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Updated Sep 3, 2015 at 10:43 AM

Annually about 800,000 Americans have a stroke; over 600,000 for the first time, the rest are repeat strokes. Stroke is the fifth most common cause of death in the U.S. behind heart disease, cancer, chronic lung disease and almost as common as accidental deaths, causing one of every 20 deaths, over 130,000 per year.

Updated Sep 3, 2015 at 10:41 AM

When I was a kid, the term used to reference those of us who returned home after school without a parent present was “latchkey kids.” Back then, after-school programs weren’t as plentiful as they are now, and some parents had no choice but to let...

Updated Sep 1, 2015 at 11:02 AM

Throughout my life, I’ve always heard about the importance of getting a good night of sleep.Whenever I get a good of night sleep, I am happier and more productive in my daily activities.

Updated Sep 1, 2015 at 9:05 AM

The chest. Yes, our upper torso. They come in all shapes and sizes for both men and women.And yes, chest exercises are for both men and women.

Updated Aug 31, 2015 at 10:29 AM

It’s a vaccine — one that ideally is given to teenagers even before they become sexually active — that can prevent the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States and cervical and other cancers. Yet, it’s a vaccine that many...

Updated Aug 31, 2015 at 9:58 AM

Clinical depression is not a normal part of aging. Depression is not the same as temporary sadness or grief related to a life situation. It is pervasive, long term and interferes with your life.

Updated Aug 28, 2015 at 12:05 PM

Five features for your weekend.

Updated Aug 25, 2015 at 9:16 AM

Goodbye to those laid-back, endless summer days of over-indulgence, and no rhyme or reason for a schedule.

Updated Aug 25, 2015 at 9:10 AM

Ever since the jogging phenomenon in the 1970s there has been high participation in all kinds of running events. Men and women of all ages typically run within their own ability range, and race within their own age category. Friendly fun runs and...

Updated Aug 25, 2015 at 8:58 AM

The 20th Annual Hempstead County Family Health Expo will be held Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Hempstead Hall on the University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana campus.

Updated Aug 18, 2015 at 9:30 AM

Squats, squats, squats.

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