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Melissa, a community representative for Baptist Health Home Care, spends her days educating patients, families, and community partners about the benefits and services of home health care. However, when...

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In the month of February, we celebrate Valentine’s Day by giving cards, confectionary and carnations to that special someone in our lives.  What if...

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Her whole life, Maddie Campbell had a hole in her heart and didn’t know it. She had atrial septal defect (ASD), which is an...

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Atrial septal defect (ASD) is a hole in the septum, or muscular tissue, between the left and right atria, the upper valves of the...

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...

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!...

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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...

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Melissa, a community representative for Baptist Health Home Care, spends her days educating patients, families, and community partners about the benefits and services of home health care. However, when...