MANA Urgent Care or ER?

Deciding where to get appropriate medical care can sometimes be hard when unexpected symptoms arise.  The emergency room is the obvious place for possible life-threatening emergencies. It’s not always clear, however, whether you should go to the ER or an urgent care clinic if you are unsure what is going on.  Walk-in urgent care clinics […]

9 Reasons to Visit MANA Urgent Care

Urgent care clinics offer fast and convenient medical care, and at much a lower cost than an emergency room visit. MANA Urgent Care does not charge urgent care fees; your copay and fees are the same that you pay at your primary care provider. Sometimes people aren’t sure whether to head to the emergency room, […]

Christmas Light Safety

Decorating with Christmas lights is a cherished holiday tradition. Some families prefer a subtle display on the Christmas tree, while others look to light up the neighborhood with an extravagant light display. It’s easy to forget that hanging outdoor Christmas lights comes with a certain level of risk. Perhaps when you first started decorating you […]

Should You Go to Urgent Care or Your Doctor?

Urgent care clinics provide fast, affordable, and reliable medical care. If you’re experiencing a non-life-threatening medical emergency, a walk-in urgent care clinic is a great option. Urgent care isn’t just for emergencies, however. Sometimes the convenience of a walk-in clinic makes urgent care a better alternative to waiting for a visit with your primary care […]

Preparing for The Great Outdoors: Outdoor Safety Tips

Northwest Arkansas is an incredible place for outdoor enthusiasts. There’s no shortage of opportunity for outdoor recreation in the Natural State. We have great rivers and lakes for paddling and fishing, wonderful woods and forests for camping, and an abundance of trails for hiking and mountain biking. Spending time in nature is fun and exciting, […]

Fireworks Safety Checklist

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, an average of 280 people go to the emergency room each day due to firework-related injuries in the month surrounding Independence Day. In 2017, nearly one-third of these injuries were to the hands and fingers, almost one-fourth of the injuries were to the head, face, and ears, […]

What Are the Signs of Heat Exhaustion?

It’s important to know how to identify the warning signs of heat exhaustion. If left untreated, heat exhaustion can lead to heatstroke. Heatstroke can cause irreversible damage to your brain and vital organs, and it can even be fatal. Here’s what to look for, and how to treat heat exhaustion. What causes heat exhaustion? Heat […]

Common Springtime Ailments

After a cold, gray winter people are eager to get outside, breathe fresh air, and enjoy the better weather conditions that come with spring. Spring is a special time in Northwest Arkansas, and there’s no shortage of things to do. Whether you prefer to explore the natural beauty of Arkansas by boat, bike, or hiking […]