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New Guidelines for Colorectal Cancer Screenings Explained

Research has clearly established that people are being diagnosed with colorectal cancer at younger ages, a trend so concerning that the American Cancer Society (ACS)...

June 11, 2018 / 4 min read


Are You Fully Prepared? Hurricane Season Checklist...

The memory of Hurricane Irma’s impact on South Florida just last September provides a fresh reminder of the importance of being prepared. Hurricane season 2018...

June 4, 2018 / 2 min read


Low Blood Pressure Can Be Dangerous, Too

Seems like high blood pressure, or hypertension, gets all the publicity, when it comes to maintaining a healthy heart and body. But low blood pressure,...

May 8, 2018 / 3 min read


Living Well With Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)...

The National Institutes of Health estimates that as much as 15 percent of the U.S. population experiences symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, commonly called IBS....

May 1, 2018 / 3 min read


If You Love Your Heart, Get Enough...

When most people think of risk factors for heart disease and poor cardiovascular health, sleep doesn’t enter the picture. But mounting evidence shows that disruptions...

March 28, 2018 / 3 min read


#BaptistHealthy: Roasted Chickpeas (Video)

Roasted chickpeas make a great healthy snack. Loaded with protein and fiber, they are low in calories and provide a crunchy snack that will fill...

March 23, 2018 / 1 min read


Diabetes May Have 5 Types, New Study...

While many people recognize the difference between type 1 and type 2 diabetes, a newly published study from northern Europe further categorizes diabetes into five...

March 15, 2018 / 3 min read


Preventing Chronic Kidney Disease

Our kidneys function as our body’s filtration system. Much like a filter in a swimming pool or fish aquarium, when the kidneys stop functioning properly,...

March 8, 2018 / 2 min read


As Flu Season Eases Up, Doctors Still...

Flu levels in the United States have peaked and are on the decline, according to the latest report issued Friday by the U.S. Centers for...

March 5, 2018 / 3 min read