Teen Student-Athletes Often Unfit, Overweight

MONDAY, Aug. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Student-athletes may be more popular than teens who don't play sports, but they're no more fit.

To Keep Teens Slim, Focus on Health not Weight

MONDAY, Aug. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- When teenagers are overweight, parents and doctors should encourage a healthy lifestyle rather than worry about the number on the bathroom scale, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) says.

10 Easy Ways to Build Activity Into Your Workday Routine

THURSDAY, Aug. 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Sitting at your desk all day can hurt your health, but it's easy to reduce that risk, an expert says.

Healthy Diet, Exercise May Help Keep Alzheimer's at Bay

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A healthy diet and regular exercise might be the keys to keeping your brain free of changes that lead to Alzheimer's disease, a small study suggests.

Unhealthy Habits May Cost Canadians 6 Years of Life

TUESDAY, Aug. 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Poor habits that take a toll on health are also costing Canadians an average of six fewer years of life, new research suggests.

Women's Cancer Risk Rises With Years Spent Overweight

TUESDAY, Aug. 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The longer a woman is overweight, the higher her risk of several cancers, researchers report.

Injuries at Indoor Trampoline Parks Jump

TUESDAY, Aug. 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A wave of injuries at indoor trampoline parks has prompted a call for design and safety standards.

Health Tip: Boost Your Health With Exercise

(HealthDay News) -- Regular exercise benefits the body and mind in countless ways, experts say.

Exercise Not an 'Antidote' to Too Much Sitting, Heart Experts Say

MONDAY, Aug. 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Even if you exercise regularly, too much sitting can still be bad for your heart, a leading cardiologists' group warns.

Health Tip: Know Your Risk of Stress Fracture

(HealthDay News) -- Stress fractures are small breaks in a bone caused by overuse from exercise.