All too often we diagnose a cold as allergies and allergies as a cold. Which is it? Before you go diagnosing your sniffles and sneezes, read this Q&A with a Cooper Clinic physician to solve your symptom mystery.
Some of the most important numbers you need to know are not found in your bank statement or your phone book. Your clinical laboratory results contain vital information for your health. Make sure you know these numbers and what they mean.
This Father's Day urge your dad to get the gift of a lifetime: an annual physical exam. Many men avoid seeing a doctor yearly for a check-up. Read more about why it's essential to get an annual physical exam and what many men might be missing if they skip.
Many skin care products and treatments are surrounded by hype. Can you erase wrinkles? Do you need to spend a fortune on skin care products? Read more as we debunk a few common skin care myths.
Kenneth H. Cooper, the "father of aerobics" recently celebrated his 80th birthday with a skiing trip to Colorado. With helpful aging tips, you too could be skiing into your 80th birthday. It's never too early to start the healthy aging process. Learn more about how to get there and where to get started.
Learn about why Cooper Clinic finds imaging a necessary element to preventive exams.
The National Institute of Health shares that back pain is the second most common cause of work days missed due to illness. Poor posture while sitting at your desk can lead to short- and long-term back pain. Learn to improve your posture and your performance.
Fifty thousand Americans will die this year from colon cancer, a largely preventable disease. Dr. Abram Eisenstein, Director of Gastroenterology at Cooper Clinic, discusses screening options and recommendations.
Do you know a non-gender specific, "silent killer" is lurking among us and can surface suddenly to trigger heart attack, kidney failure, eye hemorrhage (damaging the retina), or stroke? With every heartbeat, this insidious and symptom-free killer, also known as high blood pressure, can overwork the heart and lead to numerous complications before one even knows there is damage being done.
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.