Category archives: Health

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[...]

Talking About Sex

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alking about sex is taboo in many circles. While it may be awkward or uncomfortable for some to talk about, sex is an integral part to everyone’s health and should be easily discussed at it can affect quality of life. Defining the optimal sexual health each person should have is a difficult task given the various variables that come into play. Personal s[...]

A Fresh New Side Dish - Curried Lentils and Squash

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Looking for a fresh new side dish to serve to your family and friends? This Curried Lentils and Squash from Well-Fed Arkansas, CHI St. Vincent Health goes great with everything! Lentils are packed with fiber and are a great source of protein, which makes this dish an excellent vegetarian entree. The unique flavor of curry, with its combination of deep, ea[...]