Month: May 2013

Preventing Recreational Water Illness

Preventing Recreational Water Illness

There must be something in the Water: Preventing Recreational Water Illness With over 600,000 acres of lakes and over 9,700 miles of streams and rivers, clear, clean water has always been a main tributary to Arkansas’ beauty; gracefully shaping and shifting the composition of our […]

New Rogers Aquatic Center

New Rogers Aquatic Center

Rogers Aquatic Center A new waterpark in Rogers is now OPEN! It is located at 1707 S. 26th Street in Rogers. It looks AWESOME!!! Rogers Aquatics Center is 137,637 square feet and contains the following amenities/features: Leisure Pool (2 basketball goals & a volleyball net, lily pad […]

The CrossFit Craze

The CrossFit Craze

The CrossFit Craze What is Crossfit? It is best described by this simple equation: CVFM @ HI + Communal Environment = Health “A regimen of constantly varied (CV), functional movements (FM) performed at high intensity (@HI) in a communal environment leads to health and fitness. ” […]

Feng Shui Your Way to Better Sleep

Feng Shui Your Way to Better Sleep

Feng Shui Your Way to Better Sleep Contributed by Zoë Calkins Humans require sleep in order to function properly. Sleeping too little causes our bodies to react negatively and can inhibit your productivity and ability to remember and consolidate information. Lack of sleep can also […]

It’s Time to Rock Climb

It’s Time to Rock Climb

Contributed by Christen Carter Northwest Arkansas is a premier place to do an outdoor activity, and with all the mountains around it is no wonder why rock climbing is becoming such a popular sport in the area that many people are falling in love with. […]

Finish Your Antibiotics (for the good of mankind)

Finish Your Antibiotics (for the good of mankind)

Finish Your Antibiotics (for the good of mankind) A few weeks ago I went to the dr and was given amoxicillin to treat my sore throat. I try to avoid antibiotics unless I really, really need them. I had to take it for ten days. […]

MSG – Yay or Nay?

MSG – Yay or Nay?

MSG- Yay or Nay? Remember a long time ago when everyone was weary of Chinese food because of the MSG? “Chinese Restaurant Syndrome” was the term for it coined in the 1980s. It is unfortunate that it was called that because most American restaurants were using just […]

7 Keys to Building Strong Families

7 Keys to Building Strong Families

7 Keys To Building Strong Families Gary J. Oliver, Ph.D. The Center for Relationship Enrichment on the campus of John Brown University Columnist Robert S. Welch has writes, “In a country supposedly bent on the pursuit of excellence, it’s ironic that we often settle for […]

Quit Smoking in NWA

Quit Smoking in NWA

If you live in Northwest Arkansas and need help quitting smoking, there are many resources available to you. Nicotine is a naturally occurring chemical compound (just like morphine and opium). It is very fast acting and it is one of the most addictive substances known to man. […]