• FAYETTEVILLE — Researchers at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences found that 1 in 4 Arkansans faced food insecurity in the first several months of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a study published recently in Dialogues in Health. The study, “COVID-19 and Food Insecurity in a Vulnerable Rural State,” analyzed various factors related to…

  • FAYETTEVILLE – Trena Spears was hired recently through a partnership between the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and Palace Drug to help people in Fulton County navigate the health care system. As an embedded community health worker, Spears is available to answer basic health care questions and provide education and resources to the…

  • FAYETTEVILLE – Four community health workers were hired recently through a partnership between the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and Arkansas Rural Health Partnership to help people in Chicot County navigate the health care system. As embedded community health workers, Autumn Bridwell, Jana Kamal, Anna Ragland, and Ileen Talavera are available to answer…