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…

The Fighter

By Lisa Fischer | Photos Provided By Kaden Peebles  Kaden Peebles was social distancing before social distancing was cool. For a 22-year-old who’s heard those dreaded words “you have cancer” three different times in five years, she has been wearing masks and gloves since 2015.   Peebles was a high school junior in a small…