Health Tip: Beginning Yoga

(HealthDay News) -- If you have arthritis and want to start practicing yoga, you'll need to make sure that your routine is safe and effective.

Health Tip: Six Dangerous Driving Habits

(HealthDay News) -- There are dangerous habits that teens often practice behind the wheel. If parents are aware of these habits, they can talk to their children about how to stay safer.

Many Teens Light Up to Lose Weight, Study Suggests

MONDAY, Oct. 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Many American teens may smoke to control or lose weight, a new study suggests.

Many Take Opioids Reluctantly for Back Pain: Survey

MONDAY, Oct. 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of Americans with back pain take powerful and potentially addictive opioid painkillers. But in a new survey, many say the drugs provide only limited relief and they worry about taking them.

Docs: Infants Should Share Parents' Room to Help Prevent SIDS

MONDAY, Oct. 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Infants should sleep in the same room as their parents -- but not in the same bed -- to reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics advise.

Brain Changes Seen in Kids After One Season of Football

MONDAY, Oct. 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Just one season of competitive football may cause changes in some young players' developing brains, even if they don't get a concussion during play, a small study found.

Smoking Still Takes Big Toll in U.S. Cancer Deaths

MONDAY, Oct. 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly one-third of cancer deaths among Americans aged 35 or older are caused by smoking, and the rate is much higher in the South, a new study finds.

Health Highlights: Oct. 24, 2016

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: