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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 cancer screening recommendations can often be confusing. Cooper Clinic radiologist and breast imaging specialist R. Vance Dell MD, offers insight and hope to answer your most frequently asked breast health questions.
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.
Do you know the difference between exercise and physical activity? Cooper Clinic Platinum Physician Riva Rahl, MD, shares relatable tips on maintaining an active lifestyle and prioritizing physical fitness.
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.
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?
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.
Cooper Weight Loss is a long-term weight loss program. Dr. Emily Hebert discusses her role in supervising CWL and the benefits offering participants one-on-one attention from registered dietitian nutritionists at Cooper Clinic and insight from a licensed psychologist.
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.
Studies show a vast majority of Americans say politics is one of the top reasons they feel overwhelmed. Cooper Clinic Preventive Medicine Physician and Chief Medical Officer Michele Kettles, MD, MSPH, offers ways you can stay informed without becoming overwhelmed.
Cooper Clinic radiologist and breast imaging subspecialist R. Vance Dell, MD, answers the most common questions he receives regarding breast cancer.
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.
Studies show American adults are not getting enough exercise. Cooper Clinic Preventive Medicine Physician Riva Rahl, MD, offers simple ways you can move more throughout the day.
Heat-related deaths are considered one of the deadliest weather-related health outcomes in the United States. Cooper Aerobics Founder and Chairman Dr. Kenneth H. Cooper shares tips to help prevent heat-related illness.
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.
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.
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.
The average age of type 2 diabetes onset in youth is just 13 years of age. Tyler Cooper, MD, discusses how poor diet, exercise and excess screen time are contributing to the problem. He also provides six steps adults can take at home to help make a positive change, even if their child already has diabetes.
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.
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 suggestions to help you maintain a healthy mind.
We all try to eat healthy and exercise most days of the week, but do you encourage your coworkers to do the same? Cooper Clinic's Dr. Riva Rahl discusses the importance of becoming a wellness leader in the workplace.
How many hours do you sit a day? S. Michael Clark, MD, Preventive Medicine Physician at Cooper Clinic discusses why it's important to move every day, even if just for two minutes.
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.
Osteoporosis can happen with age, but did you know other risk factors exist? Discover the seven factors that could put you at risk for bone loss.
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.
Cooper Clinic Cardiologist Nina Radford, MD, discusses sedentary behavior and current research on the potential health risks of sitting too much.
Setting health-conscious New Year's resolutions is a popular practice, but keeping the resolutions can be challenging. Dr. Cooper offers his advice for focusing on health and wellness as a lifelong journey, not as a January-only to-do list.
Cooper Clinic's Nina Radford, MD, chimes in on one of the most popular gifts this holiday season - fitness trackers and wearable technology. Can they benefit overall health? What should you consider when purchasing one? What are the most important features? Learn more about the medical point of view before purchasing.
An increased number of people are dealing with insulin and blood sugar problems. As a result, healthcare costs are rising along with complications resulting from diabetes. Cooper Clinic’s Camron E. Nelson, MD explains diabetes basics and the significant risks associated with the disease.
In 2012, more than one third of children and adolescents were overweight or obese. Tyler Cooper, MD, MPH, President and CEO of Cooper Aerobics, explains the childhood obesity epidemic and what must be done to reverse it.
Maintaining a high level of physical fitness is important to overall health, especially as you age, and can be adjusted to help meet your individual needs.
Americans continue to gain weight. When it comes time to lose the extra pounds, what factors truly matter? Cooper Clinic's Camron Nelson, MD, explains the weight loss process.
Just one bad sunburn can increase your risk of skin cancer, and tanning can lead to premature aging. Cooper Clinic Dermatologist Dr. Helen Kaporis explains the importance of annual skin cancer screenings and how to soothe a sunburn.
Cooper Clinic's same-day lab results and swift communication between the lab team and physicians play a huge role in the standard preventive exam. What goes on behind the scenes to make sure patients receive their results, fast?
Vaccinations play an important role in public health, as they are some of the safest and most primary forms of prevention available. Michele A. Kettles, MD, MSPH explains.
When it comes to behavior change, finding your motivation factor and setting realistic goals are keys to success. Dr. Tyler Cooper, President and CEO of Cooper Aerobics, explains.
Tyler Cooper, MD, MPH, Cooper Aerobics CEO and President, discusses the importance personal health and fitness has on your ability to manage stress and improve your productivity and performance at work.
New research suggests that the cardiovascular benefits of healthy diets may be determined by more than what is in the food when we put it on our plate. Those health benefits may also be determined by how our gut metabolizes those foods. Cooper Clinic’s Dr. Nina Radford explains.
To take control of your health, you must first identify your health-related goals and then discuss them with your physician. Cooper Clinic Platinum Physician Emily Hebert, MD, gives tips for starting small to achieve a healthier lifestyle.
Workplace stress can cause various health issues that can keep you from living a balanced, well-rounded life. Dr. Tyler Cooper, President and CEO of Cooper Aerobics, explains why professional wellness should be a top priority for both employers and employees.
Foot problems are a common issue among diabetics. Cooper Clinic Preventive Medicine Physician Riva Rahl, MD explains the risks of developing foot issues and offers tips to prevent foot problems in people with diabetes.
Can following Dr. Cooper's 8 Steps to Get Cooperized™ help when it comes to preventing and managing diabetes?
Ovarian cancer is the number one cancer-related cause of death in the United States. Cooper Clinic Platinum Physician Dr. Emily Hebert discusses diagnosing the disease and how women can be vigilant of their own bodies and family history.
Early detection is key when it comes to diagnosing, treating and surviving breast cancer. Cooper Clinic's Vance Dell, MD, explains the importance of mammograms as a necessary preventive measure.
Does the flu shot actually give you the flu? Do I need to get a flu shot as a healthy and active adult? Cooper Clinic Platinum Physician Dr. Emily Hebert answers questions as flu season approaches.
According to the CDC, the number of obese children in America has more than quadrupled in the last 30 years. Dr. Cooper explains how we must act now to curb this issue.
Cooper Clinic physicians discuss a breakthrough drug that can help lower cholesterol in some patients.
What kinds of weight loss goals and expectations should you set for yourself, and how can you begin your weight loss plan? Cooper Clinic Nutrition Services explains.
Rick Salewske once weighed more than 530 pounds. Today, he’s down 300 pounds, continues to live a healthy lifestyle and is working to motivate others to do the same.
Being fit and active can greatly affect a man’s risk of getting cancer and dying from cancer later in life. Continue reading to learn more.