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Horton Family Gives $1M to Arkansas Children's Northwest

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/25/2016 10:54 am

Karen and Darren Horton of northwest Arkansas, grandparents of a former Arkansas Children's patient, are giving $1 million to the construction of Arkansas Children's Northwest.

Premier Concepts Gives $1M to Arkansas Children's Northwest

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/18/2016 10:27 am

Premier Concepts LLC is giving $1 million to the construction of Arkansas Children's Northwest. It will distribute the money over the next five years.

UAMS, Arkansas Children's Receive $1.4M to Study Childhood Obesity

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/13/2016 10:21 am

Scientists at Arkansas Children’s Research Institute and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences have received a $1.4 million grant from the USDA to find out why obesity rates in Arkansas are among the worst in the nation, the organizations announced in a news release Wednesday.

Dupps Family Gives $1M to Arkansas Children's Northwest

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/11/2016 12:59 pm

Kirk and Cynthia Dupps have donated $1 million to the construction of Arkansas Children’s Northwest, which opens in 2018, the Arkansas Children's Hospital announced Monday.

Clark Family Foundation Gives $2.5M to Arkansas Children's Hospital

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/6/2016 11:52 am

The family of the late David M. Clark is giving $2.5 million to Arkansas Children's Hospital, the hospital announced Wednesday.

Health Care in Northwest Arkansas Responds to Growth

by Marty Cook 7/4/2016 12:00 am

Eric Pianalto, president of Mercy Northwest Arkansas, says big investments, such as the one his hospital is making, are critical if health care providers are going to have any hope of keeping up with the demands of the region.

From Morning Coffee to Lights Out: A Day in the Life of Marcy Doderder

by Soirée Staff 6/23/2016 4:30 pm

Marcy Doderder is the president and CEO of Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock.

8 Tips for Hospital Stays

by Heather Bennett 6/20/2016 12:00 am

Even with the excellent standard of care provided by Arkansas Children’s Hospital, extended hospital stays are a strain on the entire family. Sean and Dorothy Graves share advice that made their son’s hospitalization more bearable.

Ari's Return: Battling & Beating a Life-threatening Illness

by Heather Bennett 6/20/2016 12:00 am

Sean and Dorothy Graves did not know their son Ari was born with Down syndrome. He came into the world a month earlier than his due date and 15 minutes after mom, Dorothy’s water broke.

Know When to Have Your Child Tested for Allergies and What to Expect

by Robert Pesek, MD, and Amy Scurlock, MD, FAAP 5/31/2016 12:00 am

When and how you approach allergy testing depends on multiple factors. Doctors must examine the type of symptoms or clinical reaction observed, the age of the patient, and the type of protein, or allergen, causing the reaction. Allergens can be foods, environmental or other common triggers, such as insect venoms or medications.

a La Carte

by Arvest Bank 5/27/2016 12:00 am

Arkansas Children’s Hospital Auxiliary held its annual event a La Carte at the Children’s Hall on the ACH campus. Guests enjoyed treats from 20 of central Arkansas’ finest eateries and participated in a silent auction while enjoying live music. Guests also experienced Art a La Carte for the first year which featured original works of art created by ACH patients with an Arkansas artist.

J.B. Hunt Gives $5M to Arkansas Children's Northwest

by Mark Friedman 5/19/2016 10:23 am

J.B. Hunt Transport Services of Lowell announces a $5 million donation to Arkansas Children's Hospital's northwest Arkansas hospital, now under construction in Springdale.

Wal-Mart, Walmart Foundation Give $8M to Arkansas Children's Northwest

by Mark Friedman 5/9/2016 1:10 pm

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and the Walmart Foundation are donating $8 million to Arkansas Children's Hospital's northwest Arkansas hospital, now under construction in Springdale.

Health Care Construction Spending in Arkansas Is Climbing

by Mark Friedman 4/25/2016 12:00 am

Spending on health care-related construction projects in Arkansas nearly doubled in 2015 compared with the previous year.

The Daily Calculus of Type 1 Diabetes

by Dwain Hebda 4/4/2016 12:00 am

Families live by a set of rules, but when Type 1 diabetes is part of your life, most of the rules that govern typical family life go out the window.

Arkansas a la Carte Returns with New Art Component

by Soirée Staff 4/1/2016 6:51 am

The Arkansas Children’s Hospital Auxiliary’s annual foodie fundraiser returns on Thursday with a new creative component.

St. Bernards' Brenda Million Earns Fellow Status (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/8/2016 12:00 am

Brenda Million has earned fellow status in the American College of Healthcare Executives, an international professional society of 80 chapters and 40,000 healthcare executives. Million is the vice president of women’s and children’s and perioperative services at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro.

Simple Steps That Reduce Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

by Meg Green, RD, LD 1/18/2016 12:00 am

As the calendar changes, families think about changes they want to make to have a great year. Many decide to become healthier by eating well, exercising and practicing healthy habits. Not only are those ways to improve health, they also decrease the risks of type 2 diabetes.

BNSF Logistics Completes Springdale Facility

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/1/2015 10:56 am

BNSF Logistics will celebrate on Thursday the official opening of its new, 30,000-SF state-of-the-art domestic headquarters in Springdale.

10 Ways To Avoid Turkey Day Temptations (Without Losing Holiday Fun and Flavor!)

by Meg Green, RD, LD, Arkansas Children's Hospital 11/24/2015 12:00 am

Kids know the holidays come with more treats than usual. Parents know they come with temptation! Here are a few tips to help families incorporate their holiday favorites without going overboard.