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The Facts: What Cholesterol Means for Your Health
The Facts: What Cholesterol Means for Your Health
Maintaining healthy cholesterol levels can help lower your risk of heart disease and improve your overall well-being. But what is good and what is bad cholesterol? Cholesterol plays a role in your body’s production of certain hormones, the digestive process, and vitamin D production. While you need healthy levels of  ...

New Technology for Diagnosing Hepatitis B – in Arkansas!
New Technology for Diagnosing Hepatitis B – in Arkansas!
An early diagnosis of hepatitis B, or hep B, can reduce the risk of serious liver problems that may occur when left untreated. FibroScan offers an effective, non-invasive assessment option. Traditionally, the easiest way to diagnose hep B is with a needle biopsy, which involves inserting a needle between two ...

Cholesterol & You: ‘Ask the Expert’ with Amy Sullivan, APRN
Cholesterol & You: ‘Ask the Expert’ with Amy Sullivan,  APRN
Amy Sullivan is a registered advanced practice nurse and certified nurse practitioner. She graduated from the University of Arkansas Little Rock with a bachelor of science in nursing and the University of Central Arkansas with her master's degree in nursing in 2013. Amy joined ARcare in February 2014 Why is ...

Flu vs. Pneumonia: How Can You Tell the Difference?
Flu vs. Pneumonia: How Can You Tell the Difference?
Influenza and pneumonia have some common symptoms, but they are not the same. Knowing which illness is which will help you get timely, appropriate care and avoid complications. When you find yourself coughing and running a fever, flu or pneumonia could be responsible. To get the treatment you need, and ...

7 Early Signs and Symptoms of HIV Infection
7 Early Signs and Symptoms of HIV Infection
For the best prognosis, early detection of an HIV infection is crucial. Stay proactive about your health by learning to identify the seven signs and symptoms of HIV that warrant a prompt visit to your doctor.   Early detection of human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, can help prevent co-infections and ...