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Patient with Ebola-like symptoms prompts Arkansas officials to take action

Patient with Ebola-like symptoms prompts Arkansas officials to take actionA man who was reportedly treated Friday at the Chicot Memorial Medical Center for Ebola-like symptoms prompted authorities to take action.
  • Local
  • 5 days, 18 hours ago
Little Rock

Ebola: Where Arkansas stands

Ebola: Where Arkansas standsOn Friday, Senator Mark Pryor called on President Obama for better handling of the Ebola situation.
  • Little Rock
  • 5 days, 23 hours ago
Russellville

CEO: Staff meticulously followed guidelines with Ebola testing

CEO: Staff meticulously followed guidelines with Ebola testingOfficials say it was the travel history and symptoms of the patient that initially caught the attention of medical staff at Ozark Health Medical Center
  • Russellville
  • 6 days, 22 hours ago
Little Rock

Doctor answers questions about Ebola asked by THV11 Facebook fans

Doctor answers questions about Ebola asked by THV11 Facebook fansTHV11's Dawn Scott sat down with the Dr. Gary Wheeler, director of infectious diseases with the Arkansas Department of Health, to ask questions posed by THV11 Facebook fans.
  • Little Rock
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Little Rock

UAMS increasing Ebola safety measures

UAMS increasing Ebola safety measuresNow that a second health worker has contracted Ebola, fear about the virus spreading to Arkansas is growing.
  • Little Rock
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
News

15-year-old raises over $2,000 for cancer research through racing

15-year-old raises over $2,000 for cancer research through racingTake one look at 15-year-old Rebekah Harris, and you wouldn't think she could hold her own on the race track against women and men twice her age.
  • News
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Health

'Private option' enrollment jumps to nearly 205K

'Private option' enrollment jumps to nearly 205KThe Arkansas Department of Human Service says nearly 205,000 people have enrolled in the state's Medicaid expansion program that extends health care coverage to low-income residents.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Little Rock

Free flu clinics on hold, vaccines delayed

Free flu clinics on hold, vaccines delayedAlthough vaccinations are not in short supply, shipments to the Arkansas Department of Health are delayed and it may be December before flu clinics are rescheduled.
  • Little Rock
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Little Rock

UAMS-developed medical device for monitoring uterine contractions goes to market

UAMS-developed medical device for monitoring uterine contractions goes to marketAn inexpensive, disposable external medical device created and developed by UAMS and UALR professors can now be bought and used by clinicians to monitor contractions in pregnant women.
  • Little Rock
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Nation

FDA weighs removing bolded warning from Chantix

FDA weighs removing bolded warning from ChantixThe Food and Drug Administration will ask a panel of experts later this week whether a bold-letter warning on the anti-smoking drug Chantix should be removed.
  • Nation
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Local

Medicare open enrollment starts Oct. 15

Medicare open enrollment starts Oct. 15Each year beginning Oct. 15, Arkansas consumers who are eligible for Medicare have the opportunity to change existing coverage or sign up for new benefits during Medicare's annual open enrollment period.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Little Rock

Gluten-free living conference

Gluten-free living conferenceMany people are choosing to live a gluten-free lifestyle, and this is the topic of a conference in Little Rock on Tuesday.
  • Little Rock
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
THV This Morning

Flu Season 2014: What you need to know

Flu Season 2014: What you need to knowOver 70 people died in Arkansas last flu season. It was one of the worst seasons on record for the state.
  • THV This Morning
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
THV This Morning

Ebola concerns addressed in Arkansas

Ebola concerns addressed in ArkansasHealth officials address rising concerns of the Ebola virus in Arkansas.
  • THV This Morning
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
THV This Morning

Snoring causes and treatments

Snoring causes and treatmentsSnoring is something that affects many people and though it can be a nuisance especially if you're the one who has the listen to it all night.
  • THV This Morning
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Local

2 new osteopathic med schools hope to fill need

2 new osteopathic med schools hope to fill needIt was just a casual lunch conversation with his mother and his friend, but it sent Kyle Parker on a mission.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Local

Health worker 2nd in US to test positive for Ebola

Health worker 2nd in US to test positive for EbolaA top federal health official says the Ebola diagnosis in a health care worker who treated Thomas Eric Duncan at a Texas hospital shows there was a clear breach of safety protocol.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Local

Heart Healthy Halloween: Trick-or-treating with diabetes

Heart Healthy Halloween: Trick-or-treating with diabetesFour percent of all candy consumed in this country occurs on one day – Halloween.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Saturday Morning

Staying fit through cycling

Staying fit through cyclingDavid Prince from Little Rock Athletic Club stopped by THV 11 Studios Saturday morning to talk about staying fit through cycling.
  • Saturday Morning
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Little Rock

Health Dept.: 2 confirmed cases of Enterovirus in Arkansas

Health Dept.: 2 confirmed cases of Enterovirus in ArkansasAccording to Kerry Krell with the Department of Health, there are two confirmed cases of Enterovirus in Arkansas.
  • Little Rock
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
News

Little Rock mayor announces fourth annual Car-Free Challenge

Little Rock mayor announces fourth annual Car-Free ChallengeThe City of Little Rock will celebrate its annual Mayor's Car-Free Challenge next week.
  • News
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
News

Arkansas ranked 3rd on list of states with lowest quality of life

Arkansas ranked 3rd on list of states with lowest quality of lifeOn 24/7 Wall St.'s list of 10 states with the worst quality of life, Arkansas has ranked 3rd.
  • News
  • 2 weeks ago
Little Rock

UAMS hosts free event for Crohn's & Colitis patients

UAMS hosts free event for Crohn's & Colitis patientsThis weekend, UAMS is hosting an event aimed at helping individuals affected by Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.
  • Little Rock
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Nation

Do-it-yourself flu vaccine? Study shows it works

Do-it-yourself flu vaccine? Study shows it worksDo-it-yourself flu vaccine? It could happen.
  • Nation
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Benton/Bryant

Saline Memorial Hospital hosting depression screenings

Saline Memorial Hospital hosting depression screeningsIn an effort to help build public awareness of behavioral and mental health issues, Saline Memorial Hospital (SMH) will be hosting a depression screening event on October 9
  • Benton/Bryant
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
THV This Morning

5 reasons to eat an apple a day

5 reasons to eat an apple a dayThe age-old saying, "An apple a day keeps the doctor away" may actually hold some truth. Here are five healthy reasons to eat an apple a day from RealSimple.com.
  • THV This Morning
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Local

Mental Illness Awareness Week Oct. 5-11

Mental Illness Awareness Week Oct. 5-11Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) takes place the first full week in October; this year it is observed October 5 – 11, 2014.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago