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Fewer opioids needed


Tara Thomas/tthomas@thedailycitizen.com

Neurologist Scott Palmer of the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., was invited by Unity Health to speak at a health-care conference in Searcy last Thursday aimed at combating prescription drug abuse by both doctors and patients.

By Tara Thomas tthomas@thedailycitizen.com
"We may soon find that seven days is the legal limit for prescribing [opioids to] patients," Dr. Scott Palmer told physicians and law enforcement gathered at a community health-care . . .


6A Showdown


Bruce Guthrie / sports@thedailycitizen.com

Tanner Leonard allowed just two runs on five hits in five innigs in Tuesday's 3-1 loss to Mountain Home in Game 1 of their scheduled doubleheader.

By Bruce Guthrie sports@thedailycitizen.com
The pace was quick and the runs were few -- too few for the Searcy Lions, which fell 3-1 to the Mountain Home Bombers at home Tuesday on Senior Night.
"It's senior night, and you want . . .


Speaking robot code


Tracy Whitaker/twhitaker@thedailycitizen.com

Sidney Deener Elementary School third-graders Jamarion Clemons (left) and Jaidyn Clifton code instructions on their computers Wednesday to instruct Lego robots how to move.


Steve Brawner: After medical pot, Couch wants you to vote on legislative lines




The man who legalized medical marijuana in Arkansas has another one up his sleeve. David Couch, the attorney who sponsored the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Amendment in 2016, is working with potential backers on an initiative that . . .


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