Salt Pills Do Little for Endurance Athletes: Study

FRIDAY, April 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Taking salt pills does little to boost the performance of endurance athletes, new research shows.

Walking Boosts Outcomes for Prostate Cancer Survivors

THURSDAY, April 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Quality of life can deteriorate for men due to the effects of prostate cancer and its treatment. But a new study shows that engaging in a regular walking regimen can improve well-being.

To Protect Your Aging Brain, Start With Exercise

TUESDAY, April 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- There are things people can do to preserve their brain function as they age, a report released Tuesday from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) suggests.

Health Tip: Exercising With Knee Problems

(HealthDay News) -- Exercise may be just what the doctor ordered if you have knee pain.

Muscle Strength Helps Baseball Pitchers Avoid Injury

MONDAY, April 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The strength of a baseball pitcher's arm muscles may play a larger role in elbow injury risk and prevention than previously thought, a new study suggests.

Ease Back Into Springtime Sports, Doctor Cautions

FRIDAY, April 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Spring can be a peak time for injuries as people rush back into warm weather sports without being properly prepared, an expert says.

Limiting Innings Pitched Doesn't Prevent Injuries: Study

FRIDAY, April 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Limiting the number of innings that young professional pitchers pitch doesn't reduce their risk of arm injuries, a new study says.

Health Tip: Prevent Injury on the Golf Course

(HealthDay News) -- Golf is a great way to relieve stress and get active, but it's important to take precautions to ward off injury.

Long-Distance Runners May Have More 'Desirable' Genes: Study

WEDNESDAY, April 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Among humans' hunter-gatherer ancestors, males who were good distance runners may have been more desirable to females, a new study suggests.

Health Tip: Doing Yard Work

(HealthDay News) -- Working in your yard is a great way to get exercise, fresh air and relieve stress.