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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


Roundup: Teens and Depression; Smoking and Pregnancy;...

Adolescents who are suffering from depression point out various health complaints to their pediatrician, but that often fails to result in a diagnosis of depression,...

March 2, 2018 / 4 min read


Flu-Related Visits to Children’s Emergency Departments Increase...

The number of children with the flu or influenza-like illnesses who visited Miami-area emergency departments last week surged more than 100 percent compared to the...

February 7, 2018 / 3 min read


Roundup: Go Red for Heart Disease Awareness;...

Many Americans are wearing red today in support of the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women movement, which is designed to spread awareness of...

February 2, 2018 / 4 min read