Patton, Ike and my teenage boys

November 8, 2013 I recently took my two teenage sons to a talk by Frank Kravetz, a 90-year-old World War II veteran who survived Hitler’s Nuremberg prisons. Frank …

Roosevelt and Veterans Day

November 6, 2013 Dr. Gary Smith As we celebrate Veterans Day this year, it is instructive to consider the contributions of our presidents to …

Veterans Day: Is anybody listening?

November 5, 2013 Danny Tyree “Tyrades!” Veterans Day brings to mind one of the favorite anecdotes of my late father, Lewis Tyree. Dad was …

General Assembly takes up veterans affairs

November 5, 2013 More than 250,000 veterans call Arkansas home. As we near Veterans Day, the 89th General Assembly extends its appreciation to every single Arkansan and their …

Explosion was unlucky for many

November 4, 2013 Craig Ogilvie "... the rest is history!" When the Union gunboat, Mound City, exploded during a Confederate attack at St. Charles, …

Hey, FDA, mind your own business

November 4, 2013 One of the first things I learned in my health care career is that pain is very subjective. Different people experience different levels of pain …