AFMC HealthSpot

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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Returning to School Safely During COVID-19

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 returning to school safely in the fall - what parents need to know, and how to avoid junk science when looking for...

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Surviving a Heat Wave: 10 Tips to Save Lives

Surviving a Heat Wave: 10 Tips to Save Lives

If it’s summer and you’re in Arkansas, you know it’s coming – a fry-an-egg-on-the-pavement heat wave. Even if it’s not an official heat wave, we have many more weeks of hot, humid, sticky weather before fall. Heat can be a killer if you don’t take precautions. Heat...

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