View All Section Pages
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
If you get sick easily your immune system may be run down. Keep yourself healthy with these simple immunity boosters.
Dehydration can affect energy levels, fitness and even job performance. Find out how and why to stay hydrated this summer.
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.
Heartburn. Constipation. Irritable bowel. Read more about the symptoms and treatment of these are common gastrointestinal conditions.
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.
Ninety-eight percent of all skin cancers fall into three primary categories. Learn the types and how to prevent and detect skin cancer.
Managing stress is a critical step to Cooperizing your life. Learn how stress affects your health and how to manage it.
Your diet has a direct impact on your health. Learn how you to balance your nutrition plan.
Dr. Kenneth H. Cooper ignited a worldwide fitness movement by quantifying the amount of healthy and harmful levels of exercise.
One in three U.S. adults have high blood pressure. Understand the impact that uncontrolled high blood pressure can have on your health.
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.
Not all fat is created equal. Understand the impact of visceral fat on your body and the health risks associated.
Learn how your body processes and recovers from a post-holiday meal.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Discover steps you can take to prevent the disease.
Find out how organizational leadership can help shape personal health and the company’s future.
Does your midlife fitness level reduce your risk of chronic disease? Read about the latest research from The Cooper Institute.
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
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.
If you experience regular stomach pains and discomfort, find out if you have a common gut disorder and when to see a physician.
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.
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.
Oftentimes, women are busy with work, family and other commitments and neglect their own health. Learn how to achieve a realistic, healthy routine.
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.
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.
One of the steps to Get Cooperized™ is to control alcohol consumption. In honor of Alcohol Awareness Month, read how alcohol affects your health.
Dr. Kenneth H. Cooper is a prime example for healthy aging. Find out how he manages his health and stays Cooperized at age 88!
Learn how exercise consultations as a part of your Cooper Clinic exam are a great way to correct underlying fitness imbalances.
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.
Kick off American Heart Month with a new plan to get your heart in shape.
Dr. Kenneth H. Cooper shares how you can extend your life and make good health a habit.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.