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Hand Washing can Save Lives – Learn More!

Hand washing – Yes, Simple Hand Washing – Saves Lives  Hand washing may be simple, but many still neglect to do it! Russellville, Arkansas – With all indications that it may be a rough flu season, people may want to be more vigilant about a simple habit that many neglect:  hand washing.  According to the

Diabetes and the Link to Heart Attack and Stroke

But disease may be controlled with proper medical oversight and a healthier lifestyle   November may be designated as Diabetes Awareness Month, but most people already know a friend or family member, or several, afflicted with the disease. To many, diabetes is simply referred to as the “sugar disease” and it ends there.  But that

Making Halloween Trick-or-Treating Safer for All Ages

With some planning and common sense, Halloween can be fun – and safe – for children of all ages! For sheer fun, Halloween has developed into one of the most celebrated and anticipated days of the year.  As fall brings cooler temperatures to most of the nation, Halloween is seen by many as the kick-off

How are you staying hydrated?

With temperatures climbing to record levels this summer, staying hydrated is more crucial than ever. Everyone knows water is the best way to do that, yet some people still choose sugary soft drinks and juices. However, Russellville retailers who sell a fair share of cool beverages on a hot summer day said many customers are

Welcome, Dr. Kenneth Meacham

Bringing specialized urology care closer to you and your family! Saint Mary’s Regional Health System is proud to announce that Urology Associates of North Central Arkansas is now serving patients. Dr. Kenneth Meacham has recently moved his medical practice to Russellville, and now through his extensive experience will help bring the River Valley a higher

A community that cares

Since opening its doors in January 2007, the River Valley Christian Clinic (RVCC) has provided close to $12 million in free medical assistance, prescription assistance and medical referrals. The clinic began as the dream of a few to offer medical services to people who could not afford them and grew into an even greater vision

Welcome, Dr. Eric Graham

Saint Mary’s Regional Health System and Millard Henry Clinic are pleased to announce the addition of board certified surgeon Eric Graham, M.D., to our skilled and experienced surgical staff!

Stitched together, RMS students bring cheer to local cancer patients

Russellville Middle School students found a unique way to provide comfort and cheer to local cancer patients. Students, their parents and teachers will distribute 42 quilts Thursday to Saint Mary’s Regional Health System to be given to cancer patients. Seventh-grade history teacher Liz Scott and seventh-grade math teacher Becky Westbrook have worked with students during