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Choosing a Gym: Exercise Your Options August 16, 2017

Follow this guide to find the best fit

Could Big Lifestyle Changes Be Key to Managing Type 2 Diabetes? August 15, 2017

Study finds lower blood sugar, reduced need for medication

Taking a Stand on Staying Mobile After 80 August 14, 2017

Standing exercises better than sitting ones for preserving walking skills, study finds

It's Never Too Soon to Safeguard Your Bones August 09, 2017

Osteoporosis prevention starts now

Yoga May Boost Aging Brains August 09, 2017

Changes seen in areas involved with attention and memory, but it's not yet clear if yoga is the cause

Stretches: The Forgotten Exercise August 07, 2017

You won't build up a sweat, but will reap other benefits

Resistance Training May Slow MS, Study Says August 04, 2017

Scans revealed less brain shrinkage in exercise group

Health Tip: Fueling Your Body With Protein August 04, 2017

Here's what you need

Protein at All 3 Meals May Help Preserve Seniors' Strength August 04, 2017

Staves off muscle decline, Canadian researchers suggest

Yoga May Help Ease Depression August 03, 2017

It's not a cure-all but has great potential, leader of an American Psychological Association panel says

As Many as 1 in 3 Experience New or Worse Pain With Yoga August 03, 2017

Still, two-thirds feel better from this ancient form of exercise, study finds

Combined MRI Might Help Predict Brain Damage in Boxers August 03, 2017

Pro fighters, like football players, are at risk of mental impairment

Breast-Feeding Lowers Mom's Breast Cancer Risk: Study August 01, 2017

It also reduces the child's future cancer risk, cancer institute reports

Take the (Exercise) Plunge August 01, 2017

Pool workouts offer a range of health benefits

Drowning Can Occur Hours After Swimming August 01, 2017

Know the signs of dry and secondary drowning, expert cautions

Take to the Road on 2 Wheels July 31, 2017

Biking is a great low-impact cardio workout

Surgeons Warn of Trampolines' Down Side July 29, 2017

Very young children should stay off, group says

Exercise Not Making Dent in Most Seniors' Down Time July 28, 2017

Study found it only cut the amount of sedentary time by 12 minutes each day

Just Thinking You're Less Active May Shorten Your Life July 28, 2017

Study suggests that even when people weren't really more sedentary, their risk of early death rose

Golfing and Gardening Your Way to Fitness July 27, 2017

How to turn pastimes into workouts

Robotic Device May Help Gait in Kids With Cerebral Palsy July 26, 2017

Those with condition known as 'crouch gait' had better posture and balance after 15 training sessions

New Surgery May Fix Tough-to-Treat Rotator Cuff Tears July 26, 2017

Procedure could offer option for otherwise irreparable shoulder injury, surgeons say

Nearly All Autopsied NFL Players Show Trauma-Linked Brain Disease July 25, 2017

No position on the football field seemed to confer protection, study says

Walking the Dog, All the Way to Better Health July 25, 2017

Even in bad weather, seniors get about 30 minutes of daily activity by taking care of their pet

Even a One-Minute Run Might Help a Woman's Bones July 24, 2017

Study suggests brief bursts of intense physical activity lowered risk for bone loss

Can't Get to the Gym? Work Out in Your Office! July 24, 2017

Some simple exercises to boost fitness and lift you out of your chair

An 'Active' Workstation Won't Lower Your Job Performance July 21, 2017

Study found using treadmills, bikes or ellipticals while on the job didn't impair thinking skills

Surgery for ACL Tear Often Successful Over Long Term July 21, 2017

Even 10 years after procedure, many still playing sports, study finds

Targeting 9 Risk Factors Could Prevent 1 in 3 Dementia Cases: Study July 20, 2017

Reducing mid-life hearing loss might make the biggest difference

Good Diet, Exercise While Pregnant Could Cut C-section Risk July 20, 2017

These healthy habits also lower odds for other obstetric complications, study shows

Teens Keep Building Bone After They Stop Growing: Study July 17, 2017

10 percent of bone mass accumulates after teens reach their adult height, making healthy habits a must

Health Tip: Check the Water Before Swimming July 17, 2017

How to avoid getting sick

Flip-flops: Fun in the Sun, but Tough on Feet July 15, 2017

Their lack of support dictates short-term use only, podiatrist says

Lower Back Injuries Plague Many Athletes July 14, 2017

Surgery should be a last resort for 3 common conditions, orthopedic expert says

Boxers, MMA Fighters May Face Long-Term Harm to Brain: Study July 13, 2017

Researchers find head injuries from fighting cause brain changes that might spur troubles later in life

Walking Rates Are Key to a Country's Obesity Levels July 12, 2017

As steps declined, national waistlines expanded, global study shows

Docs Should Counsel Even Healthy People on Diet, Exercise, Experts Say July 11, 2017

Influential panel urges doctors to talk to low-risk adults about lifestyle

How to Prevent Future Couch Potatoes July 11, 2017

Some smart ways to get kids to exercise more

Shield Yourself From 'Swimmer's Ear' July 08, 2017

Water left behind after a swim can give you a serious earache -- but not if you know what to do

Seniors' Lungs Can Tackle Exercise July 07, 2017

Researchers find older adults' respiratory systems keep up with demands of cycling regimen

Exercising Safely With Diabetes July 07, 2017

How to make it part of your care plan

Cancer Deaths Higher in Rural America, CDC Reports July 06, 2017

Agency head calls persistent geographic gap a 'significant public health problem'

Health Tip: Yoga Before Bed July 06, 2017

Positions that may help you sleep

Exercise Can Keep Obese Seniors on the Go July 06, 2017

Study ties physical activity to ability to perform everyday tasks

Swimming Lessons: For Starters, Watch Out for Germs in the Water July 05, 2017

Kiddie pools are the biggest offenders, infectious diseases expert says

Nerve Zap Unlikely to Ease Low Back Pain July 05, 2017

Exercise alone may be best approach, researchers say

Take A New View of Yoga July 05, 2017

This ancient discipline has a modern (and growing) following

How to Keep Your Kids Out of the ER This Summer July 04, 2017

Emergency physician says make safety your top priority to avoid seasonal threats

Health Tip: Bike Safely July 04, 2017

And lower your chances of getting hurt

Health Tip: Reap the Benefits of Intense Exercise July 03, 2017

Here's what you may gain