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Myths and Facts About Cardiovascular Disease and Health - Part 2

Myths and Facts About Cardiovascular Disease and Health - Part 2


It’s easy to fall prey to a medical myth that results in anxiety, fear and uncertainty about undergoing a particular medical procedure. Do you believe this myth about radiation exposure during a CT scan for coronary artery calcification?

Myths and Facts About Cardiovascular Disease and Health - Part 1

Myths and Facts About Cardiovascular Disease and Health - Part 1


Misinformation found on the Internet, lack of information provided by your doctor or a misunderstanding may cause you to believe a medical myth. Believing these myths can lead to a great amount of anxiety, concern and uncertainty about medical procedures.

Mastering the Keys to Personalized Disease Prevention for Women

Mastering the Keys to Personalized Disease Prevention for Women


Do you know which medical tests and screenings you need and how frequently you should be screened? Learn how to personalize your preventive care based on health conditions, age and family history.

Getting the Most From Your Yearly Flu Shot by Adding Exercise

Getting the Most From Your Yearly Flu Shot by Adding Exercise


The flu shot is your first line of defense against the flu virus, but it isn’t always entirely effective. Regular exercise can boost your body’s immune response to the vaccine and increase your changes of staying well this flu season.

Identifying the Signs and Causes to Prevent Daytime Fatigue

Identifying the Signs and Causes to Prevent Daytime Fatigue


Are you tired all the time? Do you struggle to stay awake at work? Do you lack energy to spend time your family and friends? Take a look at what may be causing your fatigue and how you can feel more energized and rested.

How to Winterize Your Skin

How to Winterize Your Skin


Winter weather can be harsh on your skin, but there's no reason you should have to simply "survive" the winter with dry, chapped or cracked skin. Prepare your skin for a blast of cold weather with these five tips.

NEAT Fitness Technique Makes Everyday Moves Count for Fitness

NEAT Fitness Technique Makes Everyday Moves Count for Fitness


Every movement and motion of the body requires energy, which burns calories. Find out what this “non-exercise” calorie burn is all about and how it can help you maintain weight.

Are You Heading for a Heart Ache?

Are You Heading for a Heart Ache?


How will your body let you know that you are developing an unhealthy heart? Learn about common symptoms of heart diseases and what those symptoms may indicate.

Obesity Labeled as a Disease by the American Medical Association

Obesity Labeled as a Disease by the American Medical Association


Obesity was once considered a risk factor for other health conditions. Now, it is considered a disease itself. What does this mean and what does this change? Find out here.

Breast Health: Is It About More Than Just Preventing Cancer?

Breast Health: Is It About More Than Just Preventing Cancer?


When you hear the words “breast health,” does your mind immediately turn to cancer? While preventing cancer is a key element of breast health, there is more to maintaining good breast health.

Common Health Conditions Which Can Prevent You from Aging Well

Common Health Conditions Which Can Prevent You from Aging Well


Aging is a natural process and there’s nothing you can do to stop it. The good news is that how you age is entirely in your control. Find out what “healthy aging” is all about, and learn how to age well.

Immunity Boosters: Protect Your Body From Illness With These Tips

Immunity Boosters: Protect Your Body From Illness With These Tips


If you get sick easily your immune system may be run down. Keep yourself healthy with these simple immunity boosters.

How to Stay Hydrated and Healthy This Summer

How to Stay Hydrated and Healthy This Summer


Dehydration can affect energy levels, fitness and even job performance. Find out how and why to stay hydrated this summer.

Why an Ideal Body Fat Percentage Is Crucial to Disease Prevention

Why an Ideal Body Fat Percentage Is Crucial to Disease Prevention


Even if you know the number on the scale, do you know your body fat percentage? Measuring your body fat can help determine your risk of developing other health conditions such as diabetes and heart disease.

Preventive Measures for the 5 Most Common Digestive Problems

Preventive Measures for the 5 Most Common Digestive Problems


Heartburn. Constipation. Irritable bowel. Read more about the symptoms and treatment of these are common gastrointestinal conditions.

Must-Do Health Screenings for Men’s Health

Must-Do Health Screenings for Men’s Health


Men: Take care of your body, just like you would care for your dream car. Get the scoop on the top health screenings for men of all ages.

