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Northwest Arkansas fight against Marshall Islander diabetes nets $2 million grant

Subscriber onlyA $2 million grant will help sustain the yearslong push to lower diabetes in Northwest Arkansas' growing Marshallese community, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences announced Thursday. Continue reading...

Republican health bill would mean changes for up to half of Arkansans

Subscriber onlyThe Republican health care bill in Congress could open the door to changes in the insurance coverage for half of Arkansans, alarming residents with serious and expensive health concerns and drawing a mix of praise and caution from several Republican state officials. Continue reading...

Springdale board endorses growing School of Innovation

Subscriber onlySpringdale's school district will eventually double the Don Tyson School of Innovation in size as long as the state approves the moves, the School Board decided Tuesday. Continue reading...

Northwest closes Bentonville pediatric department

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Health closed the pediatric department at its Bentonville medical center this month, a health system spokeswoman said Monday. Continue reading...

Northwest closes Bentonville pediatric clinic

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Health closed the pediatric clinic at its Bentonville medical center this month, a health system spokeswoman said this morning. Continue reading...

Washington Regional's next CEO to step in this fall after Bradley's retirement in Fayetteville

Subscriber onlyA Washington Regional Medical Center vice president will become CEO this fall following executive Bill Bradley's retirement, the center announced Friday. Continue reading...

Hospitals forge ahead with plans despite cloud of uncertainty

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas hospitals and clinics will continue growing despite the open question of how Republicans in Congress and the White House will alter health care policy, several executives said in recent weeks. Continue reading...

UAMS joins with minority communities to improve health

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas researchers, churches and residents are sharing knowledge and using science to improve the health of Hispanic and Marshall Islander communities and of the region in general, participants say. Continue reading...

Springdale forum spotlights regional, islander health needs

Subscriber only Thousands of Pacific Islander children in Arkansas could soon become eligible for public health coverage, but access to care and healthy living are still lacking for minorities and Northwest Arkansas as a whole, experts said Friday evening. Continue reading...

Benton County town shrinks but residents vow resilience

Subscriber onlySULPHUR SPRINGS -- This town in northwest Benton County is disappearing, but its inhabitants aren't giving up on its future just yet. Continue reading...

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Susan Sullivan (from left) and Angie King of Fayetteville and Lee Ann Dedmon of Lowell share a laugh...

Susan Sullivan (from left) and Angie King of Fayetteville and Lee Ann Dedmon of Lowell share a laugh Wednesday during an evening h...

Published: June 26, 2016

Sunlight falls on clumps of rice cutgrass Wednesday in one of a handful of ponds in the Kessler Moun...

Sunlight falls on clumps of rice cutgrass Wednesday in one of a handful of ponds in the Kessler Mountain nature preserve in southw...

Published: April 11, 2016

Fayetteville residents at Monday evening's Ward 4 meeting applaud a resident's call for Alderman Joh...

Fayetteville residents at Monday evening's Ward 4 meeting applaud a resident's call for Alderman John La Tour to resign after a re...

Published: March 29, 2016

Ella Kraft, a 10-year-old 4-H member, tends to her Nubian goats at her grandmother’s house east of F...

Ella Kraft, a 10-year-old 4-H member, tends to her Nubian goats at her grandmother’s house east of Fayetteville on June 25 in prep...

Published: August 31, 2015

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