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NYITCOM at A-State’s Fleming Named Chair of Educational Council on Osteopathic Principles

Jonesboro, Ark. – Regina Fleming, D.O., who serves as chair of the department of osteopathic manipulative medicine at New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University (NYITCOM at A-State), has been elected to a national position that helps shape core curriculum for osteopathic medical schools [read more…]

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St. Bernards Medical Center Earns Quality, Safety Certification for Advanced Heart Attack Care

JONESBORO, Ark. – St. Bernards Medical Center recently achieved certification from The Joint Commissionand the American Heart Association as an Advanced Primary Heart Attack Center. To earn the certification, the hospital underwent a rigorous, unannounced onsite review where The Joint Commissionevaluated compliance standards related to both quality and safety. The Joint Commission developed these standards in consultation with healthcare experts and [read more…]

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Heart Day 2023 at NEA Baptist

NEA Baptist Offers Free Screenings and Education JONESBORO, Ark. – NEA Baptist will host “Heart Day 2023”, Friday February 10 inside their main clinic lobby located at 4802 E. Johnson Ave. from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Advertisement Back to the news: Advertisement Back to the news: Advertisement Back to [read more…]

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Cardiovascular Surgeon Dr. Jay K. Bhama Joins St. Bernards, Bringing Region Unique Heart Services

JONESBORO, Ark. – Cardiovascular Surgeon Dr. Jay Bhama has joined the heart and vascular team practicing at St. Bernards Medical Center, specializing in complex surgical procedures involving the heart. Bhama, M.D., a nationally recognized heart surgeon with significant cardiovascular experience, holds a special interest and expertise in complex, heart valve [read more…]


Cervical Health Awareness Month

Little Rock, Ark. – January is Cervical Health Awareness Month. The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) BreastCare program coordinates efforts with a statewide network of providers offering no-cost cervical and breast cancer screenings and follow-up services.  Cervical cancer is largely preventable with Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccination, and routine pap [read more…]