Tag: wellness and prevention

What is N.E.AT.? And Why It’s Important...

One study after another confirms the many benefits of regular exercise in managing or preventing serious chronic conditions, including heart...

September 30, 2019

Your BMI and What to Make of...

A person’s BMI, or “body mass index,” has been gaining prominence in the national conversation about ideal weight and how...

August 26, 2019

U.S. Fast Food is Even Less Healthy...

There is no doubt that the most popular U.S. fast food outlets have more options for consumers than they did...

March 5, 2019

Lifelong Benefits of Exercise: Can 75 Be...

As part of a new major study of lifelong exercisers, researchers have found that those in their mid-70s who have...

December 13, 2018

Live Healthier: Here’s Why U.S. Life Expectancy...

Updated statistics that are concerning public health officials conclude that life expectancy in the United States declined again in 2017....

December 3, 2018

‘Move More, Sit Less’: U.S. Updates Exercise...

For the first time in 10 years, the U.S. government has updated its minimum exercise guidelines to help adults, and...

November 20, 2018

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,...

September 10, 2018

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...

August 13, 2018

5 Benefits of Having a Primary Care...

A primary care physician fills an important role in a person’s health, similar to the way a home room teacher...

August 1, 2018

10 Water Safety Tips for Your Family

Water beckons people of all ages during the summer, but safety should come first, whether your family prefers to just...

July 25, 2018

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Roundup: Prediabetes Rising in Young People;...

Prediabetes Rising Among Young Adults, Adolescents, New Study Finds Nearly a quarter of young adults, ages 19 to 34, and a fifth of adolescents, ages...

‘Stents vs. Drugs’ Debate: Shared Decision-Making...

Recent headlines across the nation have referred to a major new study that compared procedures to unclog blocked arteries using stents to a medication-only approach....

Toy Safety 2019: Latest on Hazards,...

Despite the year-round toy safety campaign against unsafe toys by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and private organizations, products are still sold that...

Challenges of Pancreatic Cancer (with Infographic)

Those who are diagnosed with pancreatic cancer usually face many questions, fears and emotions. Pancreatic cancer makes up just 3 percent of cancers in the...

Tips for Defeating Acid Reflux Naturally

GERD, known mostly as “acid reflux,” is the most common reason Americans are referred to gastroenterologists, doctors who specialize in disorders of the digestive system....

Roundup: Flu Season Picking Up; Vaping-Linked...

Flu Season is Picking Up in Some States, But Not Too Late to Get Flu Shot, CDC Says Seasonal influenza (the flu) in the U.S....

#BaptistHealthy Easy Eats: Berry Chia Seed...

This 10-minute Berry Chia Jam is quick and easy to make. The jam is thickened with chia and is not only nutritious but delicious. It’s a...

Prescribed, Pure Omega-3 Fish Oil to...

There is mounting evidence that prescribing high doses of purified EPA, an omega-3 fatty acid found in fish oil, can prevent heart attacks and strokes...

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...

Roundup: HPV-Linked Anal Cancer Rates Rise;...

HPV-Linked Anal Cancer Cases, Deaths Climb Dramatically 2001-2015, Study Says Anal cancer diagnoses and deaths related to human papillomavirus (HPV), the most common sexually transmitted...