Keep Safety in Mind When Skateboarding

SUNDAY, June 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Skateboarding has become increasingly popular in recent years, but it's not without risk for serious injury.

Strong Bones After 50? Women May Not Need Next Test Until 65

TUESDAY, June 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A postmenopausal woman who is 50 and still shows "normal" readings on her bone density test may not need her next such test for 10 or even 15 years, a new study finds.

Summer Motorcycle Season Is Here, Stay Safe

SUNDAY, June 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More motorcyclists are taking to U.S. roads, increasing the need for safety precautions, experts say.

Injuries From High Heels on the Rise

FRIDAY, June 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Is it time to give your high-heeled shoes the boot? Injuries related to the perilous but fashionable footwear nearly doubled in the United States in a recent 11-year-period, new research finds.

Even Slightly Overactive Thyroid Linked to Higher Fracture Risk

TUESDAY, May 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Even people who only have a mildly overactive thyroid gland face an elevated risk for fractures in the hips or spinal area, a new review suggests.

Too Many Women Who Need Bone Screening Aren't Getting It

MONDAY, May 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Too few women at high risk for osteoporosis are being tested for the bone-depleting condition, while too many women at low-risk arebeing screened, a new study suggests.

Young Athletes With ACL Injuries Often Need Repeat Surgery: Study

FRIDAY, May 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many young athletes who undergo surgery for a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) need a second operation later on, a new study shows.

Men Should Be Screened for Osteoporosis, Too

FRIDAY, May 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Men are far less likely than women to be screened for osteoporosis, even though they are more likely to suffer worse consequences from the bone-thinning condition, a new study finds.

When to Ice, When to Heat

SUNDAY, May 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Athletes aren't always sure whether to use heat or ice on injuries and aches and pains, so here is some advice from experts.

Little Risk of Vitamin D Toxicity, Study Says

WEDNESDAY, May 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The risk for developing vitamin D toxicity is rare, researchers have found.