NFL Linemen Keep Growing, Putting Their Health at Risk, Experts Say

FRIDAY, Feb. 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- As the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers gear up for Sunday's Super Bowl 50 showdown, many may be focused on the potential dangers of concussion, but that's not the only health risk football players face.

Exercise May Prevent Harmful Falls in Men

THURSDAY, Feb. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Regular exercise reduces older men's risk of serious injuries from falls, a new study finds.

Steroids Might Help More Than Just Very Premature Babies: Study

THURSDAY, Feb. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Giving steroids to pregnant women at risk for late preterm delivery may reduce the risk of severe respiratory problems in their babies, a new study finds.

Should Tackling Be Banned From Youth Football?

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Tackling should be eliminated from youth football due to the risks that collisions and head injuries pose to young athletes, a researcher argues in the Feb. 4 New England Journal of Medicine.

Sitting for Hours May Raise Your Type 2 Diabetes Risk

TUESDAY, Feb. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Sitting for long stretches might boost your risk for type 2 diabetes, even if you exercise, researchers report.

Fitness Linked to Better Survival After First Heart Attack

MONDAY, Feb. 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Being in good shape may improve a person's chances of surviving a first heart attack, a new study indicates.

Health Tip: Ready to Run a Trail?

(HealthDay News) -- If you're a runner, taking a break from the regular route is a great way to mix up your routine and enjoy some new scenery.

Exercise Has Its Limits for Losing Weight, Study Finds

THURSDAY, Jan. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- That daily 5-mile run may not be burning as many calories as you think, a new study suggests.

Too Sedentary? There's an App for That

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Smartphone reminders about getting up and moving around may help boost people's physical activity levels and reduce their risk of cancer, a pilot study suggests.

Schools Must Do More to Combat Obesity Among Hispanic Kids: Report

MONDAY, Jan. 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Exercise and healthy nutrition can be hard to come by at U.S. schools that serve mainly Hispanic students, according to a new report.