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BY Heather Alexander

Weight loss usually requires more than willpower. That’s because adjusting what you eat and how much you exercise are big lifestyle changes. 

Your diet and physical activity levels are the result of habits built up over your lifetime. To change them, you’ll need a strategy.

“Improving your health can feel like a monumental task, but be confident,” says Nathan Parker, Ph.D., an instructor of Behavioral Science. “There...

Illustration shows women with weight loss props: weight, scale, check list, apple, water bottle.

BY Heather Alexander

Strength training is about more than looking good. Strong muscles make your daily activities easier and help keep your body injury-free.

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...

BY Meagan Raeke

At the time of her breast cancer diagnosis, Teresa Serbia knew she was overweight.

“After I was fortunate enough to become a survivor, I realized I needed to change my lifestyle,” says Teresa, who weighed more than 200 pounds at her heaviest. MD Anderson’s Active Living After Cancer program not only helped her trim down to 170 pounds, but also provided community support and taught her how to work through common challenges faced...

Instructor leading a virtual Active Living After Cancer exercise class on Zoom

BY Clayton Boldt and Meagan Raeke

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) released a new draft colorectal cancer screening recommendation today, lowering the age for...

BY Molly Adams

We’re all spending more time at home these days due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For many parents, that means kids are spending more time with...

BY Danielle Underferth

If you were planning to run that 5K for your favorite charity or tackle a marathon this year, don’t despair. The COVID-19 pandemic has sidelined...

BY Danielle Underferth

Karen Basen-Engquist. Ph.D., has managed to stay physically active during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. According to a recent...

BY Ronda Wendler

Before the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, many cancer patients and caregivers were already experiencing insomnia. And now, the added challenges...

BY Kellie Bramlet Blackburn

As we practice social distancing to protect ourselves and others during the 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, it’s easy...