Mercy Hospital NWA begins nursing residency for recent grads

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As moms, we all know how important nurses are. If you or anyone in your family has ever been in a hospital for more than five minutes, you know that a great nurse can make a huge difference in the quality of your care and the overall experience while you’re there. Not only does she [...]

March 30th is National Doctors’ Day

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Today is a good day to show your doctor a little love because March 30th is National Doctors’ Day! If your doctor or pediatrician takes great care of you and your family, take a minute to send him or her a quick note to express your thanks or post a sincere shout-out on social media. [...]

Q&A with a mother who is also a doctor: Dr. Alisha Trent

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Mamas, we love it when we get a chance to talk to a doctor who also happens to be a mother. We think that dual experience gives her a unique insight into health care and its real-life application in a family’s daily routine. We think you’ll love this Q&A with Dr. Alisha Trent of Mercy. [...]

Health: Answers from an Ear, Nose & Throat Specialist

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Moms often have tons of questions for doctors about ears, noses and throats. From earaches and sore throats to toddlers with a bad habit of seeing what might fit up their nose, moms have to deal with plenty of the same problems ENT physicians see every day. So today we’re continuing our interview with Dr. [...]

What moms need to know about ears and tonsils

Happy Wednesday! Today we’re continuing our interview with Dr. Chad Putman of Mercy, who we talked to recently about about ear infections. (If you missed that one, click here to read it. Click here to read more about adenoids and ear tubes.) Today Dr. Putman weighs in on the best way to clean your kids’ [...]

Q & A with a Mercy Ear Nose Throat Specialist

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Happy Wednesday! Today we’re continuing our interview with Dr. Chad Putman of Mercy, who we talked to last month about about ear infections. (If you missed that one, click here to read it.) For those of us who have kids with frequent ear infections, Dr. Putman offers some helpful insight on the common concerns parents [...]

Q&A with a Mercy Ear, Nose and Throat doctor

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If you have kids, especially babies, toddlers and preschoolers, then you’ve probably seen a few ear infections and endured the misery they can cause for kids and parents. We recently interviewed Dr. Chad Putman of Mercy to find out what causes ear infections, the tell-tale symptoms, genetic predisposition and treatment with antibiotics. What causes most [...]

New Mercy Walk-In Clinic option

Mamas, we know that getting sick NEVER comes at a convenient time. So it’s good to have a few different options on where and when to get help from a doctor. Mercy (one of our nwaMotherlode sponsors) has just added a new walk-in clinic service at the Mercy Clinic Primary Care location at 2900 Moberly [...]

Health: The MyMercy App

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If you’re as co-dependent on your smartphone as we are, you already know that a well-designed app can be a mama’s best friend. It makes getting things done online faster, easier and doable no matter where you are. If you’re not already communicating with your family doctor or your kid’s pediatrician via the MyMercy app, [...]