Study Finds November 10, 2015

Having to bulk up makes them more vulnerable than other players, experts say

Even Easy Exercise May Lower Blood Pressure in Those With Diabetes November 09, 2015

Study found just a few minutes of resistance training or walking helped

'Walkable' Neighborhoods Boost Heart Health, Studies Find November 09, 2015

Commuting via public transportation also linked to lower blood pressure

The Physically Active Less Prone to Post-Heart Attack Depression November 06, 2015

Research underscores link between physical activity and mental health

Doctors Often Flub Achilles Tendon Diagnosis, Review Finds November 06, 2015

1 in 4 ruptures missed during initial exam, but most patients still do OK, researchers say

Pregnant and Got the Blues? Get More Exercise to Protect Your Health November 06, 2015

Those who are depressed sit around too much, increasing risks to themselves and their babies, research shows

Health Tip: Considering Circuit Training November 06, 2015

Here are some potential benefits

Health Tip: Giving Toddlers Needed Playtime November 05, 2015

Here's what's appropriate

New Advisory Says Some Athletes With Heart Conditions OK to Play November 02, 2015

Statement from cardiology groups applies only to those participating in organized sports

Weight, Exercise May Affect Children's Thinking Skills November 02, 2015

Kids who participate in dance or sports better able to pay attention and solve problems, research suggests

Health Tip: Snack After Sports October 30, 2015

Here are potential benefits

Health Tip: Exercising Indoors October 28, 2015

Don't use weather as an excuse not to work out

Safe Tackling OK in Youth Football, Pediatricians' Group Says October 26, 2015

New policy statement urges proper training, supervision to avoid injuries among young players

Health Tip: Preventing Sprains and Strains October 26, 2015

Warming up and drinking water can help

Limiting Tackling Limits Concussions: Study October 26, 2015

Brain injury rate twice as high in seasons where tackling wasn't limited during practices

Knee Replacement Brings Less Pain, Better Function October 21, 2015

But risks make physical therapy a viable option, researchers say

Health Tip: Promote Healthy Habits During Meals October 19, 2015

Do's and don'ts for healthier eating

Study Questions Findings That Prolonged Sitting Is Unhealthy October 14, 2015

But researchers say promoting physical activity should remain a public health priority

Exercise May Help Prevent Pregnancy-Linked Pelvic Pain October 13, 2015

Women who worked out in the months prior to conception saw a benefit, researchers say

For a Better Calorie Burn, Adjust Your Speed While Walking October 13, 2015

Stopping and starting, varying your velocity all adds to energy expended, study finds

Early Physical Therapy Not a Cure-All for Low Back Pain: Study October 13, 2015

Discomfort usually subsides just by staying active, experts say

Mixed Martial Arts Fighters May Go to Dangerous Lengths to Shed Pounds October 13, 2015

British study shows saunas, sweat suits, pills all used to trigger drastic weight loss before fights

Bike Helmets Protect Against Severe Brain Injury, Study Says October 08, 2015

Researchers call for stricter laws

Whistle … and Walk … While You Work October 08, 2015

Small study found a short stroll restored blood flow in legs after hours of sitting in a chair

Move More to Prevent Heart Failure October 05, 2015

Study suggests at least 45 minutes of daily activity necessary to lower risk by 20 percent

Short Bursts of Intense Exercise Seems Good for Teen Hearts: Study October 05, 2015

High-power workouts improved blood vessel function, researchers say

Zip Line Injuries on the Rise October 05, 2015

Increasing popularity of the adventure sport brings increase in ER visits, study finds

Health Tip: Squeeze in a 30-Minute Workout October 02, 2015

Make it fun and efficient

'Tennis Elbow' Usually Heals Without Therapy, Study Finds October 02, 2015

For most people, pain is gone within a year

Sedentary Behavior Linked to Heart Disease in Hispanics September 28, 2015

Those who are least active face added health risks even if they exercise, study finds

Good Posture: A Stance for Better Health September 26, 2015

Straighten up with these expert tips

Catcher Injuries Aren't Usually the Result of Collisions September 25, 2015

Foul balls, stray bats cause more harm than run-ins with players, study shows

Expert Tips for Preventing Kids' Sports Injuries September 25, 2015

Children need breaks from playing to avoid overuse injuries, orthopedic surgeon says

Bullied Teens Who Exercise May Lower Suicide Risk, Study Finds September 25, 2015

But researcher adds that many U.S. schools have cut opportunities for physical activity

Want Your Kids to Exercise? Skip the Guilt September 23, 2015

Pressuring middle schoolers to get active can backfire, researchers say