Arkansans love to spend time near the water. But, our seventh highest drowning rate in the nation means we’re not practicing water safety. Drownings happen fast and anyone can drown in any type of water. Practice water safety at home and away.
Learn how to keep your liver healthy, how to avoid hepatitis A, B and C, and who should be tested for it. Illness and deaths from hepatitis C have increased by almost 50 percent in Arkansas over the past 10 years. Hep C now causes more deaths than HIV-AIDS.
How do you know if moderate social drinking has turned into alcoholism? Learn how to spot problem drinking and about the variety of treatments available. Most people can be helped by treating this chronic disease.
Folic acid, the miracle vitamin that everyone needs, also helps prevent birth defects. It produces healthy skin, hair and nails, and contributes to overall health by helping prevent strokes, heart disease and colon cancer.
Americans appreciate the Medicare program for the health care and dignity it provides to their older loved ones. Learn how health care reform improved Medicare and why it is an important and innovative leader in health services.
Would you like to have something free that could be very valuable to you and your family? Find out which preventive health care services you can get at no out-of-pocket cost to you. Get the facts and start improving your health today!
Did you know it is against the law in Arkansas to smoke in a vehicle if there is a 14-year-old or younger child in the car? Find out how to protect the kids in your life from poisonous secondhand tobacco smoke.
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