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Dying neurosurgeon thinks about time

Subscriber onlyIn residency, there’s a saying: The days are long, but the years are short. In neurosurgical training, the day usually began a little before 6 a.m., and lasted until the operating was done, which depended, in part, on how quick you were in the operating room. Continue reading...

Bike fest rolls out 27th year of revelry

Subscriber onlyMountain bikers didn't have the heart to trash a little bicycle that was donated for their reindeer games at the 2014 Ozark Mountain Bike Festival. Continue reading...

Too few adults in cancer clinical trials

Subscriber onlyIn 1947, children who developed acute lymphocytic leukemia died. Dr. Sidney Farber, a pathologist at Boston Children's Hospital, was so distressed doing autopsies on these children that he moved into the clinic and, against the advice of more conservative colleagues, began treating children with aminopterin, a highly toxic drug that starved their cancerous white blood cells of critical nutrients. Continue reading...

Mode aside, shine on teeth is fleeting

Subscriber onlyQ: What is the healthiest and most effective way to whiten your teeth? Continue reading...

RussVegas half-marathon now 2 days' flat-out fun

Subscriber onlyWhat does Russellville have in common with Las Vegas? Not much. But Chris Olson and his friends thought about that fantasy land a lot when they were growing up in the much quieter Arkansas city. Continue reading...

Slim Pickings

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Spouse's exercise habit does influence partner, study says

Subscriber onlySpouses influence each other's exercise habits for better and worse, according to a new study of the workout habits of middle-aged couples. Continue reading...

Rib Roll stretch helps to condition lower back

Subscriber onlyLower back functionality is typically among the lower priority items on clients' fitness agendas. Continue reading...

Studies say music hits high note with Alzheimer's cases

Subscriber onlyCHICAGO -- For more than 60 years, Bert Rose was a celebrated pianist, who played at benefits and weddings -- including the Sharon Percy/Jay Rockefeller nuptials -- and accompanied Ann-Margret, Debbie Reynolds and Brooke Shields at glittering venues. Continue reading...

Helpful Hints

DEAR READERS: Many of you wrote in regarding a recent Sound Off about people not waiting their turn when lanes merge. Here is what one reader had to say: Continue reading...

Horoscopes by Holiday

Subscriber onlyHappy birthday. Risk time and money to better your position. A supporter will come along to help you meet your April goal. May features developments in your family life. Continue reading...

Super Quiz: Science

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On Christianity

DEAR REV. GRAHAM: I've lived a pretty rebellious life, but now I'm older and I'd give anything to be able to erase the past and know God has forgiven me. But I can't believe God will ever do that. He might forgive some people, but not someone who's done all the things I've done. Is there any hope for me? Continue reading...

Michael Bearden

Subscriber only DATE AND PLACE OF BIRTH: April 12, 1980, in Searcy Continue reading...

Michael Ross Bearden

Ballet Arkansas artistic director also gracefully balances family, college studies and teaching at the University of Utah while landing Arkansas debut of Balanchine piece.

Subscriber onlyIn his second year as the company's artistic director, Michael Bearden has pulled off a big coup for Ballet Arkansas. Continue reading...

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