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Preventive Steps to Reduce Men's Health Risks

Preventive Steps to Reduce Men's Health Risks


Men's health encompasses more than having an annual physical. Cooper Clinic Platinum Physician Steven Lilly, MD, discusses men’s health risks and steps to prevent disease and promote a longer, healthier life.

Botox Benefits Go Beyond Cosmetics

Botox Benefits Go Beyond Cosmetics


Botox® is known for treating fine lines and wrinkles but did you know Botox also helps treat a variety of medical conditions? Rick Wilson, MD, FASDS, FABVLM, Director of Cooper Clinic Dermatology, explains the cosmetic and non-cosmetic benefits of Botox.

Keeping an Eye on Your Eye Health

Keeping an Eye on Your Eye Health


Your eyes are a direct reflection of your overall health. As we age, so do our eyes. Cooper Clinic Optometrist Waziha Samin, OD, shares tips on protecting your eyes for years to come.

The Power of Sleep

The Power of Sleep


Never underestimate the power of sleep. From coping with stress and solving problems to controlling your weight and preventing disease—a good night's sleep can help. Learn the top 10 consequences of too little sleep.

The Value of Knowing Your Resting Heart Rate

The Value of Knowing Your Resting Heart Rate


Do you know your resting heart rate? What does it reveal about your health? Cooper Aerobics Founder and Chairman Kenneth H. Cooper, MD, MPH, discusses resting heart rate and what to know about your number.

Are You Putting Your Health on Hold?

Are You Putting Your Health on Hold?


Have you postponed annual exams or screenings? Cooper Clinic Chief Medical Officer Michele Kettles, MD, MSPH, provides the essential checklist of preventive exams and screenings to put you on track for good health.

Live Your Healthiest Life in 2022

Live Your Healthiest Life in 2022


Take your health into your own hands. Founder and Chairman of Cooper Aerobics Kenneth H. Cooper, MD, MPH, shares research and recommendations for fitness, supplementation and stress management in 2022.

Balancing the Risk-Benefit Ratio of Statins

Balancing the Risk-Benefit Ratio of Statins


Although the first statin drug was approved in 1987, we are still learning about their side effects on certain populations. Learn more about the science behind the symptoms, the nocebo effect and the risk of diabetes from Cooper Clinic Cardiologist Nina B. Radford, MD.

Mammograms Decrease Nationwide Due to COVID-19

Mammograms Decrease Nationwide Due to COVID-19


In 2021, 25% fewer women had mammograms in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Cooper Clinic Radiologist Vance Dell, MD, discusses the impact the pandemic has made on women’s chances of survival and the necessity of mammograms.

COVID-19 Vaccines and Boosters

COVID-19 Vaccines and Boosters


As we work toward immunity, many questions surround COVID-19. Cooper Clinic Platinum Physician Michael Chapman, MD, gives a physician's perspective on the safety and efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccines and boosters.

Heat-Related Illnesses

Heat-Related Illnesses


As summer reaches its peak, your favorite outdoor activities could potentially pose health risks. Cooper Clinic Preventive Medicine Physician Michael Clark, MD, shares the most common symptoms and effective treatments for heat exhaustion and heat stroke.

Health Care Technology

Health Care Technology


Advances in technology are improving the delivery of health care as we know it. Cooper Clinic Physician Michele Kettles, MD, MSPH, explains how information technology benefits both patients and physicians alike.

Wearable Technology is Here to Stay

Wearable Technology is Here to Stay


Wearable devices track a wide variety of health information. Cooper Clinic Cardiologist Nina Radford, MD, expounds on the purpose and practicality of these technologies.

Dermatologist Acne Prevention Tips

Dermatologist Acne Prevention Tips


Acne can make an unwelcome appearance in your adult years due to a number of factors. Cooper Clinic Dermatologist Kejal Shah, MD, FAAD, shares how to prevent breakouts.

Allergy Remedies

Allergy Remedies


April showers bring May flowers—which can also lead to sneezes and sniffles. Cooper Clinic Platinum Physician Christopher Abel, MD, shares common causes of indoor and outdoor allergies and when to see an allergist.

Sneaky Sleep Disruptors

Sneaky Sleep Disruptors


Sometimes counting sheep isn't the key to catching quality Zzzs. Cooper Clinic Physician Carolyn Terry, MD, discusses environmental factors and lifestyle habits, which can contribute to lack of sound sleep.

Physician FAQ: COVID-19 Edition

Physician FAQ: COVID-19 Edition


From vaccines to treatment options, there are many unknowns surrounding COVID-19. Cooper Clinic Platinum Physician Emily Hebert, MD, answers the most commonly asked COVID-19 questions she receives from patients.

