Month: October 2013

Halloween Pedestrian Safety

Halloween Pedestrian Safety

Halloween Pedestrian Safety Contributed by NWA Car Accident Attorney While some are afraid of being spooked on Halloween, most kids wallow and revel in the sweet and scary traditions of All Hallow’s Eve. With all of the tricking, treating, costumes, and candy, it doesn’t seem […]

Free Breast Cancer Screening in Fayetteville

Free Breast Cancer Screening in Fayetteville

  Free Breast Cancer Screening Offered Nov. 8 & 9 The No Excuses Breast Cancer Outreach Program, a service of Washington Regional Cancer Support Home, will offer FREE clinical breast exams Friday, Nov. 8, 3 – 6 p.m., and Saturday, Nov. 9, 9 a.m. – […]

Get Vaccinated for Flu Season

Get Vaccinated for Flu Season

  Flu Vaccine The Center for Disease Control recommends getting vaccinated for the flu in early fall. That means NOW!! Here are some FAQs about the flu from www.flu.gov : What is the seasonal flu? Seasonal flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by flu […]

Does Lack of Sleep = Obesity, ADHD, and Diabetes?

Does Lack of Sleep = Obesity, ADHD, and Diabetes?

  Does Lack of Sleep = Obesity, ADHD, Diabetes, and even Heart Disease? Contributed by Dr. Tara Hickman SLEEP! This is a powerful word to many parents. The effects of sleep deprivation are well known to those of us who have spent months caring for […]

Tick Bites Can Cause Allergy to Red Meat

Tick Bites Can Cause Allergy to Red Meat

  Tick Bites Can Cause Allergy to Red Meat Contributed by: Tina Hatley Merritt, MD The Allergy & Asthma Clinic of Northwest Arkansas It was just a cheese burger, but Mary awoke 4 hours later, with severe itching.  She went to the bathroom, and took a […]

Bruxism

Bruxism

  Bruxism is the technical term for teeth grinding or clenching your teeth.  If you have this condition you might not even know you are doing these things.  It can occur during the day or, most often, at night.  Most dentists aren’t certain what causes […]