Heart disease is a leading cause of death for men — and for women. Coronary heart disease claims both genders in about equal numbers. But it’s a very preventable cause of death. It helps to know what to look for … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: January 2014
Part of being heart healthy can mean eating certain types of foods. Of course, avoiding too much fat and salt should be on your list. But you can get a little ‘nutty’ with your diet. Let’s check in with registered … Continue reading
A wider range of eye care will soon be available to Mid-South children. A grant from the Baptist Memorial Foundation will help establish a Pediatric Eye Center. One of its targets will be the number one cause of vision loss … Continue reading
Your heart health can depend on knowing other key numbers like blood pressure. Rod Starns explains why knowing — and controlling your numbers is so important.
It’s about 30 degrees out, and you decide that you are going to start your car, which is parked in the garage of your home, before you leave so that you can turn the heat on as soon as you … Continue reading
In cold temperatures, one’s body begins to lost body heat faster than it can be produced. As winter is quickly approaching and temperatures are colder, hypothermia can become a concern for some individuals. Hypothermia, or abnormally low body temperature, affects … Continue reading