Rethink Your Resolutions

Rethink Your Resolutions


With a new year comes new resolutions. But how do you set yourself up for success? Cooper Clinic Cardiologist Nina Radford, MD, shares three simple ways to structure your goals to make it your best year yet.

This Too Shall Pass: A Reflection on COVID-19 by Dr. Tyler C. Cooper

This Too Shall Pass: A Reflection on COVID-19 by Dr. Tyler C. Cooper


Prevention is key in putting the COVID-19 pandemic behind us. Cooper Aerobics President and CEO Tyler C. Cooper, MD, MPH, reflects on the challenges and blessings of 2020 and looks ahead to what 2021 holds.

Physician Q&A: Diabesity

Physician Q&A: Diabesity


What is diabesity and can it be reversed? Cooper Clinic CEO and Preventive Medicine Physician Camron Nelson, MD, explains how diabetes caused by obesity can be prevented and possibly reversed.

The Toll Chronic Inflammation Takes on The Body

The Toll Chronic Inflammation Takes on The Body


Daily stress, processed foods, obesity—each of these can cause long-term inflammation. Cooper Aerobics Founder and Chairman Kenneth H. Cooper, MD, MPH, shares groundbreaking insights on the effects of chronic inflammation.

More than Just a “Senior Moment?"

More than Just a “Senior Moment?"


When should forgetfulness promote cause for cognitive concern? President and Chief Executive Officer of The Cooper Institute, Laura DeFina, MD, explains the difference between the symptoms of aging and dementia.

Which Came First: Exercise or Attitude?

Which Came First: Exercise or Attitude?


How do you rank the importance of exercise? Riva Rahl, MD, shares why she believes exercise is medicine and physical activity is proven to positively affect your attitude.

Top Four Supplements for Women

Top Four Supplements for Women


Supplements recommended by women, for women. Cooper Clinic Preventive Medicine Physician Carolyn M. Terry, MD, shares her top 4 supplement essentials for women.

Physician-Recommended Supplements for Men

Physician-Recommended Supplements for Men


Cooper Clinic Preventive Medicine Physician Michael Clark, MD, recommends three top supplements to take daily. He also shares an "ah-ha!" moment from medical school regarding the purpose of these recommended supplements.

Turn the Tables on Skin Cancer

Turn the Tables on Skin Cancer


Practically reduce your risk of skin cancer and possibly reverse the sun’s damaging effects. Cooper Clinic Preventive and Cosmetic Dermatologist Kejal R. Shah, MD, FAAD, shares steps to protect and renew your skin.

Destress Your Immune System

Destress Your Immune System


Stress is a natural part of life. But did you know stress can also seriously affect your body’s immune system? Dr. Michele Kettles, Cooper Clinic Chief Medical Officer, shares her top 10 healthy habits to keep your immune system strong during COVID-19.

The Fast Track to Intermittent Fasting

The Fast Track to Intermittent Fasting


Intermittent fasting has gained quite the following in the past few years - but is there truth behind the trend? Cooper Clinic Platinum Physician and Cooper Weight Loss Medical Director Emily Hebert explains the science and sustainability of intermittent fasting.

The Heart Disease and Depression Connection

The Heart Disease and Depression Connection


Learn how depression and anxiety can affect your heart. Cooper Clinic Cardiologist Nina Radford, MD, shares her perspective on the impact of depression and anxiety on developing heart disease and managing it once it is diagnosed.

2020: Reflecting and Retooling

2020: Reflecting and Retooling


50 years and going strong. Cooper Aerobics' President and CEO Tyler Cooper, MD, MPH, explains the benefit of consistently reevaluating your health habits plus his reflections on Cooper's 50th Anniversary year.

Practice Makes Healthy, Not Perfect

Practice Makes Healthy, Not Perfect


Experts say it only takes 21 days to break a bad habit but 66 days to form a healthy one. Cooper Clinic Preventive Medicine Physician Carolyn Terry, MD, shares how to choose good health each day to build a healthier lifestyle.

Diabetes: Dissecting the Sugar-Coated Truth

Diabetes: Dissecting the Sugar-Coated Truth


Did you know you can manage your risk of becoming diabetic? Two important ways to prevent the onset include maintaining a healthy weight and through exercise. If diabetes runs in your family, take action with a simple blood test.

Breast Health Q&A from Dr. Dell

Breast Health Q&A from Dr. Dell


Breast cancer screening recommendations can often be confusing. Cooper Clinic radiologist and breast imaging specialist R. Vance Dell MD, offers insight and hope to your most probing breast health questions.

The All-Natural Remedy for Depression

The All-Natural Remedy for Depression


Exercise may be the best prescription for depression your doctor could recommend. Dr. Kenneth H. Cooper unpacks the impact that aerobic exercise has on lifestyle choices and its role in depression relief.

