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.

What Doctors Aren't Telling Obese, Young Adults

WEDNESDAY, May 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Many obese young adults in the United States don't know they're at increased risk for kidney disease, researchers report.

'Fat Shaming' Begins in First Grade

WEDNESDAY, May 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- As early as first grade, severely obese children are getting teased, picked on and bullied more than normal-weight kids, a new study finds.

Weight-Loss Surgery Helps Treat Type 2 Diabetes

TUESDAY, May 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Weight-loss surgery quickly improves blood sugar control in people with type 2 diabetes, and should be recommended or considered as a treatment for certain obese people with diabetes.

High-Salt Diets May Raise Heart Risks for Kidney Patients

TUESDAY, May 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People with chronic kidney disease face higher odds of heart attack or stroke if they have high-salt diets, a new study suggests.

Balloon-in-a-Pill May Be New Weight-Loss Tool

TUESDAY, May 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A new ingestible and inflatable balloon system seems to be a noninvasive way to fill up the stomach and curb appetite, researchers report.

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.

Hormone May Be Linked to Teenage Obesity

TUESDAY, May 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Obese teens may have lower levels of a weight-regulating hormone than normal-weight teens, a new study says.