Health and Beauty Archive

  • St. Bernards Healthcare Releases COVID-19 Plan

    After months preparing for a potential influx of individuals with COVID-19, known as the coronavirus, St. Bernards Healthcare publicly unveiled its emergency-response plan to combat the disease. St. Bernards Medical Center Vice President of Medical Affairs Dr. Kasey Holder said the organization dedicated resources early on for […]

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  • Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Preparation

    Little Rock, Ark. – The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) is working closely with local, state and federal partners to stay up to date on coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) activity in the nation and the world. The ADH has plans and protocols in place to […]

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  • October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    Other than skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women. Getting mammograms regularly can lower the risk of dying from breast cancer. The United States Preventive Services Task Force recommends that if you are 50 to 74 years old, be sure […]

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  • February is American Heart Month

    About every 25 seconds, an American will have a coronary event. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States and is a major cause of disability. The most common heart disease in the United States is coronary heart disease, which often […]

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  • Seven Steps to Safe Food In the Summer

    During warm weather, it is especially important to take extra precautions and practice safe food handling when preparing perishable foods such as meat, poultry, seafood and egg products. The warmer weather conditions may be ideal for outdoor picnics and barbecues, but they also provide a […]

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  • Keeping Cool: Tips for People and Pets

    Heat-related deaths and illness are preventable, yet annually many people succumb to extreme heat. Here are some tips for keeping cool during the extreme heat and also tips for keeping pets cooled down. Stay Cool Keep your body temperature cool to avoid heat-related illness. •Stay […]

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