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JUL 03, 2015 - Yahoo! News

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Screening teens for obesity may not help them lose weight

By Madeline Kennedy (Reuters Health) - Weight screenings in high school were not enough to get overweight and obese kids on track toward a healthier weight, a recent U.S. study found. With obesity rates soaring among Arkansas teenagers, the state implemented a screening program in schools in 2003, with alerts sent to parents of kids with weight problems. While the ...

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JUL 02, 2015 - Yahoo! News

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When the Sheep Are Watching Over Your Mind

Definition: Sheeping is mindlessly following the others when you actually know the right actions and behaviors but don't want to assume responsibility for them. On June 1st 1999, American Airlines Flight 1420 was coming in for landing at Little Rock airport in Arkansas amidst raging thunderstorms and severe winds. As they tried to line up with...

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JUL 01, 2015 - Fox News

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Teen pulls 4-inch-long centipede out of his ear

A 14-year-old boy from Arkansas discovered the cause of his painful earache was a 4-inch-long centipede, Fox 59 reported. Grant Botti woke up after feeling the pain and pulled the insect out.

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JUN 30, 2015 - Washington Times

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Study finds Arkansas children at higher risk of drowning

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - A new study has concluded that children in Arkansas are at an increased risk for drowning. Research conducted by the Arkansas Infant and Child Death Review Program at Arkansas Children's Hospital indicates Arkansas ranks 7th in the U.S. for drowning-related deaths among children under 17. ...

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JUN 30, 2015 - Washington Times

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Arkansas Children's Hospital part of food allergy network

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute has been designated a clinical network site by the nonprofit Food Allergy Research & Education organization. FARE works on behalf of 15 million Americans with food allergies. The network will work to accelerate development of drugs for patients with ...

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