Implantable Defibrillator May Not Mean End to Sports

MONDAY, June 5, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Competitive sports may be safe for many athletes who have an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD), new research suggests.

Diet Journaling Made Easier

MONDAY, June 5, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- It's the dieter's Catch-22:

Health Tip: Get Your Workout on a Mountain Bike

(HealthDay News) -- To get a great workout while escaping the hustle and bustle of local traffic, hit the trails on a mountain bike.

Compression Tights Won't Trim Running Times

THURSDAY, June 1, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- If you're an avid runner and you think compression tights might shave a few seconds off your time, a new study begs to differ.

Obese Women May Have More Intense Hot Flashes

WEDNESDAY, May 31, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- There's another downside for women who carry a lot of excess weight: more intense hot flashes and night sweats during menopause, new research suggests.

Health Tip: Know Your Risk for Obesity

(HealthDay News) -- Obesity is linked to an increased risk for heart disease, stroke and high blood pressure, among other chronic diseases and conditions.

Transgender People Report More Health Problems

TUESDAY, May 30, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Transgender adults struggle more with their health, and researchers say they can't explain away the disparity by pointing to poverty or poor lifestyle habits.

Preschoolers Who Know Snack-Food Brands on Road to Obesity?

TUESDAY, May 30, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Preschoolers who recognize food brands such as Coca-Cola, M&M's, KFC and Pringles may be more likely to be obese, a new study says.

Put the Brakes on Mindless Eating

TUESDAY, May 30, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- We've all come up with excuses for eating when we're really not hungry, like dealing with a difficult boss or a bad breakup. But what's worse is pigging out because you've got nothing better to do.

Health Tip: Watch for Uterine Fibroids

(HealthDay News) -- Uterine fibroids -- growths in a woman's uterus -- usually aren't cancerous. But they can trigger significant pain and discomfort.