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Five Silent Killers of Men

Men need to be aware and vigilant in defending themselves against common health care dangers by Dan McFadden Quietly, like shadows in the dark, they creep up on Arkansas men, slowly and without warning. Fearing the unknown, many men keep the proverbial lights off, covers pulled up hoping the shadows retreat into the night. Turn…

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Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Announces New CEO

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation announced a major leadership change today. Preston Campbell, M.D., will be stepping down from his position as president and CEO of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation at the end of 2019. The foundation has appointed Michael Boyle, M.D., to succeed Campbell as president and CEO. Currently, Boyle is Senior Vice President of…

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Fayetteville in the Running to Host IRONMAN Triathlon

Fayetteville is among the finalists to host the world’s premier endurance tests: the IRONMAN Triathlon. Officials with IRONMAN recently announced that Fayetteville will join Memphis, Des Moines and Tulsa as possible locations for the 2020 event. Officials will be visiting the four central United States cities as the selection process continues. The decision is expected…

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Baptist Health Adds ‘Music Pharmacy’

Baptist Health Senior Care Behavioral Health-Fort Smith, in collaboration with Musicians On Call, has added a “Music Pharmacy” to its group therapy sessions. Musicians On Call is a national nonprofit that gives patients access to the healing power of music. Mandy Kuykendall, a certified therapeutic recreation specialist, secured three Amazon Fire tablets with access to…

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CareLink Holding Double Day on May 16

It’s getting time to double down! On Thursday, May 16, CareLink is hold its first ever Double Day to raise funds and awareness for its nonprofit services. CareLink is one of eight Area Agencies on Aging across Arkansas, and the organization provides services for elderly individuals and their families. As part of a donation made…

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Dancing With Our Stars: Arkansas Edition!

The Children’s Tumor Foundation Arkansas Chapter is hosting the Dancing With Our Stars Gala fundraising event on September 5, 2019. This annual event has Arkansas celebrities dance with local dance instructors as they compete for the Mirror Ball Trophy. The gala will be held in the Robinson Center Ballroom and is the largest fundraising event…