Articles about Healthy Living

No one has to tell you there’s a difference between being 25 and 65. Indeed, just about everything in your life changes from decade to decade, as you progress from college-age concerns through marriage, raising a family, working and aging. Health, of course, is a big change-agent. Ask any 50-year-old with an achy back or hot flashes.

Believed to affect as many as 24 percent of middle-aged American males and 9 percent of females, sleep apnea was first identified as a sleep disorder as recently as 1965. The combination of symptoms–daytime sleepiness, snoring, excess weight–were recognized much earlier. Over the past three decades, doctors have come to better understand the causes of this syndrome and devise effective treatment options.

A New Breed of Surgeon

Compassionate, Accessible, Highly Skilled

True Balance
Mom, Wife … and Skilled Surgeon

“BE FAST” To IdentifySigns of Stroke
with Vikki Smolik, R.N. Baptist Health Care

When choosing a doctor, there's a lot to think about. Experience, specialty, online access, professional interests, health plans and more. So we've put together a list of questions to ask yourself when choosing a doctor.

You have a runny nose, a cough and congestion. So have you caught a cold or is it allergies? Unfortunately, it's often hard to tell. In this video, have board certified family medicine physician Dr. Monica Nall with Baptist Medical Group - Pace joins host Jeff Nall with Council on Aging of West Florida to share here with us to give information about determining which it is and what will give us the relief we need. 

The holidays are a time of joy that we get to spend with our closest relatives and friends. However, for those who suffer from diabetes, it can also be a very difficult time.