BY Heather Alexander

Starting your holiday shopping? When it comes to gifts, you might be wondering if there are special items that could make life easier – or bring joy –  for your friends and family during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Our Wellness team offers these suggestions.

Virtual cooking class. Cooking classes are perfect for the virtual world because you can cook in your own kitchen, with all your own equipment. Some companies...
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BY Heather Alexander

If medical tests cause you anxiety, you’re not alone. It’s common to feel stress or worry in anticipation of medical tests, during these tests...

BY Heather Alexander

A detox for your body can sound like a great idea. Who wouldn’t want to do all they can to remove toxins from their system?


BY Heather Alexander

Your body depends on vitamin D. And one of the ways to get it is by being outside. That’s because the sun’s UV rays activate vitamin D production.

So if you’re staying indoors more during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, you might be wondering if you need to take a vitamin D supplement.

To find out, we talked with Susan Chon, M.D., a dermatologist in MD Anderson’s Cancer Prevention Center.

Why do you need vitamin...

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BY Heather Alexander

Your risk for cancer is linked to many factors, and some people are at greater risk than others.

Certain ethnic groups and people with...