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.
Find wellness and disease-prevention tips about food, fitness, lifestyle, mental attitude and more from our Wellness Institute, led by Chief Wellness Officer and New York Times best-selling author Dr. Michael Roizen.
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.
Even when you're deeply involved in healthcare, extra weight can sneak up on you. Nearly four years ago, Lutul Farrow, MD, was climbing a flight of stairs and he became short of breath. Then he took up running. You can too.
Watch Michael Roizen, MD, demonstrate how a small drop in weight can have a big impact on high blood pressure.
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.
Marathon runners push the body’s limit to increase their exercise capacity. But they shouldn't ignore recurrent pain or discomfort that lasts after adequate rest. Find expert tips to recovering from injury.
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.