An Oasis of Hope

Courtney Starnes’ journey to recovery began in August 2020 when she arrived at Oasis of Northwest Arkansas. Her drug addiction had landed her in drug court, and she had lost custody of her children. Starnes was certainly at a low point.    “I found myself homeless. I didn’t have anywhere to go, no job, no…

Need a Lift?

When it comes to aging, most people will agree gravity is not your friend. Over time, skin loses its elasticity and begins to sag — especially around the eye. That’s because the skin around the eye area is thinner than the skin on other parts of your body. This natural downward progression can often make…

Asked and Answered: ADHD

Asked and Answered: ADHD A Q&A with Dr. Josh Lyon of All for Kids Pediatric Clinic     What causes attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)?   We don’t necessarily know what causes ADHD for a lot of our kids. There isn’t something we can link to and say, “This is the neurotransmitter,” or, “This is where the…

Healthy Heart, Healthy Life

Healthy Heart, Healthy Life   Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 655,000 Americans die from heart disease each year — that’s 1 in every 4 deaths.   Catherine Biggers is active, fit, doesn’t smoke…

With All ‘Do’ Respect

When it comes to choosing a primary care physician, there’s another option besides the traditional MD — a DO. Unknown to some and misunderstood by many, doctors of osteopathic medicine (DOs) are more like doctors of medicine (MDs) than you might think. One common misconception is that DOs are not fully trained physicians, but the…