Tips For Consoling Your Fussy Infant

by Jenny Tuten One of the largest stressors for new parents is learning ways to calm a fussy infant. Although it may take a few trial rounds, with practice and a lot of patience you will find out what works best for you and your baby. The calmer you are, the easier it will be […]

Local Physician Honored for 50 Years of Service

by Carole Masterson Dr. George McCrary, an acute care physician at MANA’s MediServe Wedington, was recently honored for 50 years of service by the Arkansas Medical Society. Little Rock, AR – George McCrary, MD of Fayetteville, was recently inducted into the Arkansas Medical Society’s Fifty Year Club, which is comprised of physicians who have practiced […]

4 Signs of a Heart Attack

by Carole Masterson If you experience any of these symptoms, call 911 immediately. 1. Chest Discomfort Most heart attacks involve discomfort in the center of the chest that lasts more than a few minutes, or that goes away and comes back. It can feel like uncomfortable pressure, squeezing, fullness or pain. 2. Pain in arm […]

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.