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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.

Healthy Resolution Tips from the Father of Aerobics

Healthy Resolution Tips from the Father of Aerobics


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.

A Cardiologist’s Perspective on Wearable Technology

A Cardiologist’s Perspective on Wearable Technology


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.

Prevention and Proper Management of Diabetes

Prevention and Proper Management of Diabetes


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.

Mammography Screening Saves Lives

Mammography Screening Saves Lives


Breast cancer affects one in eight women, and most have no family history of the disease. Cooper Clinic Radiologist and Breast Imaging Subspecialist R. Vance Dell, MD, explains how regular and consistent mammography, including updated technology, can save lives.

Reversing the Childhood Obesity Epidemic

Reversing the Childhood Obesity Epidemic


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.

The Role of Physical Fitness in Overall Health

The Role of Physical Fitness in Overall Health


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.

Nutrition, Exercise and Psyche Matter Most for Weight Loss

Nutrition, Exercise and Psyche Matter Most for Weight Loss


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.

Sun Protection and Prevention Can Decrease Risk of Skin Cancer

Sun Protection and Prevention Can Decrease Risk of Skin Cancer


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.

Behind the Scenes of the Cooper Clinic Laboratory

Behind the Scenes of the Cooper Clinic Laboratory


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?

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