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The Importance of Well-Child Checkups

Well-child visits play an important role in maintaining a child’s physical, mental and emotional health. While parents don’t hesitate to take their child to...

10 Tips for Terrific Teeth

Want to keep your teeth white and healthy? Follow these 10 tips: Brush at least twice a day. If you can, brush after every...

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Getting Athletes Back in the Game at Floyd

Kristopher Abeln, MD, covers the way the sports medicine and orthopedics program at Baptist Health Floyd helps athletes recover from injuries and get back in the game.

The Risks of Smoking

The risks of smoking are all across the body, but are especially in the lungs where it was cause COPD, bronchitis, and pneumonia. Learn about lung testing.

Why am I cold?

Why am I so cold? It’s a question I hear frequently from patients, not just during winter months but also in the summer. Although...

Urgency in Detecting a Stroke

Learn about the signs of a stroke, and how emergency room staff can provide fast, life-saving treatment to stroke sufferers.

7 Motorcycle Safety Tips

Motorcyclists are roughly eight times more likely than car drivers to be injured in an accident and 35 times more likely to have a...