Arkansas seeing ...

A health care system in Arkansas and Missouri is an example of the difference between states that have expanded Medicaid and those that have not.  Lawmakers in Missouri have not approved a comprehensive expansion plan, but Arkansas has. That failure …
Posted On 17 Jul 2016

Tobacco use fueled ...

Tobacco use remains a serious problem among Hispanic/Latino adults, with increasing use and acceptance of e-cigarettes and hookah among younger tobacco users living in the United States, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions...
Posted On 01 Jul 2016

Keep your children ...

Injuries are the leading cause of death for children younger than age 19. Most injuries are completely preventable. In the United States, a person dies from an injury or violence every three minutes. Every year, about 30 million Americans go …
Posted On 14 Jun 2016

5 Fact you should ...

You don’t need superpowers to be a hero when it comes to stroke, you just need to pay attention to the risk factors and know the warning signs. “Stroke is largely preventable and treatable,” said Mary Ann Bauman, M.D., chair …
Posted On 29 May 2016

Komen Ozark, ...

Victory with every step.  Day to day the Latino community has been involved in sports and community activities in Arkansas; one of them is the Susan G. Komen  Race for the Cure Ozark.   During the last Race for …
Posted On 28 May 2016

Why Do Teens Drink?

Experimentation with alcohol during the teen years is common. Some reasons that teens use alcohol and other drugs are: curiosity, to feel good, reduce stress and relax, to fit in, or to feel older.   From a very young age, …
Posted On 08 May 2016

The best gift for ...

The very best gift you can give your newborn baby is to breast-feed right after giving birth, and for at least the first six months of life. Breast milk is better than formula because it keeps your baby healthier and …
Posted On 07 May 2016

SOS encourage ...

According to the most recent Census, 1 out of every 6 Arkansans are Hispanic. “Cinco de Mayo is a great opportunity to inform that growing community of the importance of eliminating tobacco consumption not only for themselves but for …
Posted On 01 May 2016

UAMS to host Cancer ...

Little Rock, AR Each year, the American Cancer Society estimates the number of new cancer cases and deaths expected in the United States in the current year and compile the most recent data on cancer incidence, mortality, and survival based …
Posted On 10 Apr 2016

Arkansas Kids Battle ...

Kids in Arkansas and across the nation are being prompted to take on Big Tobacco by encouraging other young people to avoid smoking, holding events to send a message that they won’t be manipulated into picking up a cigarette. In …
Posted On 09 Apr 2016
PHP Code Snippets Powered By : XYZScripts.com