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Bill filed for task force to look at Medicaid plan's future

Bill filed for task force to look at Medicaid plan's futureLegislation detailing the task force Gov. Asa Hutchinson wants to create to review the future of health care in Arkansas calls for 16 lawmakers and the state surgeon general to serve on the panel.
  • News
  • 1 week ago
Politics

Read: Full transcript of Gov. Hutchinson's healthcare speech

Read: Full transcript of Gov. Hutchinson's healthcare speechhank you. Thank you, Dr. Rahn for your introduction and especially for your leadership at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and for this forum and this venue to talk about healthcare and its future in Arkansas.
  • Politics
  • 1 week ago
Little Rock

Kohl's donates $147,116 to ACH for vaccination awareness

Kohl's donates $147,116 to ACH for vaccination awarenessKohl's Department Stores recently presented Arkansas Children's Hospital with $147,116 to support a vaccination awareness campaign across the state.
  • Little Rock
  • 1 week ago
Politics

Arkansas governor: Keep compromise Medicaid plan through '16

Arkansas governor: Keep compromise Medicaid plan through '16Gov. Asa Hutchinson is calling on lawmakers to continue Arkansas' compromise Medicaid expansion through the end of next year as a task force looks at the future of health care in the state.
  • Politics
  • 1 week ago
Health

Arkansas governor to talk about Medicaid plan's future

Arkansas governor to talk about Medicaid plan's futureArkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson is addressing the future of the state's compromise Medicaid expansion in a speech about health care.
  • Health
  • 1 week ago
Nation

Lab tests imply formaldehyde risk in some e-cigarette vapor

Lab tests imply formaldehyde risk in some e-cigarette vaporUsing certain electronic cigarettes at high temperature settings could potentially release more formaldehyde, a cancer-causing chemical, than smoking traditional cigarettes does, new lab tests suggest.
  • Nation
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Health

Research aimed at treating opioid withdrawal symptoms

Research aimed at treating opioid withdrawal symptomsResearchers at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences are recruiting people for a study to find a solution to withdrawal symptoms suffered by opioid addicts going through detoxification.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Life

Medical Mailbag: Your questions answered by Dr. Pait

Medical Mailbag: Your questions answered by Dr. PaitOnce again, Dr. T. Glenn Pait with UAMS opens his medical mailbag to answer some of your questions.
  • Life
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
News

UAMS to offer free varicose vein screening Jan. 31

UAMS to offer free varicose vein screening Jan. 31The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is offering free screening for varicose veins at the UAMS Vascular Lab on Jan. 31.
  • News
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Tech

Protecting your electronics during 'cold' and flu season

Protecting your electronics during 'cold' and flu seasonWinter weather is here, bringing icy cold conditions and a nasty flu season in Arkansas. AT&T stopped by THV11 This Morning Sunday to share some tips for protecting your smartphone from the flu and winter weather conditions.
  • Tech
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Health

Arkansas faces challenge in trying to revamp Medicaid plan

Arkansas faces challenge in trying to revamp Medicaid planSupporters of Arkansas' "private option" agree that keeping the state's compromise Medicaid expansion alive is going to require overhauling a program providing coverage to thousands of residents
  • Health
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Sports

9th annual Razorback Winter Sports Medicine Symposium set

9th annual Razorback Winter Sports Medicine Symposium setThe ninth annual Razorback Winter Sports Medicine Symposium is set this weekend at the University of Arkansas.
  • Sports
  • 2 weeks ago
Local

Lab results confirm pseudorabies in Sevier County dog deaths

Lab results confirm pseudorabies in Sevier County dog deathsA pseudorabies outbreak has been confirmed near DeQueen in Sevier County.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Health

Baptist Health's weight loss program ranked #2 in best diets of 2015

Baptist Health's weight loss program ranked #2 in best diets of 2015U.S. News & World Report announced last week that the weight-loss program offered at Baptist Health and created by HMR Weight Management Services (HMR) has been named the No. 2 Best Weight-Loss Diet of 2015. The ranking was based on both short and long-term HMR...
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Local

Smart911 profile can help officers locate missing persons faster

Smart911 profile can help officers locate missing persons fasterPrecious time can be wasted in a search for a missing child, and a new standard to find missing children is making strides here in Arkansas.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Local

Error causes Medicare prescription problems

Error causes Medicare prescription problemsThousands of Medicare patients have been affected after an insurance error last fall. Aetna listed pharmacy coverage information online but just after the open enrollment period ended, they realized some of that information was incorrect.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Local

Arkansas Business: Newly insured raise demands for urgent clinics

Arkansas Business: Newly insured raise demands for urgent clinicsThe Affordable Care Act and Arkansas' private option Medicaid expansion are getting more people signed up for health insurance.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
THV This Morning

Stop smoking this year with UAMS's Freedom from Smoking program

Stop smoking this year with UAMS's Freedom from Smoking programLung Cancer is the number one cancer killer in America, killing more people than breast, prostate, and colon cancers combined.
  • THV This Morning
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Health

Seniors barred from using local pharmacies

Seniors barred from using local pharmaciesThere may be problems picking up prescriptions for seniors.
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Health

Red Cross launches blood drive for new year

Red Cross launches blood drive for new yearThe American Red Cross in Arkansas is looking to stock back up on blood after the typical slump during the holidays.
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Nation

Health officials link Calif. apple packer to listeria deaths

Health officials link Calif. apple packer to listeria deathsThe Food and Drug Administration says strains of listeria found on surfaces inside a California apple packing facility match listeria bacteria found in 32 people sickened across the country, including at least three deaths.
  • Nation
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Health

Urgent advice for doctors in flu fight

Urgent advice for doctors in flu fightDoctors suggested they be more proactive when it comes to administering antiviral medication, especially when it comes to high risk patients.
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Local

Run the roads with a little regulation this winter

Run the roads with a little regulation this winterThis cold weather shouldn't be a road block from running the roads.
  • Local
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Local

Schools taking precautions for cold weather

Schools taking precautions for cold weatherSchools across Central Arkansas are taking precautions for the cold and reminding parents to help them out. The goal is to keep kids healthy.
  • Local
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Local

E. coli levels rising in North Little Rock lakes

E. coli levels rising in North Little Rock lakesGeese are causing quite the stir in North Little Rock as their droppings are causing E. coli levels in lakes to rise.
  • Local
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Health

Report shows largest groups hospitalized because of flu

Report shows largest groups hospitalized because of fluThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released new numbers on flu activity showing it continues to increase across the U.S.
  • Health
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Health

The Do's and Don'ts of joining a health club

The Do's and Don'ts of joining a health clubOne of the most popular New Year's resolutions is to lose weight.
  • Health
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago