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Hearts2Soles Provides Free Foot Exam, Shoes to Local Homeless

Dec. 11, 2017 | Her youngest daughter, Cheyenne, covets new shoes like most 10-year-old children; her oldest child, 13-year-old Sequoia, continues to hit growth spurts every few months making new shoes a necessity; and she, 35-year-old Virginia Duck, has worn through the soles from her current pair of shoes. Those circumstances made the annual Hearts2Soles [...]

By | 2017-12-11T15:49:25+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Featured, Medical News|0 Comments

UAMS’ C. Lowry Barnes: Trinidad Trip ‘Very Rewarding’

Dec. 8 2017 | The procedure itself was nothing out of the ordinary for a seasoned orthopaedic surgeon like C. Lowry Barnes, M.D., but the response he received from the patient will always be a special memory for him. In the middle of a medical mission trip to Trinidad, Barnes had just helped a middle-aged [...]

By | 2017-12-08T10:03:12+00:00 December 8th, 2017|Featured, Medical News, Orthopedics, Patient Stories|0 Comments

Three Arkansans to be Honored in 2018 Rose Parade

Dec. 6, 2017 | Thirty-eight-year-old Melissa Owen of Little Rock died on Christmas Eve 2014 after suffering a brain aneurysm and a stroke. Two days later – just one day after being placed on the transplant list — Yolanda Harshaw, also of Little Rock, received a call that the heart she needed for a life-saving [...]

By | 2017-12-06T16:09:54+00:00 December 6th, 2017|Featured, Medical News|0 Comments

Warren Man Finds Relief of Abdominal Pain

Nov. 13, 2017 | Charles Goins was unsure exactly what ailed him, but he knew the result was excruciating pain in his abdomen. When the discomfort began in December, the 69-year-old Warren native realized immediately that something was wrong. He spent the next several days in a hospital with a pain he had never experienced [...]

By | 2017-11-13T14:12:51+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Featured, Medical News, Patient Stories, Surgery|0 Comments

Breast Cancer Didn’t Steal Little Rock Woman’s Zeal for Life

Oct. 12, 2017 | The past year and a half has included many challenges for Josephine Guiden — being diagnosed with cancer, then chemotherapy, surgery and radiation treatments— but none of them have snatched her passion for life. “There’s power in knowing you have to be positive about life,” said the 70-year-old Little Rock resident. [...]

By | 2017-10-26T08:32:47+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Cancer, Featured, Medical News, Patient Stories|0 Comments

Myeloma Patient’s Loved Ones Roll ‘Ride for Research’ in Her Honor

Oct. 6, 2017 | Carolyn Barber, of El Dorado, waited as six of her loved ones – ­two daughters, a son, two granddaughters and a great-grandson – each rode 10 miles in the recent UAMS Myeloma Institute’s inaugural Ride for Research across central Arkansas in honor of the 75-year-old’s battle against myeloma. “It was wonderful,” [...]

By | 2017-10-06T11:39:15+00:00 October 6th, 2017|Featured, Medical News, Myeloma, Patient Stories|0 Comments

UAMS, Blue Cross Join to Fight Eye Disease using Telemedicine

Sept. 25, 2017 | Vision loss and blindness from diabetic retinopathy can occur gradually with no warning symptoms when high blood sugar levels cause damage to blood vessels in the retina. That’s why Ryan Jones makes sure she undergoes a yearly eye exam. But it’s not always easy for Jones, who lives in southeast Arkansas, [...]

By | 2017-10-11T09:52:22+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Eye Care, Featured, Medical News, Patient Stories|0 Comments

Conway Cyclist Joins UAMS Myeloma Institute Team to Honor Dad

Sept. 20, 2017 | Julie Ferguson, 51, of Conway, plans to straddle her Trek bike and join 60 others Sept. 23 to ride in the UAMS Myeloma Institute’s Ride for Research. Held in conjunction with the Big Dam Bridge 100, the 60 patients, supporters, donors and employees are riding to raise awareness of the blood [...]

By | 2017-10-06T11:42:34+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Featured, Medical News, Myeloma, Patient Stories|0 Comments

UAMS Treats Pediatric Cancer Survivors to a Day at the Zoo

Sept. 14, 2017 | Five-year-old Lilly Johnson may dream of going to Madagascar, but on a recent sunny Saturday she was happy to enjoy some wild animals a little closer to home. Ewing sarcoma survivor Lilly Johnson spies some chickens in the petting zoo. As a patient of the UAMS Radiation Oncology Center [...]

By | 2017-09-14T14:38:09+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Cancer, Featured, Medical News|0 Comments