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Cut the Fruit Juice!

Cut the Fruit Juice!

It can be very confusing being a consumer in this world. We know that fruit is good for us. When we read a label of a fruit juice it says ” 2 servings of fruit”. Most people assume this satisfies some of your “fruit requirement […]

Organize Your Medical Information

Organize Your Medical Information

Organizing Your Medical Information It is also so important to know your personal medical history so that you are able to share it when needed. If you are managing a chronic disease, traveling to or moving to another state or country, a personal health record can […]

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, […]

Volunteering is Good for You

Volunteering is Good for You

  Volunteering is Good For You Giving your time to others improves your mental and physical health. A  study conducted  by UnitedHealth Group and the Optum Institute in June 2013,  found that volunteering is linked to better physical, mental and emotional health.  The study was entitled, […]

Recipe: Fresh Pico De Gallo

Recipe: Fresh Pico De Gallo

Recipe: Pico de Gallo Pico de Gallo is a typical Mexican garnish, or salsa, traditionally served with fajitas, tacos, burritos, and anything made with flour tortillas.  This recipe is a slight variation on the classic Mexican version. It is a healthy addition to your diet and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Benefits of Indoor Plants

Benefits of Indoor Plants

  Benefits of Indoor Plants 1. Plants purify the air. This sounds terrific, but why do I need my air purified? I change my air filters and open the windows occasionally, shouldn’t I be fine? I researched this and found out why. Back in the 1970s, the United States was […]

Your Baby’s Oral Health: Teething Tips

Your Baby’s Oral Health: Teething Tips

  Dr. Andy Orr of Community Dentistry in Springdale was nice enough to answer some dental questions that we had for him. Do you have any advice for treating a child who is suffering from teething pain? (besides Tylenol) As a parent and a dentist, teething rates […]

Why Should I keep my 6 month appointment at the dentist?

Why Should I keep my 6 month appointment at the dentist?

    Dr. Andy Orr of Community Dentistry in Springdale was nice enough to answer some dental questions that we had for him. Why should I keep my 6 month appointments? People should see their dentist for routine checkup and cleaning at least every 6 months.  Some […]

Financial Health: Young Adults Need Estate Planning, Too

Financial Health: Young Adults Need Estate Planning, Too

  Young Adults Need Estate Planning, Too Contributed by Stephen W. Butler Once a child turns 18, parents lose the legal ability to make decisions for their child or even to find out basic information. Learning you cannot see your college student’s grades without his/her […]

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 […]