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Ovarian Cancer NWA Teen Council

Ovarian Cancer NWA Teen Council

Local twins on a mission to educate young women about the early signs of the silent killer            September is ovarian cancer awareness month and  sophomore  twins Emily and Anna Williams  of Fayetteville High School are not taking that lightly.  They feel that its time that […]

Dancing in Chemo Suite in Rogers?

Dancing in Chemo Suite in Rogers?

Have you seen this video yet? It’s shot right here in Rogers, Arkansas and features all local patients, family members, doctors, nurses, and oncology staff.

Running Marathons- The Ultimate Endurance Test

Running Marathons- The Ultimate Endurance Test

Running Marathons- The Ultimate Endurance Test Contributed by Christen Carter Marathons are a celebration and a rite of passage for 28-year-old Tristan Fowler. Fowler ran the 2010 Little Rock Marathon and for him, running marathons are tests. Can you run 26.2 miles? Can you get […]

Strides for Strokes Glow Run

Strides for Strokes Glow Run

THE 1ST ANNUAL BELLAFLIES STRIDES FOR STROKES GLOW RUN Certified & Timed Family Friendly 5k and One-Mile Fun Run/Walk HELP RAISE PEDIATRIC STROKE AWARENESS When: May 17, 2013 Where: Lake Bella Vista, Bella Vista, AR Time: Day of Registration 5:00-6:00pm, 5k starts at 6:30 pm […]

The Bellaflies Foundation- Pediatric Stroke Awareness

The Bellaflies Foundation- Pediatric Stroke Awareness

Contributed by Janelle Paquette President of The Bellaflies Foundation www.bellaflies.orgThe hardest thing that I have ever had to do was to make the decision to take my daughter off of life support. My beautiful, kind, smart, loving, strong, giving, amazing daughter. My best girl. Bella […]

Running a Dog Rescue in NWA

Running a Dog Rescue in NWA

WHAT IT TAKES TO RUN A RESCUE Contributed by Jeanne Champagne www.facebook.com/BoxerRescueofNWA Running a animal rescue takes a LOT of work and is certainly not for the “uncommitted.” The labor of love for the breed begins with a contact from area shelters (or shelters across […]

Sandy victim get supplies via NWA facebook account

Sandy victim get supplies via NWA facebook account

I used my Facebook account to get my family fire wood this morning. I live in Fayetteville and my parents live in Seaford, NY which is on the south shore of Long Island. They had 3.5 feet of water in their home. It wasn’t just […]

Beneficial Nurse and Patient Relationship

Beneficial Nurse and Patient Relationship

Beneficial Nurse and Patient Relationship contributed by Melanie L. Bowen For anyone who is chronically ill or facing any form of a cancer, typically it is imperative to seek the appropriate medical attention. Along with the appropriate medical attention, a medical professional such as a […]

Are you Ready for some Felton?

Are you Ready for some Felton?

By Zoe Calkins Most people know Robert Felton for his achievements in football, but there is more to this past Arkansas Razorback than his skills on the field.  With no false start, he lets down his offensive guard and shares some past and present information […]

Making Strides Oct 23 at Arvest Ballpark

Making Strides Oct 23 at Arvest Ballpark

Contributed by Laurie Anderson Community Promotions Chair American Cancer Society The Making Strides event is not a race; it is a celebration of survivorship, an occasion to express hope, and a shared goal to end a disease that threatens the lives of so many people […]

Erin plus Eight: Her Surrogacy Story

Erin plus Eight: Her Surrogacy Story

Contributed by Zoë Calkins Surrogacy is one of the most controversial solutions to infertility. The ethics involved have sparked the public’s interest; lighting a ring of fire-y opinions held even by doctors all over the country. However, surrogacy is also something people know very little […]

Finding Hope with Pancreatic Cancer

Finding Hope with Pancreatic Cancer

  Contributed by Dana Quinn On June 3, 2010 my father was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer.  The next day he began to plan his funeral.  You may ask why…74% of those diagnosed with pancreatic cancer die within the first year of diagnosis, and […]