Inclement Weather Hours

Due to inclement weather and poor road conditions, some MANA clinics may have alternate hours. Check here for the latest clinic hours. Alternate hours will be posted here, on social media, and on local TV stations. If you do not see the clinic listed here, please call your doctor’s office before traveling to your appointment.  […]

Bath Time Safety for Kids

More than 43,000 children each year receive medical care for accidents that happen in the bathtub or shower.  Follow these suggestions to keep your child safe.  Falls Falls are the most common injury among children in bathrooms. They are most likely to hurt their faces, and “lacerations” — cuts — are the most common type […]

Safety Tips for Non-toy Gifts

December is designated as Toy Safety Month to help us be aware of toy safety as we do our holiday shopping. However, in the 21st century, children receive a lot of gifts that are not toys.  In one survey, 59% of parents said that kids 10 and up no longer need toys. More than half […]

RSV Surge

About two million children get respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) each year in the United States. For most of these children, RSV is just another respiratory illness, like the cold or the flu. For some, however, it is serious. RSV is the most common cause of bronchiolitis and pneumonia in children. Is It a Cold or […]

MANA Voted the Best of Northwest Arkansas 2022!

Each year, The Best of Northwest Arkansas Reader’s Poll tabulates the votes of thousands of people in Northwest Arkansas. The results show the services that people in Northwest Arkansas love the most.  Each year, MANA clinics show up on this list of winners. Here are the honorees for 2022. WINNER – BEST MEDICAL CLINICS MANA […]

How Is ADHD Diagnosed?

All kids struggle with paying attention, listening, and following directions from time to time, but for kids with ADHD, the struggles are harder and happen more often. ADHD stands for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and is a medical condition that affects brain development and activity. Because ADHD can affect a child at school, at home, […]

Medicine Reactions in Children

Not much could be done for a sick child a century ago, and now, antibiotics have entirely changed the experience of childhood illnesses. Over-the-counter medications can help children with a cough or fever, and prescription drugs are available to care for many illnesses common to children, something any parent can be grateful for. However, medications […]

Raising Competent Eaters

Parents can find feeding kids very stressful. Are they eating enough? Are they eating too much? Are they eating the right things? Should we insist that they eat what we serve or serve things they will eat? One approach to kids’ nutrition can help with the uncertainty and stress: raising competent eaters. What’s a competent […]

Welcome, Dr. Amy Randall

Dr. Amy Randall comes to Northwest Arkansas Pediatrics from the Community Clinic in Rogers.  She graduated from the University of Arkansas Fayetteville summa cum laude in biology and completed her MD at UAMS at Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock.  There she served as Chief Resident in Pediatrics. She was a member of the Residents Council […]

Flu Shots for Children

Northwest Arkansas Pediatrics is now scheduling appointments for flu shots!  Our pediatricians and the Centers for Disease Control recommend that children over 6 months old and their families get the flu vaccine each year to protect them from serious illness or death. Each year, vaccine scientists develop a unique influenza vaccine that includes inoculating against […]