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 seven 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.
Despite everything we know about protecting our skin against UV radiation, skin cancer diagnosis continue 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.