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No Welcome Mats for Diabetes, Obesity in 'Walkable' Neighborhoods May 24, 2016

Urban design can play a role in public health, experts suggest

Tai Chi: Rx for Arthritic Knees May 23, 2016

As effective as physical therapy, study suggests, plus it might also improve depression

Concussion Tied to More School Problems Than Other Sports Injuries May 20, 2016

Study suggests need for 'return-to-learn' guidelines

Growth Spurts Can Throw Off Teen Boys' Strut May 20, 2016

Coordination may be affected by quick addition of height, researchers say

Delayed Treatment for Concussion May Prolong Recovery May 20, 2016

College athletes not evaluated immediately were sidelined 5 days longer, study found

Health Tip: Enjoy Screen-Free Fun With Your Preschooler May 20, 2016

Activities to get creativity flowing

Health Tip: Reduce Your Risk of a Stress Fracture May 20, 2016

Don't push too hard during exercise

Thousands of Public Pools, Hot Tubs Closed for Dirty Water: CDC May 19, 2016

Inspections in 5 states found kiddie pools had the most problems, with 1 in 5 shut down for violations

Experts Rank America's 'Fittest Cities' -- Is Yours One of Them? May 18, 2016

A lower smoking rate helped Washington, D.C., edge out Minneapolis and Denver, report says

Too Few Americans Take Advantage of Local Parks May 18, 2016

Modest changes would attract more adults, seniors and females, report says

Health Tip: Practice Rhythmic Breathing May 18, 2016

It may raise exercise performance

Joe Montana Scoring Points Against Heart Disease May 17, 2016

Former Super Bowl MVP focuses on daily exercise and limiting red meat, salty foods

As Fitness Levels Rise, Diabetes Risk Drops May 17, 2016

But change requires dedication to regular exercise in the long run, study shows

Exercise May Cut Risk of 13 Cancers, Study Suggests May 16, 2016

Moderate and vigorous activity includes brisk walking, tennis, jogging, swimming

A Barefoot Run Might Be a Brain Booster May 13, 2016

Avoiding injury requires greater concentration and mental power, research suggests

Inactive Women May Face Higher Risk for Cervical Cancer May 13, 2016

But study found just 30 minutes of exercise a week might lower chances of disease

Even Mild Football Head Hits Can Harm Vision May 12, 2016

Study of college players raises concerns about repetitive non-concussive impacts

Health Tip: Keep Your Head in the Game May 12, 2016

Suggestions for staying calm

Study: Ex-NFL Players Aren't at Greater Risk for Suicide May 11, 2016

Rate was lower than would be expected among the general population, researchers say

Pumping Iron? Try Longer Breaks Between Sets for Max Muscles May 10, 2016

Study suggests 5-minute rest periods, at least for novices

Could Nasal Spray Curtail Nighttime Bathroom Trips? May 09, 2016

Exercise also touted as an answer to 'nocturia'

Restoring Blood Flow Beats Exercise for Poor Leg Circulation May 05, 2016

Opening vessels could prevent new scarring in muscles, researchers say

Exercise Is Good for You, Even in Polluted Cities: Study May 05, 2016

Walking and cycling also help to curtail unwanted emissions, British researchers say

Health Tip: Walking is Good for You May 05, 2016

Here are potential benefits

Seniors: Pump Iron, Live Longer May 04, 2016

Twice-weekly strength training cut risk of dying during 15-year study

New Guidelines Recommend Inpatient Rehab After Stroke May 04, 2016

American Heart Association and American Stroke Association say this helps patients more than a nursing home

High School Football Players Suffer More Symptoms After Concussion: Study May 02, 2016

Meanwhile, youth league players most likely to return to field less than 24 hours after head injury

Building Muscle Could Boost the Body's Most Important Muscle April 28, 2016

People with heart disease should prioritize weight training over weight loss, study says

Gotta Minute? Get a Good Workout April 27, 2016

Study found 60 seconds of intense exercise as effective as 45 minutes of moderate exertion

Health Tip: Choose Energy-Boosting Foods April 27, 2016

The right diet fuels your workout

Skateboarding Mishaps Send 176 U.S. Kids to ERs Every Day April 27, 2016

Protective gear is essential for preventing injuries, experts say

Americans Getting Adequate Water Daily, CDC Finds April 26, 2016

Men take in an average of 14 cups a day, women almost 12

Health Tip: Start Changing Your Lifestyle April 21, 2016

Begin with these four simple steps

Previous Mental Distress May Slow Concussion Recovery April 20, 2016

If 'psychosomatic symptoms' were present before head injury, it took twice as long for most athletes to get better, study found

Regular Exercise May Boost Prostate Cancer Survival April 18, 2016

Study found that men who exercised the most had the best outcomes

To Be a Safe Boater, Be a Smart Boater April 15, 2016

Experts offer tips on how to enjoy the water without risking injury

Does Exercise Help or Hinder Your Diet? April 13, 2016

Research shows a workout dulls the appetite, at least temporarily

Health Tip: Wear a Bike Helment April 13, 2016

First, figure out which to buy

Study Suggests Brain Damage in 40 Percent of Ex-NFL Players April 11, 2016

More than 42 percent also exhibit problems with thinking and memory, researchers say

Cheap Tape May Keep Blisters Off Runners' Feet April 11, 2016

Researchers find an easy, effective solution to a perennial problem

Health Tip: Exercise for a Healthier Heart April 11, 2016

Activity helps protect against heart disease

Exercise May Counter Harms From Too Much Sitting, Study Says April 08, 2016

Fewer risks for heart disease, diabetes seen among physically active adults

Schools in Most States Skimp on Phys Ed, Study Finds April 08, 2016

Only Oregon and D.C. require recommended amount of physical activity; many states withhold it or use it as punishment

Health Tip: Need a Time-Out From Athletic Training? April 07, 2016

Signs that you need a rest

Too Much Sitting May Shorten Your Life, Study Suggests April 07, 2016

Getting out of the chair for just 30 minutes more a day has health benefits, researchers say

Intensive Exercise a Fountain of Youth for Aging Muscles April 06, 2016

Study found muscle tissues of elderly athletes more robust and younger than those of non-athletic peers

Common Irregular Heartbeat May Hamper Seniors' Walking Ability April 05, 2016

Atrial fibrillation tied to faster physical decline, study finds

Right Neighborhood May Mean 90 Extra Minutes of Exercise a Week April 01, 2016

10-nation study shows those in activity-friendly urban areas walk a lot more

Cold Weather Can Spike Football Injuries, Study Finds March 31, 2016

NFL concussions and ankle injuries more likely in lower temperatures, Canadian researchers say

Stay Safe in the Water This Spring Break March 29, 2016

Vigilance at the beach is key, especially for young children, expert says

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