Parents Need to Take Lead on Teen Concussion Prevention

TUESDAY, Nov. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Parents need to take an active role in protecting their children from sports concussions, an expert warns.

FDA Panel Mulls Worth of Steroid Shots For Back Pain

TUESDAY, Nov. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- An expert advisory panel of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will decide Tuesday whether to recommend that doctors stop giving steroid injections for back pain.

Daily Physical Activity May Help Lower Parkinson's Risk

TUESDAY, Nov. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A moderate amount of physical activity in your daily life may reduce your risk of Parkinson's disease, according to a new study.

Jogging May Help Seniors Walk Better

MONDAY, Nov. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Jogging helps seniors maintain their ability to walk, a new study finds.

Health Tip: Getting Active Indoors

(HealthDay News) -- Even when the weather doesn't cooperate, you can still get plenty of exercise indoors.

Exercise Might Not Help Some Type 2 Diabetics Control Their Blood Sugar

THURSDAY, Nov. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Certain genes might prevent regular exercise from improving blood sugar control in up to a fifth of people with type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests.

Home Exercise Boosts Heart Patients' Frame of Mind

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Exercising at home can reduce feelings of hopelessness in people with coronary heart disease, but in-hospital workouts don't provide the same benefit, according to a new study.

Exercise, Physical Therapy May Help Ease Pain of Arthritis

SATURDAY, Nov. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Regular exercise and physical therapy may benefit people with hip and knee arthritis, new research suggests.

Running Won't Raise Risk of Knee Arthritis, Study Says

SATURDAY, Nov. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Regular running doesn't seem to increase your chances of developing knee osteoarthritis, and it may even help prevent the disease, researchers report.

Weight Gain Doesn't Have to Be Part of Thanksgiving

FRIDAY, Nov. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many people gain weight at Thanksgiving because they eat too much and don't get enough exercise. But, a few simple steps can help you keep your weight under control while still enjoying the holiday, an expert says.