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January 10, 2020

Folic Acid: A Woman's Best Friend

There are many ways parents prepare for a baby. One important way moms can prepare is to get all the nutrients a growing baby needs. Folic acid is a B-vitamin essential for proper cell growth and is a great place for moms to begin their preparation. Folic a...

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January 9, 2020

A Life-Changing Year: A Local Woman’s Weight Loss Success

One year can make a huge difference in someone’s life. That is especially true for Piper Bennett who has lost 108 pounds less than a year after having bariatric surgery. Being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, Bennett first began looking into bariatric surgery...

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January 7, 2020

180 Pounds Down: A Panhandle Man’s Weight Loss Success Story

Weighing in at 390 pounds, Thomas Bryant oftentimes felt unmotivated and tired. “I felt so out of energy and unmotivated,” Bryant said. “It got to the point where I felt like I wasn’t living anymore. I would come home from work and my wife and I wou...

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December 19, 2019

Oh Christmas Tie, Oh Christmas Tie: BSA Employee Continues Festive Tradition

The Christmas spirit is in full swing at BSA. That’s especially true for the Pharmacy Department, thanks to a special tradition brought forth by BSA Pharmacy Director, Luke Barnett. For the past nine years, he has been wearing a different Christmas tie to...

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December 17, 2019

A Heartfelt Gift: Coronary Artery Screening for Only $99 at BSA

For those searching for a thoughtful and heartfelt holiday gift, look no further than BSA. Our $99 coronary artery calcium screening may be the perfect holiday gift for you or a loved one. This quick and painless test detects and measures calcium-containing...

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December 10, 2019

Holiday Eating Tips: Party Without Packing on the Pounds

Skip the heaping helping of anxiety this holiday season by making smart eating choices no matter how many parties you attend. You can avoid packing on the pounds over the next couple of weeks and set yourself up for a healthy start to the New Year. It might ta...

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November 26, 2019

Neonatal Nurse Celebrates 20 Years at BSA

As we continue to honor Prematurity Awareness Month, BSA would like to recognize Diana Hanna, RN, for 20 years of dedicated service to BSA’s Level III-designated Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). As a neonatal nurse for more than 30 years, Hanna’s ca...

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November 26, 2019

"Miracle Baby" Ava Leaves with Parents After BSA NICU Transport

On August 7, Shandelle Hicks’ physician diagnosed her with Braxton Hicks contractions after coming in with pain in her back and abdomen. When the pain continued to worsen the next day, the first-time mom ignored it, contributing it to more Braxton Hicks cont...

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November 25, 2019

Improving Men’s Health in November

November marks the beginning of Movember, a movement to raise awareness of men’s health issues. This month, men are reminded to care for their bodies, get check-ups and take care of their mental health. According to Robert Henry, a Physician Assistant at ...

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November 13, 2019

Your Holiday Diabetes Action Plan

If you are living with diabetes, it is important to make a holiday action plan to stay on top of your blood sugar levels. Follow the tips below to help you maintain healthy blood sugar levels during the holidays.   Form a Game Plan Avoid overindu...

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