Off Season May Not Be Long Enough to Recover From Football 'Hits'

THURSDAY, April 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- New research shows that the brains of some football players who had the usual head hits associated with the sport, but no concussions, still had signs of mild brain injury six months after the season ended.

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.

Too Little Vitamin D May Add to Obesity's Burden

TUESDAY, April 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Severely obese people with vitamin D deficiency may be less mobile than those with normal levels of the vitamin, a new study says.

Drowning Deaths Down Overall, But Still a Problem: Report

TUESDAY, April, 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Just in time for summer swimming and boating season comes a grim government report: Drowning deaths are still a problem in the United States, even though overall deaths from drowning are down.

Health Tip: Practice Biking Safety

(HealthDay News) -- If you're out biking, make sure you follow the rules of the road to stay safe.

Clues to Type 2 Diabetes Discovered on Mount Everest

MONDAY, April 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Research conducted on climbers atop Mount Everest offers new insight into the biological triggers for type 2 diabetes.

Pelvic Exercises May Help HisSex Life

MONDAY, April 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Pelvic exercises can benefit men with chronic premature ejaculation, according to a new study.

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.

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.

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.