Obesity May Be Linked to Greater Risk of Stillbirth

FRIDAY, Aug. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Obese pregnant women may have a nearly twofold increased risk of stillbirth, a new study says.

Health Tip: Dive Safely

(HealthDay News) -- Reckless diving can lead to serious injury, including permanent paralysis.

Even Short Bouts of Activity May Help Kids' Health

THURSDAY, Aug. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Even brief spurts of exercise may benefit children, researchers report.

Oldest Sister at Greater Risk of Obesity, Study Contends

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Firstborn girls are more likely to be overweight or obese in adulthood than their younger sisters, results of a new study suggest.

Exercise, Supplements Like Fish Oil Won't Keep Elderly Sharper: Studies

TUESDAY, Aug. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Neither exercise nor supplements such as fish oil don't seem to do much to help keep older folks mentally sharp, two new studies found.

Many Parents Put 'Food Pressure' on Their Kids, Study Finds

TUESDAY, Aug. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research finds that parents of overweight kids are more likely to restrict their children's food intake -- a potentially bad idea -- if they themselves are carrying extra pounds.

Exercise Best Bet Against Diabetes for College Graduates

MONDAY, Aug. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Exercise is more likely to help prevent diabetes in college graduates than in those with less schooling, a new study finds.

Health Tip: Getting Fit on a Mountain Bike

(HealthDay News) -- Mountain biking is a great way to get fit while enjoying some natural scenery.

Doctor's Support Boosts Weight Loss, Study Shows

FRIDAY, Aug. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors play an important role in helping people lose weight, a new study finds.

Preteen Football Tied to Brain Changes in Retired NFL Players: Study

FRIDAY, Aug. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Playing tackle football before the age of 12 may be linked to brain changes seen in pro football players who developed memory and thinking problems later in life, new research suggests.