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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.

Tips for a Healthy Prostate

Prostate cancer may not be pleasant to think about, but with an estimated 1,300 Arkansas men to likely be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year alone, you can’t afford not to. Follow the tips below to help keep your prostate healthy and minimize your risk of cancer.

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What You Can Do to Help Prevent Sepsis

Sepsis can be caused by any type of infection: bacterial, viral, fungal, or even parasitic. Learn what you can do to prevent infection.

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How to Dispose of Medication

If you’ve noticed old bottles of pills rattling around in your medicine cabinets, this is a friendly reminder to dispose all expired, old, unwanted medication as soon as you can. We want to ensure that old or unused medication is not accidentally ingested or intentionally used for purposes unrelated to the original prescription.

In case you didn’t know, there’s a right way to dispose of old and unused medicine. The following are some ways to dispose of medication:

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Swim Safe All Summer Long

As summer goes on, swimming’s popularity soars along with temperatures. Thankfully, Arkansas is home to some of the best swimming holes in the country. Follow the tips below to enjoy them to the fullest.

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5 Gardening Safety Tips You Need to Know

Maintaining a lush summer garden is hard work, but enjoying the fruits of your labor are worth the effort. As you brave the summer heat to tend to your plants, follow the tips below to stay safe and enjoy your garden to its fullest.

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How You Can Avoid Bugging Out About Summer Insects

Any time you head outdoors to enjoy summer’s long days and warm nights, you’re likely to be joined by a few creepy crawly party crashers. Read on to find out which insects you’re likely to run into this summer and how to deal with them.

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4 Ways to Protect Your Skin from the Sun

Summer is almost here, along with days spent poolside, weekends spent at the lake, outdoor family barbeques – and increased sun exposure. May is Melanoma and Skin Cancer Detection Month, and as part of our commitment to building happier, healthier communities, we want to help you avoid the negative effects of sun exposure. Keep your summer fun and care-free with these skin protection tips.

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5 Important Immunization Facts You Should Know

Immunizations are an important part of a happy, healthy community, but unfortunately they are shrouded in unnecessary controversy due to confusion and misinformation. Keep reading to get the facts straight on vaccines – and why you and your family need them.

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Home Safety Tips this Holiday Season

Do you ever clean your Christmas tree before putting it up? Or think about carbon monoxide poisoning before building a fire? We want you to stay healthy and safe this holiday season with help from Baptist Health's Dr. Devon Ballard, with Sherwood Family Medical Center.

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Make Time for Your Mammogram

The early detection of breast cancer significantly improves a patient’s likelihood of survival, and a mammogram is the most accurate way to find cancerous cells in the breast. Yet, many women forgo their yearly screening because they believe a mammogram will hurt, they fear cancer will be found or they simply don’t think they have time for an appointment. Women who perform monthly breast self-exams, get a yearly breast exam from a physician and get a yearly mammogram drastically increase their chances of surviving breast cancer by up to 97 percent.

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