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Why Vaccines Are Important

National Immunization Awareness Month, observed each August, highlights the importance of vaccines in preventing serious, sometimes deadly diseases. It’s a yearly reminder to stay up to date on recommended vaccines.

Arkansas PCPs Are Improving Healthcare
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Arkansas PCPs Are Improving Healthcare

Congratulations to these medical providers for their outstanding performance in the QualChoice 2017 Comprehensive Primary Care Plus program!

Stopping Tobacco Use: A Little Help from Your Friends
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Stopping Tobacco Use: A Little Help from Your Friends

Getting support from the important people in your life can make a big difference when you stop using tobacco. Friends, family, co-workers and others can help. You are not alone.

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Health IQ Challenge: Facts About High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure (HBP)—also called hypertension—can be dangerous! Test your knowledge about this common condition.

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Too Much Summer Screen Time?

In today's world, children are surrounded by digital media. Many kids spend hours in front of devices like computers, TVs, smartphones or tablets. How much screen time is OK for your child?

Managing Your Quit Day
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Managing Your Quit Day

You’ve decided to quit smoking. Congratulations! Your first day without cigarettes can be tough. Follow these five steps to increase your chances for a successful quit day.

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Handling Headache Pain

Headaches are a common complaint among patients seeing their primary care physicians, accounting for 1 in 10 visits. Migraines and headaches can be crippling, but you can take measures to manage the pain. The first step to getting the best treatment is to understand what type of headache you have.

Breast Cancer Screening Reminder
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Breast Cancer Screening Reminder

All women age 50 and older should get a mammogram to screen for breast cancer at least once every 2 years. Some women should start getting mammograms at age 40.

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Summer Safety Tips and First Aid

Summer is a great time to enjoy outdoor activities --but it can also bring minor injuries. Keep the whole family safe and healthy while enjoying the summer fun. Watch out for common summer problems:

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Family Fitness for Summer

Time off from the school routine is good, but it can lead to unhealthy changes. Help your kids stay fit by making it a family affair, with activities you can all do together.

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