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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.

7 Ways You Can Fight the Stigma Surrounding Depression and Anxiety

Approximately 1 in 5 adults in the U.S. experiences a mental illness within a year, according to the National Alliance of Mental Illness. Despite the high prevalence of the disease, depression and anxiety remains shrouded in a stigma that all too often prevents those living with the disease from getting the treatment they need. Fight the stigma by following these tips... 

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What you need to know to stay healthy this flu season

So far this flu season, Faulkner County is one of the 11 Arkansas counties reporting the majority of flu cases in our state. Dr. Jessica Tackett breaks down the flu season, flu symptoms, and prevention for Faulkner County.

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5 Ways to Beat Seasonal Affective Disorder

Also referred to as the “Winter Blues”, Seasonal Affective Disorder is a specific kind of depression that often strikes in late fall through winter.  Symptoms include feeling lethargic, having trouble sleeping, difficulty concentrating, and more. Here are some steps you can take to help you overcome your symptoms of SAD.

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8 Ways to Help a Family Member with Alzheimer’s

Few experiences make family members feel as helpless as watching a loved one struggle with Alzheimer’s disease. Though nothing can be done to reverse the effects of the disease, you can help your loved one be more comfortable as they navigate life with Alzheimer’s. Read on to find out how.

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Avoiding the Spread of Superbugs

At least 30 percent of antibiotics prescribed are unnecessary. This unnecessary prescribing and overuse of antibiotics is threatening public health with the risk of creating a superbug, a bacteria that is resistant to many antibiotics. Learn how you can prevent superbugs.

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Vascular Dementia Explained

Vascular dementia is a neurocognitive condition that causes a decline in cognitive function like other types of dementia, such as Alzheimer’s. Unlike other forms of dementia though, vascular dementia develops when the brain is deprived of oxygen and key nutrients for an extended period of time. This can happen after a stroke, or be caused by any incident or disorder that damages blood vessels or reduces circulation. Read on to learn more about vascular dementia, key risk factors and treatment.

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Ouchie! What to Do About Skin Rashes and Insect Bites

Long summer days spent outside creates more opportunities for exposing ourselves to irritants that cause skin rashes or insect bites and stings. Find out how you can ease these summertime discomforts.

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All About Alzheimer’s

More than 5 million Americans live with Alzheimer’s, making it the most common form of dementia. Alzheimer’s is a progressive disease that causes a person’s intellectual abilities to deteriorate. Though there is no cure yet, there is support and treatment available for those with Alzheimer’s and their families.

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How to Cool Off After a Sunburn

Even though we all know to wear sunscreen, there are still times when you will sunburn. From falling asleep at the pool to forgetting to reapply sunscreen, accidents happen. That’s why it’s important to know how to treat sunburns early on so that you can avoid more serious issues like infection or dehydration. When you first notice you are sunburned, follow these tips to start the healing process.

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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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