Concussions Strike 1 in 3 Water Polo Players

WEDNESDAY, June 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Add water polo to the list of sports where concussions are common.

Sudden Heart Death More Common in Male Minority Athletes

TUESDAY, June 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- It's always surprising and heartbreaking to hear about a young athlete dying suddenly. Now a new study finds that in many of these cases, an underlying heart problem was already present.

Walking: The Cheap, Easy Workout

MONDAY, June 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Walking is a simple and inexpensive exercise that has been shown to offer numerous benefits for bones, muscles and joints.

Healthy Living Slashes Cancer Risk

THURSDAY, June 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A healthy lifestyle that includes regular exercise and eating nutritiously can lower your risk of developing cancer by as much as 45 percent, a new evidence review concludes.

Guidelines Stop Heat Stroke Deaths in High School Athletes

THURSDAY, June 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- There have been no deaths among high school football players during preseason practice in states with guidelines to help students get used to the heat over time, a new study says.

Health Tip: Keep Pushing Through Your Workout

(HealthDay News) -- When you're dragging through a long, tough workout, there are a few methods to help you muster the energy to finish.

Alternative Medicine Taking Hold Among Americans: Report

WEDNESDAY, June 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Americans spend a good chunk of their health care dollars on alternative medicine, such as acupuncture, yoga, chiropractic care and natural supplements, a new government report shows.

Exercise May Help Thwart Ovarian Cancer

TUESDAY, June 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Lack of exercise is associated with an increased risk of ovarian cancer and of death from the disease, two new studies suggest.

Health Tip: Exercising During Pregnancy

(HealthDay News) -- Exercise may benefit both mom and baby during pregnancy, but it's always best to consult with your doctor before you begin.

Almost 2 Million U.S. Kids Get Concussions a Year: Study

MONDAY, June 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Close to 2 million U.S. children and teens may suffer concussions annually, say researchers who add that the prevalence of head injuries among American youth has been underestimated for years.