Want a Longer Life? Try Biking to Work

THURSDAY, April 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Adding a few miles of biking each day to your commute might add years to your life span, new research suggests.

Stronger Muscles May Pump Up Kids' Memory Skills

WEDNESDAY, April 19, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Here's yet another reason to make sure your kids are active: New research shows those with stronger muscles may have better working memory.

Strength Training Might Help Prevent Seniors' Falls

WEDNESDAY, April 19, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Older people are at higher risk for fall-related injuries because bone density and muscle mass diminish over time. But regular exercise can help keep them on their feet, research suggests.

Health Tip: Planning Your Walking Workout

(HealthDay News) -- If walking is your exercise of choice, reduce your risk of injury and split your trek into three stages: warming up, speeding up and cooling down.

Is It Wise to Take a Steroid for a Sore Throat?

TUESDAY, April 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers seeking new sore throat treatments report only modest success with a single dose of a steroid medication.

Health Tip: Stay Aware While Running

(HealthDay News) -- On the run? You need to remember some safety tips before you hit the trail.

Regular Phys Ed Builds More Than Fitness

MONDAY, April 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Rules requiring regular physical education for young teens stem from "good science," researchers say.

Water Outperforms Sports Drinks for Young Athletes

FRIDAY, April 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Water is a better bet than sports drinks for young athletes, sports medicine specialists say.

Hockey Doesn't Seem to Hit Players' Thinking Skills: Study

THURSDAY, April 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The pounding that professional hockey players take on the ice doesn't seem to damage their thinking skills in retirement, a small study suggests.

It's Yoga to the Rescue for Prostate Cancer Patients

THURSDAY, April 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Hold that pose: New research suggests yoga may help men deal with the side effects of prostate cancer therapy.