The CHI St. Vincent Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) Program is now recognized as a Certified Center of Excellence by The Joint Commission.

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

ECMO Therapy Saves Mother

Published: Jun 1, 2018

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.

Patients with heart arrhythmias, like atrial fibrillation (AFib), are able to be diagnosed and treated close to home.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, but treatments have improved dramatically. CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute's Dr. Muhammad Waqas explains how technology is saving peoples lives.

If you or someone around you is having a heart attack. Put down the car keys and pick up the phone. Dialing 9-1-1 is the safest and quickest way to get emergency care.

It’s possible to lower your blood pressure naturally, without taking medications, by paying closer attention to your lifestyle choices.

You know the healthy choices that are good for your heart. The choices to help prevent heart disease. Yet sometimes they aren’t enough and heart disease can’t be prevented.

Cardiologist, Dr. Yazan Ghosheh explains what the new blood pressure guidelines mean for you and what you can do to control your blood pressure.

Regular exercise is important for overall health, but it also helps people function better in their daily lives.

Impella Mobile Learning Lab will be at CHI St. Vincent Infirmary on November 13th. Health care providers will get hands-on experience with the world's smallest heart pump and other innovations used in cardiac care.

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