Tags archives: health

Here's Why Outdoor Play is the Best Way to Keep Your Kids Focused

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How many times have you watched your kids become frustrated with their homework? I can certainly relate to their frustration of finding it difficult to focus on homework at the end of a long school day. Parents have long thought of outdoor play as the reward for finishing homework, but we might want to start reversing that trend. A growing body of research s[...]

Health: Combating Hunger During the Holidays

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With today’s super-sized mentality, it’s hard to think of food as scarce. But for many Arkansas families, food is, indeed, in short supply. Photographs courtesy of the organizations   ranks No. 2 among states for its percentage of “food insecure” residents — a whopping 19.9 percent of our neighbors struggle to obtain adequate food on a regular bas[...]

Health: The New Pharmacy - Your Kitchen

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When colds strike, it’s tempting to stock up on cold meds at the neighborhood pharmacy or run straight to the doctor. However, before making an appointment, take inventory of your pantry and spice rack.   foods and spices have natural healing properties — you may have the ingredients for a home remedy that will alleviate symptoms without leaving yo[...]

Tuesday's Heartbeat: Runway for a Cause

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Each Tuesday morning, I have the pleasure of speaking with Fox16 anchor Suzanne Bronner about stories that appear in our magazine. This morning my special guest was Coco Dorsey, chair of this year's Runway for a Cause style show/luncheon. Coco shared a bit about her experience as a breast cancer survivor and model. Watch the full segment below.

Meet Misty Duffy

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We were nearly sick by the time we pulled into Yellville. Route 14 which snakes along the ridges between Mountain View and Yellville should be on any serious list of the best motorcycle roads in the world. It’s an epic coiled spring of a road that, if done in a car, can make the best of us queasy. Give me a café racer and a leather jacket and it’d be a diffe[...]

Tuesday's Heartbeat: The Road to Fit

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My journey to "skinTy" is multifaceted. I work out at the gym — if you read my blog regularly, you know I have a hate-love-hate relationship with the elliptical — watch what I eat, regularly drink green smoothies and I walk a lot. And while the apps on my phone are very helpful, the Tomtoms gave me the best gift for Mother's Day: a Fit Bit Charge. This ha[...]

Health: An Experience Like No Other

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Runway for a Cause (RFC) returns this month with an expected sell-out luncheon and fashion show to benefit Susan G. Komen Arkansas. By Tracy Courage :: Photography by Cindy Momchilov   -eight models will take to the runway, wearing fabulous fashions from more than a dozen central Arkansas retailers, all to raise money for breast cancer research and[...]