Category archives: Healthy Choices

Primary Care Physician Keeps Family Front and Center

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Talk with Susanna Shermer, M.D., for just one minute, and you will immediately feel better. The family practice physician who works at CHI St. Vincent Primary Care in Midtowne and the medical director of Grow Learning Center, Dr. Shermer comes from a familial line of doctors and continues the tradition of personal care with her patients and community. A n[...]

Feeling Adventurous? Start 2016 Off on the Right Foot With a First Day Hike!

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We know your NYE will be full of confetti and your fave bubbly, and we have the best way to start anew on New Year's Day. Get in touch with your wild side (and look totally appropriate with no makeup and a messy topknot) with a First Day Hike! Started by the American Hiking Society, First Day Hikes encourage people of all ages to get outside on the first [...]

5 Ways to Stay Healthy at Work During the Holidays

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The holiday season is here, and with it comes lots of opportunities to indulge at parties and family gatherings. While you can’t always control what’s on the buffet over Christmas, you can control what you eat at work. Here are some tips for eating healthy at work throughout the holidays. 1. Bring your lunch: While this is an obvious choice, spend extra t[...]

From Prison to Management … How Goodwill Helped Me Get My Life on Track: A Q&A with Sarah Pine

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  Sarah Pine is the 2012 Graduate of the Year after completing Goodwill’s Transitional Employment Opportunity program. Q: When did you first start working for Goodwill?    A: December will mark my 5-year anniversary with Goodwill. Five years ago, I was fresh out of prison and had trouble finding a job because very few employers wanted to hire [...]

All That Jazz, CARTI Golf Classic Set for Oct. 4 & 5, Proceeds to Benefit Cancer Patient Assistance Fund

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Ticket sales are underway for All That Jazz, the launch party for the annual CARTI Golf Classic scheduled for 6 p.m. on October 4 at Next Level Events in Little Rock. Billed as the kick-off to the 29th annual CARTI Golf Classic, All That Jazz is described by organizers as a casual evening of food, fun and entertainment, as well as live and silent auctions[...]

A Warrior of All Warriors

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What woman doesn’t have one of the following symptoms at any time during a month? Bloating, feeling full quickly, constipation, frequent urination and/or fatigue. At 35 years old, I know I do. Did you know those are the same symptoms of ovarian cancer? This is the story of a warrior loved by many. On the first diagnosis one comes out swinging after the sh[...]