Different Types of Strokes

What Are the Most Common Types of Stroke? A stroke is a medical emergency in which blood flow to part of the brain is cut...

The Difference Between Bell’s Palsy and a Stroke

Bell’s palsy is a neurologic condition that causes temporary paralysis of the muscles of one side of the face (and in rare instances, both...

Surgical Treatment for Scoliosis

Scoliosis can be treated through surgery instead of wearing a brace. Learn more about the surgical treatment option for scoliosis.

Participating in the CREST 2 Study

Baptist Health Lexington participates in the CREST 2 study alongside the NIH to determine the best method for reducing the chance of stroke. Learn more about the study from this video.

Diagnosing Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease in which the brain and spinal cord develop lesions that can cause a wide range of symptoms including...

Stroke Treatment in Paducah

Baptist Health Paducah has a nationally certified stroke center that specializes in the prevention and treatment of strokes. Learn more about your stroke treatment options and hear a survivor's experience.

Stroke Prevention with the Watchman Device at Floyd

At Baptist Health Floyd, the Watchman device reduces the risk of stroke by treating atrial fibrillation without using blood thinners. Learn more about the Watchman procedure and how it works to prevent strokes.

The Difference Between Seizures and Epilepsy

A question frequently asked by someone who has had an epileptic seizure or who has a loved one who has had one is, “Are...

Causes and Risk Factors for Stroke

A stroke occurs when blood flow to a portion of the brain is cut off or greatly reduced. This deprives the brain tissue of...

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Coping with Memory Loss

Neurologist Gregory Cooper suggests healthy lifestyle changes to help reduce the risk of developing memory loss and describes the signs and symptoms of early dementia.

Healthy French Fries? Skip the Drive-Thru & Make Your Own

Potatoes are still vegetables and have a place in a well-rounded diet, even when they are made into fabulous French fries. The key is...

Telemedicine for Intensive Care

Learn how Baptist Health Corbin uses telemedicine to monitor patients around the clock in pulmonary and critical care.

Health Benefits of Spices

Using seasoning and herbs not only gives food some extra pep, but also can have health benefits. Here are a few spices to try: ...

Extensor Tendonitis vs. Stress Fractures in the Foot

Two of the most common causes of foot pain are extensor tendonitis and stress fractures. The similarities between these conditions can make it difficult...