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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.

Outlook On Women's Heart Health

Published: Mar 29, 2018

Our team of female cardiologists discuss heart disease prevention and factors affecting heart health in women.

Bringing Awareness to Colorectal Cancer

Published: Mar 27, 2018

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.

Cardiac rehab can help you do the things you know you need to do to have a healthy heart.

Colonoscopy Provides Peace of Mind

Published: Mar 21, 2018

During a routine wellness check-up, Janene Sanders was encouraged to get a colonoscopy. That colonoscopy may have saved her life.

5 Ways to Prevent Cancer

Published: Mar 15, 2018

With one-third of all cancer cases being preventable, now is the time to take action against your risk factors.

Former Disney World employees retires to Arkansas to be close to his grandson and the CHI St. Vincent Wound Center is helping him make the most of their time together.

Cardiac catheterization is used to diagnose and treat heart disease. This minimally invasive procedure allows doctors to see if there is a blockage in an artery.

When it comes to getting a colonoscopy, you’re not the only one who has questions. That’s why we’ve answered the five most commonly asked questions.

Why Should I Get a Colonoscopy?

Published: Feb 28, 2018

Your digestive health affects you daily, which is why we focus on taking a very personalized approach to care. Here are a few reasons you should get a colonoscopy.

Know the signs and symptoms of colon cancer. Not all polyps become cancerous, the only way to find out is by getting screened.

Colonoscopy Saves Officer's Life

Published: Feb 22, 2018

The screenings that patients receive during primary care visits can identify issues that can later become more significant health problems.

Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) is an epidimic in this country. With medication and ablation, Dr. Tom Wallace helps Dana Trawick keep her heart healthy.

While vacationing out of state, Stanley Rogers was diagnosed with a life-threatening brain tumor and sent to the Arkansas Neuroscience Institute.

Surviving a Brain Aneurysm

Published: Feb 19, 2018

Suzette Hamilton's husband found her unresponsive one day. After being treated at Arkansas Neuroscience Institute, she is now happy and healthy.

77-year-old heart failure patient makes history as Arkansas's first recipient of the world's smallest heart pump.

High blood pressure is an indicator of heart disease. Working with her physician, Dr. Oyidie Igbokidi, June Johnson implemented the changes that allow her to maintain her active lifestyle.

Susie Reynolds Reece, Violence Prevention Specialist in Hot Springs, is helping reduce suicide rates in Garland County.

5 Ways to Recognize Heart Failure

Published: Feb 7, 2018

Many people have heart failure and don't even know it. Learn how to recognize heart failure and where to get treatment.

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