High School Football Players Suffer More Symptoms After Concussion: Study

MONDAY, May 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- High school football players are more likely to suffer more symptoms after a concussion, and to need more recovery time than their college counterparts, a new study finds.

Playground-Related Brain Injuries on Rise in U.S.

MONDAY, May 2, 2016 (Healthday News) -- For some kids, playgrounds aren't all fun and games. Playground-related brain injuries have risen significantly in the United States over the last decade, health officials say.

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.

Sleep Doesn't Come Easy to Those With Brain Injuries

WEDNESDAY, April 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Many people who suffer a traumatic brain injury struggle with sleep problems they may not be aware of, Swiss researchers report.

Early Emotional Support May Help Kids Manage Feelings Later

TUESDAY, April 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Preschoolers given higher levels of emotional support from moms, dads or other caregivers tend to have better emotional health during their childhood and teen years, a new study suggests.

Night Shift Work May Be Tough on a Woman's Heart

TUESDAY, April 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Women who work rotating night shifts may face a slightly increased risk of heart disease, a new study suggests.

Health Tip: Help Prevent High Blood Pressure

(HealthDay News) -- High blood pressure is sometimes called "the silent killer" because it can be deadly, and affected people may not know they have it.

Pharmacists Can Manage Some Chronic Conditions Effectively, Study Suggests

MONDAY, April 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Pharmacists may do a better job than doctors helping chronically ill patients manage their blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar levels if they're allowed to direct people's health care, a new evidence review suggests.

Music Might Give Babies' Language Skills a Boost

MONDAY, April 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Can listening to music boost your baby's brainpower?

Focus on Healthy Foods, Not Avoiding 'Bad' Ones, for Heart Health: Study

MONDAY, April 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Emphasizing healthy foods in your diet, not just banishing "bad" foods, may be the key to avoiding heart attack and stroke, a new study suggests.