Q&A: Understanding Joint Pain and Knee Replacement Surgery

Regardless of the cause for joint pain, Dr. Robert Olive Jr. shares steps to manage the pain and provide relief before considering knee replacement surgery.

How to Monitor and Control Diabetes

Approximately one in three people in Arkansas has diabetes or prediabetes. CHI St. Vincent Physician Assistant Laura O’Hern answers common questions about monitoring diabetes at home and with a doctor.

The Risks of Delaying Care

During the COVID-19 pandemic, it remains just as important that others in the community not delay critical care or avoid a necessary visit to the hospital.

2021 New Year: New Beginnings, New Hope

As we say goodbye to 2020 and welcome 2021, we do it with new hope. This has been a challenging year around the globe and has affected us all.

Holiday Depression and Seniors

Depression can present anytime of year, but the risk can become particularly high during the holidays for isolated seniors in our communities.

When Does Chest Pain Require Medical Care?

It can be hard to know the difference between common chest pain and something that requires a trip to your doctor or the ER. Dr. Oyidie Igbokidi answers some of the most common chest pain questions.

Recognizing Signs of Holiday Depression

For some, holidays can become a time of stress, anxiety or depression. That's particularly true this year and why it is important to recognize the signs of holiday depression.

Self Exams Are Not Replacements For Mammograms

Monthly self exams can help detect breast cancer, but Dr. Sirinya Prasertvit explains why they should be done in addition to clinical mammograms, not in place of them.

Heart Monitoring and Smartwatch Technology

While smartwatch heart monitoring does not replace routine checkups with a cardiologist, the wearable tech has led to the discovery of heart health issues like atrial fibrillation.

The holiday season is here!

The pandemic has created many challenges and has forced us to re-examine and change how we do things. Find your gratitude even in a pandemic.

Robotics Provide New Options for Colorectal Surgery

CHI St. Vincent's Dr. Lee Raley explains how new robotic surgery technology offers minimally invasive surgery options and faster recovery times for colorectal surgery patients.

Understanding Angina and Nitroglycerin Use

When it comes to angina, one of the most common types of chest pain, Dr. Oyidie Igbokidi says it's essential for patients to understand their treatment options, particularly the use of nitroglycerin.

Understanding Diabetes, Diagnosis and Treatment

CHI St. Vincent Endocrinology Physician Assistant Laura O’Hern explains why it’s vital for everyone to understand diabetes and how it is diagnosed and treated.

How Much Stress Is Too Much for Your Heart

Stress can dramatically impact on the heart if not properly managed. Dr. Thomas Wallace, a cardiologist with the CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute, shares what warning signs to watch for.

The Importance of Annual Mammograms

Dr. Sirinya Prasertvit with the CHI St. Vincent Breast Center answers some of the most common questions about the importance of mammograms in detecting breast cancer.

Identifying Chest Pain and Heart Attacks

Interventional Cardiologist Dr. Oyidie Igbokidi discusses what to watch for and when to seek help when it comes to chest pain and heart attacks.

Stress And Your Heart Health

High levels of stress can lead to a number of cardiac disorders. Dr. Thomas Wallace, a cardiologist with the CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute, answers common questions about the impact of stress on your heart.

High Risk Breast Program Aids Early Detection of Breast Cancer

All women over age 40 should have an annual mammogram, but some women are at higher risk for developing breast cancer. That’s why CHI St. Vincent established the High Risk Breast Program.

Common Misconceptions About Prostate Cancer

Dr. Renee Warford, a urologist at the CHI St. Vincent Urology Clinic in Hot Springs, answers questions about the most common misconceptions regarding prostate cancer.

Understanding Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer may be the third-leading cause of cancer-related deaths, but many misconceptions about the disease remain. Urologist Dr. Nathan Littlejohn answers some of the most common questions.