Top 10 Summer Health Risks

Roaring campfires, days on the lake, and backyard barbecues are classic summertime activities. For many, summer wouldn’t be complete without these summer classics, but these activities aren’t without risk. Knowing common summer health risks can help you and your family take the right steps to keep your summer safe and fun. Don’t let a health […]

Safe Swimming Checklist

According to the World Health Organization, there are 360,000 annual drowning deaths worldwide, making it the third leading cause of unintentional injury death. The good news is that there are are things that you can do to make swimming safer. Use this list as a guide to help make sure that you and your family […]

Finding Reliable Health Information

Finding health information is easy. Finding reliable information can be challenging, however. Friends and family members offer health advice, you may overhear a conversation about a fad diet while waiting in line at the grocery store, or you might read an article on social media about some new superfood. How can you tell whether or […]

Exercise Often for a Healthy Heart

Physical activity is good for your muscles, bones, respiratory health, and your mood. It can help you maintain a healthy weight, and it can improve your overall quality of life. Regular exercise promotes good overall health, and it also helps keep your heart healthy and strong. Having a strong, healthy heart reduces your risk for […]

What’s the Best Way to Get to FirstCare North?

Patients of FirstCare North in Fayetteville have told us that getting to the clinic can be challenging at times. The population continues to grow in Northwest Arkansas and traffic continues to worsen. Depending on the time of day and the direction that you’re heading, traffic makes it difficult to get to an increasing number of […]

6 Tips to Prevent Distracted Driving

An 18 year old student died this year after being hit by a 17 year old student who was texting as she drove. One girl lost her life and the other’s life was changed forever, all because of distracted driving. Teenagers are the most likely demographic to be involved in a motor vehicle accident due […]

Are You Doing Everything You Can for Your Health and Wellness?

Government estimates tell us that 60% of Americans suffer from at least one disease that is preventable through lifestyle choices. The World Health Organization says that 40% to 80% of chronic diseases can be prevented through the same lifestyle choices. Eat right and exercise, and you can reduce your chances of illness significantly. Working towards […]