Start Your Hike on the Right Foot With Proper Footwear

SUNDAY, Aug. 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More than 38 million people go hiking each year in the United States, but many do so without proper footwear and other gear that can reduce their risk of foot and ankle injuries, an expert says.

Injuries Tied to Illegal Meth Labs on the Rise: CDC

THURSDAY, Aug. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Chemical burns, respiratory ailments and even deaths tied to accidents in illegal methamphetamine labs are on the rise in the United States, a new study shows.

Men Who Feel Less Masculine May Be More Violent, Study Finds

TUESDAY, Aug. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Men who feel they don't meet traditional masculine ideals may be more prone to violence and risky behaviors, a new study suggests.

Health Tip: Minimize Scarring

(HealthDay News) -- Minor wounds and surgical scars should heal themselves, but there are things you can do to minimize scarring.

Over 4 Million Americans Say They've Driven Drunk in Prior Month: CDC

THURSDAY, Aug. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study finds that close to 2 percent of adults -- about 4.2 million people -- admitted to driving while intoxicated at least once over the prior month.

Mountain Biker Survives After Neck Impaled by Tree Branch

FRIDAY, July 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A day out mountain biking went terribly wrong for one middle-aged man in New Mexico: He ended up with a tree branch impaled in his neck.

Noninvasive Stimulation Gets Legs Moving After Spinal Cord Injury

FRIDAY, July 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A noninvasive procedure might help people with paralysis move their legs without the need for surgery or implanted devices, new research suggests.

Health Tip: Injuring a Hamstring

(HealthDay News) -- Hamstring injuries, most often affecting sprinters and others who run, can be painful and take a long time to heal.

Health Tip: Triggers of Swimmer's Ear

(HealthDay News) -- Swimmer's ear occurs when water becomes trapped inside. This can cause pain, inflammation and infection.

Antidepressant, Painkiller Combo May Raise Risk of Brain Bleed

TUESDAY, July 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Taking both an antidepressant and a painkiller such as ibuprofen or naproxen may increase risk of a brain hemorrhage, a new study suggests.