Tagged: centers for disease control and prevention

Fighting for a Family: Infertility & Adoption

by Stephanie Jackson 11/3/2014 12:00 am

Parenthood doesn’t always come easily. Prospective parents struggling with miscarriage and infertility— there are many ways you can start your family.

Teen Health: Local Pharmacist and Mom Shares Info on HPV Vaccination

by Heather Bennett and Aubrey Harton, Pharm.D. 1/23/2014 12:00 am

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 79 million Americans are currently infected with the human papilloma virus (HPV), and 14 million people become newly infected each year. It can cause many different cancers in men and women including cervical cancer. January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, and cervical cancer is highly preventable. However, every year about 12,000 women are diagnosed with this disease. In 2010, 3,939 women who were mostly ages 30 to 40, died from cervical cancer.

ACH Receives $3.5M Research Grant for Birth Defects

by Associated Press 9/20/2013 9:39 am

The Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute will receive the funds over five years. Five other centers around the country are also receiving funds to take part in the study.

Betty Bumpers On Her Lifetime of Service and Volunteerism

by Alexis Hosticka 6/1/2012 12:00 am

Tireless, bold and resourceful, former first lady of Arkansas Betty Bumpers continues to be one of the state's most celebrated Women to Watch.

Winter Can Bring Treacherous Weather -- Are You Ready?

by Karen Martin 12/27/2011 5:22 am

Enduring winter weather requires preparation. With winter storms right around the corner, here are some tips from Verizon Wireless on how to plan ahead in case of a weather emergency.