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    Asthma Can Impact Your Sex Life

    HEALTHWATCH – Asthma can have a dangerous impact on your sex life according to a new survey by Asthma UK.

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    Mediterranean Diet For Children

    HEALTHWATCH – The Mediterranean diet is full of vegetables, fruits, unrefined grains and other healthy foods. The eating plan has been linked to longer life and better bone and heart health in adults, but nutrition experts say the diet is good for kids too, with some changes.

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    Cedarville Elementary, Cedarville – 4th Grade

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    Host Of ‘Talk Business & Politics’ To Participate In White House Press Briefing

    WASHINGTON (KFSM) — Talk Business & Politics will participate in President Donald Trump’s White House press briefing on Tuesday (Feb. 14). Host Roby Brock has been asked to participate in a Skype question during the press briefing between 11:15 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Central Standard Time. The administration announced it would include media outlets in markets outside of Washington, D.C. in the briefings with White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer through Skype. To submit a question for Brock to ask, […]

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    Sallisaw Boy Dies After UTV Crash Near Muldrow

    SEQUOYAH COUNTY (KFSM) — A Sallisaw teen is dead after being ejected from a Polaris, according to Oklahoma Highway Patrol. Those of the Sallisaw School District identified the teen as 17-year-old Clay Glass. The collision happened about 2:45 p.m. Saturday (Feb. 11), about one mile east of Muldrow. According to police, Glass was riding with three other Sallisaw teens. They were not injured. The four were driving along a four-wheeler trail when the right side went into a ravine and […]

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    Valentine’s Day Event Raising Awareness About Sexual Assault

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) — On Tuesday (Feb. 14) University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will play host to an event that will raise awareness about domestic violence and sexual assault. Eddie Lee Herndon, of United Way Fort Smith, and Allison Davis, of the Crisis Intervention Center, joined Daren Bobb in the 5NEWS studio to discuss One Billion Rising. One Billion Rising events will be held around the world on Tuesday. The event name comes from the statistic that one in three women will […]

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    Lack of Sleep & Your Immune System

    HEALTHWATCH – There’s new science to back up the claim, if you don’t get enough sleep, you’re more likely to get sick.

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    Three Car Accident Causes A Traffic Tie-Up In Greenwood

    GREENWOOD (KFSM) — Shortly after noon on Saturday (Feb.11) three cars collided at the intersection of Highway 71 and Liberty Drive, according to the Sebastian County Sheriff’s Office. The incident blocked northbound traffic from Hwy. 71 and getting into, or leaving, the Walmart parking lot was a bit difficult. Several Greenwood police, fire, ambulances were on scene. No fatalities were reported.  

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    Send Valentine’s Day Cards To Arkansas Children’s Hospital Patients

    LITTLE ROCK (KFSM) — A few of the patients at Arkansas Children’s Hospital are not able to exchange Valentine’s Day with their friends and classmates. The hospital has set up a way for you to share a little love with the patients and send them a valentines wish. Arkansas Children’s Hospital will also be accepting new art supplies for patients to create their own valentines. The wish list includes markers, coloring books featuring characters, construction paper, rhinestones, sequins, foam stickers, googly eyes, […]

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    Greenland Elementary, Greenland – Mrs. Traci Yeargan – 3rd Grade

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    Poteau High School Teacher Killed In Car Accident

    LEFLORE COUNTY (KFSM) — A Poteau High School teacher died after being involved in a car accident Wednesday night (Feb. 8), according to Poteau Superintendent Don Sjoberg. Jerry Carpenter, 46, taught science classes at the high school. According to Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Carpenter was driving westbound on US 270 about six miles west of Wister, when he drove his pickup truck left of center and struck a semi truck driving eastbound. Carpenter was pronounced dead at the scene after sustaining multiple […]

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