Exercise Beneficial Even in Polluted Air: Study

WEDNESDAY, April 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The health benefits of exercise appear to outweigh the potential harm of air pollution, according to a new study from Denmark.

Health Tip: Heading to the Beach?

(HealthDay News) -- A swim in the ocean can be refreshing and great exercise, but it's important to understand the potential dangers of rip currents before you dive in.

Young People At Risk of Second Injury After Knee Surgery

SATURDAY, March 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- One-third of young athletes who have surgery to repair the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in the knee suffer another ACL injury later in life, new research finds.

Stiff Shoulder No Reason to Delay Rotator Cuff Surgery: Study

SATURDAY, March 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- It may not be necessary to delay rotator cuff surgery in patients with shoulder stiffness, a new study suggests.

Midlife Fitness May Be a Real Cancer Fighter for Men

THURSDAY, March 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Fit middle-aged men appear less likely to develop lung and colon cancer in later life than their out-of-shape peers. And if they do develop cancer, they are more likely to beat it, a new study suggests.

Athletes Need to Guard Against Skin Woes

TUESDAY, March 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Sprains and fractures aren't the only hazards athletes face. Certain skin problems are also common among sports enthusiasts.

Second 'Tommy John' Surgery Is No Win for Pitchers

TUESDAY, March 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Having a second elbow ligament reconstruction surgery appears to lower professional baseball pitchers' performance and shorten their careers, a new study finds.

Young Pitchers Often Pressured to Play Despite Pain, Study Says

TUESDAY, March 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Young baseball players feel pressure from parents or coaches to continue playing despite arm pain, and many parents are unaware of guidelines to reduce injury risk, a pair of recent studies found.

Should Older Runners Embrace the 'Barefoot' Craze?

TUESDAY, March 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- It's the latest thing among avid runners: "minimalist" shoes that approach the way humans first ran -- barefoot.

Why Insulin Resistance May Be More Common in Men

MONDAY, March 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research may help explain why obese men are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than obese women.