Blog - Better You
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.
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.
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.
Early rise in flu cases in Arkansas. If you haven't gotten your flu shot, it's time to get one right now. A message from CHI St. Vincent Primary Care offices in story featuring Dr. Mark Viegas.
If you are diagnosed with high cholesterol, our primary care doctors will develop a treatment plan for you that may include medication, lifestyle changes or other intervention methods.
Choosing a doctor and developing a long term relationship goes a long way in helping people maintain optimum health.
Many people put off going to the doctor because they fear the expense, but that need not be the case.
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.
Sleep is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle. It reduces stress, is good medicine for the brain and promotes a healthy heart.
An internal medicine doctor at our Hot Springs Village primary care offices, Dr. Kristi Sutton sets her heart, mind and intent on achieving what fulfills her life.
If you have smoked for many years, you may want to think about getting a lung cancer screening. We've outlined three simple steps for scheduling one.
Primary care doctors monitor how healthy you are so they can help keep you that way. Here are four numbers you need to know so you can live a long, healthy life.
The color of your snot can indicate when and if you need to make an appointment with your primary care doctor. Test out your snot skills with our fun interactive tool.
Dr. Muhammad Waqas and Craig O'Neill went to an Arkansas Travelers game to find out if men are seeing their doctors on a regular basis.
Seeking help for depression from his primary care physician helps Philip Hargrave live a healthier life.
Dr. Martha Rueda, a family practice physician with CHI St. Vincent in Little Rock, is a living example of the power of gratitude.
Hot weather is dangerous, and seniors are particularly prone to its threat. Learn here how to stay safe, healthy and comfortable.
If you sneeze a lot, if your nose is often runny or stuffy, or if your eyes, mouth or skin often feels itchy, you may have hay fever.
Do you have a primary care physician? Do you know why it is important to have one?