Month: February 2013

The Awesome Health Benefits of Derby

The Awesome Health Benefits of Derby

 The Awesome Health Benefits of Derby Contributed by NWA Roller Derby Derby is a unique team sport that balances fierce competition with an environment that encourages teamwork, bonding and connections to a broad network of fellow players. While Roller Derby has many obvious physical health benefits, […]

Superseed – Chia

Superseed – Chia

  Superseed – Chia Sometimes we feel like we do not have enough energy to get through our busy days. Apparently the ancient Mayans and Aztecs felt the same way back in 3500 BC.  One of the ways they boosted their energy and stamina was by eating […]

Dig In! Festival 2013

Dig In! Festival 2013

Dig In! Festival Thurs-Sat, Feb 28- March 2, 2012 UA Global Campus in Fayetteville Features classes on cooking, organic gardening, food preservation, bee keeping, seed saving, and backyard farming, as well as a special selection of documentary films that will get you excited about local […]

Local Mommas- Save BIG Time!!

Local Mommas- Save BIG Time!!

  There are 3 local sales that parents in NWA should make plans to shop! Perfect timing also because the seasons are about to change and all children are another size larger.  If you haven’t already, start stocking their closets with spring and summer clothes. These sales are also […]

Kiss a Pig Gala

Kiss a Pig Gala

  Kiss a Pig Gala Date: March 9, 2013 at 6:00pm Location: John Q. Hammonds Center in Rogers Event Details: Voted as the Best Charity Gala in Northwest Arkansas for the last five years, the American Diabetes Association and Glucerna proudly present this year’s theme […]

Honey- An Alternative to Cough Medicine

Honey- An Alternative to Cough Medicine

Honey- An Alternative to Cough Medicine Contributed by Dr. Tara Hickman The American Academy of Pediatrics has published research that supported the use of honey for those pesky nighttime coughs that come with colds. As over the counter cough products become questionable for use in […]

Oral Cancer Q & A with Dr. Arnold Smith

Oral Cancer Q & A with Dr. Arnold Smith

Oral Cancer Q & A with Dr. Arnold Smith Oral Cancer is in the public eye less than other cancers, but there are still things you should know about the disease. Dr. Arnold Smith of Highlands Oncology Group answers a few questions on the subject. […]

3 Natural Ways to Make Your Skin Glow

3 Natural Ways to Make Your Skin Glow

3 Natural Ways to Make Your Skin Glow We all want to have clear, beautiful skin. This weather really makes us work for it! Here are some healthy, natural ways to make your skin glow- 1. Drink “Glowing Skin” juice:  This one is so simple. […]

Spinach recall

Spinach recall

Spinach Recall Spinach that might have E. colibacteria contamination is being recalled in Arkansas. Taylor Farms Retail Inc., says it is voluntarily withdrawing organic baby spinach sold in 5-ounce or 16-ounce salad trays under five brand names that have a “best by” date of Feb. […]

Day of Dance

Day of Dance

Day of Dance at the NWA Mall Dance demonstrations, health tips, giveaways, door prizes! Date: Saturday, February 23, 2013 Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Location: Northwest Arkansas Mall Center Court Admission is FREE Washington Regional and Walker Heart Institute invite you to a fun-filled […]

Healthy Anger

Healthy Anger

7 Keys To Building Strong Families Gary J. Oliver, Ph.D. The Center for Relationship Enrichment on the campus of John Brown University Key #5:  The Gift Of Healthy Anger 1.    What your kids see you do as they grow up is what you’ll likely see […]

Community Cooking Class

Community Cooking Class

Community Cooking Class One of the keys to eating healthy is learning how to prepare healthy meals. Apple Seeds, Inc.,in partnership with Fayetteville Public Schools, hosts Healthy Cooking Classes.  Chefs from Northwest Arkansas demonstrate how to make simple, inexpensive, healthy meals and serve samples of the […]