UAMS Opens Unique Women’s Only Psychiatric Unit
When a woman has been traumatized by rape or other abuse by men, it may be more difficult to heal when placed in a mixed-sex psychiatric unit. ...Read More
|Relieving the Burden|
Less waiting, lower cost and spa-like setting gaining fans for Velocity Care Urgent Treatment Center
LITTLE ROCK--Velocity Care Urgent Treatment Center has an advertisement that says, “Come in wheezing, come out breathing.” Recent patient Fay Jean Royce found out that the care she received was exactly as advertised.
|PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Grant Morshedi, MD |
UAMS Ophthalmologist, Cataract/Glaucoma Specialist, Assistant Professor
When Grant Morshedi, MD, got involved as a young medical student with the Student Sight Savers Program through UAMS Jones Eye Institute, he was smitten with ophthalmology.
|HEALTHCARE LEADER: Mohammed Mahmoud Moursi, MD|
UAMS Division Chief, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
On a typical day, Mohammed Moursi, MD, may start his work day at 7 a.m. with a UAMS Department of Surgery morbidity and mortality conference. Then he’ll head to the OR for big cases or several smaller ones.
|Intervention by Vascular Surgeons Can Help Prevent Limb Loss in Diabetics|
The diabetic population is increasing, in part caused by a growing percentage of older people in America. The risk of peripheral artery disease is about 20 times more common than with non-diabetics, and diabetics have a 15 to 20 times increased chance of lower extremity amputation versus non-diabetics.
Dr. Deepak Thomas Joins Physicians at St. Bernards Heart and Vascular
Dr. Deepak Thomas has joined the medical staff at St. Bernards Heart and Vascular, the largest cardiology practice in the region.
|School board votes in favor of players - Heber Springs Sun-Times|
Posted Friday, December 6, 2013 9:10 am CST
School board votes in favor of playersHeber Springs Sun-TimesWith emotions running high in a crowded meeting room, Heber Springs School District lawyer Jay Bequette and Kim Kelley, a family practice attorney hired by Steven Adkins to represent his adopted son Willie, debated the situation with the board as ...and more »
|Poverty wages in the land of plenty - The Guardian|
Posted Friday, December 6, 2013 8:36 am CST
Poverty wages in the land of plentyThe GuardianJust six members of the Walton family, whose patriarch, Sam Walton, founded the retail giant, have amassed an estimated combined fortune of between $115bn to $144bn. These six individuals have more ... Collins, who was speaking to us from Bentonville ...
|A Community 'Bridge' Supporters Say Clinic Long Overdue - Blackchronicle|
Posted Friday, December 6, 2013 1:48 pm CST
A Community 'Bridge' Supporters Say Clinic Long OverdueBlackchronicleAlso, he said, the life expectancy in other parts of the city was 14 years longer than in north Tulsa. “All of us, when we read that report, together said, 'There's something wrong with this picture,' ” Mr. Boren remarked. “We're all family. We're all ...
|Williamson faith briefs (Dec. 6) - The Tennessean|
Posted Friday, December 6, 2013 2:17 am CST
Williamson faith briefs (Dec. 6)The TennesseanThe Nashville Symphony offers a holiday show for the whole family with The Snowman.- 2:10 pm ... Volunteers will accept additional donations of coats, hats, gloves, blankets, towels, paper products, cleaning supplies, cold medicine, coffee, creamer and ...
|Veteran recalls wartime - Batesville Daily Guard (subscription)|
Posted Friday, December 6, 2013 11:41 am CST
Veteran recalls wartimeBatesville Daily Guard (subscription)The medicine, however, dyed not only his skin but his clothes as well. Two years, seven months, 15 days ... Ferguson would enter college at Arkansas Tech University where he studied agriculture and then went to work at the United States Department of ...
|Corbett to submit waiver to expand Medicaid coverage - Philly.com (blog)|
Posted Thursday, December 5, 2013 3:11 pm CST
Corbett to submit waiver to expand Medicaid coveragePhilly.com (blog)The proposal for "Healthy PA" is similar to one designed by Arkansas that received approval from federal government, but has several elements that could pose obstacles: requirements that recipients cover a “modest” premium and that working age, able ...and more »