May 7, 2024

Spotting the Warning Signs of Stroke Critical for Successful Treatment

Do you know the warning signs for a stroke? Would you recognize them in someone else? What about yourself? We often think if something like a stroke has occurred, we would realize it immediately, right? As it turns out, nearly 70 percent of people who have suf...

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May 30, 2023

Patient Experiences the Award-Winning BSA Stroke Center

BSA Health System is excited to announce it has earned the Primary Plus Stroke Center designation by DNV. This new certification and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Awa...

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August 17, 2022

Questions & Answers about Breastfeeding

Are you a first-time mom with lots of questions about breastfeeding? We asked Tiffany Bateman, RN, BSA, IBCLC, who has led the BSA lactation program since 2000, to answer a few of the most popular questions about breastfeeding. Which is better for my baby â...

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May 18, 2022

Types of Stroke

Strokes not only have many effects on the victim, but they also have many causes. There are five types of stroke: ischemic, hemorrhagic, transient ischemic attack (TIA), cryptogenic and brain stem. • Ischemic strokes are the most common type of stroke, ac...

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January 31, 2022

BSA Cardiac Rehab Serves as Support for Local Resident

In April 2021, Terri Fry began experiencing severe pain in the middle of her back. Unsure of what was causing the pain, Terri drove to BSA Urgent Care Center. While there, Terri was informed she was experiencing a major heart attack. She was taken to the hospi...

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October 11, 2021

Help Your Heart’s Health Through Blood Pressure Monitoring

It is estimated that nearly 46% of Americans have high blood pressure, making them more likely to have a heart attack or stroke. Knowing how to take your blood pressure accurately and how to evaluate the reading can be lifesaving. In order to take an accura...

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September 30, 2021

Prayers from BSA Provider Bring Peace to Pregnant Mother

Angelina Ramsay recently developed a cough and suspected she may have contracted COVID-19. She explained that the thought of having COVID-19 while pregnant at 35 weeks with her second child was scary, but that upon her arrival at BSA Urgent Care Center, she im...

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September 29, 2021

The Importance of “Golden Hour” After Giving Birth

The moments and hours after giving birth are filled with many different emotions, ranging from joy to discomfort. This is a beautiful time, and an integral time for mother and baby, known as the “golden hour.” This is a pivotal time as the mother will expe...

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August 19, 2021

BSA Volunteer Continues to Brighten the Days of Others’ After 15 Years

At the urging of a friend from church who was already involved with the program, Stephanie B., a voracious reader and beach-lover, accepted an invitation to volunteer her time at BSA. Now, Stephanie is a 15-year veteran of the program. We spoke with Stephan...

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August 5, 2021

60 Second Sleep Tip – How Much Sleep You Need

The amount of sleep that you should get largely depends on your age.   · Newborns should get anywhere from 14 to 17 hours of sleep. · Infants should get anywhere from 12 to 15 hours of sleep. · Toddlers should get anywhere from 11 to 14...

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