You have probably heard of probiotics, and you have a basic understanding that they are supposed to be good for you. The word itself starts with, “pro” and is followed with, “bio” so it’s got to be good, right? For many, knowledge of probiotics can roughly be summed up with this statement: probiotics are a […]

CT Scans and Heart Disease

CT scans, according to new research published in Radiology, may help identify heart attack risk in patients who don’t have typical signs in their cholesterol tests and blood pressure readings. CT scans can produce 3-D pictures of the heart and veins, which may show narrowing of the arteries. Other kinds of tests for heart health […]

Text Neck

The human head can weigh anywhere between 5 and 11 pounds. That might not seem like very much weight, but those few pounds can put quite a strain on your neck. Even if your posture is perfect, and you’re holding your head upright, there’s still going to be at least 5 to 11 pounds of […]

10 Ways to Eat Vegetables for Breakfast

You know you need to have plenty of vegetables each day, but it’s not always easy. Sometimes the intentions of healthy eating don’t quite pan out the way you’d like. You planned on a salad for lunch, but went out with friends and it somehow ended up being pizza and beer. Then you met some […]

Low Dose CT Scan

The “CT” in “CT scan” stands for “computed tomography.” CT machines use a series of X-ray scans to get detailed images of the inside of the body. Each of these X-ray images can be viewed individually or collectively, giving doctors both a more detailed and comprehensive view of their patients. These scans involve a patient […]

Welcome to Millennium Chiropractic

Dr. Steven Whitelaw, Dr. Eric Walker and Dr. Bobby Pritchett of Millennium Chiropractic and Rehab have joined MANA, bringing sports care, chiropractic, and rehabilitative care to our family of clinics. “Currently MANA offers physical therapy to patients, but offering chiropractic care for injuries, back and neck pain, will be a new service for our patients” […]

10 Ideas for Fun Family Spring Outdoors

Springtime means outdoor fun. You’ve been cooped up all winter, but now that the weather is nice, it’s time to get outside and enjoy some healthy outdoor activities with the whole family. Here are ten ideas for family outdoor activities! Take the dog for a walk Walking is great exercise, and it’s something that the […]

Getting Ready for Allergy Season

Springtime is always such a bittersweet season. On one hand, winter is over. The days are longer, the weather is better, the grass keeps getting greener, and everything is in bloom. However all of that blooming nature means that you get to spend the next few weeks rubbing your eyes and stifling your sneezes. Get […]

National Walk to Work Day

It’s National Walk to Work Day! The American Heart Association’s National Walking Day was on April 1, but the first Friday of April was declared National Walk to Work Day in 2004 by the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services. Blue Cross Blue Shield’s Walk@Lunch Day is April 29th. This means that if you […]

MediServe Wedington Open Easter Sunday

MediServe Walk-In Clinic’s Wedington location will be open to care for your family’s urgent care needs on Sunday, April 5, 2015. The MediServe on Sycamore will be closed. Clinic hours on Sunday are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Minor illness Sinus infection Sore throat Ear ache Allergies and hay fever MediServe Walk-In Clinic – Wedington […]