Donate Blood and Get COVID-19 Antibody Testing

Blood banks are in desperate need of blood donations right now. And when you help, you’ll garner some something that might benefit you: antibody testing.   That’s right – both the Red Cross and Arkansas Blood Institute are providing COVID-19 antibody testing for any donors.    You’ll have to make an appointment because with this…

Pinnacle Pointe Behavioral Healthcare System Provides Safe Environment for Kids and Teens

Pinnacle Pointe Behavioral Healthcare System offers care in a safe and nurturing environment for children and teens between the ages of five and 17.    Licensed therapists, psychiatrists and qualified behavioral health providers are dedicated to improving the lives and wellbeing of children and adolescents. Outpatient therapy is also available across the state with options…

The 10 Leading Causes of Death for Men

By Angela Forsyth   Since June is Men’s Health Month, we’d like to take this opportunity to take a closer look at men’s health, particularly during this time when COVID-19 has taken center stage of most health conversations. Eric Schaefer, M.D., medical oncologist and hematologist at Highlands Oncology Group in Northwest Arkansas, warns that it…

Never Give Up

By Dwain Hebda  Photography By Jamison Mosley   Lauren Coker Stringer made the short walk to the employee’s entrance at Arkansas Children’s, focusing on her steps, remembering to breathe.     She’d trained for this, of course, this calling to work the emergency department, considered by many the toughest of all nursing assignments. Already in…