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Schevaun Massey’s journey to manage her AFib without blood thinners involved two cutting-edge procedures, TAVR and WATCHMAN and one strong woman

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.

Project Search Provides Purpose

Published: Nov 29, 2017

CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs participates in Project Search, an internship program giving students with developmental delays or disabilities opportunities to find competitive employment and independence.

Although it seemed unlikely, a year after his accident, former Arkansas State Trooper Brian Burke walks into his future.

Two brothers from Van Buren underwent open-heart surgery this year, within months of each other, to take care of the same dangerous genetic condition.

Celebrating heart recovery and patients who received the Impella heart pump.

Together, with the help of our Diabetic Educators, a growing community of Arkansans are taking control of their diabetes.

Vic O'Neal credits Dr. Kristi Sutton with saving his life. THV11's latest Wear the Gowns featured O'Neal's story and the importance of having an annual wellness exam.

Dr. Rachel White helped one high school athlete avoid further injury after she discovered he had a herniated disc during a routine wellness exam.

Robert Stroope experienced back pain all his life until Dr. Justin Seale performed successful spine surgery at CHI St. Vincent.

100 percent pure oxygen has incredible healing powers. And it's changing Don Riddling’s life with the help of Dr. David Dean and his team at our Little Rock Wound Care Center.

Under the care of Dr. Thurston Bauer, Joe Lee Crawford received the life-saving ECMO treatment after battling congenital heart disease and will now be able to live a full life.

Brian Frane is an exercise physiologist with Heart Clinic Arkansas. He’s training Tangela Harris-McClendo to be her healthist after having open heart surgery.

Ronald Evans is out and gardening again thanks to his heart surgery. His primary care physician caught a heart murmur, and Dr. Aravind Rao performed a life saving surgery.

Seeking help for depression from his primary care physician helps Philip Hargrave live a healthier life.

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