What’s New With Flu Shots?

What’s New With Flu Shots?

One thing that’s not new is the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) strong recommendation that everyone, six months of age and older, receive a flu shot this fall, preferably by the end of October. Flu shots are available at doctor’s offices, clinics,...
Best Medicine for the Flu

Best Medicine for the Flu

This season’s influenza (flu) is worse than usual. There are at least four different types of flu making people sick and experts expect the flu to last several more months. More people are being hospitalized and the number of deaths is expected to triple. In Arkansas,...
Cervical Cancer Can Be Prevented

Cervical Cancer Can Be Prevented

More than 31,000 Americans annually get cancer caused by human papilloma virus (HPV) and more than 4,200 women die from cervical cancer. The majority of these women had not been tested for cervical cancer in at least five years or had never been tested. Thanks to the...