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Recipe: Crispy Oven-Fried Chicken

Recipe: Crispy Oven-Fried Chicken

Craving fried chicken? Here’s a heart-healthy recipe the whole family will love! Prep time        Cook time                 Yields              Serving Size 10 minutes      1 hour 20 minutes      10 servings      ½ breast or 2 small drumsticks Ingredients ½ C fat-free...

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Recipe: Corn and Black Bean Burritos

Recipe: Corn and Black Bean Burritos

Guilt-free Tex-Mex … yes, please!  These hearty, vegetarian-friendly burritos are high in flavor and easy to make. Prep time       Cook time      Yields              Serving Size 20 minutes      5 minutes        12 servings      1 burrito Ingredients ¼ C scallions...

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Recipe: Southern Banana Pudding

Recipe: Southern Banana Pudding

Need a last-minute dessert for a Labor Day gathering? This traditional dessert with a healthy twist is sure to please all tastebuds! Prep time        Cook time       Yields              Serving Size 5 minutes         0 minutes        10 servings      ¾ C Ingredients...

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Yoga is good for the body and the mind

Yoga is good for the body and the mind

September is National Yoga Month. Yoga is a mind-body practice that combines physical movements with controlled breathing and meditation and relaxation. Yoga has many potential health and wellness benefits. Almost anyone can do it. Yoga continues to grow in...

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Recipe: Mango Shake

Recipe: Mango Shake

Looking for something fruity and cold on a hot summer afternoon? Try this simple and nutritious mango shake! Ingredients 2 cups low-fat (1%) milk 4 tablespoons frozen mango juice (or 1 fresh pitted mango) 1 small banana (freeze the banana for a thicker ice-cream like...

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Overdose Can Affect Anyone

Overdose Can Affect Anyone

An overdose means having more of a drug (or combination of drugs) than your body can cope with. An overdose can happen to anyone. All drugs can cause an overdose, including prescription medication prescribed by a doctor. There are a number of signs and symptoms that...

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Seven Myths About Children’s Eyes

Seven Myths About Children’s Eyes

Think you have the facts on your child’s eye care? When is the right time to have their eyes checked? Is too much screen time damaging their eyes? Do they need to wear sunglasses? There are a lot of myths and misinformation out there about children’s eye health. Don’t...

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Preparing kids to go back to school

Listen to Dr. Chad Rodgers, AFMC chief medical officer and board-certified pediatrician, as he joins Kevin Miller on KARN-FM 102.9 to talk about what parents need to know when sending their kids back to school both in the classroom and virtually. Also, what new...

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Arkansas Good Medicine Gives You Time to Learn

As a practicing physician, spare time to learn about health care policy or the larger factors that determine patient health can be nonexistent. AFMC is here to help. Applications are open for the third year of the Arkansas Good Medicine (AGM) fellowship program. AGM...

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