Month: November 2013

Dry Skin and Eczema Management

Dry Skin and Eczema Management

Dry Skin and Eczema Management With colder temperatures approaching, many are prone to dry skin. Here is some great useable information from local dermatologist Dr. Chris Schach of Ozark Dermatology: Dry skin (xerosis or asteatosis) occurs when moisture and barrier oils are lost from the […]

Turkey Trot in Springdale

Turkey Trot in Springdale

Turkey Trot in Springdale Looking for some exercise on Thanksgiving morning? Why not participate in the annual Turkey Trot! Here are the details: The Springdale Police Department, along with Sheep Dog Impact Assistance will host the 6th Annual Turkey Trot, 5K Charity Run, 1 Mile […]

Men’s Health

Men’s Health

  Movember has become a tradition here in Northwest Arkansas. Many men are participating and for good reason: to promote awareness about men’s health issues.  Three issues that take the focus are mental health, prostate cancer, and testicular cancer. Mental Health: Men in particular face […]

Peace of Mind- Screenings for Loved Ones

Peace of Mind- Screenings for Loved Ones

  Peace of Mind- Screenings for Loved Ones Several Arkansans have already taken advantage of the lung cancer screenings offered at The Center for Chest Care in Rogers and Fayetteville.  Oftentimes family members play a key role in convincing an at-risk loved one to get screened. Holly Kisner […]

Honoring Veterans – Saving Lives

Honoring Veterans – Saving Lives

HONORING VETERANS – SAVING LIVES Free lung cancer screenings for Veterans Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA) and Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) have announced the second annual joint initiative to educate America’s veterans on their individual risk of developing lung cancer, the leading cause of cancer […]

Fact vs Fiction: Deaf Boxers

Fact vs Fiction: Deaf Boxers

Fact vs Fiction : Deaf Boxers By Jeanne Champagne, Director of Boxer Rescue of NWA www.BoxerRescueNWA.org What causes canine deafness? From congenital deafness (a defect in their genes) to illnesses that can cause deafness (such as chronic ear infections) to ototoxic drugs (chemicals that can […]

“NWA Health and Wellness Minute” on the Radio

“NWA Health and Wellness Minute” on the Radio

NWA Health and Wellness is very excited about our “Health and Wellness Minute” playing every hour of every day on the radio!! You can hear these useful health and wellness tips, information, and reminders everyday on Classic Hit 101.5, The Voice 105.3, and ESPN 99.5.  […]