UA Faculty, Staff and Students Fight Against National Obesity Among College Campuses

By Sarah Villegas LEMKE NEWSROOM The South ranked as the fattest region in the United States with 29.5 percent of the population considered obese, according to a report by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Arkansas was the eighth fattest state with 30.9 percent of residents considered obese, making the state one of […]

Schools, Families Join Together to Help Cope with Childhood Cancer

By Whitney Green Lemke Newsroom Cancer is the second most common cause of death among U.S. children between the ages of 1 and 14, surpassed only by accidents. Childhood cancer deaths, however, are declining, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Gunnison Riggins is one such child in Springdale, Ark. He is […]