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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Online Heart Health Assessment

Are you at risk for a heart attack? Learn about your risk factors with our online heart health assessment tool and find help for improving your results.

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COVID-19 Vaccines Give Hope

In December 2020, the first COVID-19 vaccination in the United States was administered. Gearing up for the largest-ever vaccine campaign, the country witnessed a symbolic turning point in our battle against the pandemic that has upended everyone's lives for over a year.

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Preventive Care

As we age, our health and wellness needs change. During the COVID-19 pandemic, preventive health care visits declined as many people avoided visiting their physicians when much was unknown about the virus transmission

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Did You Know?

As the COVID-19 vaccine becomes more widely available, many people wonder whether it's right for them. BJC HealthCare wants you to have the information you need to make the right decision for yourself and your loved ones.

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Keeping You Safe

At Missouri Baptist we are ready to care for you -  with new safety precautions and other important steps to make your visit an easy one and get you back to the care you need.

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Preparing for Baby Classes and Support Groups

At MoBap, we believe that supporting healthy and happy babies begins with supporting their parents. That’s why we offer classes and support groups to guide new parents each step along the exciting path of parenthood.

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Know the Warning Signs and Symptoms of Stroke

The following are the most common stroke warning signs. Go to the ER immediately if experiencing any of the symptoms. A quick response can help reduce damage.

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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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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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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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Regaining Mobility: Wheelchair Seating

Wheelchair and seating evaluations for patients experiencing a decline in their mobility and activities of daily living offer patients an opportunity to gain independence in their home and community and are the starting point for persons with disabilities, primarily neurological or cardiopulmonary, to receive a manual or power wheelchair. 

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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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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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