Health Tip: Talking to Your Doctor About Weight

(HealthDay News) -- If you're ready to lose weight, a conversation with your doctor is a great place to start. But before you meet, make sure you're fully prepared.

Move More to Prevent Heart Failure

MONDAY, Oct. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to preventing heart failure, the more exercise, the better.

Short Bursts of Intense Exercise Seems Good for Teen Hearts: Study

MONDAY, Oct. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Could just a few minutes of intense exercise three times a week reduce teens' risk of potential heart problems?

Zip Line Injuries on the Rise

MONDAY, Oct. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Zip lining has become a popular way to experience a little adventure, but serious injuries can be an unintended consequence of that momentary thrill, researchers report.

Climate Change May Lead to Low Newborn Weights in Poorer Nations

FRIDAY, Oct. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Climate change is expected to bring about a host of health harms, and a new study suggests that a surprising addition to that list might be an increase in the number of low birth weight babies born in poor nations.

Obesity Won't Affect Joint Surgery Safety, Study Finds

FRIDAY, Oct. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Obese and overweight people who have joint replacement surgeries are less likely to need blood transfusions and are no more likely to face complications than normal weight patients, a new analysis finds.

For Teens, Late Bedtime May Lead to Weight Gain

FRIDAY, Oct. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Teens may have a new reason to take their parents' advice and go to bed early. Staying up late on weeknights may increase a teen's risk of becoming overweight over time, a new study says.

Health Tip: Squeeze in a 30-Minute Workout

(HealthDay News) -- Finding 30 minutes each day and the motivation to exercise can be difficult. But if you find ways to make your routine more interesting and enjoyable, you may wind up looking forward to working out.

'Tennis Elbow' Usually Heals Without Therapy, Study Finds

THURSDAY, Oct. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Most people with tennis elbow recover without physical therapy and steroid injections, according to a study by researchers in Norway.

Health Tip: Child Obesity Affects Bones, Muscles and Joints

(HealthDay News) -- Carrying around too much weight can cause lots of problems in children, affecting the muscles, bones and joints.