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Toy Safety 2017: The Latest on Injury...

There were an estimated 174,100 toy-related, emergency room-treated injuries — and seven deaths — in 2016 to children younger than 15, according to a new report...

December 13, 2017 / 2 min read


Roundup: Flu Season Off to a Busy...

Early signs point to a rough 2017-2018 flu season, with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reporting twice as many cases of...

December 8, 2017 / 4 min read


Shingles, Flu and You: What to Know...

There’s a new shingles vaccine and adults should be vaccinated with it starting at age 50, according to an advisory committee to the U.S. Centers...

December 7, 2017 / 4 min read


5 Myths About Sugar That May Surprise...

When you were a little kid, your mother probably warned you about sugar “rotting your teeth,” but with a quick stroke of your toothbrush and...

December 6, 2017 / 4 min read


Top 7 Germiest Public Places (Infographic)

Keeping your hands clean after proper washing is the best protection against getting sick or spreading illness, according to public health officials. But with so...

December 4, 2017 / 2 min read


Q&A on Living With COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema, is a progressive lung disease that damages the airways in your lungs and makes...

November 30, 2017 / 2 min read


Controlling Diabetes: One Young Woman’s Success Story

A type 2 diabetes diagnosis from her primary care physician shocked Kay Nurse when she was in her 30s. Although she was experiencing some extra...

November 29, 2017 / 4 min read


#BaptistHealthy: Energy-Boosting ‘Power Bites’

Power bites are nutritious, energy-boosting snacks that are perfect for anyone on the go. They come in small, bite-sized chunks ready to be taken to...

November 29, 2017 / 1 min read


Cardiac Patient: Listen to Your Body and...

Michael Rosenberg, 65, says he had a fear of doctors since he was a boy, and put off getting regular checkups for several years. He...

November 28, 2017 / 2 min read