Health Tip: Maximizing Your Workout

(HealthDay News) -- As long as you're setting aside time to work out each day, make sure you're reaping all the benefits.

Pokemon Go, Pokemon Gone

THURSDAY, Dec. 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- For a short while, Pokemon Go seemed to capture everyone's attention. And this left public health experts wondering if the game that encouraged players to "Catch 'em all" actually got people moving more.

Smartphones Could Be a Boon to Heart Health Research

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Smartphones might revolutionize cardiac research by giving instant, accurate insight into the physical activity of people using them, a new study finds.

Cushioned Shoe Inserts Won't Guard Against Injury: Review

TUESDAY, Dec. 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The millions who run, walk or play sports may think shoe inserts that cushion the foot can help prevent injuries. But a new review challenges that notion.

Health Tip: Enjoy an Active Holiday Season

(HealthDay News) -- You can enjoy the holidays without skipping exercise, overdoing it at the buffet and gaining weight.

Was Football Safer Back in the Day?

MONDAY, Dec. 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- In a finding that suggests football used to be a less dangerous sport, a small study shows that men who played in high school in the 1950s and 1960s may not be at increased risk for dementia or memory problems.

Strength Training May Prevent Side Effect of Breast Cancer Surgery

FRIDAY, Dec. 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Strength training might benefit breast cancer survivors who've undergone surgery, researchers suggest.

Yoga Called Good Medicine for High Blood Pressure

THURSDAY, Dec. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Yoga may help reduce blood pressure in people who are at risk for developing hypertension, a new study finds.