BHealthy

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.

What You Need to Know About Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer, or cancer of the colon or rectum, is the third leading cause of death from cancer in the United States. Protect yourself from colorectal cancer by learning more about the disease, its symptoms, risk factors and the screenings that could save your life.

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Understanding Your Risk for Kidney Disease

Strong, healthy kidneys are essential to living your healthiest life. In fact, when kidneys aren’t functioning properly or a person develops chronic kidney disease (CKD), it can result in a range of serious health conditions, including cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, weak bones, nerve damage, kidney failure or anemia. Take care of your kidneys – and protect them from CKD – by following the tips below.

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The 3 Heart Health Videos You Need to Watch.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women, but at Baptist Health, we’re working to change that. Through innovative treatments, a wide range of services and ample resources, we offer you the support you need to create a heart-healthy lifestyle.

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What you should know about cervical cancer

Cervical cancer is the fourth most common type of cancer among women worldwide and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), all women are at risk. Thankfully, it is also highly preventable. Below are ways you can prevent cervical cancer and signs to look for.

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Signs that you may have a problem with your thyroid

Your thyroid is a gland that makes hormones that influence almost every system in your body. Thyroid disorders can range from an enlarged gland that doesn’t need treatment to thyroid cancer.

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How and When to Wash Your Hands

This year’s 2018 National Handwashing Week was at the beginning of December. Washing your hands is one of the easiest and best ways of preventing ailments, such as Staph infections, the flu and the common cold, that occur when we touch our face or mouth with our hands.

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Diabetes Explained

More than 360,000 Arkansans live with diabetes, yet the condition remains widely misunderstood – and with the prevalence of the disease in our state, that needs to change. Read on to learn more about diabetes, the symptoms, the treatment options and who is at risk of developing the disease.

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The Importance of Getting a Flu Shot

Flu season is almost upon us – and now is the time to get your flu shot. Read on to learn how getting the flu shot helps you take care of yourself, your family and your community.

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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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