Health Tip: Are You at Risk for Hip Strain?

(HealthDay News) -- Injury to the muscles that surround the hip can range from mild to severe, and athletes are considered at higher risk.

Muscle Strength Helps Baseball Pitchers Avoid Injury

MONDAY, April 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The strength of a baseball pitcher's arm muscles may play a larger role in elbow injury risk and prevention than previously thought, a new study suggests.

Ease Back Into Springtime Sports, Doctor Cautions

FRIDAY, April 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Spring can be a peak time for injuries as people rush back into warm weather sports without being properly prepared, an expert says.

As the Weather Warms, Avoid Gardening's Pitfalls

TUESDAY, April 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Exercise and fresh food are among the benefits of gardening, but there are also potential hazards that you can take steps to avoid, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.

Be Careful With That Eyeliner

TUESDAY, April 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Applying pencil eyeliner to the inner eyelid increases the risk that particles will get into the eye and cause vision problems, a new study warns.

Year-Round Baseball Leads to More Youth Injuries, Study Says

SATURDAY, April 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Being able to play baseball year-round puts young pitchers in the southern United States at increased risk for an overuse injury in their throwing arm, a new study finds.

Faster, Taller Youth League Pitchers May Face Greater Risk of Injury

FRIDAY, April 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Faster pitching, being taller and playing on multiple baseball teams are linked to a higher risk of pitching-related injuries in youth baseball players, a new study found.

Head Injuries May Prematurely Age the Brain, Study Suggests

WEDNESDAY, April 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Serious head injuries may lead to premature brain aging, a new British study suggests.

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.

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.