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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…