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Your life is an amazing journey, and our purpose is to guide you to health, heal you from sickness or injury, support your recovery and celebrate health in all forms. Here you'll find healthy resources, tips and inspiring stories so you can continue to be amazing.

What you should know about cervical cancer

Cervical cancer is the fourth most common type of cancer among women worldwide and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), all women are at risk. Thankfully, it is also highly preventable. Below are ways you can prevent cervical cancer and signs to look for.

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Signs that you may have a problem with your thyroid

Your thyroid is a gland that makes hormones that influence almost every system in your body. Thyroid disorders can range from an enlarged gland that doesn’t need treatment to thyroid cancer.

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How and When to Wash Your Hands

This year’s 2018 National Handwashing Week was at the beginning of December. Washing your hands is one of the easiest and best ways of preventing ailments, such as Staph infections, the flu and the common cold, that occur when we touch our face or mouth with our hands.

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Diabetes Explained

More than 360,000 Arkansans live with diabetes, yet the condition remains widely misunderstood – and with the prevalence of the disease in our state, that needs to change. Read on to learn more about diabetes, the symptoms, the treatment options and who is at risk of developing the disease.

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The Importance of Getting a Flu Shot

Flu season is almost upon us – and now is the time to get your flu shot. Read on to learn how getting the flu shot helps you take care of yourself, your family and your community.

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Tips for a Healthy Prostate

Prostate cancer may not be pleasant to think about, but with an estimated 1,300 Arkansas men to likely be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year alone, you can’t afford not to. Follow the tips below to help keep your prostate healthy and minimize your risk of cancer.

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What You Can Do to Help Prevent Sepsis

Sepsis can be caused by any type of infection: bacterial, viral, fungal, or even parasitic. Learn what you can do to prevent infection.

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How to Dispose of Medication

If you’ve noticed old bottles of pills rattling around in your medicine cabinets, this is a friendly reminder to dispose all expired, old, unwanted medication as soon as you can. We want to ensure that old or unused medication is not accidentally ingested or intentionally used for purposes unrelated to the original prescription.

In case you didn’t know, there’s a right way to dispose of old and unused medicine. The following are some ways to dispose of medication:

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Swim Safe All Summer Long

As summer goes on, swimming’s popularity soars along with temperatures. Thankfully, Arkansas is home to some of the best swimming holes in the country. Follow the tips below to enjoy them to the fullest.

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5 Gardening Safety Tips You Need to Know

Maintaining a lush summer garden is hard work, but enjoying the fruits of your labor are worth the effort. As you brave the summer heat to tend to your plants, follow the tips below to stay safe and enjoy your garden to its fullest.

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