Most cancer patients leave their medical treatment plan in the trusted hands of their oncologist, but complementary therapies allow patients to play an active role in regaining control of their own health and wellness.
Autumn is almost here and that means it's time for young athletes to begin practicing and conditioning for fall school sports. But before your child begins, make sure he or she undergoes a sports physical.
The road to fitness is paved with good intentions — but do you know how to take the first steps?
With our busy lives, it can be challenging to make time for exercise. We asked Kim Gladden, MD, how she does it. Before she was a physician, Dr. Gladden enjoyed a rich career in dance. She offers tips to staying fit for life.
Maybe you haven't ridden a bicycle for years, or perhaps you ride regularly and would like to do it more. Richard Kratche, MD, offers bicycling tips and explains how this sport became a big part of his life.
If you're an athlete who wants to lose weight for a performance edge, find out the best ways to go about it -- and what to avoid.
Some people think as they get older, they just get less flexible. But yoga can counteract this tendency and do so much more to keep you feeling good. Find five tips to getting started with yoga at any age.
If you have diabetes, regular exercise offers surprising benefits. As it lowers your stress levels, it lowers your blood sugar level. Find the five best exercises for people with diabetes.
Strength training has rewards that go far beyond a sculpted physique. Discover what happens when muscle fibers begin to crowd out fat cells.