Category archives: Health

C. Lowry Barnes, M.D., Invested in Carl L. Nelson, M.D., Distinguished Chair in Orthopaedic Surgery

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C. Lowry Barnes, M.D., chair of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Medicine’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, was invested earlier this month in the Carl L. Nelson, M.D., Distinguished Chair in Orthopaedic Surgery. Barnes, who graduated with honors from the College of Medicine in 1986 and completed his internship and [...]

Advancement in Hip and Knee Replacement

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Susan Smith dealt with knee pain for years, but when it began to affect her daily activities, she knew it was time to do something. Smith, who is the wife of G. Richard Smith, M.D., former dean of the UAMS College of Medicine, has always been an active person. Whether it’s riding a bike, hiking or ballroom dancing, she’s always been on the go. However, sh[...]

Colorectal Cancer Screenings Can Save Lives

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The best way to win the fight against colorectal cancer, or colon cancer, is to stop it before it ever has a chance, and that's why colon cancer screenings are important for adults over 50. While it's the second-leading cause of cancer deaths in adults, colon cancer can often be more effectively treated or even prevented if adults over 50 are screened reg[...]

Derby Day Soiree

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The long-standing traditions of the Kentucky Derby are lived out each year in Little Rock at Southern Silks. Big hats, gents and ladies dressed in their Sunday best, mint juleps and even “horse” races are all part of this fundraiser benefiting Methodist Family Health. The races at this event don’t involve the thoroughbreds clocking the track at Churchill Dow[...]

Enjoying The Long Run

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Early this year, thousands of runners took to the streets of Little Rock and North Little Rock for the Little Rock Marathon. This year marked the event’s 15th anniversary. Running continues to rise in popularity to meet people’s needs for health and fitness as well as camaraderie and outdoor exploration. University of Arkansas Little Rock instructor and AY [...]

Italian Artichoke Pasta, Well-Fed Me

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Courtesies of CHI St. Vincent Well-Fed Me Artichokes have the most fiber of any vegetable (10 grams for a medium one). Learn how to take a steamed artichoke to new heights with this simple shrimp marinade for an upscale, yet affordable pasta dish. Then, watch your guests, so satisfied and happy, as they start speaking Italian – Mangia! Italian Ar[...]