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Your life is an amazing journey, and our purpose is to guide you to health, heal you from sickness or injury, support your recovery and celebrate health in all forms. Here you'll find healthy resources, tips and inspiring stories so you can continue to be amazing.

The Silent Health Crisis: Men’s Health

Most men are more likely to put off routine checkups or delay seeing a doctor when they have symptoms. Because of this, men’s health is considered a silent health crisis. Find out what men can do to have better health.

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How a Healthy Blood Pressure Can Prevent Stroke

High blood pressure is one of the leading risk factors for stroke, and more than 100 million Americans have high blood pressure according to the American Heart Association. Though the statistics are daunting, you can fight them by better understanding the link between high blood pressure and stroke. Read on to learn how high blood pressure causes a stroke, the symptoms of stroke and how you can prevent high blood pressure.

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Common Forms of Tick-Borne Disease in Arkansas

Warmer weather means more opportunities to enjoy the outdoors. Unfortunately it also means a greater chance of tick bites. Baptist Health's Dr. David Gerson with Sherwood Family Medical Center breaks down the most common tick-borne illnesses.

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All About Arthritis

With an estimated 54 million adults in the U.S. living with an arthritis diagnosis, both osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis are important to understand. Read on to learn more about common types of arthritis, your risk for developing the disease and the treatment options available.

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Sitting Too Long Can Be Bad for You

New research finds that even small amounts of exercise can dramatically improve your health. Baptist Health cardiologist Dr. Scott Davis explains.

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11 Ways You Can Stay Healthy and Active Throughout Your Day

Most Arkansans live an overly sedentary lifestyle – which can be linked to obesity, cardiovascular disease and depression. In fact, the World Health Organization listed inactivity as the fourth greatest risk factor for global adult mortality – but by staying active at work, you easily keep yourself from becoming a part of this statistic. Add more active hours to your day by following the tips.

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Calculate Your Health

The term BMI (body-mass index) has grown in popularity over the years as obesity rates have risen. The body-mass index measures weight and height to determine if a person is underweight, at a normal weight, overweight, or obese. 

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Winter and Your Heart

For most of the year, our hearts thrive from exercise and manual tasks, such as working in the yard. However, cold weather can affect our vascular systems in ways that can be potentially dangerous.

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The Top 4 Benefits of School Gardens

A healthier Arkansas begins with healthier children. At Baptist Health, we believe the ongoing effort to plant gardens at schools will play an important role in educating the next generation about a nutritious diet – something we’ve seen evidence of in Conway public elementary schools.

In 2017, Conway Schools was awarded a USDA Farm to School Grant to build gardens at the district’s elementary schools. When Baptist Health heard the grant was enough to fund gardens at all but three schools, we knew we had to help. We provided the supplies needed for the last three school gardens and donated wheelbarrows to all 16 sixteen schools – and those gardens are making an amazing difference in both the children and community of Conway. Read on for the top 4 benefits we’ve seen school gardens provide.

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Holiday Heart–Tips on Keeping Your Holidays Healthy

An unhealthy diet, increased salt intake, and stress during the holiday season can cause your heart to beat in an irregular rhythm. Find out more about "Holiday Heart."

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