Health Tip: Run Safely

(HealthDay News) -- Even running or jogging can lead to injury unless you take the time to prepare.

Health Tip: Preparing for Potty Training

(HealthDay News) -- Preparing for the challenges of potty training can make achieving the milestone easier.

Popular Kids May Be Targets for Bullying: Study

TUESDAY, April 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Becoming more popular might have a downside for teens -- it may increase their risk of being bullied, researchers say.

Fruits and Veggies May Reduce Death Risk, Study Suggests

TUESDAY, April 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A diet filled with fresh produce is good for your health, and now a large study suggests that eating plenty of fruits and vegetables may substantially cut your risk of death.

Computer Program Spots 21 Distinct Facial Expressions

TUESDAY, April 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new computer model that can recognize 21 distinct facial expressions more than triples the previous number of documented expressions for different emotions, researchers report.

Too Much Running Tied to Shorter Lifespan, Studies Find

TUESDAY, April 1 (HealthDay News) -- Running regularly has long been linked to a host of health benefits, including weight control, stress reduction, better blood pressure and cholesterol.

Parental Messages That Stress No Alcohol Do Get Through, Survey Finds

TUESDAY, April 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Making it clear to your teen that underage drinking is unacceptable is a highly effective way to reduce the risk that he or she will use alcohol, a new survey shows.

Scientists Make Gene Discovery in Lou Gehrig's Disease

TUESDAY, April 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new gene mutation associated with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis -- also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease -- has been identified in a study led by the U.S National Institute on Aging (NIA).

Consumers Flocked to HealthCare.gov on Last Day of Insurance Enrollment

TUESDAY, April 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- An 11-hour wave of consumers descended on the federal HealthCare.gov website Monday, in search of health insurance as the first enrollment period for coverage under the Affordable Care Act drew to a close.

Health Highlights: April 1, 2014

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: