Just One Thing: Cocoa Powder

Yes, we are about to label chocolate a health food — sort of. Cocoa powder, which is used to make chocolate, contains compounds called...

Your Back-to-School Health Guide

Your car is full of sand, you’re washing bathing suits and towels on repeat, and your kids were up until 11 p.m. catching fireflies...

How to Stay Healthy at the Office

We Americans work — a lot. People with full-time jobs work an average of 47 hours a week, with nearly 4 in 10 people saying...

Avoid Summertime Emergencies

Summer can be a three-month block party, full of sunshine and swimming, four-wheelers and fishing — but it can also be a booby-trapped obstacle...

Managing Menopause

For many years, menopause was known as “the change,” that time in a woman’s life when her body transitions out of the childbearing years....

A Guide to Headaches

We’ve all been there: An invisible vise squeezes your temples; a phantom nail seems to drive through your brain. Pain relievers can’t work fast...

Workout Tips for Achy Joints

You know the old adage, “No pain, no gain”? Forget it, especially if you have osteoarthritis, says Kathy Edwards, a certified personal trainer and fitness...

Easy & Healthy Food Swaps for Weight Loss

If the eggnog and cookies you indulged in over the holidays left you feeling like you need the Jaws of Life to escape your...

Recipe: Skillet Cornbread

On a cold winter’s day, what’s better than a steaming bowl of soup or chili? A side of warm cornbread for dipping, that’s what....

HealthStat: Flu Vaccines

Just about 4 in 10 Americans get a flu shot. Do you hear that? It’s the collective scream of every doctor in the United States. The...

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The GERD Diet Plan: Foods to Eat & Avoid

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a common condition that causes frequent heartburn and other symptoms and can lead to more serious health problems. In...

Trouble Sleeping? Maybe It’s Your Night Technology Use

According to the National Sleep Foundation, 95% of Americans regularly use a computer or electronic device of some kind in the hour before bed....

Baptist Health Home Care Therapists Trust Their Instincts Putting Patient and Family First

Two Paducah Home Care therapists helped identify a gas leak in a patient’s new furnace, preventing potential safety issues within the home, where the...
Anti-Anemia-Diet

The Anti-Anemia Diet

Believe it or not, treatment for one type of anemia - a lack of red blood cells or of hemoglobin in the blood -...

15-Minute Nutty Bulgur Pilaf

Bulgur can be a favorite alternative compared to rice for this dish. Each half-cup provides 7 grams of fiber! Also, Bulgur is high in fiber and protein...