Effects of Pets on Mental Health

How Pets Improve Your Mental Health If you own a pet, you know the joy they bring to your life. You walk through the door...

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Use B.E.F.A.S.T. and Know the Classic Stroke Symptoms

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Can Your Thyroid Affect Your Mood?

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The Signs and Symptoms of Diabetes

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 30.3 million people in the U.S., or 9.4 percent of the population, have diabetes....

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Success of Sleeve Gastrectomy in Paducah, Kentucky

Obesity is a disease that bariatric surgery and behavior changes can help reverse. Learn how a sleeve gastrectomy procedure helped a Baptist Health Paducah patient achieve success in her weight-loss journey.

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Effects of Pets on Mental Health

Effects of Pets on Mental Health

How Pets Improve Your Mental Health If you own a pet, you know the joy they bring to your life. You walk through the door...