Physical Fitness from a Physician's Perspective

Physical Fitness from a Physician's Perspective


Do you know the difference between exercise and physical activity? Preventive medicine physician Dr. Riva Rahl, MD shares relatable tips on maintaining an active lifestyle and prioritizing physical fitness.

Summer Slow-Down: Refresh with Leisure

Summer Slow-Down: Refresh with Leisure


Did you know that leisure activities have the potential to add years to your life? But not all leisure activities are created equal. Nina Radford, MD, Cooper Clinic Cardiologist and Director of Clinical Research, outlines the ideal leisure activities that boast the most benefits.

The Story Behind the Stats

The Story Behind the Stats


Since 2009, Cooper Clinic Dermatology has detected more than 2,000 skin cancers and saved 200 patients' lives from skin cancers. Thorough screenings are the Cooper advantage. Are you taking the appropriate precautions to screen for skin cancers?

Skin Care for Glowing Skin

Skin Care for Glowing Skin


Get into the habit of practicing a skin care routine to protect your skin from the sun's harmful rays year-round. Cooper Clinic Preventive and Cosmetic Dermatologist Kejal R. Shah, MD, FAAD, shares her personal skin care routines and products to tailor your own.

Small Steps, Big Goals

Small Steps, Big Goals


Regardless of your goal—to get in shape, lose weight, eat healthier, etc.—Dr. Michael Chapman discusses the benefits of setting smaller, shorter-term goals to motivate you and help you be successful.

Prioritizing Health for Veterans

Prioritizing Health for Veterans


When service men and women return home from deployment, their health often gets placed on the back burner. Cooper Clinic preventive medicine physician S. Michael Clark, MD, discusses why it's important for veterans to make their health a priority.

Breast Cancer Questions: Answered

Breast Cancer Questions: Answered


Cooper Clinic radiologist and breast imaging subspecialist R. Vance Dell, MD, answers the most common questions he receives regarding breast cancer.

Five Ways to Boost Brain Power

Five Ways to Boost Brain Power


As you age, the brain shrinks, often leading to cognitive decline. Cooper Clinic Platinum Physician Christopher Abel, MD, shares five lifestyle choices you can make now to help boost your brain power as you age. 

Common Skin Questions: Solved

Common Skin Questions: Solved


Can you get sunburned through a car window? What about burn on a cloudy day? Cooper Clinic Preventive and Cosmetic Dermatologist Kejal Shah, MD, FAAD, answers some burning questions regarding skin care.

Could Bacteria Play a Role in Colon Cancer?

Could Bacteria Play a Role in Colon Cancer?


February 2018 research shows certain strains of bad bacteria could play a role in the development of colon cancer. Cooper Clinic Gastroenterology Director Abram Eisenstein, MD, explains how this discovery could one day help prevent colon cancer.

You Can't Put an Age on Heart Disease

You Can't Put an Age on Heart Disease


Many of us associate the risk of heart attacks and strokes with people over the age of 65. However, you might be surprised to learn 10 percent of first-time heart attacks occur in individuals under age 50. Cooper Clinic Cardiologist Nina Radford, MD, discusses the shocking statistics.

Making Breast Health a Priority

Making Breast Health a Priority


One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in their lives. Cooper Clinic radiologist and breast imaging subspecialist R. Vance Dell, MD, discusses when women should begin undergoing annual mammograms and how 3D mammography can help with early detection and diagnosis.

7 Steps to Help Reduce the Risk of Alzheimer's Disease

7 Steps to Help Reduce the Risk of Alzheimer's Disease


Alzheimer’s disease impacts more than 5 million Americans. While there is no cure, there are things you can do to lower your risk of developing the disease. Dr. Kenneth H. Cooper offers seven suggestions to help you maintain a healthy mind.

Why Skin Cancer Rates Continue To Climb

Why Skin Cancer Rates Continue To Climb


Despite everything we know about protecting our skin against UV radiation, skin cancer diagnosis continues to soar. Cooper Clinic Dermatology Director Dr. Rick Wilson discusses possible reasons why.

Causes and Prevention of Colorectal Cancer in Younger Patients

Causes and Prevention of Colorectal Cancer in Younger Patients


Colon and rectal cancer rates are rising among young and middle-aged Americans while they continue to decline for adults 55+. Cooper Clinic Gastroenterologist Abram Eisenstein, MD, discusses the concern.

Defining Sedentary Behavior and Its Potential Health Risks

Defining Sedentary Behavior and Its Potential Health Risks


Cooper Clinic Cardiologist Nina Radford, MD, discusses sedentary behavior and current research on the potential health risks of sitting too much.

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