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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Concerns about an increased risk of injuries may be keeping some kids off football fields throughout the United States. According to the National Sports...

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OB/GYN Personalized Care from Teens to New Mothers in Paducah

Baptist Health's community-based healthcare ensures that patients are optimally supported by their local health centers. Learn more about how patients benefit from having a primary care team right here in Paducah.

Can Your Thyroid Affect Your Mood?

Your thyroid (A butterfly-shaped gland located in your neck) produces thyroid hormone, which regulates, among other things, your body’s temperature, metabolism and heartbeat. Thyroid...

Detecting and Treating Stroke

La Grange doctors John Melton and Ryan Smith explain why “minutes matter” when it comes to stroke, and describe stroke symptoms and treatment. Watch video.