September 16, 2021

Healthy Aging Habits

Healthy Aging Month, celebrated annually in September, is a great time to begin implementing lifestyle habits that will help promote lifelong physical and mental health. “By practicing healthy habits, you get to enjoy your life with the body you are given...

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June 17, 2021

Help for Hernias During Hernia Awareness Month

In recognition of Hernia Awareness Month, Dr. Sam Kirkendall, BSA Amarillo Surgical Group General Surgeon is sharing information on hernia symptoms and treatment options. Hernias occur when internal organs or fatty tissue are pushed through a weak spot with...

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June 9, 2021

Men’s Health Tips for Men’s Health Month

Men’s Health Month, celebrated annually in June, is a great reminder for men to practice healthy lifestyle habits. According to BSA Urgent Care Center Physician Assistant, Rob Henry, men can do several things to improve their overall health, including: ...

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May 10, 2021

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, acco...

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February 10, 2021

Skin Burn Awareness

More than one million burn injuries occur every year in the United States. “Burns are complex, and at times, are serious injuries which take a knowledgeable provider to assess,” BSA Advanced Wound Care Center Medical Director, Cuatro Holland, DO said. ...

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November 13, 2019

The Importance of Gallbladder Health

The U.S. National Library of Medicine, a part of the National Institutes of Health, notes that gallstones affect 10%-15% of the adult population, meaning that 20 to 25 million Americans have or will have gallstones. Gallstones, the most common form of gallblad...

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August 13, 2019

Establishing a Back-to-School Sleep Routine with Your Children

With the summer season being full of barbeques, late nights and days spent by the pool, you and your family may have fallen out of your usual school year habits including a consistent sleep schedule. Jeannie Pruitt, BSA Sleep Disorders Clinic Manager, has some...

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