STRUGGLING IN SILENCE: POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION RISK HIGHER IN LATINAS
One in seven women will suffer from postpartum depression, but a study in the Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities revealed that Latina women are 40% more likely to experience the condition.
STUBBORN LEVEE REWARDED WITH KEY TO THE CITY
She’s strong and mighty, she protects against enemies and, according to Conway city spokesman Bobby M. Kelly, “she held on like hair on a biscuit” when her city was in danger.
ARKANSANS CREATE GROUP TO FAST-TRACK FLOOD RECOVERY
River levels rose with each passing hour. Residents of waterfront towns hurriedly packed sandbags and shoved them up to the foundation of their homes. Meteorologists on television warned that the Arkansas River was about to reach levels that hadn’t been seen in decades.
CACTUS JUICE USED TO MAKE BIODEGRADABLE PLASTIC
Researchers at the University of the Valley of Atemajac in Zapopan, Mexico, have turned to the juice from the prickly pear, or nopal, one of several cactus species of the genus Opuntia.