Suicide Prevention Awareness Day: 988

Too many people today face suicidal crisis or mental health-related distress without the support and care they need: In 2020 alone, the U.S. had one death by suicide about every 11 minutes. For people aged 10 – 34 years, suicide is a leading cause of death. From April 2020 to 2021, more than 100,000 people […]

FDC Drive-Thru Flu Shots

Fayetteville Diagnostic Clinic is offering two drive-thru flu clinics for existing patients on Saturday, September 17th, and Saturday, September 24th. Patients can call (479) 582-7350 to register!  Dates:        Saturday, September 17th                     Saturday, September 24th Location:  Fayetteville Diagnostic Clinic         […]

Lifestyle Changes for Health…and Reality

Your doctor has probably suggested some lifestyle changes for you. If you have gout, you should avoid red meat, sodas, and alcohol. If you have diabetes, you should count carbs and exercise regularly. If you’re generally healthy, you should quit smoking, get your cardio and eat your vegetables. Chances are you agree when your doctor […]

Exercise and Colon Cancer

Exercise is good for you — no surprise there! But there is mounting evidence that exercise can reduce the risk of colon cancer in particular and even help people who have already been diagnosed with this type of cancer. How does exercise affect colon cancer? Regular exercise has been shown to reduce the risk of […]

Ovarian Cancer Myths

Ovarian cancer is expected to affect almost 20,000 American women this year. It is the most deadly reproductive cancer and the fifth most common cause of death from cancer in women. Yet many women don’t know the basic information about this type of cancer. Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month Take the quiz to see how much […]

MANA Gives to Hope Cancer Resources

For the month of August 2022, MANA physicians and staff donated $2,300 to Hope Cancer Resources as part of the MANA Giving Program. This month’s clinic sponsor was The Breast Center.  The mission of Hope Cancer Resources is to provide compassionate, professional cancer support and education in the Northwest Arkansas region today and tomorrow.  Hope […]

Cleanliness Is Good for Your Health

Housework may not be our favorite way to spend our time, but having a clean house is actually good for our health. Here are some of the ways that cleanliness supports good health. Reduce transmission of contagious diseases Cleaning can reduce the chances of catching contagious illnesses. That shouldn’t be surprising, but the details are a […]

Waiting on Medical Test Results

MANA clinics have the benefit of labs on site, including imaging, pulmonary function testing, and many more kinds of tests. Some tests provide results quickly. Others can take longer to provide results. In some cases, you will need to wait to discuss your results with your doctor. Waiting on medical test results may go on for […]

Is Sourdough Bread Healthier?

The craze for baking your own sourdough bread has died down as people get out and about more, but you may still be eating sourdough. The question is: is sourdough bread healthier than other kinds of bread? Define your terms First, it depends what you mean by sourdough. Sourdough bread is leavened with natural yeast […]

ART at Millennium Chiropractic

Dr. Bobby Pritchett at Millennium Chiropractic is an Active Release Techniques® (ART®) Certified Provider. ART is a non-invasive treatment for soft-tissue disorders.  ART is used to diagnose and treat strains, sprains, and other musculoskeletal disorders. Musculoskeletal disorders affect your joints, bones, connective tissues, and muscles. They can cause pain and loss of function. Musculoskeletal disorders […]