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Hour of Exercise a Day May Offset Sitting's Toll on Health July 28, 2016

Study found risk of early death dropped when physical activity levels went up

Exercise May Keep Diabetes in Check During Pregnancy July 27, 2016

Short walks and some strength training each week made a difference for obese women, researchers say

Safer Heads Prevail With New High School Football Rule July 27, 2016

When full-contact practices were limited, blows to the head dropped, study found

Lack of Fitness Second Only to Smoking as Predictor of Early Death: Study July 27, 2016

Increases in fitness levels were associated with greater longevity

Even a Little Exercise May Help Younger Women's Hearts July 25, 2016

Those active about 2.5 hours a week had 25 percent lower disease risk than those who weren't, study found

Painkillers for Teen Athletes Won't Spur Addiction: Study July 25, 2016

Sports may actually provide protective effect against opioid abuse

'Walking Meetings' May Boost Employee Health, Productivity July 22, 2016

They increase on-the-job activity levels for white-collar workers, study found

Health Tip: Get Fit While Watching TV July 22, 2016

Here's what you can do

Is Surgery Always Needed for Meniscal Tears of the Knee? July 21, 2016

Study suggests exercise will work on its own, but two experts say surgery still has big role to play

Brisk Walking May Help Ward Off Diabetes July 20, 2016

Researchers determine the best amount for lowering elevated blood sugar

College Linemen Larger Than Ever, Study Finds July 19, 2016

These athletes will need help adopting healthy lifestyles after their careers end, researcher says

Obese Teens Take Weight-Loss Surgery in Stride July 18, 2016

Procedure led to better walking, eased pain and improved heart rate, study shows

Concussion Study Shows Player-to-Player Hits Most Damaging July 18, 2016

Running longer before the contact happens also spells more trouble

3 Health Issues That Can Threaten Young Female Athletes July 18, 2016

Pediatricians' group urges members to watch out for the 'female triad'

Play 'Pokemon Go' Without Landing in the ER July 15, 2016

Distracted walking a growing threat as players pursue virtual monsters in smartphone game

Is Swimming Safe in Areas With the Freshwater 'Brain-Eating' Amoeba? July 14, 2016

No need to avoid lakes and rivers -- disease experts say infection is exceedingly rare

Pedal Away From Type 2 Diabetes July 12, 2016

Study finds biking may help adults avoid the blood sugar disorder

Headed to the Pool? Protect Yourself From the Poop July 09, 2016

Bacteria and viruses can make you sick if you don't take precautions, doctor advises

Water Therapy May Ease Labs' Lameness July 08, 2016

Dogs with elbow dysplasia benefited in small study

Why Breast Cancer Survivors Should Exercise July 08, 2016

Moderate physical activity can ease stress that impairs memory, study suggests

Are High School Athletes at Risk From Artificial Turf? July 08, 2016

Many schools use lower amounts of fake soil as a cost-saving measure, researcher reports

Health Tip: Balancing Exercise and Nutrition July 08, 2016

Feed your body well to support your workouts

Exercise May Help Ease Adult ADHD Symptoms July 06, 2016

Activity won't replace standard treatments, but could be helpful add-on

Health Tip: Exercise for Better Sleep July 04, 2016

It can ease stress and prepare you for rest

Family Key to Helping Teens Avoid Obesity July 01, 2016

Good relationship with parents, especially between fathers and sons, fosters healthy habits, study finds

Concussions Strike 1 in 3 Water Polo Players June 29, 2016

Average was just over 2 per person, and study found they were more common among females

Sudden Heart Death More Common in Male Minority Athletes June 28, 2016

Inherited condition often the cause, study says

Walking: The Cheap, Easy Workout June 28, 2016

And it's a good way to start exercising, doctors say

Healthy Living Slashes Cancer Risk June 23, 2016

The 'good' life cuts tumor odds up to 45 percent and risk of cancer death up to 61 percent, study finds

Guidelines Stop Heat Stroke Deaths in High School Athletes June 23, 2016

Protocols help get students used to the heat during preseason practice

Health Tip: Keep Pushing Through Your Workout June 23, 2016

Consider these energy boosters

Alternative Medicine Taking Hold Among Americans: Report June 22, 2016

More than $30 billion paid out-of-pocket for acupuncture, yoga, chiropractic care, supplements

Exercise May Help Thwart Ovarian Cancer June 21, 2016

Chronic inactivity linked to greater risk for the disease in study

Health Tip: Exercising During Pregnancy June 21, 2016

Check with your doctor first

Almost 2 Million U.S. Kids Get Concussions a Year: Study June 20, 2016

Estimate is still likely low, specialist says

How to Prevent Painful Swimmer's Ear June 18, 2016

Simple steps after a day in the water help prevent infection, expert says

Aging May Blunt Some of Exercise's Benefits June 17, 2016

But, that's no excuse for seniors to abandon healthy habits

Time Zone Changes Give Edge to Athletes From West June 17, 2016

Professional teams traveling from later to earlier time zones win more, study finds

Want New Knowledge to Stick? Head Straight to a Workout June 16, 2016

Exercise needs to occur about 4 hours after lesson, study suggests

Health Tip: Exercising for Seniors June 15, 2016

Start slow and take it easy

Got a Spare 15 Minutes? A Little Exercise May Boost Life Span June 14, 2016

Study finds even modest daily workouts make a difference for older adults

Health Tip: Fight Inflammation With Diet and Exercise June 10, 2016

Suggestions to help ward off illness

Older Runners Can Maintain Their 'Fuel Efficiency' June 09, 2016

Rate of oxygen consumption differs little between active seniors and younger runners: study

Middle-Age Fitness Helps Ward Off Stroke Later June 09, 2016

Study finds this one thing reduces risk by 37 percent

Bifocals Might Trip You Up June 09, 2016

Some eyeglasses may cause blurry vision, so seniors need to watch their step, researchers say

Health Tip: Enjoy an Active Summer June 08, 2016

Suggested activities for warmer weather

Clean Pools Can Still Pose Health Hazards June 02, 2016

When disinfectants mix with sweat, personal care products and urine, dangerous byproducts can form, study says

Health Tip: Make Time for Fitness June 01, 2016

Exercise at home or between tasks

Baby's Early Walking May Mean Stronger Bones as Teen May 31, 2016

Researchers say parents can help improve odds by practicing with toddlers at home

Lifestyle May Be Key to Improving ADHD in Kids May 30, 2016

Healthier habits related to exercise and diet could help many with the disorder, researcher says