KUAR http://ualrpublicradio.org en Athletes Should Fear The Heat More Than The Heart Attack http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/athletes-should-fear-heat-more-heart-attack When a runner's heart stops during a marathon, it gets a lot of press – even though it's actually a pretty rare event. A more common killer among runners, and a condition that needs more prevention efforts, is heat stroke, according to a study by Israeli researchers.<p>During a 2011 running race, physicians at a Tel Aviv hospital noticed there were far more heat stroke victims admitted than <a href="http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1106468">cardiac patients</a>. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:47:00 +0000 Katherine Hobson 27309 at http://ualrpublicradio.org Athletes Should Fear The Heat More Than The Heart Attack China Puts Former Top Communist Party Official Under Investigation http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/china-puts-former-top-communist-party-official-under-investigation The central committee of China's communist party placed a former top-ranking official under investigation on Tuesday.<p><a href="http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/china/2014-07/29/c_133518450.htm">China's state-run news agency Xinhua reports</a> Zhou Yongkang is accused of "serious disciplinary violation."<p>Reporting from Beijing, NPR's Anthony Kuhn tells our Newscast unit that while there is no specificity to those charges from the party, this usually implies that criminal corruption charges will follow.<p>"Before his retirement in 2012, Zhou was a member of the politburo standing committee. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:42:00 +0000 Eyder Peralta 27305 at http://ualrpublicradio.org China Puts Former Top Communist Party Official Under Investigation A Compromise Deal On Overhauling The VA, But Will It Pass? http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/compromise-deal-overhauling-va-will-it-pass <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=A+Compromise+Deal+On+Overhauling+The+VA%2C+But+Will+It+Pass%3F&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA1MjcyMDE0MDEyNzUzOTU1NTMzNmE5NQ010)"/></div><p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:35:00 +0000 David Welna 27308 at http://ualrpublicradio.org A Look At Gaza From Part Of Little Rock's Islamic Community http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/look-gaza-part-little-rocks-islamic-community <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">NPR listeners have heard a great deal from both Israelis and Palestinians about the ongoing conflict in Gaza and in Israel. </span>KUAR<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is taking a look at some of the the perspectives of Little Rock's largest Islamic community and largest Jewish presence.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">I spoke with Tamer Alsebai, Muhammed al-Muhadi, and Waddah&nbsp;Maskoun shortly after afternoon prayer at the Islamic Center of Little Rock. </span></p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:31:35 +0000 Jacob Kauffman 27304 at http://ualrpublicradio.org A Look At Gaza From Part Of Little Rock's Islamic Community Photos From Syria May Show 'Killing On An Industrial Scale' http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/photos-syria-may-show-killing-industrial-scale <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Photos+From+Syria+May+Show+%27Killing+On+An+Industrial+Scale%27&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA1MjcyMDE0MDEyNzUzOTU1NTMzNmE5NQ010)"/></div><p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:20:00 +0000 Tom Bowman 27307 at http://ualrpublicradio.org Israeli PM Netanyahu Says Gaza War Could Be 'Prolonged' http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/israeli-pm-netanyahu-says-gaza-war-could-be-prolonged <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fdoYZ1-9XsM</p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:20:00 +0000 Eyder Peralta 27306 at http://ualrpublicradio.org Israeli PM Netanyahu Says Gaza War Could Be 'Prolonged' N.H. Promises To Let D.C. Residents Buy Booze There http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/nh-promises-let-dc-residents-buy-booze-there <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=N.H.+Promises+To+Let+D.C.+Residents+Buy+Booze+There&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAwODM4NDIzMDEzMjM4NzEyMDkwNThkNQ004)"/></div><p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:00:00 +0000 editor 27303 at http://ualrpublicradio.org For Iraqis In Crisis, Dividing The Country Seems A Poor Solution http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/iraqis-crisis-dividing-country-seems-poor-solution The muscular farmer sits in the basement kindergarten of the church, perched on a tiny chair intended for a child. He and his family are spending the holiday here, after being forced to flee from extremists.<p>"Our village is more than 300 years old," Ahmed Ali says of Shreikhan, near Mosul, "and we never had any such problems."<p>For most Muslims around the world, Eid is a time for gifts, feasts and visiting relatives. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:11:00 +0000 Alice Fordham 27302 at http://ualrpublicradio.org For Iraqis In Crisis, Dividing The Country Seems A Poor Solution Zillow To Buy Rival Real Estate Site Trulia http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/zillow-buy-rival-real-estate-site-trulia <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Zillow+To+Buy+Rival+Real+Estate+Site+Trulia&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA3OTgyNDI4MDEzMTM0MjQzMTZlNDI0Mg004)"/></div><p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:38:00 +0000 editor 27300 at http://ualrpublicradio.org Venezuelans Celebrate Chavez With A Focus On His Handwriting http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/venezuelans-celebrate-chavez-focus-his-handwriting <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Venezuelans+Celebrate+Chavez+With+A+Focus+On+His+Handwriting&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA4OTAxNzAzMDEzMjc0MTc2MzA5ZDZlMw004)"/></div><p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:35:00 +0000 editor 27301 at http://ualrpublicradio.org