Certain Symptoms Can Delay Lupus Diagnosis, Researchers Report

TUESDAY, Aug. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Lupus and other rheumatic diseases can cause neurological symptoms such as headaches and seizures, which can delay a correct diagnosis for months, a new report says.

Education Linked to Activity Levels During the Week

TUESDAY, Aug. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- College-educated Americans tend to be more physically active on weekends, while adults without a high school diploma are more active on weekdays, a new study finds.

Health Tip: Have Jaw Pain?

(HealthDay News) -- Jaw pain can radiate to the ears and teeth, and may even lead to headache.

Expert Offers Backpack Safety Tips

FRIDAY, Aug. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Parents need to make safety a priority when shopping for school backpacks for their children, an expert advises.

Health Tip: Losing Weight May Help Against Osteoarthritis

(HealthDay News) -- Losing any extra weight can help prevent or alleviate symptoms of osteoarthritis, experts say.

Health Tip: Protect Yourself From Hamstring Injury

(HealthDay News) -- Hamstring injury causes pain and discomfort in the back of the thigh. You can reduce your chances of developing this injury by avoiding common risk factors.

For Heart Attack Survivors, More Exercise Isn't Always Better, Study Says

TUESDAY, Aug. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Heart attack survivors are encouraged to exercise regularly to improve their cardiac health, but new research suggests there's a point of diminishing returns.

Front-of-Head Hits Blamed for Nearly Half of Young Football Player Concussions

MONDAY, Aug. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- High school football players are more likely to lose consciousness after concussions if they get hit at the top of the head compared to the sides, back or front, according to a new study.

Could Chiropractic Manipulation of Your Neck Trigger a Stroke?

THURSDAY, Aug. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Getting your neck adjusted by a chiropractor or osteopathic doctor may be associated with an increased risk of stroke, according to a scientific statement released Thursday by the American Heart Association.

Skip the Steroids for Shoulder Pain?

TUESDAY, Aug. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- For relief of shoulder pain, physical therapy and steroid shots provide similar results, a new study finds.