Skin Cancer: Detection and Prevention

Skin Cancer: Detection and Prevention


Ninety-eight percent of all skin cancers fall into three primary categories. Learn the types and how to prevent and detect skin cancer.

Know the Dangerous Effects That Stress Can Have on Your Health

Know the Dangerous Effects That Stress Can Have on Your Health


Managing stress is a critical step to Cooperizing your life. Learn how stress affects your health and how to manage it.

Learn How Good Nutrition Positively Affects Your Health

Learn How Good Nutrition Positively Affects Your Health


Your diet has a direct impact on your health. Learn how you to balance your nutrition plan.

Aerobic Exercise Is Your Prescription for Excellent Health

Aerobic Exercise Is Your Prescription for Excellent Health


Dr. Kenneth H. Cooper ignited a worldwide fitness movement by quantifying the amount of healthy and harmful levels of exercise.

How Exercise Can Help Control and Lower Your Blood Pressure

How Exercise Can Help Control and Lower Your Blood Pressure


One in three U.S. adults have high blood pressure. Understand the impact that uncontrolled high blood pressure can have on your health.

Cooper Makes It Our Mission to Fight the Causes of Heart Disease

Cooper Makes It Our Mission to Fight the Causes of Heart Disease


Did you know Dr. Kenneth Cooper chaired the first Heart Walk in 1992? Learn about our shared mission with the American Heart Association to prevent heart disease and stroke.

The Dangers of Hidden Fat — and What You Can Do to Lose It

The Dangers of Hidden Fat — and What You Can Do to Lose It


Not all fat is created equal. Understand the impact of visceral fat on your body and the health risks associated.

Ever Wondered What Happens Inside Your Body After a Holiday Meal?

Ever Wondered What Happens Inside Your Body After a Holiday Meal?


Learn how your body processes and recovers from a post-holiday meal.

Beat the Odds of Breast Cancer

Beat the Odds of Breast Cancer


October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Discover steps you can take to prevent the disease.

Employer Tips for Leading the Way to Wellness for Their Employees

Employer Tips for Leading the Way to Wellness for Their Employees


Find out how organizational leadership can help shape personal health and the company’s future.

Adding Years to Your Life with a Midlife Fitness Regimen

Adding Years to Your Life with a Midlife Fitness Regimen


Does your midlife fitness level reduce your risk of chronic disease? Read about the latest research from The Cooper Institute.

Establishing a Clear Connection Between Nutrition and Health

Establishing a Clear Connection Between Nutrition and Health


Ready to start a lifelong journey of healthy eating? Learn how to Get Cooperized with a nutrition plan to achieve your goals.

Sleep, Exercise and Nutrition Are the Secret to Childhood Fitness

Sleep, Exercise and Nutrition Are the Secret to Childhood Fitness


Sleep, Exercise and Nutrition Are the Secret to Childhood Fitness

How to Work Olympic Athlete Training Techniques into Your Routine

How to Work Olympic Athlete Training Techniques into Your Routine


Do you have what it takes to perform like an elite athlete? Find out how these athletes prepare and train for the biggest competitions of their life.

Gut Health, or Digestive Health, Is Important to Whole-Body Health

Gut Health, or Digestive Health, Is Important to Whole-Body Health


If you experience regular stomach pains and discomfort, find out if you have a common gut disorder and when to see a physician.

New Online Health Program Gives You the Tools to Make a Change

New Online Health Program Gives You the Tools to Make a Change


Need to lose weight or make a lifestyle change but don’t know where to start? This new online program from The Cooper Institute gives you tools to make the change.

Trusting the Treadmill Stress Test

Trusting the Treadmill Stress Test


Dr. Kenneth Cooper was the first physician in Dallas to use this groundbreaking cardiovascular test. Learn why the test is important and how it measures your overall fitness level.

Ideals v. Realism When It Comes to Fitness Goals for Busy Women

Ideals v. Realism When It Comes to Fitness Goals for Busy Women


Oftentimes, women are busy with work, family and other commitments and neglect their own health. Learn how to achieve a realistic, healthy routine.

