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Good Health Starts With the Heart

Mar 02 2015
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If you’re serious about getting healthy, start with your heart. Here are seven tips to help you get started. And, they’re all FREE.

Free Webinar on Improving Stroke Outcomes

Feb 26 2015
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If you work with stroke patients in any capacity you'll want to register for a free webinar on March 4 with a national expert in the area of improving stroke patient outcomes.

Check. Change. Control. For a Healthy Heart

Feb 19 2015
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Regularly checking your blood pressure is a great way to improve your overall health. An American Heart Association program called Check. Change. Control. offers a free online tool called Heart360 to help you be sure your blood pressure is checked twice a month. Sign up today!

Heart Disease and Diabetes Are Connected

Feb 13 2015
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Heart disease and diabetes are connected. Having one disease increases your chances of having the other. Here are 10 tips to help you manage both diseases and live a long, healthy life.

Measles Outbreak UPDATE

Feb 04 2015
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The current national outbreak of measles should prompt us all to insure that our family is fully protected against this virus – a dangerous and potentially deadly illness. Find out what the symptoms are, and who needs the measles vaccine and when. The vaccine is completely safe and can protect from serious, even life-threatening measles complications.

Glaucoma Screening and Low-Vision Resources

Jan 29 2015
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If glaucoma is found early through regular screenings, there are drugs that can limit its damage to the eyes. If some vision has already been lost, numerous low-vision resources are available to help you live a normal life.

Tax Tips for the Blind

Jan 29 2015
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It’s tax time and if you or a loved one is blind or visually impaired, he or she may be eligible for a larger standard deduction, deductions for vision-related medical and transportation expenses, and work-related items. Even if income is too low to file a tax return, he or she may have a refund coming from the Earned Income Tax Credit.

 

Will You Donate Blood?

Jan 22 2015
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Arkansas is facing a critical shortage of blood and donors are needed now. If you’ve never donated blood, here why you should become a donor and what to expect.

Preventing Cervical Cancer Now Possible

Jan 15 2015
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Cervical cancer can be prevented with regular screenings and the HPV vaccine. Screening recommendations have changed recently so read on to be sure you’re protected. And, if you have a pre-teen, find out how the HPV vaccine can protect him or her too.

Why You Need Folic Acid

Jan 08 2015
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Folic acid is a miracle vitamin that everyone needs. It can prevent birth defects; enhance the health of skin, hair and nails; and contribute to overall health by helping prevent strokes, heart disease and colon cancer.

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