Mississippi has replaced West Virgina as the most obese state in the U.S. Donna Terrell takes a look at a recent 2013 Gallup Well-Being Poll that shows how much the nations obesity rate has increased.
Researchers are reporting early but promising news in HIV prevention. Donna Terrell explores a drug that researchers say could someday replace a daily pill taken to prevent infection with an injection given four times a year.
Fox 16 is teaming up to fight colon cancer.
A new study found an extremely rare mutation that could protect against type 2 diabetes.
You may have heard that teens have been getting head lice from taking too many selfies, but health experts say it's simply not true. Donna Terrell explains in today's Family Health Report.
First Lady Michelle Obama and the U.S. Department of Agriculture are proposing new rules that would pull ads for unhealthy food from schools.
This Week is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week. Donna Terrell explores the signs of eating disorders and how parents can talk to their children about them.
The Centers For Disease Control and Prevention reports this years flu season is different than previous years. Donna Terrell explains how younger and healthier people are being hit hard by the virus this year.
New guidelines from leading pregnancy specialists are urging doctors to reduce the high C-section rate in the U.S.
The UAMS weight loss clinic has a new home in Little Rock. Donna Terrell talks more about the grand opening of the clinic in today's Family Health segment.
Donna Terrell explores how the state ranked in a study on the usage of Mental Health Laws.
Tom Brokaw's cancer diagnoses is shedding light on multiple myeloma, a cancer affecting blood cells in the bone marrow. Donna Terrell talks more about the disease and also about a world class institute in Arkansas that's treating people with multiple myeloma.
Donna Terrell explores the heart risks associated with some over-the-counter pain medications in your Family Health Segment.
Preliminary research suggests vitamin c may be helpful in treating cancer patients.
Be careful if your favorite NFL team ended up losing the Super Bowl, it may be a gain for you... in weight! Donna Terrell explores the effects of eating and the Super Bowl in your Family Health segment.
A synthetic pesticide that's banned in the U.S. may raise the risk for Alzheimer's disease.
With temperatures falling below freezing during the winter months, we need to know the proper way to heat our homes. Donna Terrell explains the right way to heat your home and what to avoid.
If you're looking for ways to lose weight you might want to try the Mediterranean diet. Donna Terrell explains in today's Family Health.
If you have diabetes, you may soon be able to stop pricking your fingers. Donna Terrell explains how checking your blood sugar could be as easy as a new pair of contact lenses.
FDA researchers say many dietary supplements claim they will help heal a concussion faster, but the FDA wants you to know there are no dietary supplements that will cure or prevent a concussion.
Skin and hair can be a sign your diet is failing.
Donna Terrell shares some tips on how to avoid frost bite.
Mild frostbite can be treated at home by submerging the area in warm water. It might be painful once the tissue starts to warm.
There has been seven flu deaths in Arkansas this year so far, now the CDC says the flu season season may be peaking early.
There is a belief you can tell if certain foods are good for you just by looking at them. Donna Terrell explores how certain foods resemble the parts of the body they benefit.
Donna Terrell looks into a recent connection that has been made between having shingles and strokes.
Drug maker Merck is recalling some vials of it's HPV vaccines because glass may have ended up in the containers.
Drug abuse among teens is a concern for parents but are they getting the message? Donna Terrell explores a new survey on drug use among high school students and other medical news.
The CDC is urging us to get our flu shots. Despite the hundreds of people who die from the flu every year, only 40% of people six months and older get the shot.
Researchers say high chair injuries have increased by 22%. Donna Terrell takes a look at a recent study on high chair related injuries.
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