The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) received a five-year, $3.25 million federal grant to support the creation of a program that will help students from 20 underserved counties in the Arkansas Delta and southern part of the state pursue careers in health care. The Arkansas Delta Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP) Academy will […]
A JOURNEY OF HEALING AND EMPOWERMENT In the heart of Arkansas, Raquel Green's story unfolds - a tale of resilience, healing, and the transformative power of nature. A certified herbalist, mother of two, and a survivor of a life-threatening heart condition, Raquel's journey is not just her own but a beacon of hope for many. […]
is treatment during pregnancy and delivery care, according to a new CDC Vital Signs report released in late August. Mistreat - ment during maternity care was higher among Black (30%), Hispanic (29%), and multiracial (27%) women. “Every mother deserves to be treated with dignity and respect. Maternal care is a core component of this nation’s […]
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) BreastCare program coordinates efforts with a statewide network of providers offering no-cost breast and cervical cancer screenings and follow-up services. Nearly 400 women die from breast cancer and over 2500 women are diagnosed with breast cancer yearly in Arkansas. According to the National […]
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