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Sports

In fitness, there’s virtue to variety

Cross-training, which mixes various exercises, can help reduce injury and deliver maximum results in weight loss and strength-building.

Die-hard sports fans put hearts at risk

Study: Sporting events may lead to a spike in adrenaline for certain spectators and, in some cases, heart attacks.

Maybe it’s time to get in the game

Before you join a pick-up game or sign up for a league, make sure to prepare with these simple precautions.

A man’s life-saving epiphany

Middle-age guys who want to reclaim their health through diet and exercise should expect the unexpected—but anticipate results, too.

Sports safety: it’s not just child’s play

Parents—take smart steps to ensure your children stay active and healthy.

Neck hazards: Football, cycling, lifting

Proper gear is essential to mitigate harm, but you should always know your athletic abilities and avoid placing yourself at unnecessary risk, doctors say.

Basketball 411: Focus on training, gear

If you want injury-free hoops play, build a solid regimen—and trade those showy shoes for something practical.

Pay slam-dunk attention to knee and ankle injuries

Prevention and proper management are key to a healthy basketball season.

Excessive heat can be a killer

Here's what athletes (and even non-athletes) need to know about heat illness during the most sweltering of days.

In every game, there’s risk

Parents should know that athlete safety is less about choice of sport and more about a child's training.

Toy shopping? Keep an eye on safety

If you're buying sports balls or air guns for your little ones, it'd be wise to get them some eye protection, too.