Yoga Big on West Coast, Chiropractors Popular in Midwest

WEDNESDAY, April 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Folks on the West Coast are faithful followers of yoga and meditation. Midwesterners turn to chiropractors or osteopathic doctors for their aches and pains.

Young People With Epilepsy Face Higher Injury Risk: Study

MONDAY, April 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Young people with epilepsy are more likely than kids without the neurological disorder to suffer broken bones or burns, a new large study from England finds.

Getting in Front of Back Pain

SATURDAY, April 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Even though back pain affects nearly 10 million Americans a year, there's a lot you can do to avoid the problem, an expert says.

Rheumatoid Arthritis May Harm Kidneys

FRIDAY, April 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People with rheumatoid arthritis may be at increased risk for kidney disease and require close monitoring, a new study suggests.

After Skin Cancer, Removable Model Replaces Real Ear

FRIDAY, April 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- During his 10-year struggle with basal cell carcinoma, Henry Fiorentini emerged minus his right ear, and minus the hearing that goes with it.

More High School Athletes Complying With Concussion Guidelines, Study Finds

THURSDAY, April 10 (HealthDay News) -- High school athletes who suffer from concussions are complying more with the recommended return-to-play guidelines, according to new research.

Girls Suffer Worse Concussions, Study Suggests

THURSDAY, April 10 (HealthDay News) -- Girls who suffer a concussion may have more severe symptoms that last longer compared to boys, according to new research that builds on other studies finding gender differences.

Specializing in One Sport as Child No Guarantee of Future Success

THURSDAY, April 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Some parents and coaches think kids who focus on one sport early on will boost their chances of a college scholarship or pro career. But a new study casts doubt on that idea.

Just One Season of Hits in High School Football May Alter Brain: Study

TUESDAY, April 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Even among high school football players who've never had a concussion, a small preliminary study suggests that changes can still occur to their brains within the course of a single season.

Stem Cells Show Promise for Stroke Recovery

MONDAY, April 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- In an early test, researchers report they've safely injected stem cells into the brains of 18 patients who had suffered strokes. And two of the patients showed significant improvement.