Shirley Tyson will step in when Ray Scott retires in December.
It's no secret that a growing minority of lawmakers want to wind down Arkansas' compromise medicaid expansion and are waiting to see the makeup of the legislature come next January.
Today students, faculty and staff received the flu vaccine, thanks to a mass flu campaign.
Mistakenly giving your child too much of a dose of medicine is something researchers say is pretty common.
State health officials say situation involving a patient appears to be "very low risk."
Ebola can survive for only a few hours on dry surfaces like doorknobs and countertops. When it dries, it dies.
Watch this video from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The head of the state nurses association says many nurses feel unprepared for possible ebola cases.
UAMS has dedicated an entire center to health literacy hoping to break down the communication barriers between doctors and their patients.
The majority (67 percent) of those getting coverage are 19 to 44 years old.
Tiny Hands Monster Bash costume party to benefit UAMS Family Home, neonatal intensive care unit.
Part B and prescription drug premium deductibles will remain at $104.90 and $147 respectively.
An active high school principal in Cabot does it all, travels, photography and takes care of her family, students and faculty. She does it gracefully even though she's been hit with breast cancer twice. But thanks to new medications on the market she is able to live her life with continued zeal and passion.
Retailer ending coverage for 30,000 employees.
Thomas Eric Duncan may have contracted the virus in Liberia while taking a deathly ill neighbor to the hospital in a taxi.
Schools across the state are already fighting against the flu. The Arkansas Department of Health is kicking off its statewide school flu clinics this week
SHARE lets providers at different medical facilities across the state exchange medical records for patients they have in common.
They lead by example and show students how easy it is.
The hospital closed in September after officials say it ran out of money.
Rates are expected to drop on average by about 2 percent from 2014.
First place prize is $10,000, will go to cancer charity.
When your body is telling you something is wrong you may often try to ignore the symptoms, and that could make your condition worse, if not fatal. For one woman the signs were there that something was off base.
UAMS is trying to make it a little easier for Arkansas women to stay healthy and this Saturday the UAMS clinic on 12th Street will be offering free health exams for women.
School officials in Van Buren say more cases have been confirmed at Rena Elementary and Northridge Middle School.
Imagine going in to have surgery, only to come out still hurting. One Little Rock woman says she is happy she sought a second opinion after a routine hip surgery didn't solve her problem.
Opportunities in 16 counties across Arkansas Oct. 1-15.
It's the first case of the respiratory illness in the Natural State.
Registration stop for the Komen Race for the Cure.
Honored for leading comprehensive health, physical activity and wellness efforts.
Research shows one in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime. Baptist Health along with Arkansas Urology is introducing a high tech prostate imaging and biopsy that will help save lives.