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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

'Heading' Soccer Ball Not Smart for the Brain February 01, 2017

It's tied to higher concussion risk in players, study finds

What You Don't Know About Cancer Can Kill You February 01, 2017

Too few Americans realize that obesity, alcohol and inactivity boost risk for disease, survey finds

Health Tip: Strength Training Is For Seniors, Too February 01, 2017

How it may help older people

Even a Little Exercise Can Help With Arthritis, Study Says January 31, 2017

Just 45 minutes a week was related to better physical functioning among older adults

Tamer Version of Youth Football Looks to Address Safety Concerns January 31, 2017

It would feature fewer players, smaller fields and less contact, USA Football officials say

Health Tip: Staying Healthy May Not Be Costly January 31, 2017

Inexpensive ways to stay fit

Exercise May Help Black Americans Lower Blood Pressure Risk January 30, 2017

Recommended 150 minutes of moderate activity weekly cut odds by almost 25 percent in study

ER Doctor Offers Tips for Safer Snow Shoveling January 30, 2017

Be alert for signs of heart attack or hypothermia, and consider using a snowblower instead of a shovel

Low Back Pain Common Among Kids January 30, 2017

Sports injuries are just one frequent cause, study finds

For Ice Skating, Sharpen Up on Safety January 29, 2017

Never skate alone or on thin ice, experts advise

Ways to Stay Active in Winter January 28, 2017

Sledding, climbing stairs -- even house-cleaning -- are great pursuits that burn calories, dietary experts say

High-Mileage Runners Expend Less Energy January 27, 2017

Extra movement seems to lead to changes in muscles and tendons, making them more efficient, researchers say

Slim But Sedentary: Risk of Prediabetes May Rise January 27, 2017

4 out of 10 'skinny fat' people had higher blood sugar by middle age, study finds

Joints That Make Those Popping or Cracking Sounds January 27, 2017

The noises may be irritating, but they're typically normal, orthopedic doctors say

Lack of Exercise Might Invite Dementia January 27, 2017

Study found being sedentary may make you as vulnerable as those whose genes put them at risk for Alzheimer's

Health Tip: Set Good Habits for Exercise January 26, 2017

Suggestions to help you stick with it

Fitter Seniors May Have Healthier Brains January 25, 2017

Study found link between strong cardiorespiratory system and better memory

Exercise Rates Often Decline After Cancer Diagnosis January 23, 2017

But researchers say physical activity can improve recovery and survival chances

Jet Lag a Drag on Pro Baseball Players January 23, 2017

Study found traveling across time zones linked to poorer pitching, slower running

Childhood Asthma May Encourage Obesity, Study Suggests January 20, 2017

Fear of flare-ups might spur kids to limit physical activity, specialists say

Forward-Thinking Tips for Back Pain January 19, 2017

Certain behaviors can reduce your risk, doctor says

Too Much Sitting Ages You Faster January 18, 2017

Cells of elderly sedentary women look much older than their actual age, study finds

Short Stretches of Exercise May Have Anti-Inflammatory Effect January 18, 2017

20 minutes on a treadmill linked to drop in immune cells tied to inflammation, study finds

Health Tip: Get Moving Toward a Healthier You January 18, 2017

Here's what you can do