Summer Camp in 2021

Sleepover camps and day camps have been an important part of kids’ summer memories for decades. Will 2021 provide those opportunities to make friends, learn skills, and develop responsibility? It’s early days, but it’s not too early to look into the possibilities and make plans. Will camps be open? Arkansas is allowing summer camps to open. […]

National Nurses Week

May 6th through 12th is National Nurses Week. May 12th is Florence Nightingale’s birthday, and also International Nurses Day, so this is a culminating celebration. People have been working toward a recognition week for nurses since the 1950s, but National Nurses Week was only officially recognized in 1990, eight years after President Reagan proclaimed May […]

Your Annual Wellness Visit

85% of Americans take their pets in for their shots on schedule, but fewer than half get a regular annual wellness visit. This is true even though most insurance companies cover the cost of an annual physical exam. Annual wellness exams establish baselines Your annual checkup will include a range of tests. Your temperature, weight, blood […]

Step by Step to Eating More Vegetables

90% of Americans don’t get enough vegetables on a typical day. Yet most of us want to eat more veggies than we do. Here’s a 2-step plan that can make it happen. Grab a friend Think of your favorite vegetable. Go ahead and buy some at the grocery store. Who’s more likely to eat a vegetable, […]

Spring Cleaning and Child Safety

As fresh air and sunshine replace snow and rain, 78% of Americans roll up their sleeves and do some spring cleaning, according to the American Cleaning Institute’s annual National Cleaning Survey. Spring cleaning can be a great family activity, but it’s also a time to think about safety. Check for safety issues as you clean Here are […]

Getting Safely Back to the Gym

A lot of us have been creative about getting healthful exercise while staying at home — but a lot of us have also found that challenging. In a recent survey, 70% of Americans say their at-home efforts are less effective than what they were doing before the pandemic. Getting safely back to the gym is […]

Is the Mediterranean Diet for You?

36% of Americans are ready to eat healthier as we move out of the pandemic, according to Harris polls. One option is the Mediterranean diet. The Mediterranean diet is based on the traditional foods of a number of different cultures on the Mediterranean Sea. The American Heart Association, the US News and World Report annual […]

Welcome, Dr. Jonathan Kruger

Dr. Jonathan Kruger will join Fayetteville Diagnostic Clinic’s Rheumatology team on April 26, 2021. Dr. Kruger will work with Dr. Song Zang to provide quality, compassionate rheumatology care to people in Northwest Arkansas. Dr. Kruger is fluent in English and Spanish at conversational levels. Dr. Kruger is Board Certified by the American Board of Rheumatology […]

Understanding Cirrhosis

About 1 in 400 Americans is diagnosed with Cirrhosis of the liver. Cirrhosis is a condition in which the liver develops scars as it tries to repair itself from long-term damage. This condition cannot be cured, but it can be treated. The earlier the condition is identified, the better the chances of successful treatment. Meet your […]

National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week

This is the 45th year that National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week has been celebrated during the last full week of April. At MANA, we appreciate the risks lab professionals take — and the way they reduce risks for their fellow healthcare professionals and the community at large. Across the United States, more than 300,000 medical […]