Health Tip: Exercise While Watching Television

(HealthDay News) -- If your favorite TV shows are pulling you away from your workout, why not combine the two?

Concussion Recovery Can Reverse After Return to Activity, Study Shows

THURSDAY, Aug. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Athletes who seem to have recovered from a concussion may actually show a subtle worsening in a particular mental ability after they return to exercise, a small study suggests.

Everest Study Finds High Altitude Affects Blood Pressure

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- In a new study done from the heights of Mount Everest, Italian researchers found that your blood pressure steadily increases if you ascend to great heights.

Diet, Exercise Counseling Urged for Overweight Americans With Heart Risks

TUESDAY, Aug. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Overweight Americans with risk factors for heart disease should be offered "intensive" counseling on diet and exercise, according to new guidelines released this week.

Health Tip: Did You Bruise a Muscle?

(HealthDay News) -- Most of the time, a bruised muscle isn't a serious injury. But it can be a painful nuisance, especially among athletes and others who exercise frequently.

What Parents Need to Know About Sports Participation

SUNDAY, Aug. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Sports are an important part of school for many youngsters, and proper preparation is essential for reducing their risk of injury, an expert says.

With Kids in School, Parents Can Work Out

FRIDAY, Aug. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Back-to-school time provides an opportunity for parents to develop an exercise plan that fits into the family schedules, an expert suggests.

Health Tip: Incorporating Flexibility Training

(HealthDay News) -- Flexibility training, such as stretching, is an often-ignored type of exercise designed to improve the body's range of motion.

Getting Healthier a Big Money-Saver for People With Diabetes

THURSDAY, Aug. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Not only is eating better and exercising healthy for people with diabetes, it can save them hundreds of health-care dollars a year, a new study finds.

Exercise May Guard Against Irregular Heartbeat in Older Women

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Regular exercise may help older women avoid a condition that causes a life-threatening irregular heartbeat, a new study shows.