Evening East-West NFL Matchups Put One Team at Disadvantage: Study
FRIDAY, Dec. 6, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- The body's biological clock may give West Coast pro football teams an advantage over East Coast teams during night games, a new study suggests.
Less Physical Activity, More TV for Today's Moms, Study Finds
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 4, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- American mothers watch more TV and get less physical activity today than mothers did four decades ago, a new study finds.
Drowning More Probable in Rural Areas, Study Finds
TUESDAY, Dec. 3, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- People in rural areas are nearly three times more likely to drown than those who live in cities, a new Canadian study finds.
Distracted-Driving Deaths of Pedestrians, Cyclists Up in U.S., Study Finds
FRIDAY, Nov. 29, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- American pedestrians and bicyclists are being killed by distracted drivers in increasing numbers, a new study finds.
Health Tip: Practice Safe Snowboarding
(HealthDay News) -- Snowboarding, like any snow sport, can be dangerous if you fail to take a few precautions.
Safety Tips for Holiday Football Games
THURSDAY, Nov. 28, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Pick-up football games are a Thanksgiving tradition for many people, but they can lead to injuries if you're not careful, an expert says.
Exercise May Not Stave Off Holiday Weight Gain
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 27, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Hoping to counter all those Thanksgiving calories with extra exercise?
Parents Who Set, Stick to Rules May Help Kids Stay Slim
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 27 (HealthDay News) -- Parents who set firm rules about behaviors like TV viewing, dinner time and physical activity tend to have children of healthier weights, a new Australian study finds.
Want to Stay Young? Start Moving
TUESDAY, Nov. 26, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- A new study finds that exercise among older adults helps ward off depression, dementia and other health problems, such as heart disease, cancer and diabetes.
Steroids for Preemies May Raise ADHD Risk, Study Says
FRIDAY, Nov. 22, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Giving steroid injections to pregnant women before premature birth may increase the child's risk of developing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and other behavioral and emotional disorders, a small study suggests.