What Former Smokers Should Know

Snuffed out your last cigarette years ago? Great! You did something wonderful for your health by quitting. Snuffed out your last cigarette years ago? Great!...

How Smoking Can Change Your Appearance

If knowing that smoking causes cancer, heart disease, stroke and other serious illnesses can’t convince you to quit, how about good old vanity?If knowing...

Getting Pregnant: Myths and Truths

There’s something about the holidays: maybe it’s the cuddling by the fire. Or wanting to stay indoors and out of the weather. Maybe it’s...

Logan’s Story, Chiari Malformation

Hear Logan's story about Chiari Malformation and the care he received at Baptist Health. Learn more about Chiari Malformation or find a provider or specialist...

Understanding Chiari Malformation

Chiari malformation is a structural deformity in the base of the skull and cerebellum. The cerebellum is the part of the brain that regulates...

Antibiotic Stewardship

You may have heard, or read, a term over the last few years called “superbug” which refers to bacteria that have become resistant to...

Can You Trust BMI?

Body Mass Index (BMI) has long been used as a measure of health. While it's come under a bit of fire lately, it's still...

Pediatric Sleep Apnea

Does your child snore at night?  Does your child have pauses in breathing, toss and turn in bed, or often breathe through the mouth...

Allergy Testing & Treatment

Primary care physician David Williams, MD, Baptist Health Corbin, discusses the importance of testing for allergies and the benefits of finding appropriate preventive treatments before...

Detecting and Treating Strokes

Baptist Health La Grange doctors John Melton, MD and Ryan Smith, MD explain why “minutes matter” when it comes to stroke, and describe stroke...

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Debunking Heart Disease Myths

Heart disease is incredibly common — more than 1 in 10 American adults has been diagnosed, and it’s the leading cause of death. It’s...

Differences between Palliative and Hospice Care

Palliative care and hospice care have a lot of similarities, but there are also important differences. One of the most important distinctions between the...

6 Things to Know on Quit Day

Every smoker can become a former smoker. But it’s going to be hard work. That’s why smokers should plan ahead for their “quit day” and...