///Spotlight on Health – January
Spotlight on Health – January 2017-01-28T09:38:14+00:00
Spotlight on Health

Living Healthy Newsletter
A new year brings new opportunities. This is the time when resolutions are made, and many are easily broken. Did you vow to lose weight or quit smoking this year? Maybe you simply want to become healthier and more active this year. Don’t let your resolutions fall by the wayside. At UAMS, we want to give you the tools you need to help you be more healthy in 2010. Check out our Living Healthy newsletter later this month for extra tips on how you can keep those resolutions.

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Recipes to Warm the Soul
Want to stay warm and healthy in the New Year? Try a new twist on grandma’s old chicken soup recipe. Read the full recipe

Looking for more healthy recipes? Visit our library, which will provide you with recipes to prepare a full meal that meets most dietary needs. See our library



Health Tips

As we all fight to stay healthy during the winter months, thoughts of the seasonal flu and H1N1 are still looming. One simple and easy way to ensure that you stay healthy is proper hand washing. Learn the ins and outs of hand washing by Nurse Cavenaugh, our hand washing aficionado. See the Video

Visit our Seasonal Flu and H1N1 information center to learn more preventative measures.



Podcast
Podcast – Here’s to Your Health
From the Here’s to Your Health archives, Dr. T. Glenn Pait provides tips and advice to help you keep your New Year’s resolutions.

Interested in hearing more Here’s to Your Health podcasts? Visit our Here’s to Your Health Archive today!



Medical Myth
With old man winter setting in, you may be starting to feel the effects of winter on your skin. One of the most vulnerable parts of our body is our lips. Some people think that licking chapped lips will give them relief. Is this a medial myth or the truth? Read this article for the answer

Want to find the answers to other medical myths? Our UAMS mythbusters have investigated the truth behind some of the more popular myths. Visit our collection and find out the real deal.


Patient Story
UAMS Patient Counts Her Blessings
When Karen Howlett counts her blessings, she starts with the three most dear: her daughter, her son and her vision. She wouldn’t have any of them, she said, without UAMS.

Diagnosed with Marfan’s syndrome at age 5, Howlett’s parents knew she faced a life of challenges. Marfan’s syndrome is a genetic condition that affects the body’s connective tissue and can cause multiple medical conditions, including dislocated lenses and complications in pregnancy. Read Karen’s Story

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