Mountain Biker Survives After Neck Impaled by Tree Branch

FRIDAY, July 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A day out mountain biking went terribly wrong for one middle-aged man in New Mexico: He ended up with a tree branch impaled in his neck.

Stay Safe When Temperatures Rise

FRIDAY, July 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Extremely hot weather can be deadly if you don't take the proper precautions, an expert warns.

Do Sporty Teen Girls Live Longer, Healthier Lives?

FRIDAY, July 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women who exercised or played sports as teens have a lower risk of premature death from cancer or any other cause much later in life, new research shows.

Stand, Don't Sit, to Get Healthier, Researchers Say

THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Sitting too long may be hazardous to your health, even if you exercise regularly, Australian researchers report.

Targeted Workouts May Strengthen Men's Bones in Middle Age

THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Certain types of exercise improve bone health in middle-aged men with low bone mass and may lower their risk for osteoporosis, according to a small new study.

Health Tip: After You Finish a Marathon

(HealthDay News) -- You've just finished a grueling 26-mile race and your body aches all over. What should you do?

School's Out, Fattening Behaviors Are In

SUNDAY, July 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Your kids probably will eat more sugar, watch more TV and eat fewer vegetables over summer vacation, a new study finds.

Exercise May Buffer Symptoms of Early Alzheimer's

THURSDAY, July 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Regular exercise may be the best medicine for seniors facing the onset of dementia, according to three new clinical trials.

Health Tip: Strengthen Your Child's Hands

(HealthDay News) -- As your preschooler grows, so do the hands and fingers. Playtime helps strengthen little hands to prepare them for writing and other skills.

Rugby Takes Toll on Spine, Scans Show

TUESDAY, July 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Retired professional rugby players have more symptoms of cervical spine degeneration than those who don't play the sport, a new study finds.