April 28, 2014

BSA Recognized with Readers' Choice Awards

Amarillo Magazine readers recognized BSA Health System with Readers’ Choice Awards in three categories: Birthing Suites, Lactation Specialists and Ultrasound. “I am incredibly honored and very excited,” shares lactation specialist Tiffany Batemen, I...

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April 9, 2014

Retired Couple Embraces Lifetime of Service as Volunteers at BSA

Bill and Sandra Hanna spend their Tuesday and Thursday mornings at BSA in the surgery waiting area. They are enjoying their retirement years, doing what they enjoyed professionally, although they did not work in health care. “We spent 40 years working with p...

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April 2, 2014

Taking Care of Heart Health Earlier in Life

New research published in recent weeks should have more people in their 20s and 30s paying attention to their heart health for better health, not only in their 60s and 70s, but also in mid-adulthood. While the news is plentiful regarding managing risk factors ...

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March 25, 2014

Children and Concussions - Interview with Neurologist Dr. Razi Rashid

 Many people may not realize children and teens are more likely than adults to suffer a traumatic brain injury or concussion. It also takes them longer to recover than adults. If you have children playing contact sports, it is especially important you are awa...

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March 13, 2014

What your pregnancy could say about your heart health

 A new report published in the Journal of the American Heart Association says women who have a history of gestational diabetes during pregnancy may be at an increased risk for developing atherosclerosis later in life. Researchers say this may even be true o...

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February 20, 2014

Inspired by High Intensity Workouts? Be Careful with Your Joints

Are you familiar with the term HIIT? It stands for high intensity interval training. If you think it sounds like an exercise program reserved for Olympic athletes, don’t jump to conclusions so fast. HIIT programs are quickly rising in the United States, espe...

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February 9, 2014

When Heart Disease Strikes, Cardiac Rehab Helps Rebuild

At the age of 47, Annabeth Baker suffered a heart attack and permanent heart damage in August of 2013. “It was totally unexpected,” she admits. Unexpected, because she did not experience the traditional symptoms associated with a heart attack – chest pai...

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February 5, 2014

Women and Heart Disease – Why We Go Red

 Friday, February 7 one decision is made easier for women across the country as they look through their closets and Go Red in support of women and heart disease by wearing red. Cardiovascular disease is the number one killer of women in the U.S., yet many wom...

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January 2, 2014

5 Easy Ways to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

When it comes to ringing in the New Year, deciding what we will do differently over the next 12 months is the topic of conversation shortly after the ball drops. A new year is a fresh start and more often than not, striving for better health makes at least the...

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December 12, 2013

Preventing Holiday Heart Attacks

The holidays are one of the best times of the year. From the decorations, to the festive music and gatherings, winter is a time marked with cheer and celebration for many. However, it is also a busy and stressful time of year for many – putting them at an in...

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