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THV This Morning

Medical Monday: One in four women suffer from thinning hair

Medical Monday: One in four women suffer from thinning hairOne in four women suffer from thinning hair, and hair loss can sometimes be more than just a cosmetic issue. It can often be a fairly accurate measure for your health.
  • THV This Morning
  • 3 days, 14 hours ago
THV This Morning

Medical Monday: What you need to know about premature menopause

Medical Monday: What you need to know about premature menopauseIn the US, the average age onset for natural menopause is 51, but for some women, this happens before the age of 40.
  • THV This Morning
  • 3 days, 14 hours ago
THV This Morning

CARTI now offering lung cancer screenings

CARTI now offering lung cancer screeningsIn Arkansas, lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death, but now there is hope with the introduction of Carti's new Low Dose CT Scanner.
  • THV This Morning
  • 3 days, 14 hours ago
THV This Morning

3 tips to stay healthy for the holidays

3 tips to stay healthy for the holidaysFor some, the holidays can be a challenge when it comes to sticking with a healthy diet or exercise program.
  • THV This Morning
  • 6 days, 14 hours ago
Health

Mo' moustaches to be seen during the month of movember

Mo' moustaches to be seen during the month of movemberYou may have noticed a lot more facial hair this month than usual, and it's for a good reason.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
THV This Morning

Keeping healthy while flying

Keeping healthy while flyingWith one of the busiest travel days just around the corner, many Americans are preparing to fly home to see their families next week for Thanksgiving.
  • THV This Morning
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Local

Arkansas Health Department offering walk-in flu clinics

Arkansas Health Department offering walk-in flu clinicsThe Arkansas Health Department is once again offering flu shots.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
THV This Morning

Indoor pool at Jim Dailey Fitness and Aquatic Center reopens

Indoor pool at Jim Dailey Fitness and Aquatic Center reopensThe Jim Dailey Fitness and Aquatic Center's pool is re-opening after a fire burned down the sauna and roof earlier this year on Easter.
  • THV This Morning
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Local

Controversy and healing from essential oils

Controversy and healing from essential oilsThe benefits of essential oils are gaining popularity in mainstream health care, but since they aren't regulated by the FDA, essential oil distributors have to be cautious with their marketing.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Politics

Health care open enrollment begins Saturday

Health care open enrollment begins SaturdayTens of thousands of Arkansans are expected to take part in the open enrollment period under the federal Affordable Care Act that begins this weekend.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Local

The truth behind e-cigs: Do they really help you quit smoking?

The truth behind e-cigs: Do they really help you quit smoking?A report released Thursday by the CDC finds the number of high school students using e-cigarettes tripled between 2011 and 2013.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks ago
Local

Medicaid needs another $84M if tax cuts proceed

Medicaid needs another $84M if tax cuts proceedOutgoing Gov. Mike Beebe is recommending an additional $84.2 million in state funding for Arkansas' Medicaid program and $60 million from state surplus funds if lawmakers move forward with tax cuts approved last year.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Local

Ouachita County OKs election for hospital tax

Ouachita County OKs election for hospital taxThe Ouachita County Quorum Court has approved several proposals asking voters to consider a sales tax increase to fund a county hospital.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Life

Easy swaps for heart-healthy meals

Easy swaps for heart-healthy mealsRebecca Buerkle shares some heart-healthy eating tips.
  • Life
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Little Rock

University of Arkansas provides telemedicine

University of Arkansas provides telemedicineThe University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is providing telemedicine support for high-risk pregnant women at the Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences' Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
  • Little Rock
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Consumer News

McDonald's recalls 'Hello Kitty' Happy Meal toy

McDonald's recalls 'Hello Kitty' Happy Meal toyAccording to the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, McDonalds has recalled Hello Kitty-themed whistles due to "choking and aspiration" hazards.
  • Consumer News
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Little Rock

Baptist Health only hospital in state with 3D surgery

Baptist Health only hospital in state with 3D surgeryBaptist Health Medical Center-Little Rock is the only hospital in the state to acquire the world's only articulating, high-definition, 3D surgical video system from Olympus.
  • Little Rock
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Little Rock

Medical Monday: Respiratory illness and keeping kids healthy

Medical Monday: Respiratory illness and keeping kids healthyWith the cold temperatures on their way, Arkansas Children's Hospital says now is the time to remind parents about respiratory illnesses and how to keep your kids healthy.
  • Little Rock
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Little Rock

Causes of TMJ and how to treat it

Causes of TMJ and how to treat itIt's a painful and sometimes debilitating disease.
  • Little Rock
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Little Rock

Medical Monday: Dr. Bob Hale answers your pet questions

Medical Monday: Dr. Bob Hale answers your pet questionsIt's Medical Monday here at THV11 and we're focusing on your pet's health this morning.
  • Little Rock
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Local

ACH Christmas cards now on sale

ACH Christmas cards now on saleYour Christmas cards will need to get in the mail soon, and the folks at Arkansas Children's Hospital hope you choose one of the sets made by patient artists this year.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Little Rock

Free car safety check ups for seniors brings crowd

Free car safety check ups for seniors brings crowdBaby Boomers going strong. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are 10,000 people in the United States that turn 65 each day.
  • Little Rock
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Little Rock

More flu shots being shipped and clinics rescheduled

More flu shots being shipped and clinics rescheduledGood news for those who haven't gotten their flu shots yet, more vaccines are being shipped to Arkansas and the flu clinics are being rescheduled.
  • Little Rock
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Little Rock

GOP sweep clouds Arkansas Medicaid plan's future

GOP sweep clouds Arkansas Medicaid plan's futureRepublicans' sweeping victory in the midterm election further clouds the future of Arkansas' compromise Medicaid expansion, with voters backing several candidates who vowed to end a first-in-the-nation program providing coverage to thousands of poor residents.
  • Little Rock
  • 3 weeks ago
Health

Arkansas hospitals testing newborn blood samples faster

Arkansas hospitals testing newborn blood samples fasterAn increasing number of Arkansas hospitals are cutting the time it takes to deliver baby blood samples for testing in Little Rock, according to state health department officials.
  • Health
  • 3 weeks ago
Local

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

November is Lung Cancer Awareness MonthThe Coalition for a Tobacco Free Arkansas is recognizing the month of November as Lung Cancer Awareness Month.
  • Local
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Health

Nurses share Ebola prevention plan, warn of other viruses

Nurses share Ebola prevention plan, warn of other virusesThe medical staff at Arkansas Children's Hospital is ready at a moment's notice in case they receive a patient with Ebola symptoms.
  • Health
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago