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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.

Get Some Shut Eye: The Importance of Sleep

Jam-packed schedules and overcommitted calendars are rampant in today’s world. Between work, school, family, friends, hobbies and social obligations, you may feel like you can’t always afford to get a good night’s sleep – but in reality, you can’t afford not to get adequate shut eye.

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Introducing Mako Joint Replacement Surgery, Exclusively at Baptist Health

The future of joint replacement surgery is available exclusively at Baptist Health, and it can make your hip or knee pain history. Allow us to introduce you to the Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery System. The system offers procedures for total hip replacement, partial knee replacement and total knee replacement, but it is not your average surgery...

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Dealing with Alzheimer’s Disease

By 2020, it is estimated that nearly 60,000 Arkansans will be living with the most common form of dementia – Alzheimer’s disease. An irreversible, progressive brain disease, Alzheimer’s slowly deteriorates mental function and memory, creating a range of difficulties for those with the disease and their families. Though there is no way to prevent or cure Alzheimer’s, the disease may be easier to handle if it’s onset is detected early. Learn more about the symptoms and treatment of the disease below.

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Blood pressure basics

High blood pressure (also known as hypertension) has no symptoms. So, if you don't have your blood pressure checked regularly, the first sign of high blood pressure could come in the form of a heart attack, a stroke, heart failure, or kidney failure. Here is how to control high blood pressure.

 

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Dealing with Grief in the Holidays Part Three: How to Have Faith When Life Hurts

Dealing with Grief in the Holidays Part Three: How to Have Faith When Life Hurts

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Dealing with Grief in the Holidays Part Two: Constructive Christmas Therapy Thoughts

What can we do when grief and loss hit during the holiday season? Read part two of our series on grief during the holidays.

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Dealing with Grief During the Holidays — Part One: It’s Normal

Coping with the loss of someone we love is difficult anytime, but when it comes to the holidays, it seems our heartache can be magnified.

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What You Need to Know About Hospice

Though there is grieving that comes with the end of a life, it can still be a full, meaningful time for the person passing on and their family with the right outlook. Read on to learn more about what hospice care entails and how it can make a patient’s final days more peaceful and comfortable. 

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Antibiotics: When Do You Really Need Them?

We've all been there. You know you are sick and you don't want to "give it a week" to see if it gets better without antibiotics. We feel we don't have time to wait. Dr. David Gerson with Sherwood Family Medical Center has some advice on whether or not we should.

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I Can’t Remember! Do I Have Dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease?

Difficulty remembering people, places, events or other things throughout each day is a common occurrence as we age.  However, when forgetting becomes often enough to make daily life difficult, then it may be more than normal aging.

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