Hairdo Trumps Exercise for Many Black Women, Study Finds

THURSDAY, July 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many black women put concerns about their hair above their health, according to new research.

Teen 'Growing Pains' May Persist For Years

THURSDAY, July 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many teens never outgrow their "growing pains," according to new research.

Health Tip: If You Get Lost on a Hiking Trail

(HealthDay News) -- If you're enjoying the great outdoors on a hike, it's important to know what to do if you are lost.

Gardens a Center of Calm for People With Dementia

WEDNESDAY, July 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Spending time in a garden might help soothe the agitation that commonly strikes people with dementia, a new review suggests.

Protect Your Eyes When Hitting the Pool

TUESDAY, July 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Chlorine helps keep pool water clean, but it can also make swimmers more likely to develop eye infections, doctors say.

Extra Exercise Could Help Depressed Smokers Quit: Study

TUESDAY, July 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Quitting smoking is harder for people with depression, according to a new review.

Healthy Habits May Slow Cellular Signs of Aging, Study Finds

TUESDAY, July 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Exercise, a healthy diet and good sleep can protect the body against the negative effects of stress and slow down the aging process at a cellular level, researchers report.

Health Tip: Encourage Kids to Exercise

(HealthDay News) -- You know you need to get your kids off the couch for some exercise, but do you know why physical activity is so essential?

Heat Stroke a Greater Threat to Endurance Runners Than Heart Problems: Study

MONDAY, July 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Endurance runners are far more likely to die of heat stroke than an undetected heart condition, according to a new study.

Running Could Add 3 Years to Your Lifespan

MONDAY, July 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Runners may live an average three years longer than people who don't run, according to new research.