Blog - Better You
You may know Inflammatory Bowel Disease as Crohn’s Disease or Ulcerative Colitis. Left untreated, these disorders cause irritation and swelling of the digestive tract and can lead to serious medical problems.
Shannon Hoey, MNSc, smoking cessation leader, talks about how stopping smoking affects your heart— and overall—health
AFib, is a common heart condition—and the most common type of heart arrhythmia—many people who have it aren’t even aware of it.
Schevaun Massey’s journey to manage her AFib without blood thinners involved two cutting-edge procedures, TAVR and WATCHMAN and one strong woman
After not having been to the dentist in 43 years, treatment of a man's periodontal disease prevents other far-reaching complications.
A woman and her doctor spent a year trying to find out why she was fainting. Through patience and persistence, they finally found out why.
Mother of two comes into ER suffering from what she thought was the flu. Thanks to the quick action of the physicians, she was immediately put on ECMO therapy which saved her life.
Approximately 175 golfers compete in the 15th annual CHI St. Vincent Golf Classic on Monday at Chenal Country Club. The tournament was co-presented by Chreyton Electric and PotlatchDeltic Corporation.
Dr. Patrick Szeto, Colorectal Surgery at CHI St. Vincent, discusses advancements in surgery and how it's improved patient outcomes.
Colon cancer is becoming more and more common in both men and women. However, when diagnosed early, there is a 90% 5-year cure rate, so it is important to be screened according to your doctor's suggestions.
Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer. It's unfortunate that some people shy away from getting screened because to them a colonoscopy seems uncomfortable. However, colon cancer is the easiest cancer to diagnose, and is easy to treat.
KLRT's Donna Turrell talks to Dr. Dean Kumpuris about why it's important to catch colon cancer before symptoms arise.
Robotic assisted surgery is improving the outcomes and shortening recovery times for surgeries.
Crohn’s is a chronic disease of the intestine. It can lead to bigger problems, even colon cancer. Learn the early signs.
Dr. Lee Raley discusses the benefits of robotic assisted surgery and how it is used to enhance the outcome for cancer patients
Patients with heart arrhythmias, like atrial fibrillation (AFib), are able to be diagnosed and treated close to home.
April is Foot Health Awareness Month and is a great opportunity to highlight the importance of foot health.
Medicine is only helpful when it is taken as prescribed. If you feel the medications you are taking are causing unwanted side effects, talk to your doctor before changing anything.
Our team of female cardiologists discuss heart disease prevention and factors affecting heart health in women.
Dr. Lance Burns talks about colorectal cancer and why it is called the silent killer. Many patients don't experience or present symptoms, so they never get tested. That's why it's important to get screened.