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Safety & Prevention

Keep Ear Infections at Bay This Summer

People experience more ear infections in the summertime, especially children who participate in outdoor and water activities or suffer from seasonal allergies. Ear infections can be painful and uncomfortable, so knowing the signs and symptoms can save you from dampering your fun summer plans.Dr. Janell Vinson with Baptist Health Pediatric Clinic-Conway provides information on the differences between ear infections vs swimmer’s ear, along with home remedies to treat them

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Fitness and Training

BDB 100: Protecting Your Skin from Sun Damage

In Arkansas, there are many activities that can have you spending hours in the sun. From little league practice and family pool time to training for Big Dam Bridge 100, if you’re not protecting your skin, you could be setting yourself up for a painful sunburn and permanent skin damage.

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Fitness and Training

BDB 100: Best Hydration Tips for Cyclists Seeking Energy

Staying adequately hydrated is crucial for cyclists seeking to maintain their energy levels during long rides. Proper hydration can help replenish electrolytes and provide the necessary fuel to keep you going. In contrast, dehydration can significantly impact performance and overall well-being. 

Dr. Jheanelle Dawkins, a physician at Sherwood Family Medical Center-A Baptist Health Affiliate, offers four hydration tips for cyclists to ensure adequate hydration before, during and after the ride.

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