Diet and Exercise May Not Stave Off Age-Related Muscle Loss

FRIDAY, May 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- It's not clear whether diet and exercise can prevent muscle loss as people age, a new British review finds.

Rugby Player's Head Injuries Linked to Brain Decline

FRIDAY, May 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Add rugby to the sports that can lead to degenerative brain disease, a new study suggests.

Health Tip: Exercise Boosts Heart Health

(HealthDay News) -- Exercise may be just what the doctor ordered to improve heart health.

Weight Training's Benefits May Depend on Genetics

THURSDAY, May 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- How well resistance exercises work may depend on a woman's genetic risk for obesity, new research suggests.

Breath-Holding Games Are Killing Swimmers, CDC Warns

THURSDAY, May 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- As more adults and kids head to swimming pools, lakes and the ocean this Memorial Day weekend, U.S. health officials are warning about accidental drownings from underwater breath-holding games and exercises.

Health Tip: Wear Baseball Gear

(HealthDay News) -- To fend off baseball injuries, players should always wear appropriate protective equipment.

At-Home Walks Help Those With Clogged Leg Arteries Stay Mobile

WEDNESDAY, May 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Support groups that encourage walking exercises at home can improve the mobility of people with clogged leg arteries, a new study finds.

Steroids No Better for Sciatica Pain Than Placebo, Study Finds

TUESDAY, May 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors often prescribe steroid pills to ease the discomfort of sciatica -- back and leg pain usually caused by a herniated disk in the lower back.

Nation's Capital Named 'Fittest City' in U.S.

TUESDAY, May 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- If you're a resident of Washington, D.C., congratulations -- the nation's capital is also the fitness capital of the United States, according to a new report.

Health Tip: Discourage Too Much Screen Time

(HealthDay News) -- Between TVs, computers, hand-held devices and video games, children's screen time can add up quickly.