Fitness & Exercise

Shaming Overweight Kids Only Makes Things Worse

Overweight kids who are shamed or stigmatized are more likely to binge eat or isolate themselves than to make positive changes such as losing...

What It Takes to Get Teens Moving

Teens with friends are active teens, a new study suggests. "You can build beautiful parks and facilities; but if children don't have friends to play...

Hey, Single Folk: Adopting a Dog Could Lengthen Your Life

Here's to keeping your health on a tight leash: New research suggests that having a dog might boost a single person's life span. The study...

One Type of Diet Can Add Years to Your Life

Obese people who follow a low-fat weight-loss plan could tack extra years onto their life, a new review of medical evidence suggests. Such diets appear...

America’s Love Affair With Sugary Sodas Is Fading

Consumption of sodas and other sweet drinks -- a big source of sugar in Americans' diets -- has dropped in the past decade among...

Healthier Diet, Less Salt: The Recipe to Beat High Blood Pressure

SUNDAY, Nov. 12, 2017 (HealthDay News) - Cutting back on salt, along with following the highly recommended "DASH" diet, can beat back high blood...

Binge-Watchers, Beware: All That TV Time Poses Clot Risk

If you love to while away a weekend watching a season's worth of episodes from a favorite TV series, you may inadvertently put...

Does Your Pet Have a Weight Problem? Here’s How to Tell

Cats with diabetes, dogs with cancer, birds with high cholesterol or even rabbits who cannot turn around to clean themselves -- what do these...

These Foods May Help Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain

Have rheumatoid arthritis? Treat yourself to some blueberries and a cup of green tea. They're among the foods that could ease the pain,...

Eat Well, Age Well

A healthy diet may translate into a healthier old age, researchers report. The scientists followed close to 1,000 men and women in England, who were...
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