Articles about Healthy Living

Here board certified rheumatologist Rachel Holt, M.D., shares 10 things you need to know about fibromyalgia. 

The expert primary care physicians of Baptist Medical Group share top healthy living tips for you and your family.

Influenza causes more than 200,000 people in the U.S. to be hospitalized every year and about 36,000 die from flu-related causes. Prevention is extremely important.

Expert cardiovascular specialists at the Baptist Heart & Vascular Institute discuss their latest innovation: Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) procedure.

Board certified, family medicine physician Dr. Jennifer Driscoll writes on how to stay fit and trim from a post-military perspective.

Here’s a quick thought exercise: If you’re retired military and you were invited to attend a friend’s retirement ceremony, or some other official function, do you think you could fit into your old dress uniform?

Women in all stages of life should know what to expect from a mammogram and work with their doctor to put together a personalized mammogram schedule. Everyone is different. Here are a few things you should know about mammograms so you can make the decisions that are best for you.

What is HPV?

Human Papillomavirus, more commonly known as HPV, can affect both females and males. Most types of HPV are harmless. Do not cause any symptoms, and go away on their own.

Nearly 80 million adults suffer from the discomfort and unsightliness of varicose veins, spider veins or other vein problems, but many may not realize that those vein concerns can be easily treated with minimally invasive and non-surgical procedures thanks to expert physicians like Dr. James Lonquist of Cardiology Consultants and the new Baptist Vein Center in Gulf Breeze, Fla.

What is an occasional cough?

An occasional cough is the body’s way of clearing foreign substances and secretions from the lungs and airways. When you have an upper respiratory infection such as a cold, coughing is normal and may last several weeks.