COVID-19 Testing at MANA

There are two types of tests for Coronavirus Disease 19, viral tests and antibody tests. According to the CDC: A viral swab test tells you if you have the disease. An antibody test tells you if you have previously been infected.  An antibody test may not show if a person has been infected because it […]

MANA MRI Under Construction, Offers Temporary Mobile MRI

Monday, June 15, 2020 – MANA MRI is in the process of installing a new MRI machine. During the installation from June 15 through August 27, we will have a mobile MRI for patient exams. The mobile unit is located just east of the MANA MRI Suite.  Where do I check-in for my exam? MRI […]

The Most Common Health Problems for Men

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the five leading causes of death for U.S. men are heart disease, cancer, unintentional injuries, chronic lower respiratory disease, and stroke. In many cases, these common health problems for men are highly preventable. Men can lower their risk for several common health issues through changes in […]

Breast Center Upgrades Automated Breast Ultrasound Screening

The physicians at The Breast Center, A MANA Clinic, are pleased to offer Ivenia™ Automated Breast Ultrasound Screening (ABUS) 2.0 at their Fayetteville and Bentonville centers. The Invenia™ ABUS 2.0 is the only FDA-approved ultrasound screening device for women with dense breast tissue. The Breast Center was the first in the state to offer Automated […]

Can Children Spread COVID-19?

COVID-19 is called a “novel” coronavirus because it is a new disease — one that has not been seen before. As more people have the virus, researchers continue to learn more about it. However, at this point there are a lot of things that experts don’t yet know for sure. One area where scientists are […]

COVID-19 Swabbing for Summer Camp

June 5, 2020   Does your child need COVID-19 testing for camp? Northwest Arkansas Pediatrics is offering safe and convenient drive-thru COVID-19 swabbing in Fayetteville. Call (479) 442-7322 to schedule!   What to Expect: You and your child can stay in your vehicle while a nurse comes by to collect a simple nasal swab. Your […]

Don’t Skip Vaccinations in the Pandemic

There are plenty of reasons parents might skip their kids’ vaccinations during the pandemic — but don’t.  Don’t skip vaccinations Some parents are nervous about taking their children in for their regular well child visits and vaccinations.  Please don’t let this keep you from getting regularly scheduled shots to protect your kids. Your pediatricians have […]

Who Is High Risk for COVID-19?

Facts and information about the coronavirus pandemic are constantly changing. Visit the CDC site for the most up-to-date information during the COVID-19 outbreak. COVID-19 can affect anyone, but some people are at a higher risk for complications from the disease than others. It’s important to understand your risk for COVID-19 because people at an increased […]

What is GERD?

Heartburn, acid reflux, and GERD are closely related, but they are all different things. Heartburn is a symptom that can be caused by acid reflux, and acid reflux can progress to gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Know the symptoms of GERD, and when to talk to your doctor about acid reflux. What is GERD? Acid reflux, […]

Welcome Nick Hopkins, APRN!

We’re excited to welcome Nick Hopkins, APRN, to the MANA team. Nick joins the mental health professionals at Northwest Arkansas Psychiatry on June 1st, 2020. Nick is an advanced practice registered nurse specializing in psychiatric care and mental health. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the University of Arkansas. Nick then went […]