Frozen vs. Canned Vegetables

According to the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, a person needs anywhere between five and thirteen servings of fruits and vegetables every day. Since people come in different shapes and sizes, the exact amount that you need varies from person to person. However, one thing remains constant for everyone. You need plenty of […]

Walking the Dog Day

February 22nd, is National Walking the Dog Day. Now, you might walk your dog everyday, and you should! It’s great exercise for you and for your dog. Even if you don’t take your dog on regular walks, you should definitely make a point to walk your dog this weekend for National Walking the Dog Day. […]

Send Your Doctor a Message!

When you have a family doctor, you can get reliable answers to your healthcare questions easily. And one of the easiest ways to communicate with your doctor is through myMANA. It’s easy to set up an account at myMANA. You’ll be asked your name, address, email address, and security questions. You won’t be asked any […]

Are Vaccinations Safe?

There was a time when losing children to common childhood diseases was a normal, though sad, part of life. Tiny gravestones in the cemetery marked brief lives ended by whooping cough, measles, chicken pox, or rubella. Mumps left children deaf or suffering from encephalitis, a disease which also led to death in some cases. Fortunately, […]

Valentine’s Day, Sugar, and Your Health

What is that feeling? Your heart is fluttering, and you’re in a state of giddy elation. Could it be that love is in the air? Perhaps, or it could just be you’re all hopped up on sugary sweets. Valentine’s Day is tomorrow. You know, that amorous winter version of Halloween. It’s a time for people […]

Healthy Family Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a fun day for families. It’s also a day that can easily be a challenge for families that keep healthy living as a high priority. It doesn’t have to be all about cupcakes and candy, though. Here are some fun, healthy ideas for celebrating the day! A hearty breakast Heart-shaped pancakes with […]

Breast Center Leads the Way

The Breast Center, a MANA Clinic, Addresses Growing Demand for Ultrasound Screenings; Expands Bentonville Services Women with dense breast tissue – some 15 million in the U.S. alone – now have an additional option for earlier detection of breast cancer over and above what their annual mammogram can provide. Due to growing demand for breast […]

Surprise! Your Child’s Blood Pressure Should Be Checked

You know that it’s important to check your blood pressure. You might check it at the gym while you’re working out, at the grocery store when you’re waiting to get your prescriptions filled, and every time you go to the doctor. You don’t want to have issues with high blood pressure sneaking up on you, […]

It’s National Grapefruit Month!

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, healthy diets that are rich in fruits and vegetables can reduce the risk of cancer and other diseases. Fruits and vegetables provide your body with many of the vitamins and minerals that you need to be fit and healthy. What’s more, fruits and vegetables are delicious! […]

Welcome, Dr. Ellison!

We’re pleased to welcome Dr. Jeffrey C. Ellison to MANA. Dr. Ellison will be providing  gastroenterological and endoscopic care at Fayetteville Diagnostic Clinic. Dr. Ellison grew up in Little Rock and attended the University of Arkansas School for Medical Sciences after taking degrees in both Chemistry and Biology at UALR. He was both Chief Researcher […]