Summer Skin Health

by Jenny Tuten After a long winter, most of us have welcomed summer and the chance to be outdoors with open arms! However, we may not be so welcoming of all the hazards our skin has to deal with when we step outside this time of year. Here are some tips and guidelines for: preventing […]

Pediatricians Give RX to BE ACTIVE

by Carole Masterson   Recreational swimming, swim classes and Dive-In Movie nights are offered at Fayetteville’s Wilson Park Pool starting June 6th. The City of Fayetteville Parks and Recreation Department has partnered with the MANA Northwest Arkansas Pediatric Clinic to encourage children to BE ACTIVE!  The pediatric doctors will be providing children a prescription to […]

Women’s Health: Do I Really Need to Have a Mammogram Every Year?

by Sarah Faitak Recent studies may have caused you to question the importance of having yearly breast screenings.  In this blog Sarah Faitak, RN, Breast Imaging Nurse at The Breast Center,  addresses the latest studies, screening options and other common questions from women about breast health.  What could be more frightening than being told your […]

Is it Time for a Wellness Check-Up?

by Jenny Tuten, LPN Now is a great time to schedule wellness exams and screenings. The risk of catching winter viruses like influenza or RSV in a waiting room is dwindling, and with school coming to a close, schedules are more open. Depending on your age, risk factors, and family history will make the difference […]

MANA Introduces Low Radiation CT for Safer Patient Exams

by Carole Masterson MANA Doctors Invest in Patient Safety with Low Radiation CT Scanner FAYETTEVILLE, AR, February 12, 2014 – To make CT exams as safe and accurate as possible for patients, MANA Imaging located at Fayetteville Diagnostic Clinic, has acquired a low radiation CT Scanner the newest dose reduction technology from Toshiba. The low […]

Watch Video: Dr. Thorn on High Blood Pressure

by Carole Masterson Watch Video: Dr. Thorn on High Blood Pressure Dr. Gary Thorn with FirstCare Family Doctors South, a MANA Clinic, discusses high blood pressure. Dr. Thorn talks about what can cause high blood pressure and ways to lower and manage it.

Watch Video: Dr. Leah Layer Talks Heart Health

by Carole Masterson Watch Video: Dr. Leah Layer Talks Heart Health Dr. Leah Layer, a family medicine physician at FirstCare Family Doctors South, talks about your heart and what you can do to keep it healthy.

Spot a Stroke F.A.S.T.

by Carole Masterson Use this helpful acronym developed by the American Stroke Association to help you remember the signs of a stroke. – Face Drooping Does one side of the face droop or is it numb? Ask the person to smile. – Arm Weakness Is one arm weak or numb? Ask the person to raise […]

February is American (Sweet) Heart Month

by Kathleen W. Paulson, M.D., F.A.C.O.G. As Valentine’s Day approaches, I pause to think about love, hearts and my own sweet heart, my husband George.  Over a year ago, just after his 57th birthday, I started to worry a bit about his health.  What could I do to help keep him around for many more […]

The Breast Center Awarded Breast Imaging Center of Excellence

by Carole Masterson Fayetteville, AR — On January 14, 2014, the doctors and staff at The Breast Center, a MANA clinic, received a package in the mail with some long awaited news. The Breast Center, a Fayetteville clinic, has been designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The […]