Concussions Linked to Memory Loss in Study of Retired NFL Players

TUESDAY, Jan. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Concussions may damage areas of the brain related to memory in National Football League players. And that damage might linger long after the players leave the sport, according to a small study.

Menu Calorie Counts May Mean Less Fattening Meals for Kids

MONDAY, Jan. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Parents might order fewer calories for their children if menus included calorie counts or information on how much walking would be required to burn off the calories in foods, a new study suggests.

Looking to Boost Your Exercise Level? Here Are Some Helpful Tips

SATURDAY, Jan. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The excitement and anticipation surrounding the upcoming Super Bowl may prompt some people to take up a new sport or up their levels of physical activity.

Exercise May Tone Up Women's Bodies andMinds

FRIDAY, Jan. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Young women who regularly exercise may have more oxygen circulating in their brains -- and possibly sharper minds, a small study suggests.

Health Tip: Exercise Safely

(HealthDay News) -- Enthusiasm to exercise is great motivation, but you should also take care not to overdo it.

School Sports Costs Leave Some Students on Sidelines

THURSDAY, Jan. 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many American children can't afford to participate in school sports, a new survey finds.

Most Americans Have Access to 'Exercise Opportunities,' Study Finds

THURSDAY, Jan. 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More than three-quarters of Americans live close to at least one park or recreational facility, giving many people opportunity to exercise, a new study finds.

Health Tip: Eat a Pre-Workout Snack

(HealthDay News) -- A pre-exercise snack can be just what your body craves to push it through a grueling workout.

Realistic Targets May Boost Exercise Rates, Experts Say

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who are sedentary should focus on small increases in their activity level and not dwell on public health recommendations on exercise, according to new research.

Experts See Place for Weight-Loss Drugs in Obesity Treatment

TUESDAY, Jan. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A healthy diet and exercise should be the main tools obese people use to lose weight, but prescription weight-loss drugs may have a place, too, according to new guidelines from the Endocrine Society.