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Group plants seeds to revive rare trees

Subscriber onlyArmed with rare seeds and basic tools, a group of volunteers set out Saturday at Hobbs State Park to save a native tree from extinction. Continue reading...

Panel says 3,000 seek disability aid

Services help them leave institutions

Subscriber onlyMore than 3,000 Arkansans with disabilities are waiting for services to help them live outside of state institutions, a group of healthcare officials were told during the Arkansas Health Disparities Conference on Friday. Continue reading...

Region’s medical hubs practice for disasters

Drill puts staffs through their paces

Subscriber onlyStaff members and visitors at Mercy Hospital Northwest Arkansas in Rogers quieted as a woman announced a tornado warning through the hospital’s speaker system about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday. Continue reading...

Robots zap germs at NW hospital

Subscriber onlyThe theme song to The Jetsons greeted visitors at a specialty care facility on the campus of Veterans Health Care of the Ozarks in Fayetteville on Friday. Continue reading...

Foundation’s $400,000 gifts aim to make region healthier

Subscriber onlyA neighborhood produce market, health programs aimed at teens and a regional food assessment are a few initiatives underway for Northwest Arkansas thanks to grants awarded by the Endeavor Foundation last year. Continue reading...

$2 million going to 2 NW UAMS programs

Subscriber onlyOfficials with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock announced Thursday more than $2 million in public and private funding for the school’s Northwest Arkansas campus. Continue reading...

Growing chickens has risks, U.S. says

Backyard flocks can cause illness

Subscriber onlyThe popular practice of raising chickens in urban backyards is raising the risk of salmonella exposure nationally, according to a release from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. Continue reading...

In index, state kids’ prospects trail U.S.

Subscriber onlyChildren in Arkansas have less opportunity to succeed than their peers nationally, according to a new report released by the Annie E. Casey Foundation today. Continue reading...

Flu deaths approach 30-year high in state

2009’s H1N1 strain predominant this year

Subscriber onlyArkansas flu deaths have surpassed the 2009 total, making it the second-deadliest year for flu in the state in more than 30 years, health officials said Friday. Continue reading...

Report: Autism numbers double in state since ’02

One in 65 kids have disorder

Subscriber onlyThe number of children with autism in the state has more than doubled in the past decade, according to a report released this week by the Arkansas Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Program at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Continue reading...

Report ranks counties’ overall health

Benton County rated healthiest in state; Phillips County at bottom of list

Subscriber onlyThe 2014 County Health Rankings puts Benton, Washington, Faulkner, Saline and Pike counties at the top of the pack in overall health outcomes in Arkansas. Continue reading...

Tribe marks Trail of Tears

U.S. forced 16,000 Cherokees to uproot 175 years ago

Subscriber onlyPARK HILL, Okla. — The strength of 16,000 Cherokee men, women and children who traveled 1,000 miles on the Trail of Tears lives on in Cherokee Nation, Bill John Baker, the nation’s principal chief, told a crowd Monday. Continue reading...

Pregnancy, weight Indian study focus

Subscriber onlyMattie Heldenbrand of Fayetteville enrolled in a study coordinated by the Cherokee Nation recently with a goal of maintaining a healthy weight during pregnancy. Continue reading...

Hospitals training to decontaminate

21 workshops planned around state

Subscriber onlyDressed in a bright yellow decontamination suit, Danita Mullins brushed her hair out of her eyes before pulling on a hooded mask connected to an air-supply system on Wednesday. Continue reading...

Health groups deem liaisons crucial to care

Workers connect professionals, groups

Subscriber onlyHealth organizations in the state are increasingly using community liaisons to spread information about health services and programs, health officials said Monday. Continue reading...

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