Ways to Shake the Salt

Research shows most Americans eat more sodium than they need, and getting too much in your diet may increase your risk for high blood...

Minimally Invasive TAVR Heart Procedure in Lexington, Kentucky

The TAVR procedure, also known as transcatheter aortic valve replacement, is a minimally invasive technique that requires only a small incision in the chest. Learn how Baptist Health uses TAVR to treat heart disease.

Rewards of Cardiac Rehab Nursing

Nurse Lindsay Bowles talks about building relationships with her patients in cardiac rehab and the crucial role nurses play in helping patients make lasting changes.

6 Ways to Help Prevent a Heart Attack

Heart disease related deaths jump 5 percent this time of year; that’s almost 1,500 deaths each day. In fact, Americans have the most heart...

Detecting & Preventing Heart Attacks

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

The Relationship Between Crash Diets & Heart Health

Fad diets just make you hungry and grumpy. Whether you try the cabbage-soup diet, a juice cleanse or another regimen that promotes speed over...

6 Health Benefits of Beets

The food we commonly refer to as the “beet” is beetroot, the taproot portion of the beet plant. Enjoy the health benefits of beets...

4 Heart-Healthy Tips for Shoveling Snow

Here are 4 heart healthy tips to keep in mind when shoveling snow: Take frequent rest breaks so you don’t over-stress your heart. Pay...

4 Tips to Keep Your Ticker Healthy

Every month we will be featuring experts from across our healthcare system to share tips and tricks with us on how to live healthier...

ASD Patient Story – Maddie Campbell

Her whole life, Maddie Campbell had a hole in her heart and didn’t know it. She had atrial septal defect (ASD), which is an...

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Pacemaker vs. Defibrillator

Differences Between Pacemaker & Defibrillator

Two devices that help patients manage their heart conditions are pacemakers and implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs). Both affect the beating of the heart, which...
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Anticoagulation Clinic in Madisonville, Kentucky

This anticoagulation clinic in Madisonville helps patients with DVT or pulmonary embolism manage blood clot formation in legs, hands, and more. Learn about anticoagulation from Baptist Health.
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CABG Open Heart Surgery in Madisonville, Kentucky

A coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) is an open heart surgery procedure that requires precise attention to care. Learn about the importance of having CABG surgery at a local hospital from Baptist Health.