Risks of Dehydration in Pregnancy

Proper hydration ensures your body has sufficient fluids to carry out its normal functions. If you’re pregnant, your body is working overtime supplying nutrients...

Considerations for Selecting Your Health Insurance Plan

Health insurance can be very important to both your physical and financial health. There are many different types of plans, and within those types,...

Why Having a Primary Care Physician is Important

A primary care physician (PCP), sometimes referred to as a general practitioner or family doctor, is a physician that specializes in the diagnosing, treatment...

Plants You Should Avoid

For people who love the great outdoors, nothing beats a nice long nature hike. However, while most of the beautiful flora you encounter will...

What are Hyper-Functional Beverages?

Hyper-functional beverages, sometimes simply called functional beverages, are consumable liquids that contain ingredients intended to convey specific health benefits or improve a particular function...

Patient Self-Advocacy

Healthcare is personal, and the focus should be on you. Taking an active role in your care not only helps providers offer better care,...

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Norovirus Prevention

Three Ways to Help Prevent the Norovirus

Most people have never heard of the norovirus, sometimes referred to as the “winter vomiting bug” in parts of the United States and elsewhere...

Overpronation and Supination: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

As you walk or run, your feet “roll” from side to side a bit with each stride. This movement is called pronation, and there...

Crushing pain and heart attacks

You know the dramatic scene on TV when someone is having a heart attack: the actor clutches his chest, gasps and drops to the...
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Surviving a Heart Attack in Richmond

Baptist Health Richmond supports the treatment process for heart attacks before, during and after the attack. Learn more about the benefits of being treated locally.

Potato Frittata

A frittata is an unturned, not folded omelet. As a basis for a quick meal, start with eggs and a hot, oiled skillet, toss...