Healthy Breakfast 101

You might have grown up hearing that breakfast is the most important meal of the day…but is it? Or would you stick with liquids till lunch? And what exactly do you need for a healthy breakfast? Breakfast has become surprisingly controversial. Do you really need breakfast? Say you eat dinner around 6:00 p.m. and close […]

Back to Work

Many of us think about Back to School at this time of year, but this year a lot of us are also going Back to Work — heading to a workplace after working remotely or perhaps taking some time off. During the pandemic, millions of Americans worked from home — but more than a million workers […]

The BRAT Diet

Have you heard of the BRAT Diet? We’ll tell you what it is and when it can be useful. What is the BRAT Diet? BRAT stands for the main foods in the BRAT Diet: bananas rice applesauce toast If that sounds like it’s not a balanced diet, you’re right. The BRAT Diet is not for […]

Heat Advisories and Your Health

Heat advisory warnings are provided by the Weather Service when the heat index is high enough to affect human health. The heat index is a calculation based on the temperature outside and the humidity. It is a measure of how hot the air feels. Heat advisories are warnings that let us know extreme heat is on […]

Welcome, Dr. May!

Dr. Michael May has joined MANA Family Medicine South. Dr. May has varied interests and a wide-ranging background. He completed both undergraduate and graduate degrees in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Arkansas before deciding to pursue a medical degree. While at the U of A, he was active in Farm House Fraternity and served […]

Mask Up for School

The American Academy of Pediatrics has updated their recommendations for schools. “The AAP believes that, at this point in the pandemic, given what we know about low rates of in-school transmission when proper prevention measures are used, together with the availability of effective vaccines for those age 12 years and up, that the benefits of […]

5 Ways the Pandemic Has Increased Wellbeing Awareness

The pandemic obviously has not been good for our health. More than 600,000 people have died from COVID-19 in the United States alone. Some of us have responded to the stress and restrictions of the pandemic with anxiety and questionable health choices, drinking more and gaining weight. Some of us have also skipped regular medical check […]

Chicken Safety in the Kitchen

Chicken is one of America’s favorite protein foods. From traditional Southern fried chicken to chicken chasseur, chicken feeds most of us several times a week. But chicken is also susceptible to food-borne pathogens. Some of the bacteria that can turn up on your chicken: Escherichia coli (E. coli) Salmonella Staphylococcus aureus Listeria monocytogenes Campylobacter jejuni […]

Independence Holiday Hours

In observance of Independence Day, many MANA Clinics will be closed on Monday, July 5, 2021. For unexpected medical needs, MANA Urgent Care on College will have limited hours on Sunday and both locations are open Monday. . Sunday, July 4, 2021 MANA Urgent Care, 1673 N. College Avenue, Fayetteville – Open 7 am to […]

U-pick Safety

Picking your own berries is a beloved tradition for many Northwest Arkansas families. When summer comes around, the whole family heads out to fill pails with blueberries, strawberries, raspberries — and later in the season, you can pick your own peaches, pecans, pumpkins, and more.  The pandemic has made a lot of us more hygiene-minded, […]