Sunscreen Ingredients and Facts for Year-Round Skin Protection

Sunscreen Ingredients and Facts for Year-Round Skin Protection


The sun is out and heat is rising, which means our skin is more exposed to the sun. Learn the new changes about sunscreen and why it’s essential for skin care.

Commonly Asked Questions About Colon Cancer and Screening

Commonly Asked Questions About Colon Cancer and Screening


Did you know colon cancer is one of the most preventable cancers? Read our Q&A with Cooper Clinic Director of Gastroenterology about when you should start the screening process.

Is a Little Alcohol Good for Your Health? Cooper Experts Weigh In

Is a Little Alcohol Good for Your Health? Cooper Experts Weigh In


One of the steps to Get Cooperized™ is to control alcohol consumption. In honor of Alcohol Awareness Month, read how alcohol affects your health.

Healthy Aging

Healthy Aging


Dr. Kenneth H. Cooper is a prime example for healthy aging. Find out how he manages his health and stays Cooperized at age 88!

Getting an Exercise Consultation to Improve Your Results

Getting an Exercise Consultation to Improve Your Results


Learn how exercise consultations as a part of your Cooper Clinic exam are a great way to correct underlying fitness imbalances.

Cooper Physician Gives Tips on How to Keep a Healthy Family Video

Cooper Physician Gives Tips on How to Keep a Healthy Family Video


It's never too early to start your entire family on heatlhy routines. New Cooper Clinic physician, Dr. Emily Hebert, shares tips such as exercising, healthy eating and enjoying time together.

Ensuring Better Heart Health Through a Commitment to Fitness

Ensuring Better Heart Health Through a Commitment to Fitness


Kick off American Heart Month with a new plan to get your heart in shape.

The Eight Simple Steps to Cooperizing Your Way to Longevity

The Eight Simple Steps to Cooperizing Your Way to Longevity


Dr. Kenneth H. Cooper shares how you can extend your life and make good health a habit.

5 Simple Ways to Take Control of Your Diabetes for Better Health

5 Simple Ways to Take Control of Your Diabetes for Better Health


November is American Diabetes Month aiming to raise awareness in the movement to Stop Diabetes? Nearly 26 million children and adults in the United States have diabetes. If you are battling the disease, learn five tips to help you take control of your health.

What's the Difference Between Heartburn and Indigestion?


If you ever experience that uncomfortable pain in your stomach, it could be indigestion. If it's a pain near your heart, it's probably heartburn. Read more to find out the similarities and differences between heartburn and indigestion and what you can do to lessen the discomfort from both conditions.

Breast Cancer: Myth vs. Fact

Breast Cancer: Myth vs. Fact


While there have been many advances in breast cancer detection and treatment, we are still often left with misleading information about how and why breast cancer surfaces. Read these top five common myths about breast cancer and learn the truth.

Do You Know Your Body Fat Percentage?


We all know what we weigh on the scale, but what about our body composition, or body fat? Cooper Clinic offers two different ways to measure body fat. Read more to find out which process is right for you and how it works.

Simple and Easy Ways to Stay Healthy During the Flu Season

Simple and Easy Ways to Stay Healthy During the Flu Season


Whether it's a common cold or the flu, symptoms such as fatigue, congestion and body aches are never easy to deal with. This fall and winter fight back the flu with helpful preventive steps from a Cooper Clinic physician.

Drinking Water and Eating Healthy for a Glowing Complexion

Drinking Water and Eating Healthy for a Glowing Complexion


Healthy nutrition and a balanced diet help more than your waistline. As the largest organ on your body, you skin is always hungry for proper hydration, food and supplements. Read more about your skin's cravings and what makes it glow.

Why It's So Important to Your Health to Get a Good Night's Sleep

Why It's So Important to Your Health to Get a Good Night's Sleep


Sleep plays a big part in our daily routine. Lack of it can promote hunger, stress and contribute to less exercise. Learn how many hours of sleep you should get to keep healthy and some simple tricks to establish a relaxed routine.

Cooper's Not-So-Secret Secrets to Staying Healthy at Any Age

Cooper's Not-So-Secret Secrets to Staying Healthy at Any Age


Staying healthy in your 30s and 40s is just as important as in your 70s and beyond. But what do you need to do differently during each decade of your life? Read more about tips to live well at every stage of life.

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