How Exercise Helps Your Heart

TUESDAY, May 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- You already know that exercise is good for your health and your heart, both to prevent heart disease and, for those who already have a heart-related condition, to make managing it easier.

Health Tip: Why Get a Biopsy

(HealthDay News) -- A biopsy involves removing bodily tissue to examine it for disease, typically cancer.

Health Tip: Preventing Dry Skin

(HealthDay News) -- Dry skin affects a lot of people, particularly as seasons change. But the same care routine doesn't work for everyone in every type of weather.

Vendors Say Pot Eases Morning Sickness. Will Baby Pay a Price?

MONDAY, May 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly 70 percent of Colorado marijuana dispensaries recommended pot products to manage early pregnancy-related morning sickness, new research reveals.

Mom-to-Be's Pot Use Tied to Changes in Baby's Size, Behavior

TUESDAY, May 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking marijuana during pregnancy has been linked to smaller weights and irritable behavior in infants, new research suggests.

Blue's Clues: Adding Dye to Colonoscopy May Boost Detection

TUESDAY, May 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- By having patients swallow a blue dye tablet as part of colonoscopy prep, doctors can boost their chances of catching telltale signs of cancer, new research suggests.

Most Hospitals Aren't Ready for Mass Tragedies, ER Docs Say

TUESDAY, May 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Nine out of 10 ER doctors say their hospitals aren't fully prepared for major disasters or mass tragedies.

Commuters: Pedal Your Way to Better Heart Health

TUESDAY, May 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Ditching the car and biking or walking to work just might cut your risk of developing heart disease and even dying from it.

Health Concerns Rise Along With Hawaii Eruptions

TUESDAY, May 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- There's more trouble in paradise: The eruption of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano may lead to respiratory and other health problems for residents of the Big Island, an expert warns.

Yoga May Be Right Move Against Urinary Incontinence

TUESDAY, May 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Yoga can help older women who fight frequent bouts of urinary incontinence, new research suggests.

'Pizza Challenge' Suggests Food Is Just More Tempting to Some

TUESDAY, May 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- For some people who struggle with weight gain, their body's responses to delicious food may be working against them.

Small World? Not With One-Quarter Obese by 2045

TUESDAY, May 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- If current trends continue, nearly one-quarter of the world's population will be obese by 2045. And one in eight people will have type 2 diabetes, new research suggests.

Closing Fossil Fuel Plants Tied to Fewer Preterm Births

TUESDAY, May 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Closing coal and oil plants may lead to fewer premature births and improved fertility in neighboring communities, according to two new studies.

Health Highlights: May 22, 2018

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

U.S. Cancer Death Rate Declines Again, But Prostate Cancer Incidence Rises

TUESDAY, May 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- There's good news for Americans in the war against cancer.

A Pill to Protect You From the Sun? Don't Believe It, FDA Says

TUESDAY, May 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- If you think popping a pill will somehow keep your skin safe while you tan, think again.