Participating in a Stroke Study

Cardiologist Michael Jones discusses Baptist Health Lexington’s stroke study, and how it will help doctors determine the best treatments for people at risk.

Foods to Avoid if You Have High Blood Pressure

If you have high blood pressure, it's important you follow a diet low in salt and low in fat (particularly saturated and trans fat)....

Detecting and Preventing Myocardial Infarction

Cardiologist William Dillon, MD, explains ways you can prevent heart disease and describes the symptoms you may feel when you are having a heart attack.

Debunking 6 Heart Disease Myths with Facts

Heart disease is incredibly common — more than 1 in 10 American adults has been diagnosed, and it’s the leading cause of death. It’s...

Heart-Healthy Monday: Vodka Penne

Serves: 4 Ingredients: 1 c. low-fat Alfredo sauce 1 c. marinara sauce 1/4 c. vodka 4 c. cooked pasta 1/4 c. grated Parmesan cheese (opt.) Preparation: In a large bowl, combine Alfredo...

Advances in Stroke Intervention

Learn the signs and symptoms of a stroke, explaining why it’s important to seek help in the emergency room as quickly as possible.

Treatments for Pulmonary Embolism

Learn the dangers of pulmonary embolism and the treatment options used to remove a clot, including surgical embolectomy and a catheter-based procedure.

Skip These Six Salty Foods

The average American consumes about 3,400 milligrams of sodium (salt) a day – more than twice the 1,500 milligrams recommended by the American Heart...

Heart Rate Myths Debunked

Understanding your heart health and risks starts with knowing the facts. There are a lot of misconceptions about elevated heart rate; three of the...

Innovations in Heart Care

Interventional cardiologist talks about the new, innovations in heart care available at Baptist Health Paducah. Watch video.

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Therapeutic Hypothermia after Cardiac Arrest in Paducah, Kentucky

Therapeutic hypothermia is the lowering of the body’s temperature after cardiac arrest to preserve neurological function. Learn more about the therapeutic hypothermia protocol from Baptist Health.

Aortic Valve Replacement Surgery in Louisville, Kentucky

Aortic valve replacement is a catheter-based, minimally invasive procedure that can help treat aortic valve stenosis. Learn more about this heart procedure from Baptist Health.

Peripheral Artery Disease Treatment Options in Lexington, Kentucky

Peripheral artery disease (PAD) occurs when plaque builds up in the arteries, causing symptoms of pain and changes in skin color. Learn about Baptist Health's treatments for peripheral artery disease.