Midlife Fitness May Be a Real Cancer Fighter for Men

THURSDAY, March 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Fit middle-aged men appear less likely to develop lung and colon cancer in later life than their out-of-shape peers. And if they do develop cancer, they are more likely to beat it, a new study suggests.

Athletes Need to Guard Against Skin Woes

TUESDAY, March 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Sprains and fractures aren't the only hazards athletes face. Certain skin problems are also common among sports enthusiasts.

Second 'Tommy John' Surgery Is No Win for Pitchers

TUESDAY, March 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Having a second elbow ligament reconstruction surgery appears to lower professional baseball pitchers' performance and shorten their careers, a new study finds.

Young Pitchers Often Pressured to Play Despite Pain, Study Says

TUESDAY, March 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Young baseball players feel pressure from parents or coaches to continue playing despite arm pain, and many parents are unaware of guidelines to reduce injury risk, a pair of recent studies found.

Should Older Runners Embrace the 'Barefoot' Craze?

TUESDAY, March 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- It's the latest thing among avid runners: "minimalist" shoes that approach the way humans first ran -- barefoot.

Exercise, But Not Vitamin D, Cuts Injuries From Falls in Older Women: Study

MONDAY, March 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Neither routine exercise nor vitamin D supplementation does anything to lower the overall risk for accidental falls among older women, a new Finnish study says.

Exercise Might Help His Sex Life

MONDAY, March 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Up and at 'em, guys. Exercise might boost your sex life, a new study suggests.

For Safety's Sake: A Young Star Player Quits Pro Football...

FRIDAY, March 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Medical science has shown that football can take a terrible toll on the human brain, with repeated hits to the head potentially adding up to brain damage later in life.

Yoga May Help Ease Depression in Pregnant Women

THURSDAY, March 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that yoga may help ease depression in pregnant women.

Health Tip: Pick Up a Jump Rope For Fitness

(HealthDay News) -- Jumping rope is a great form of cardiovascular exercise, and it can be a lot of fun to pick one up and blow off steam.