Tai Chi: Rx for Arthritic Knees

MONDAY, May 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Legions of arthritis sufferers try physical therapy and anti-inflammatory drugs to no avail. Now, a new study looks East for relief -- to the martial art tai chi.

Concussion Tied to More School Problems Than Other Sports Injuries

FRIDAY, May 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Students who suffer a concussion may face more school difficulties than their peers with other sports-related injuries, a new study suggests.

Delayed Treatment for Concussion May Prolong Recovery

FRIDAY, May 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Athletes should not take a blow to the head lightly. New research suggests delayed treatment for concussion could prolong recovery.

Health Tip: Reduce Your Risk of a Stress Fracture

(HealthDay News) -- Stress fractures are small breaks that form in bones. They're a type of overuse injury usually triggered by repetitive activities and fatigued muscles.

Health Tip: Recognizing Ankle Sprain

(HealthDay News) -- A lone misstep can cause pain in your ankle, but how can you tell if it's a sprain?

Men Miss Out on Bone Loss Screening

THURSDAY, May 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Unlike women, men at risk for osteoporosis don't get routinely screened for bone loss, a new study shows.

Study: Ex-NFL Players Aren't at Greater Risk for Suicide

WEDNESDAY, May 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Professional football players aren't at greater risk of suicide than the general U.S. population, federal health officials report, although players are far likelier to suffer concussions.

Pumping Iron? Try Longer Breaks Between Sets for Max Muscles

TUESDAY, May 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Taking longer rests during weight training workouts could maximize muscle growth, a small study suggests.

Statins Might Protect People With Narrowed Leg Arteries

FRIDAY, May 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Cholesterol-lowering statins may spare people with narrowed leg arteries from the possibility of amputation and even death, a new study suggests.

Poor Vision and Dangerous Falls Plague Many U.S. Seniors

THURSDAY, May 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of American seniors have severe vision impairment, and with it comes the risk of a fall that could lead to disability, a new report finds.