Category archives: Health

Yoga Warriors Fight Cancer with CARTI

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Donna Terrell’s Yoga Warriors Fighting Colon Cancer and CARTI are teaming up to offer a series of free yoga classes to cancer patients, survivors and caregivers, according to a news release. Certified yoga instructors from Arkansas Yoga Collective will teach the twice-monthly classes, which will begin Sept. 6 at 10:30 a.m. at the CARTI Cancer Center in Li[...]

Little Rock Marathon Registration Opens

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Registration for the Little Rock Marathon opened this week. The Race Weekend will be held March 3-4, 2018. For runners who want to train for the 2018 race, a “build-up” training phase begins Aug. 7 and official training starts in mid-September. Training is free, but runners have to register. Registrations will be available online at littlerockmarathon.[...]

Good Skin Is Always In

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Choosing the best skin care routine can be completely overwhelming.  There are so many skin care products and brands on the market.  We are constantly flooded with choices in skin care from watching a commercial on TV, walking into Target, or from our bestie on Facebook. How can we know which products to choose? Why is one skin care line better than another?[...]

KARK Features Molly Miller, Mental Health Guide

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KARK featured former Little Rock City Director candidate Molly Miller and BridgeWay CEO Jason Miller on "Arkansas Today" Monday afternoon. Molly was on the cover of this year's Mental Health Guide. She spoke to AY Magazine about her fight against anxiety and depression and her journey to treatment, as well as her decision to withdraw from the city directo[...]

Inherited Cancer Risk Leads Travel Blogger to Choose Mastectomy

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Travel blogger Lesley Murphy meets with breast surgeon Daniela Ochoa, M.D., prior to her double mastectomy, while her parents, Martha and Vent Murphy, listen in. Inherited Cancer Risk Leads Travel Blogger to Choose Mastectomy April 14, 2017 | Lesley Murphy is accustomed to waking up in exotic locations. From snow-covered Finland to the beac[...]

Clinical Trials

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If you are taking medication for a mental health or addiction issue, your physician will prescribe medicine based on his knowledge and training as a medical professional. If you are interested in being part of a clinical trial, you may indicate this idea to him. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s website, fda.gov, drugs that undergo prec[...]

Managing Alzheimer's and Dementia

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s we get older, our bodies change: our eyesight becomes poorer, hearing may become more difficult and we have less physical stamina each day. Mentally, we may struggle to remember things or we might forget appointments. But how do we know when an aging spouse or parent’s forgetfulness is a sign of something worse, like dementia or Alzheimer’s disease? “Wh[...]

There's Always Hope

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The term addiction is often used casually: “I’m addicted to Instagram …” “I’m addicted to tattoos,” or “I’m totally addicted to that TV show,” but a true addiction is chronic, progressive and can result in devastation. “An addiction is a maladaptive overindulgence in behavior — in process or in substance — that has become self destructive.” This defini[...]