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Happy Trails: Warren Prairie Natural Area

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Taking a cold Plunge for Special Olympics

Subscriber onlyThe Central Arkansas Polar Plunge will take place Saturday at Maumelle with registration opening at 10:30 a.m. and plunges into Lake Willastein beginning at 1 p.m. Continue reading...

Don't give yourself a blue Christmas

Subscriber onlyMy idea of Christmas, whether old-fashioned or modern, is very simple: loving others. Come to think of it, why do we have to wait for Christmas to do that? Continue reading...

Slim Pickings

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Breathing by mouth is marginal cold fighter

Subscriber onlyQ: During the cold and flu season, can I cut my risk of infections by breathing through my mouth rather than through my nose? Continue reading...

Women Run groups seeking clinic leaders

Subscriber onlyWomen Run Arkansas, the statewide club that conducts free fitness clinics for women and girls, is recruiting volunteer leaders for the 2017 Women Can Run/Walk clinics. Continue reading...

Modification specifies workouts to individuals

Subscriber onlyToday's fitness trends are certainly geared toward group training with an interval format. Short, athletic bursts of activity are exciting, invigorating and keep exercisers coming back day after day. Continue reading...

Is plant-based milk nutritious for kids?

Subscriber onlyWhich is most nutritious: soy, cashew, almond or coconut milk? Continue reading...

Brain effects seen in soccer 'heading'

Subscriber onlyRoutine heading of a soccer ball can damage brain structure and function, according to a new study from the United Kingdom that is the first to detect direct neurological changes by impacts too minor to cause a concussion. Continue reading...

Super Quiz: Beverages

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Helpful Hints

DEAR READERS: Today's Sound On comes from a reader who, along with her neighborhood, is trying to make a positive impact on rebuilding the declining monarch butterfly population. She wrote: Continue reading...

Horoscopes by Holiday

Subscriber onlyHappy birthday. Your gratitude toward the many who've helped you will be the spiritual practice that opens the way for new mentors and helpers to enter your scene. Love will be the main attraction in February. Continue reading...

On Christianity

DEAR REV. GRAHAM: I don't see what good it does to be thinking about heaven all the time. I suppose I believe in life after death, but it doesn't really make any difference in the way I live. What's important is what we do right now, not some escapist "pie-in-the-sky" thoughts. Continue reading...

High Profile: Tim Nutt

History is his Holy Grail

Subscriber onlyTim Nutt welcomes visitors to his trove of medical history. His cache includes such curiosities as a vintage hyfrecator (electric wart remover) and a Civil War surgeon's scrapbook of -- how to say it? -- scraps. Continue reading...

Group wraps Christmas for needy senior citizens

Subscriber onlySimon Lee had to step over Christmas gifts when he interviewed for a job as community service representative at Home Instead Senior Care last December. The company had been collecting gifts for its Be a Santa to a Senior program, which provides gifts and helps facilitate human contact and social interaction with senior citizens during the Christmas season. Continue reading...