Monday, March 1, 2010

U.S. Preventive Medicine and Washington Regional Medical Center Launch Broad Prevention Initiative for Northwest Arkansas

“U.S. Preventive Medicine® and Washington Regional Medical Center, together with Arkansas Occupational Health Clinic and Kids for Health, today introduced an initiative to deliver preventive health care services to northwest Arkansas. This community-wide wellness initiative aims to save lives and money by keeping Arkansans healthy and treating chronic illnesses before they progress. Five diseases cause 70 percent of all U.S. deaths annually -- heart disease, cancer, stroke, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and diabetes. Arkansans suffer from chronic diseases at a rate higher than the national average...

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