Fewer Inhaled Steroids May Be OK for Asthmatic Children

FRIDAY, May 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Inhaled steroid therapy is commonly used to treat asthmatic children with persistent, daily wheezing episodes.

Fastballs a Fast Track to 'Tommy John Surgery'?

THURSDAY, May 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A new study finds that throwing a lot of fastballs may increase a pitcher's risk of an elbow injury requiring "Tommy John surgery."

Message for Heart Failure Patients: Exercise

THURSDAY, May 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Physical activity may help extend survival for patients with heart failure, a new review suggests.

Health Tip: Protect Your Hands While Gardening

(HealthDay News) -- Digging and weeding can pose dangers for your hands, so use caution while working in your garden.

No Welcome Mats for Diabetes, Obesity in 'Walkable' Neighborhoods

TUESDAY, May 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- If you live in a neighborhood where it's easy to walk to shops, schools and jobs, a new study says all that hoofing about appears to stave off excess weight and diabetes.

Tai Chi: Rx for Arthritic Knees

MONDAY, May 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Legions of arthritis sufferers try physical therapy and anti-inflammatory drugs to no avail. Now, a new study looks East for relief -- to the martial art tai chi.

Growth Spurts Can Throw Off Teen Boys' Strut

FRIDAY, May 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Growth spurts can affect teen boys' coordination and knock the swagger right out of their stride, a new study reveals.

Health Tip: Enjoy Screen-Free Fun With Your Preschooler

(HealthDay News) -- Your preschooler needs lots of creative time for healthy growth and development -- including limited screen time.

Health Tip: Reduce Your Risk of a Stress Fracture

(HealthDay News) -- Stress fractures are small breaks that form in bones. They're a type of overuse injury usually triggered by repetitive activities and fatigued muscles.

Thousands of Public Pools, Hot Tubs Closed for Dirty Water: CDC

THURSDAY, May 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Folks flocking to swimming pools to beat the summer heat might be dipping their toes into poorly treated water, U.S. health officials warned Thursday.