Healthy Living

Missouri Baptist is committed to helping you lead a healthier life. We work with community partners to offer a combination of events, cooking classes and health seminars focused on actions you can take to reduce your risk of chronic conditions including heart disease, diabetes and stroke.

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MS Living Well

Ready to learn more about multiple sclerosis?  Visit MSLivingWell.org, our award-winning website dedicated to providing information on multiple sclerosis, new treatment options and advice on living well with MS.

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MS Breakthroughs: Advancing Care

Want the most cutting edge news after the largest global MS meeting? The healthcare team from The MS Center for Innovations in Care will present the most promising and impactful results on multiple sclerosis treatment and myelin repair.

Tuesday, Dec. 4, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Missouri Baptist Medical Center
Clinical Learning Institute Building, 4th Floor

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Pain Scale

The effects of chronic pain can be far-reaching. From gaining weight and having trouble sleeping to mood swings and even depression. Follow these simple rules to identify you pain management needs.

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Carbs or Calories?

When dieting, which is better to use as a caloric intake model: carbs or calories? Does one offer faster weight loss over the other?

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The Right Nutrients to Help You Heal

Despite public focus on the rising obesity problem in the United States, malnourishment remains a common but little-known concern for many hospitalized patients. Malnutrition can lead to negative outcomes such as higher infection rates, poor wound healing, and up to three times longer lengths of stay.

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Early Heart Attack Care

Did you know that heart attacks have beginnings and these beginning signs occur in more than half of all heart attack patients? Learn the important early signs and symptoms.

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Living (Well) With Congestive Heart Failure

Follow these tips to live a healthier life with congestive heart failure.

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Her Heart Health

A woman's heart is different. Many women may not experience chest pain. Their warning signs are non-specific and often easily overlooked. 

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Yoga: For a Healthy Pregnancy

An ancient form of meditation, yoga has evolved into a popular form of exercise offering physical and mental benefits that can alleviate health problems, reduce stress, and increase flexibility.

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Healthy Living: 11 steps to a New You After Surgery

Your recovery starts on the day of surgery, to help you regain strength, mobility and prepare you for independence when you go home.

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Steps to a Glad Gut: More Fiber

Many digestive health issues can be resolved or aided by lifestyle modifications such as...

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Don't Be Afraid to Ask

I seem to have more gas now than ever before. Is it what I'm eating? Is it always what you eat that causes gas or does something else play into it?

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Top reasons for taking your little one to the Emergency Room

The clock says 4 a.m. Your five-year-old is crying and has kept you up most of the night. You’re worried.

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Stir-fried Cauliflower Rice

Cauliflower takes the place of rice to help increase your vegetable intake and cut starches. Enjoy this delicious, one-dish meal.

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Tomatillo Salsa

With high fiber, unique antioxidant mix and vitamins C and A, "husk tomatoes" bring the flavor of Mexico to your table with this spicy Salsa Verde.

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Peach Chia Pudding

Chia seeds are a powerhouse of nutrients filled with protein and fiber. This recipe makes a nutrient dense, guilt free snack for any occasion.

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Chopped Peanut Salad

With tofu croutons and chopped peanuts, this Asian-inspired chopped salad packs a nutritional punch with 16 g of protein and only 257 calories.

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Women’s Health and Menopause

OB/Gyn physicians Laura Donnelly, MD; Erin DuMontier, MD; and Julianna Verticchio, MD, discuss what a woman should know about menopause.

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A Matter of Balance

Almost half of older adults worry about falling. Don't worry, take action. Learn about the factors that can lead to a fall and practical tips to keep yourself on your feet in this discussion-based program.

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Caring for the Caregiver

Facing an aging population with longer lifespans, Americans are providing an unprecedented amount of care for family members within their own homes. Our monthly Caregiver Classes can help fight burnout, provide tips for day-to-day care, and prepare you for dealing with the practical, emotional, and legal issues that arise.

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