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....

Heart-Healthy Caramel Apple Cake

Serves: 8 Ingredients: 1/4 c. brown sugar 2 T. butter or margarine 1 small Granny Smith or other tart apple, peeled and sliced 1 T. cinnamon 3/4 c. all-purpose flour,...

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Breastfeeding 101

It’s common knowledge that breast milk is great for your baby. It’s rich in nutrients and antibodies that help protect your baby from infection, help...

6 Tips to Avoid Holiday Headaches

Between the shopping, the cooking and the decorating, does holiday stress make your head throb? These tips may help you avoid holiday headaches: Stick...

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...

6 Ways to Stop ‘Sitting Disease’

Have you heard of ‘sitting disease?’ Don’t laugh. It’s a condition that has been linked to many serious health issues and even premature death....

Memorial Day Weekend Safety

Memorial Day weekend is considered the unofficial start of summer. Whether you’re traveling or enjoying a backyard cookout, here are some tips for a...