General Health


CDC Warns About Rare, Polio-Like ‘Mystery Illness’...

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning parents about a rare disease known as acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), a polio-like “mystery illness”...

October 18, 2018 / 3 min read


Increasing Number of Young Children Not Getting...

Young children need vaccines against a range of potentially serious diseases, many of which have been nearly eradicated in the U.S. because of parents following...

October 15, 2018 / 3 min read


Roundup: U.S. Flu-Related Deaths, Diet’s Link to...

CDC Chief: 80,000 Died From Flu Complications Last Winter, Highest U.S. Toll in Four Decades The director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...

September 28, 2018 / 3 min read


Controlling Sodium: Ease Up on ‘Passing the...

Sodium is a mineral that’s key for maintaining a normal balance of fluid in the body. It is also found naturally in foods, and most...

September 25, 2018 / 3 min read


Take A Stand: Help Prevent Falls and...

Each year, more than one in four adults aged 65 and older will fall. For this group, falls are the No. 1 cause of injuries...

September 20, 2018 / 2 min read


1 in 5 U.S. Adults Suffer From...

About 20 percent of U.S. adults live with chronic pain, which frequently limits leisure or work activities, according to a new study from the U.S....

September 17, 2018 / 3 min read


8 Steps to Healthy Aging

Adults over the age of 50 represent a growing proportion of the U.S. population. That’s due to a several factors, including advances in healthcare and...

September 10, 2018 / 5 min read


#BaptistHealthy Recipe: Chickpea Salad (Video)

Chickpea Salad is a healthy, easy-to-make dish that’s a plant-based alternative to chicken salad. Chickpeas are an excellent source of protein and rich in selenium, iron,...

August 31, 2018 / 1 min read


Back to School: Tips on Staying Healthy,...

It’s almost time for kids and teens to return to school. And when it comes to their health, this time of year usually offers a...

August 13, 2018 / 3 min read