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Exercise Guidelines: How Much Is Enough? April 26, 2017

The time you need to spend exercising depends on what you're doing, but it's probably less than you think

Mid-Life Exercise Could Jog Your Memory April 25, 2017

Combination of aerobic, resistance training best for boosting brain health, study finds

Walk Your Way to Better Brain Health? April 24, 2017

Impact of the foot provides a boost to blood flow, study says

Exercise Benefits Aging Hearts, Even Those of the Obese April 24, 2017

Physical activity helps ward off heart damage in middle age and beyond, study finds

Health Tip: Don't Let Boredom Thwart Your Workout April 24, 2017

Keep exercise fun and fresh

Timing of Lunch, Recess May Determine What Kids Eat April 24, 2017

Study found children who ate first consumed more vegetables, while those who played first wasted less food

Cleaning, Greening Vacant Lots May Help Fight Crime April 21, 2017

Fighting urban blight sends message that residents are paying close attention to the neighborhood

Health Tip: Stay Aware While Running April 18, 2017

Safety suggestions for sprinters

Regular Phys Ed Builds More Than Fitness April 17, 2017

Young teens also gain knowledge about healthy living, researchers say

Water Outperforms Sports Drinks for Young Athletes April 14, 2017

Kids rarely need the extra sugar and salt, doctor says

It's Yoga to the Rescue for Prostate Cancer Patients April 13, 2017

Study suggests the ancient practice might ease side effects of therapy

Hockey Doesn't Seem to Hit Players' Thinking Skills: Study April 13, 2017

But retired pros can suffer behavioral, emotional problems, researchers say

Do Marathons' Road Closures Lead to More Local Deaths? April 12, 2017

Elderly with heart problems fare worse on race days, perhaps due to delays in care, researchers say

Exercisers May Have Better Shot of Surviving Heart Attack April 12, 2017

Researchers suggest that people who work out might develop 'collateral' blood vessels in the heart

Don't Bank on Heart-Rate Accuracy From Your Activity Tracker April 10, 2017

Fluctuations seen among 4 models, especially during exercise, study finds

Health Tip: Skate Safely April 10, 2017

Precautions you should take

10 Minutes of Sweat a Day Helps Kids' Hearts April 08, 2017

Replacing light exercise with vigorous activity could greatly benefit some kids and teens, study finds

Fitness, Not Fat, Is Key to Post-Stroke Recovery April 05, 2017

People who exercised regularly before their attack had lower odds for disability after, study found

Health Tip: Too Much Exercise Isn't Good Either April 05, 2017

Signs that you may be working out too much

Teens Who Are Lazy Bones Have Weaker Skeletons: Study March 31, 2017

During crucial bone-building years of youth, physical activity is all-important

Tanning's Allure Tied to Other Addictions March 31, 2017

Some people with need for bronzed skin likely to drink too much alcohol or have depression, study finds

Elite Runners, Women the First Marathoners to Lose to Father Time March 31, 2017

Top athletes begin losing speed around age 35, compared to 50 for average runners, study shows

U.S. Pedestrian Deaths Surged to Record Levels in 2016 March 30, 2017

Experts point to widespread smartphone use as deadly distraction for drivers and walkers alike

Exercising 2.5 Hours a Week May Slow Parkinson's Progression March 29, 2017

Even people with advanced disease might benefit, researchers say

Marathon Running May Cause Short-Term Kidney Injury March 28, 2017

But recovery is quick, usually within a day or two, researchers find

Exercise: The Cellular 'Fountain of Youth' March 28, 2017

Intense interval training seems to boost older cells, even reversing some of aging's effects, study finds

How Doctors Decide to Treat a Ruptured Achilles March 25, 2017

Your health and activity level influence recommendation for or against surgery

Leg Pain When Walking: Talk to Your Doctor March 24, 2017

Physician says there are ways to ward off peripheral artery disease

Ouch! How to Tell If You Have a Sprain, a Strain or a Tear March 24, 2017

They're not the same and some types of injuries take longer than others to heal

Physical Therapy as Good as Surgery for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Study March 24, 2017

Conservative approach should be the first option, researcher says

Exercise a Great Prescription to Help Older Hearts March 23, 2017

Not enough doctors recommend cardiac rehab, American Heart Association says

ACL Surgery Usually Puts Athletes Back in Play: Study March 22, 2017

Patient satisfaction is high after knee ligament reconstruction, researchers say

'Heads Up' Football Program Tackles Concussion Danger in Kids March 22, 2017

Players learn safer moves, reducing head injury rate and recovery time, study suggests

Autism Greatly Boosts Kids' Injury Risk, Especially for Drowning March 21, 2017

Swimming lessons are essential -- even before other therapies, researcher says

Remote Amazon Tribe May Have Healthiest Hearts on Earth March 17, 2017

Days spent hunting, farming and eating unprocessed foods keeps their arteries clear, researcher says

Injury Risk May Rise When Kids Play Just One Sport March 17, 2017

Those under 12 shouldn't specialize in any one activity, researchers say

Many College Football Players Lack Vitamin D: Study March 17, 2017

Deficiency could put them at risk for muscle injuries

Home Beats Rehab for Knee, Hip Replacement Recovery March 16, 2017

Research shows patients fare well, sometimes better, if discharged home, even if they live alone

Intensive Treatment Shows Potential Against Type 2 Diabetes March 15, 2017

Up to 40 percent experienced temporary remission, small study finds

Which High School Sport Has the Most Concussions? March 15, 2017

Girls' soccer had rates that exceeded boys' football in 2015, study finds

Kids Start Moving Less After Age 7, Study Finds March 14, 2017

Activity levels drop off equally among boys and girls, and continue dropping steadily through adolescence

Hold That Pose: Yoga May Ease Tough Depression March 09, 2017

Study finds weekly sessions, plus deep breathing, helped ease cases when medications failed

'Pokemon Go' Players Add 2,000 Steps a Day March 08, 2017

Smartphone game benefits overweight, sedentary people most, researchers report

Fitbits, Other Trackers May Be Unfit to Measure Heart Rate March 08, 2017

Devices were as much as 34 beats off per minute during certain exercises, study finds

Have Americans Given Up on Losing Weight? March 07, 2017

Study finds more are overweight, obese than 2 decades ago, but fewer are trying to shed pounds

Exercise Helps Counter Cancer-Linked Fatigue March 02, 2017

Psychological treatment and education can be useful, too, more so than drugs, study finds

Exercise Beats Weight Loss at Helping Seniors' Hearts March 01, 2017

Both are healthy goals, but getting active may reap even more benefit, study finds

Health Tip: Step Training March 01, 2017

Tips for safe practice

Concussions More Likely in Female Athletes February 28, 2017

Why remains unclear, researchers say

More Exercise, Fewer Pounds: Cut Your Heart Failure Risk February 27, 2017

Link was stronger for common but difficult-to-treat type of heart failure

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