Building Muscle Could Boost the Body's Most Important Muscle

THURSDAY, April 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Having more muscle and less fat reduces the risk of early death in people with heart disease, a new study suggests.

Gotta Minute? Get a Good Workout

WEDNESDAY, April 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Couch potatoes, there are no more excuses.

Health Tip: Choose Energy-Boosting Foods

(HealthDay News) -- If you feel too tired to hit the gym despite your commitment to exercise, your diet may need an energy boost.

Skateboarding Mishaps Send 176 U.S. Kids to ERs Every Day

TUESDAY, April 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Skateboarding can be a fun and challenging activity, but it also comes with a significant risk of injury, researchers report.

Americans Getting Adequate Water Daily, CDC Finds

TUESDAY, April 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Americans' worries about not being properly hydrated may be unfounded: A new government report finds most are getting enough water each day.

Swim Safely This Summer

SATURDAY, April 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- With the arrival of swimming season, the American Red Cross reminds people of all ages to follow safety rules at the beach or pool.

Let Safety Bloom in Your Garden This Season

FRIDAY, April 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Gardening offers exercise and fresh food, but don't forget to protect yourself from potential hazards, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.

Retirement Can Be Golden for Your Health

THURSDAY, April 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Although aging may mean more physical problems, retirement can help people lead healthier lives, a new study from Australia suggests.

Health Tip: Start Changing Your Lifestyle

(HealthDay News) -- Making healthy lifestyle changes may involve a big commitment. But there are easy steps that can help you get going.

Previous Mental Distress May Slow Concussion Recovery

WEDNESDAY, April 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Athletes may take longer to recover after a concussion if they had psychosomatic symptoms -- aches and pains caused by mental distress -- before their head injury, new research suggests.