Start Your Hike on the Right Foot With Proper Footwear

SUNDAY, Aug. 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More than 38 million people go hiking each year in the United States, but many do so without proper footwear and other gear that can reduce their risk of foot and ankle injuries, an expert says.

Health Tip: Dive Safely

(HealthDay News) -- Reckless diving can lead to serious injury, including permanent paralysis.

Even Short Bouts of Activity May Help Kids' Health

THURSDAY, Aug. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Even brief spurts of exercise may benefit children, researchers report.

Exercise, Supplements Like Fish Oil Won't Keep Elderly Sharper: Studies

TUESDAY, Aug. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Neither exercise nor supplements such as fish oil don't seem to do much to help keep older folks mentally sharp, two new studies found.

Exercise Best Bet Against Diabetes for College Graduates

MONDAY, Aug. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Exercise is more likely to help prevent diabetes in college graduates than in those with less schooling, a new study finds.

Health Tip: Getting Fit on a Mountain Bike

(HealthDay News) -- Mountain biking is a great way to get fit while enjoying some natural scenery.

Preteen Football Tied to Brain Changes in Retired NFL Players: Study

FRIDAY, Aug. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Playing tackle football before the age of 12 may be linked to brain changes seen in pro football players who developed memory and thinking problems later in life, new research suggests.

Health Tip: Keep Kids Active

(HealthDay News) -- Regular exercise helps keep children fit and healthy, and is a great way to use their boundless energy.

Health Tip: Prevent Skating Accidents

(HealthDay News) -- Inline skating is a fun way to get active. But it also can lead to injury.

Eating on the Run May Mean Eating More Later

THURSDAY, Aug. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Eating "on the go" may thwart people who are watching their weight, new research suggests.