Baby Safety Month

There’s little in this world more precious than a baby. But as precious as babies are, they’re also quite vulnerable. Babies are physically less resilient than adults, and they don’t have the knowledge and understanding required to keep themselves out of harm’s way. For example, a baby doesn’t see a coin on the floor in […]

Find Reliable Health Information Online

Health and fitness is one of the most popular subjects on the Internet. Whether you’re trying to find out how much exercise you need each day, how many vegetables you should eat in a week, or what’s causing your unsightly rash, you’re bound to find millions of sources all claiming to be an authority with […]

Healthy After School Snacks

A new school year started up this week in Northwest Arkansas. From picking out school supplies to meeting new teachers and making new friends, the back to school season is always an exciting time for kids. But all of that excitement can work up an appetite, especially after a long day at school! This school […]

Office Work Can be Dangerous Too

Some professions make it easy to see how work can have a negative effect on a person’s health. Think about coal workers toiling away in dank and filthy mines. A crumbling mineshaft is the least of their worries with poor air quality posing a constant threat to lung health. Coal worker’s pneumoconiosis, also known as […]

Healthy Habits Don’t Make Themselves

You wake up one day and decide that it’s time to make some changes in your life. You’re tired of the fact that you never exercise and you don’t eat right. Instead of sitting around watching TV and eating potato chips all day, you decide that you’re going to start running and eat lots of […]

Stand for It!

What’s your typical workday like? For a lot of us, it involves sitting for 8 or 9 hours at work — and then sitting in a car to drive home and sit in front of a TV or laptop for another few hours. Researchers have found clear evidence that this is really not good for […]

Back to School Health: Backpacks

Think back to the last time you drove your child to school. You might recall seeing mountainous backpacks trudging towards the school, being supported by tiny little legs. You had to assume that there was a person under the backpack as well, but it’s hard to tell because of the sheer size of the enormous […]

Urgent Care in Fayetteville

Amber’s parents dropped her off at the University of Arkansas, got her settled into the dormitory, gave her plenty of good advice and a little more cash, and drove home, worrying just as much as they did when she started kindergarten. They didn’t think about talking with her about how to get urgent care with […]

National Relaxation Day

Stress has a terrible habit of showing up when it’s not invited. Stress is there at your desk when you’re behind schedule on a work project. It’s there while you’re crunching numbers, worrying about student loans. Stress even hops in the car to keep you company while you’re stuck in rush hour traffic. Stress is […]

Vaccinations for Back to School

Are your child’s vaccine records up to date? Vaccinations aren’t just meant to keep your child safe, but to keep your family, other children, and their families safe as well. Since another school year has arrived, it’s time once again to start thinking about vaccinations. Whether your child is in preschool, elementary school, high school, […]