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Sacred Heart Health System is proud to offer a series of health tip videos and articles here at WEAR ABC 3. Sacred Heart's dedicated  professionals will cover a wide-range of health topics such as injury prevention, cancer detection, healthy living, and more. Check back weekly to get to know the experts and specialists at Sacred Heart and stay up-to-date on the latest developments in health and healthcare.

Don't miss the pages dedicated to Cancer, Cardiology and Orthopedics with more videos and articles.

Healthy Reading: News for Your Health


Avocados Help You Absorb Healthy Nutrients

When you eat an avocado, not only do you get a food packed with nutrients, you also get help with absorbing nutrients from other foods. Consuming a whole fresh avocado with either an orange-colored tomato sauce or raw carrots significantly enhanced provitamin A carotenoid (alpha- and beta-carotene) absorption and conversion of these carotenoids to an active form of vitamin A, according to new research published in The Journal of Nutrition. Learn more.

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Stress Relief in 25 Minutes a Day

A new study claims that as little as 25 minutes a day for three days of what is called mindfulness meditation can alleviate psychological stress. Mindfulness meditation has become an increasingly popular way for people to improve their mental and physical health, yet most research supporting its benefits has focused on lengthy, weeks-long training programs. Learn more.


Asthma: Mike's Story (Kids Health)

Monica, 17, developed asthma when she was 14. In this video, she talks about adapting to life with asthma — including how she continues playing the sports she loves.  Learn more.


Stress Can Raise Your Risk of Stroke

When someone gets all stressed out, hostile even, you'll sometimes hear somebody say to them, "Don't have a stroke." That could be lifesaving advice. Higher levels of stress, hostility and depressive symptoms are associated with significantly increased risk of stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA) in middle-age and older adults, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Stroke. Learn more.

Brisk Walking a Plus for Parkinson's Patients

Going for a brisk walk every day is good for most everyone. And a new study says it can have positive impacts particularly for people with Parkinson's disease. People with mild to moderate Parkinson's disease who regularly walk for exercise may improve their motor function, mood, tiredness, fitness and some aspects of thinking abilities, according to a study published in Neurology. Learn more.
Bayou Tower

Sacred Heart Hospital Completes Expansion, Dedicates New Tower

Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola held a dedication ceremony June 27 to mark the completion of the new Bayou Tower, the largest expansion of the hospital in almost 50 years. The expansion adds five new floors of patient care units with 112 private rooms. The addition will allow Sacred Heart to expand services such as its Joint Replacement Center and meet the community's need for more beds for critically ill patients. The added units also will allow Sacred Heart to offer private rooms throughout its new tower and the main hospital. Learn more.


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