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NFL Linemen Keep Growing, Putting Their Health at Risk, Experts SayFebruary 05, 2016

Some players are topping out at 400 pounds -- and more

Exercise May Prevent Harmful Falls in MenFebruary 04, 2016

Males made greater gains than women, study says

Should Tackling Be Banned From Youth Football?February 03, 2016

Expert says doctors need to do more to safeguard kids from concussions

Sitting for Hours May Raise Your Type 2 Diabetes RiskFebruary 03, 2016

The risk remains even if you exercise, researchers contend

Painkillers Don't Ease Disability Due to Nerve Damage: StudyFebruary 01, 2016

Narcotic drugs aren't useful in restoring motion, researchers say

Fitness Could Raise Survival After First Heart AttackFebruary 01, 2016

Patients in the best shape were 40 percent less likely to die, study found

Health Tip: Ready to Run a Trail?February 01, 2016

Walk it first

Exercise Has Its Limits for Losing Weight, Study FindsJanuary 28, 2016

Intense workout no more effective at burning calories than walking a couple of miles a day

Too Sedentary? There's an App for ThatJanuary 27, 2016

Pilot study shows that smartphone reminders get people moving more

Schools Must Do More to Combat Obesity Among Hispanic Kids: ReportJanuary 26, 2016

Researchers call for policies promoting exercise, good nutrition

As Winter Storm Targets Eastern U.S., Tips for Stepping Out SafelyJanuary 22, 2016

Try footwear with good traction and walking carefully with low center of gravity, expert suggests

'Standing Desks' in Classrooms May Kickstart Kids' ActivityJanuary 22, 2016

Staying upright might also lead to improved behavior, research suggests

Breast Concerns May Sideline Many Teen Girls From SportsJanuary 20, 2016

Survey finds about half of British high school girls forgo activities

Study Questions Use of Physical Therapy for Early Parkinson'sJanuary 19, 2016

Future research should investigate more intensive programs, researchers say

Out-of-Shape Teens May Face High Blood Pressure LaterJanuary 19, 2016

Even thin kids are at risk, study says, emphasizing importance of exercise

Health Tip: Get StretchingJanuary 19, 2016

But warm up first

Exercise Regularly and Your Heart Will Thank YouJanuary 18, 2016

And the more you do, the better off you'll be, cardiologists say

Health Tip: Be a Healthier FamilyJanuary 13, 2016

All members should stay active

Coils in Lungs Might Boost Ability to Exercise With EmphysemaJanuary 12, 2016

Study finds greater improvement in those treated compared to a placebo

Exercise May Lower Heart Disease Risk in Depressed People: StudyJanuary 11, 2016

Regular activity linked to reduced inflammation and less blood vessel stiffening

Exercise Eases Low Back PainJanuary 11, 2016

Review of studies shows exercise, with or without education, dramatically cuts the risk

Health Tip: Ask Questions Before You Start ExercisingJanuary 11, 2016

Discuss the answers with your doctor

Some Steps to Help Protect Yourself From CancerJanuary 08, 2016

Screening and a healthy lifestyle are key, physician says

Illegal Hits Play Big Role in Youth Ice Hockey Concussions: StudyJanuary 08, 2016

Training kids to follow the rules may reduce odds of these head injuries, experts say

Exercise to Boost Spine Muscles Can Ease Back Pain, Study SuggestsJanuary 07, 2016

Clinical trial review shows motor control exercise helpful for lower back

New U.S. Dietary Guidelines: Limit Sugar and Salt, Boost Fruit and Veggie IntakeJanuary 07, 2016

Recommendations, revised every 5 years, designed to promote healthier lifestyles

Diet and Exercise Benefit People With Heart FailureJanuary 05, 2016

Combination approach greatly boosted oxygen consumption, study shows

College Football Player's Autopsy May Offer Clues to Brain TraumaJanuary 04, 2016

Early death of Michael Keck provides researchers rare window to study chronic traumatic encephalopathy

Health Tip: Get Active IndoorsJanuary 04, 2016

Don't let winter weather sideline your workouts

How You Can Protect Your Children From Brain InjuryJanuary 01, 2016

Emergency room doctors treating growing number of kids for concussions suffered while riding bikes and skateboards

Hitting the Slopes? Here's How to Have Fun and Stay SafeJanuary 01, 2016

A helmet, properly fitted boots and warm gloves are essentials for skiers and snowboarders, experts advise

5 Tips to Help Make New Year's Resolutions StickJanuary 01, 2016

Turn them into habits that aren't easily broken, psychologist advises

Could Football Practices Without Helmets Help Prevent Concussions?December 31, 2015

Without protection, players learn to guard their heads, research suggests

Carbs Fuel Long Runs: StudyDecember 29, 2015

Researchers show fat isn't necessary for marathons

Watch Out for Distracted WalkersDecember 28, 2015

To avoid injury, pedestrians should 'engage with their surroundings,' surgeon says

Health Tip: Start a Group Training SessionDecember 28, 2015

Here are potential benefits

Being 'Fat But Fit' Won't Cut Your Risk of Premature DeathDecember 21, 2015

Study suggests benefits of physical fitness don't overcome risk from obesity

Americans Growing More Concerned About Head Injuries in FootballDecember 21, 2015

Limiting aggressive tackles one option favored by many, HealthDay/Harris Poll finds

How to Clear Snow Without Getting HurtDecember 13, 2015

More than 203,000 Americans required treatment for injuries suffered while shoveling snow last year

Football Leads in College Sports Injuries, But Wrestling Most DangerousDecember 10, 2015

Study finds more than 47,000 football injuries per year, with games more hazardous than practices

Concussions Are Biggest Health Risk to CheerleadersDecember 10, 2015

As sport becomes more competitive, stunts become more dangerous, but injury rates still low, study finds

Mom-to-Be's Smoking Tied to Poorer Fitness in SonsDecember 09, 2015

Higher body mass index in mother also linked to worse performance by young men on running test

Most Teens' Physical Activity Occurs at SchoolDecember 08, 2015

But they aren't getting enough exercise and need more avenues for active recreation, experts say

Endurance Athletes May Pay Physical PriceDecember 04, 2015

'Ultraman' competitors experience muscle damage and insulin resistance, researchers find

Playing Contact Sports in Youth May Raise Risk for Degenerative Brain DiseaseDecember 03, 2015

Study suggests that vulnerability to CTE not limited to professional football players

Slowed Walking in Seniors May Signal Alzheimer's DangerDecember 02, 2015

Study found higher levels of beta amyloid in brains of those who didn't move as fast as their peers

Too Much TV While Younger May Hamper Middle-Aged BrainDecember 02, 2015

Low levels of physical activity also tied to decreased mental function later in life, study finds

Brain Gains for Older Adults Who Start ExercisingNovember 30, 2015

Besides improved heart and lung health, study detected growth in cerebral cortex

Fitness in Youth Can Pay Off Decades Later: StudyNovember 30, 2015

The better 20-somethings performed on treadmill tests, the lower their odds for dying in middle age

After Concussion Symptoms Fade, Slowed Blood Flow in Brain May PersistNovember 30, 2015

But preliminary study doesn't determine whether that is cause for concern, experts say