Exercise Appears Safe, Helpful for Pulmonary Hypertension

FRIDAY, Sept. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Exercise can be beneficial and safe for people with pulmonary hypertension, researchers report.

Seniors Getting Smarter, Research Shows

FRIDAY, Sept. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Older adults are getting smarter, but their mental health and physical fitness levels are falling, new research from Germany suggests.

More High School Athletes Using 'Dip' and 'Chew,' CDC Finds

THURSDAY, Sept. 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- High school athletes may be getting the message that cigarettes are bad for their health, but the same can't be said for smokeless tobacco, a new government report shows.

Health Tip: Athletes Are at Risk for Skin Problems

(HealthDay News) -- Athletes are especially prone to skin conditions, such as infections.

Your Heart Is Likely 'Older' Than You Are

TUESDAY, Sept. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Three out of four American adults have a heart that's "older" than their years, raising their risk for heart attack or stroke, federal health officials said Tuesday.

More Older Americans Falling Prey to Bike Injuries

TUESDAY, Sept. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- It sounds like a fun way to exercise while going easy on aging joints. But new research shows that bicycling may be more risky for older Americans than thought.

Too Much TV Time Tied to Higher Odds for Blood Clot in Lung: Study

MONDAY, Aug. 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who sit around watching TV for hours on end may raise their risk for a sudden and deadly blockage of a lung artery, new research reveals.

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.

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.