Articles about Healthy Living

Every month should be breast cancer awareness month.

Any time is a good time to start doing the right things to help prevent breast cancer. You can’t control some factors such as age, gender, family history and genetic makeup, but many more risk factors are in your control:

Have you ever had chicken pox? Chances are you have, and that means you could be at risk of getting shingles.

Start the year off right with a resolution to add more vegetables to your meals.

This year we wanted to see how real people are working to achieve their New Year’s resolutions. So we asked Suzanne and Rachel, mother and daughter, to let us follow them along on their journey to make 2013 their best year yet.

Did you know that 80 percent of strokes are preventable? There are many risk factors that raise your odds of having a stroke.

It is going to be a long, hot summer, so be safe and exercise caution by remembering a few important life-saving tips. Remember, the best defense is prevention. Follow the below tips to minimize your risk of suffering a heat-related illness:

Who wants to visit the emergency room? A show of hands, please? Anyone?

Well, certainly no one is clamoring for an event that requires a trip to the ER, but it is good to know that a higher level of care is accessible when needed. Baptist Hospital recently completed a $2 million renovation project to the emergency room that will help the ER team continue to streamline patient care for patients who are experiencing unexpected illness or injury.