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 […]

Health Insurance Marketplace: Last chance to enroll February 15

MANA physicians and providers are in network with plans available through the Health Insurance Marketplace including: Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield AmBetter QualChoice The deadline to enroll is February 15, 2015. For more information on these plans and to find out if you and your family are eligible, visit Arkansas Health Connector or call 855-283-3483 […]

MRI, X-Ray, and Ultrasound: It’s All about the Energy

There’s only so much your doctor can tell from the outside, so your health care providers may rely on imaging to see more about what’s going on inside your body. There are different kinds of imaging, but they’re all about sending energy into your body to get a better look at what’s happening inside. This […]

Dr. Steven Harms to lecture at Multidisciplinary Symposium on Breast Disease

Steven E. Harms, MD, FACR will be lecturing on breast MRI at the 20th Annual Multidisciplinary Symposium on Breast Disease to be held at the Ritz Carlton, Amelia Island, FL on February 12-15, 2015. Dr. Harms is one of 20 invited speakers who are recognized as international experts in the field of breast cancer diagnosis […]

5 Everyday Habits for Breast Health

You may have annual mammograms and do monthly self-exams, but are you taking the daily steps that really make a difference? It’s easy to think about breast health mostly in terms of cancer treatments and mammograms, both very important things. But research has shown that your daily habits can make a difference in breast health […]

Virus or Bacteria — What’s the Difference?

A germ is a germ is a germ, right? Germs are dirty, they make you sick, and that’s the end of that. Well, that’s not quite true. While viruses and bacteria can both cause infections or illness, they are quite different. If there’s one difference between bacteria and viruses that people know about, it’s that […]

National Blood Donor Month

January is National Blood Donor Month. It may seem as though some National Months are randomly chosen, but there is a very good reason that January is National Blood Donor month. Fewer blood drives are scheduled around the holidays when organizations’ calendars are already full. Travel and bad weather keep even regular donors from making […]