Building Muscle Could Boost the Body's Most Important Muscle

THURSDAY, April 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Having more muscle and less fat reduces the risk of early death in people with heart disease, a new study suggests.

Psoriasis Tied to Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes

WEDNESDAY, April 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The chronic skin disease psoriasis may be linked to excess weight and type 2 diabetes, results of a new study suggest.

Gotta Minute? Get a Good Workout

WEDNESDAY, April 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Couch potatoes, there are no more excuses.

Mom's Pre-Pregnancy Weight May Help Predict Child's Size

WEDNESDAY, April 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Toddlers whose mothers were overweight or obese before pregnancy may be more likely to be overweight, a new study suggests.

Health Tip: Choose Energy-Boosting Foods

(HealthDay News) -- If you feel too tired to hit the gym despite your commitment to exercise, your diet may need an energy boost.

Skateboarding Mishaps Send 176 U.S. Kids to ERs Every Day

TUESDAY, April 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Skateboarding can be a fun and challenging activity, but it also comes with a significant risk of injury, researchers report.

Americans Getting Adequate Water Daily, CDC Finds

TUESDAY, April 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Americans' worries about not being properly hydrated may be unfounded: A new government report finds most are getting enough water each day.

Rates of Severe Obesity Among U.S. Kids Still Rising: Study

TUESDAY, April 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Obesity continues to plague American kids, with a new study finding rates of severe obesity climbing over a 15-year period.

Swim Safely This Summer

SATURDAY, April 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- With the arrival of swimming season, the American Red Cross reminds people of all ages to follow safety rules at the beach or pool.

Could Certain Fatty Foods Be Linked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer?

FRIDAY, April 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- What men eat -- particularly fatty meats and cheese -- may affect how quickly their prostate cancer progresses, a new study suggests.