Talking About Sex

[dropcap]T[/dropcap] alking about sex is taboo in many circles. While it may be awkward or uncomfortable for some to talk about, sex is an integral part to everyone’s health and should be easily discussed at it can affect quality of life. Defining the optimal sexual health each person should have is a difficult task given…

A Health-Geared Travel Checklist

If you are traveling for a family vacation or last-minute road trip, make sure you pack appropriately especially if you are on medications! Our complete travel checklist will help you make sure you’ve got everything you need for a successful trip! – CHI St. Vincent   Download their checklist now!    

Gov. Hutchinson Signs Mental Health Crisis Stabilization Centers Bill Into Law

  LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today signed SB136 into law to establish three regional Mental Health Crisis Stabilization Centers to reduce the incarceration rate of those with mental illness and to increase public safety. The governor has committed $5 million to support these facilities, which will provide evaluation and treatment of those suspected…

Dr. C. Lowry Barnes – UAMS

  Dr. C. Lowry Barnes, M.D., Orthopedic Surgeon and Chairman of UAMS Department of Orthopedics states, “In my practice, it’s all about mobility, and what we can do to keep patients active, moving and continuing their normal activities”. Barnes, who specializes in hip and knee reconstruction says that at the end of the day, his…

Holistic Winter Health

[dropcap]I[/dropcap] am no doctor, but I have spent the last several years getting into holistic health. My interest began when I was living in Fayetteville. Being surrounded by like-minded people, I became an outdoor enthusiast in the Ozarks, and dove into a borderline obsession with hot yoga. The yoga has now taken a backseat to other interests,…

The Skinny On Pain Management

By Jeanni Brosius :: Illustration by Jamison Mosley   [dropcap]M[/dropcap]ore than half of the adults in the United States suffer from one or more chronic health conditions, according the Centers of Disease Control For Disease Control and Prevention. “Ninety percent of those diseases have one common symptom, and that’s chronic pain,” said Dr. Meraj Siddiqui,…