Sudden Heart Death More Common in Male Minority Athletes

TUESDAY, June 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- It's always surprising and heartbreaking to hear about a young athlete dying suddenly. Now a new study finds that in many of these cases, an underlying heart problem was already present.

Walking: The Cheap, Easy Workout

MONDAY, June 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Walking is a simple and inexpensive exercise that has been shown to offer numerous benefits for bones, muscles and joints.

Healthy Living Slashes Cancer Risk

THURSDAY, June 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A healthy lifestyle that includes regular exercise and eating nutritiously can lower your risk of developing cancer by as much as 45 percent, a new evidence review concludes.

Guidelines Stop Heat Stroke Deaths in High School Athletes

THURSDAY, June 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- There have been no deaths among high school football players during preseason practice in states with guidelines to help students get used to the heat over time, a new study says.

Health Tip: Keep Pushing Through Your Workout

(HealthDay News) -- When you're dragging through a long, tough workout, there are a few methods to help you muster the energy to finish.

Alternative Medicine Taking Hold Among Americans: Report

WEDNESDAY, June 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Americans spend a good chunk of their health care dollars on alternative medicine, such as acupuncture, yoga, chiropractic care and natural supplements, a new government report shows.

Exercise May Help Thwart Ovarian Cancer

TUESDAY, June 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Lack of exercise is associated with an increased risk of ovarian cancer and of death from the disease, two new studies suggest.

Health Tip: Exercising During Pregnancy

(HealthDay News) -- Exercise may benefit both mom and baby during pregnancy, but it's always best to consult with your doctor before you begin.

Almost 2 Million U.S. Kids Get Concussions a Year: Study

MONDAY, June 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Close to 2 million U.S. children and teens may suffer concussions annually, say researchers who add that the prevalence of head injuries among American youth has been underestimated for years.

How to Prevent Painful Swimmer's Ear

SATURDAY, June 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Swimmer's ear -- a common summertime problem among children -- is easy to prevent, an expert says.