Health Tip: Athletes Are at Risk for Skin Problems

(HealthDay News) -- Athletes are especially prone to skin conditions, such as infections.

Your Heart Is Likely 'Older' Than You Are

TUESDAY, Sept. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Three out of four American adults have a heart that's "older" than their years, raising their risk for heart attack or stroke, federal health officials said Tuesday.

Cutting Calories May Help You Fend Off Age-Linked Disease: Study

TUESDAY, Sept. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Want to enjoy a healthier old age? Try eating a little less each day.

More Older Americans Falling Prey to Bike Injuries

TUESDAY, Sept. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- It sounds like a fun way to exercise while going easy on aging joints. But new research shows that bicycling may be more risky for older Americans than thought.

Too Much Weight in Midlife Tied to Earlier Alzheimer's

TUESDAY, Sept. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Avoiding middle-age spread could be one way to delay the onset of dementia, a new study hints.

Too Much TV Time Tied to Higher Odds for Blood Clot in Lung: Study

MONDAY, Aug. 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who sit around watching TV for hours on end may raise their risk for a sudden and deadly blockage of a lung artery, new research reveals.

Proposed NYC Law May Trim 54 Calories From Kids' Fast Food Meals

MONDAY, Aug. 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A New York City bill to improve the nutrition of children's fast food meals could reduce the average calories and improve the nutrition of these meals, a new study claims.

Start Your Hike on the Right Foot With Proper Footwear

SUNDAY, Aug. 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More than 38 million people go hiking each year in the United States, but many do so without proper footwear and other gear that can reduce their risk of foot and ankle injuries, an expert says.

Obesity May Be Linked to Greater Risk of Stillbirth

FRIDAY, Aug. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Obese pregnant women may have a nearly twofold increased risk of stillbirth, a new study says.

Health Tip: Dive Safely

(HealthDay News) -- Reckless diving can lead to serious injury, including permanent paralysis.