Teens Who Are Lazy Bones Have Weaker Skeletons: Study

FRIDAY, March 31, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Inactivity can lead to weaker bones in teens, a new Canadian study finds.

Tanning's Allure Tied to Other Addictions

FRIDAY, March 31, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- People who seem to have a deep tan year-round -- whether from the sun or indoor tanning -- may be "addicted" to tanning. And new research suggests there's also a link between such tanning and other addictions.

Elite Runners, Women the First Marathoners to Lose to Father Time

THURSDAY, March 30, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- All marathon runners eventually slow down. But a new study finds that whether a runner is average or elite, or whether they are a man or a woman, may determine at what age and how much their pace will decline.

U.S. Pedestrian Deaths Surged to Record Levels in 2016

THURSDAY, March 30, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- For the second straight year, U.S. pedestrian deaths are setting alarming new records.

Exercising 2.5 Hours a Week May Slow Parkinson's Progression

WEDNESDAY, March 29, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Parkinson's disease can cause tremors, stiffness and trouble with walking. But a new study suggests that regular exercise can slow the progression of the disease.

Marathon Running May Cause Short-Term Kidney Injury

TUESDAY, March 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Any marathoner will tell you that the grueling 26-mile races can do a number on the hips, knees, ankles and feet.

Exercise: The Cellular 'Fountain of Youth'

TUESDAY, March 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- High-intensity exercise may help older adults reverse certain aspects of the "cellular" aging process, a new study suggests.

How Doctors Decide to Treat a Ruptured Achilles

SATURDAY, March 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Whether your doctor recommends surgery for a ruptured Achilles tendon may depend partly on your age and activity level, foot experts say.

Leg Pain When Walking: Talk to Your Doctor

FRIDAY, March 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of Americans have a condition called peripheral artery disease (PAD), which is caused by hardening of the arteries in the legs and feet.

Ouch! How to Tell If You Have a Sprain, a Strain or a Tear

FRIDAY, March 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Sprains, strains and tears are different types of injuries, and it's important to know how they differ, a sports massage therapist says.