In Praise of Probiotics

Sometimes it's necessary to bringing the big guns when you're feeling icky, but it doesn't always take a high-powered drug to help you feel...

Coconut Water – Nature’s Sports Drink?

The importance of hydrating before, during and after exercise cannot be understated. Sports drinks, such as Gatorade and PowerAde, are typically the beverage of...

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...

Weather & Migraines

Spring is the start of tornado season in Kentucky. Unfortunately, stormy weather and barometric changes can trigger migraines, warns Baptist Health Medical Group neurologist...

Calm Your Daily Commute

Your daily commute can take a serious toll on your health. Long commutes (more than 15 miles) have been linked to high stress levels,...

8 Ways to Work Out at Work

Finding time to exercise can be a challenge, especially if you work a 9 to 5 job. So why not work out at work?...

Hear this! Have you had your hearing tested?

You had your cholesterol screened and your blood pressure checked. You even (reluctantly) scheduled that six-month checkup at the dentist's office. Good job -...

Hidden Sugar in Your Child’s Diet

Chances are you know that soda and other sugar-filled drinks are bad for your child’s health. But, the food choices you serve can also...

Heart Healthy Recipe: Stuffed Mushrooms

Serves 5 as a side dish or 2 as a main dish Ingredients: 10 large button mushrooms or 2 portobello mushrooms 3/4 c. packaged Parmesan...

Heart-Healthy Cheesy Potato Soup

Serves: 6 Ingredients: 4 medium potatoes, peeled and chopped 2 medium carrots, shredded 1 onion, chopped 1 tsp. minced garlic 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp....

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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...

Hair, Skin & Nails Health

Even if a bad hair day turned into weeks of untamed tresses, you probably wouldn't think to call your doctor. The same might be...

Mustard Pepper Chicken Paninis

Great panini sandwiches are easy to make when you have good tools. If you don't have a panini maker, use a skillet and a...

Cinco de Mayo Celebrations

If you’re watching your weight or trying to eat healthy, you don’t have to ditch your Cinco de Mayo festivities. Consider these handy tips...
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9 Common Mental Health Conditions

While people tend to be familiar with conditions that can affect their physical health — from colds to cancer to heart disease — they...