Daily interaction an advantage for assisted-living center residents

special To NWA MEDIA Daily personal interaction is one of the many advantages enjoyed by residents of assisted-living centers. Residents of centers like Homestyle Assisted Living in Springdale can communicate…

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Northwest Health System seeks to educate and enroll uninsured community members

special to nwa media As part of the Affordable Care Act, most U.S. citizens were required to have health insurance beginning in 2014. In 2015, there is a penalty if…

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Ways to reduce children’s anxiety of seeing the dentist

The following are six steps to take to help calm children’s fear of visiting the dentist office. APPOINTMENT TIME 1. Pick an appointment time that is best for the child….

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The many benefits for those who practice yoga

METRO CREATIVE SERVICES In its 2012 “Yoga in America” study, Yoga Journal found that more than 20 million Americans practiced yoga, a nearly 30 percent increase from 2008, when the…

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PCOS treatment starts with healthy weight

NWA MEDIA Dr. Kristin Markell with Washington Regional’s HerHealth Women’s Clinic, clarifies and further explains statements from last month’s issue regarding the diagnosis and treatment of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, or…

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Let’s Talk, Ladies

Mercy provides answers to questions for women special To NWA MEDIA From brown spots to stress, from mammograms to osteoporosis, Mercy is answering questions centered around women’s health. Remember ladies,…

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Physician Profile

special to NWA MEDIA Dr. Hal G. Astle, a board-certified neurologist, recently joined the active medical staff of Northwest Health System, practicing at Northwest Neurology-Bentonville. “We are excited to have…

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Dr. Chris Menendez of Northwest Arkansas Breast Care Specialists hosts Open House

Chris Menendez, MD, FACS, breast surgeon of Northwest Arkansas Breast Care Specialists will host a free open house and ribbon cutting at his new clinic from 11:30 am to 2…

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Physician PROFILE

The following questions were answered by Dr. Brenda Rude of Mercy Clinic Primary Care-J Street Internal Medicine. Q  What are four or five words you would use to describe yourself?…

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Women the majority of arthritis sufferers, early diagnosis the key

special to NWA Media More than 50 million Americans live with some form of arthritis, a term that encompasses at least 100 diseases and conditions affecting joints, surrounding tissues and…

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