Healthy Living


#BaptistHealthy Easy Eats: Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, but there’s no need to wait for the holidays to enjoy sweet potatoes. They’re crispy on the outside and...

November 19, 2019 / 2 min read


The Latest on Colorectal Cancer Screenings for...

Adults at “average risk” who do not have symptoms should be screened for colorectal cancer between the ages of 50 and 75, states the American...

November 18, 2019 / 2 min read


Antibiotic-Resistant ‘Superbugs’ Pose Bigger Threat Than Earlier...

Doctors and public health officials have increasingly sounded the alarm about antibiotic resistant “superbugs” and their growing threat. Now, a new report from the U.S....

November 14, 2019 / 2 min read


Roundup: ‘Screen Time’ Effect on Toddlers; Walk...

Study: Too Much ‘Screen Time’ Lowers Brain Development in Toddlers No more than one hour a day of “screen time” on digital devices is recommended...

November 8, 2019 / 4 min read


Measles Can Erase Immune System’s Memory, Resulting...

Measles is one of the most contagious viruses in the world, and beyond flu-like symptoms and a rash that begins in the head area, measles...

November 5, 2019 / 3 min read


‘Fall Back’ to Better Sleep Health

“Daylight saving time” (DST) ends officially this Sunday at 2 a.m. The “fall back” time of year means we gain an extra hour of sleep....

October 31, 2019 / 3 min read


Safe Infant Sleep: Many Parents Still Not...

Many parents still don’t fully understand the risk factors associated with SIDS.

October 23, 2019 / 3 min read


Roundup: CDC Update on Vaping Illnesses; Sugary...

CDC: No Single Product or Chemical has been Determined to be Causing Vaping Illnesses, Deaths No single vaping product or ingredient has been singled out...

October 18, 2019 / 4 min read


Core Muscle Strength and Spine Health: It’s...

Orthopedic physicians and fitness trainers agree that even those who do regular strength-building exercises often overlook the so-called “core muscles” that make up the abdomen...

October 11, 2019 / 3 min read