Month: December 2013

FDA Very Close to Ban on Trans Fats

FDA Very Close to Ban on Trans Fats

  Have you heard? The FDA has declared that trans fats are no longer safe for us to eat.  This is wonderful news because it will propel the removal of this deadly, unnecessary ingredient from our food supply. These pesky trans fats (which are found in all partially […]

Reduce Holiday Stress

Reduce Holiday Stress

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed somethimes around the holidays. Christmas shopping, family gatherings, work parties…the list goes on and on. However, it is also a time filled with laughter, love, and joy. Here are some tips to reduce stress and focus on the postive this […]

Heart Attacks Spike During Holidays

Heart Attacks Spike During Holidays

Heart Attacks Spike During Holidays Why? Overeating and stress typically associated with the holiday season cause the spike in heart attacks. The holidays are a time when we increase the amount of fat, salt and sugar that we eat. Lower temperatures may be to blame as well. […]

Teledermatology in NWA

Teledermatology in NWA

NEW MOBILE APP: MAKES A TRIP TO THE DERMATOLOGIST AS EASY AS A TOUCH OF A BUTTON Ozark Dermatology Clinic Offering New Mobile App, Giving Users An Easy Way To Consult With Their Physician Fayetteville, Ark. Ozark Dermatology Clinic (ODC), with locations throughout Northwest Arkansas, […]

Deaf Dog Safety

Deaf Dog Safety

DEAF DOG CARE AND TRIANING (Article 2 of 5) By Jeanne Champagne, Director of Boxer Rescue of NWA www.BoxerRescueNWA.org SIMPLE WAYS TO HELP YOUR DEAF DOG FEEL AND BE SAFER: Use a night light A good friend and teacher of deaf and blind children, and […]

Common Cold Weather Health Conditions

Common Cold Weather Health Conditions

  Hip Hip Hooorrayy!! Snow is coming! As we transform into a winter wonderland, remember to stay safe out there. Dress appropriately and keep warm. Here is some information on the two most common cold weather conditions: frostbite and hypothermia.   Hypothermia Hypothermia develops when […]