ADHD or Spirited Child?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 11% (or 6.4 million) children in the United States were diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in 2011. The number of children diagnosed with ADHD continues to rise. Some people attribute this to an increased awareness, while others blame over diagnosis. This debate has […]

National Blueberry Month

July is National Blueberry Month, and it’s no coincidence that blueberries are abundant and in season this month. Blueberries are nutritious and incredibly tasty, so you should be sure to add plenty to your diet this month. The USDA recommends that both men and women get 2 cups worth of fruit every day, and blueberries […]

Something Biting You?

If you love the outdoors, it’s hard to stay inside when the sun is shining. Summer offers plenty of sunshine, but it also brings clouds of jumping, biting, stinging, swarming bugs. Insects can be irritating and leave bites that bother you for weeks, but bugs can be more than just a nuisance. Mosquitoes, ticks, and […]

4th of July Celebration Safety

Saturday is the 4th of July, which means celebration. Whether your family has been stocking up on firecrackers and Roman candles, or you’re getting ready to head out to the lake for the weekend, Independence Day provides plenty of opportunities for fun. However, a holiday that is celebrated by blowing up packets made of black […]

Summer Health

Summer is a time to get outdoors. You know — hit the trails, barbecue in the backyard, head out for a weekend on the lake. But while there is plenty to do outside in the summer, there are also plenty of things to keep in mind when staying healthy and safe this summer. The sun […]

New Physical Therapy Location

On July 20th, MANA’s second Physical Therapy location is opening on Joyce Street in Fayetteville, next to Millennium Chiropractic. MANA Physical Therapy – Joyce Street 2744 E Milliennium Dr Suite #2 Fayetteville, Arkansas (479) 571-6301 Physical Therapist Damon Sturdivant, DPT will be at the new location. Read more about our physical therapy services.

MANA Nurse Receives State Breast Cancer Honor

BreastCare names Morgan Ludwick a Josetta Wilkins Award Recipient The broadcast date for BreastCare’s Josetta Wilkins Awards is SUNDAY, JUNE 28, at 12:00 p.m. In Northwest Arkansas on KNWA, Channel 51 / 9 In Central Arkansas on KLRT, Channel 16 You can also watch it on and Little Rock, Ark, June 19, 2015 […]

Meet Dr. Steven Kempson

Dr. Steven Kempson will join MANA on July 6th. Dr. Kempson will be seeing patients at FirstCare Family Doctors South and also at the new clinic, FirstCareFamily Doctors Elkins, which will be opening on the 13th of July. Dr. Kempson joins us from Texarkana, where he served as the Chairman of Family Medicine at Christus […]

FirstCare Family Doctors Elkins Clinic

MANA is pleased to announce a new clinic in Elkins, right near Sonic on Highway 16. The FirstCare Family Doctors Clinic in Elkins will be opening on July 13th, 2015. The new clinic will provide more convenient care for our patients who live to the east of Fayetteville, many of whom now drive into town […]

Improving Lung Health

It’s important to maintain healthy lungs. This isn’t just true for mountaineers and endurance runners. The condition of your lungs determines how well you’re able to breathe. Obviously, breathing well is important, but your lungs do more than just facilitate the breaths that you take. Every cell in your body needs oxygen, and your lungs […]