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Atrial Fibrillation: How Cardiac Ablation Helped One Woman.

A-Fib is the most common arrhythmia, or rhythm disorder, of the heart. Approximately three million American adults have been diagnosed with A-Fib, while another three million don’t even know they have it.

The risk of developing A-Fib increases with age. In fact, it’s the most common heart rhythm abnormality in people over 65.

Living Well with Heart Failure.

Date: Jan 13, 2014

Living Well with Heart Failure.

Congestive heart failure (CHF) affects about six million Americans and is the leading cause of hospitalization in people over age 65. Missouri Baptist's Heart Failure Center offers treatments and advice on lifestyle changes, such as exercising, reducing salt intake, managing stress and weight, that can improve the symptoms and help patients live better and sometimes longer. 

One Diagnosis Leads to Another.

Date: Jan 15, 2013

One Diagnosis Leads to Another.

Other than back pain, Anderson Daniels had no problems the first 70 years of his life. He had retired in 2007 after nine years in the Pattonville School District and more than 30 years as a bakery manager.  He rarely missed a day of work. In 2004, he had his back pain treated surgically. During his evaluation, his doctor told him one of his kidneys was not working properly.
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High Blood Pressure?

Interventional cardiologist Christopher Speidel, MD, answers common questions about High Blood Pressure.

When Does a Cut Mean a Trip to the ER?

ER physician Jeffrey Davis, MD, answers common questions about what to do when you or a loved one has a cut.

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Fall For Pumpkin

Fall For Pumpkin

Pumpkin is the flavor of-the-minute!  This season, think outside the pie to bring this colorful fall veggie to your plate in fun, flavorful and creative ways.

Nonni’s Eggplant Lasagna Recipe

Nonni’s Eggplant Lasagna Recipe

Our Nutrition Team has adapted a wonderful Eggplant Lasagna recipe for a healthy meal option.

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