Drinking alcohol is ...

“Who wants a drink?” “Oh, come on, just one drink won’t hurt you. It’s fun.” “It’s cool. Everybody drinks, right?” Wrong: Drinking alcohol is dangerous for kids and...
Posted On 29 Mar 2016

What you need to ...

Free, local meetings are now available to help you get the most out of your Medicaid benefits. If you have Medicaid as your health insurance, please plan to attend a meeting to learn about Medicaid services available to you,  if …
Posted On 28 Mar 2016

Estudio confirma: No ...

Una tercera parte de Estados Unidos no recibe al menos siete horas de sueño cada noche, y el CDC dice que es un hábito poco saludable. Como nación no estamos durmiendo lo suficiente. Esa es la conclusión de un nuevo …
Posted On 18 Mar 2016

Kids need regular ...

You may not realize how important your teeth are. They’re more than just a way to chew food. Healthy teeth and gums have a big impact on your whole body’s health, throughout your life.…
Posted On 22 Feb 2016

Heart disease ...

February is American Heart Month. Heart disease continues to be the No. 1 killer of Hispanic women in the U.S. In fact, more women die of heart disease than all forms of cancer combined.  Unfortunately, the killer is not as …
Posted On 15 Feb 2016

How Does the Zika ...

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)  has confirmed that an Arkansan has tested positive for the mosquito-borne Zika Virus. According to the CDC, the individual recently traveled out of the country and had a mild case of …
Posted On 14 Feb 2016

People who drink, ...

Many depressed people drink too much or take too many drugs to feel better. Also, most people who drink too much are actually depressed and drink to try to lift the depression. Both of these responses are dangerous. They can …
Posted On 30 Jan 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 29 Dec 2015

Hundreds of kids ...

According to a new report released by Arkansas Department of Human Services (ADHS), hundreds of children have died in Arkansas in the last six years.
Posted On 21 Dec 2015

Uninsured children ...

Thanks to expanded health coverage opportunities, there are 5,000 more Arkansas children with health insurance.
Posted On 02 Dec 2015