National Cholesterol Education Month

September is National Cholesterol Education Month, making it a prime time to encourage people to pay attention to their cholesterol levels.

Understanding Brain Tumors, Diagnosis and Treatment

Advancements in neurology and neurosurgery have led to a greater understanding of brain tumors, including how they are diagnosed and treated.

Summer, Sunshine & Watermelon

We must stay hydrated for our body to function correctly. Our bodies need extra hydration and what a better way than enjoying the perfect summer fruit: watermelon.

Spread Love and Kindness by Adopting a Pet with CHI St. Vincent

To help share the power of human kindness, CHI St. Vincent is partnering with the Sherwood Humane Society to sponsor Pet Adoption Days from Monday, June 27 through Friday, July 1, 2022.

Conquering and Surviving Aortic Stenosis

Aortic valve stenosis is one of the most common and serious heart problems, but many patients like John Dinofrio don’t recognize symptoms until their blood flow becomes greatly restricted.

DIET (The Four Letter Word)

Don’t look at food as a temptation, rather a controlled situation. You must be in control of your food and not allow your food to be in control of you. Don’t look at exercise as a drudgery, rather a fun activity. Find something you like and get active!

Treating and Preventing Diabetic Foot Ulcers

About half of diabetics experience some kind of nerve damage which can cause them to lose feeling in their feet. For one Arkadelphia resident, that nerve damage and the inability to feel pain eventually led to serious foot ulcers.

Can You See Me?

We’ve heard the saying, “Don’t worry, be happy.” It sounds like a positive philosophy. Unfortunately, struggles can happen and we are faced with the reality that life isn’t always comprised of happiness free of worry.

HeartSmart Screenings: Taking Charge of Your Heart Health

The CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute developed the new HeartSmart Screening Program to help patients identify, manage and treat early signs of heart disease.

Advancements in Brain Tumor Treatment

A brain tumor can be frightening for patients, but advanced treatments have allowed Dr. Ali Krisht and other neurosurgeons to do more to help patients.

How to Manage Diabetes

Patients can drastically improve their quality of life and prevent or delay health complications by understanding and prioritizing diabetes management.

Understanding When Heart Disease Requires Surgery

Heart surgery is one of the most common medical procedures performed each year, but the experience is new to each patient. Two CHI St. Vincent heart surgeons answers some common questions about when heart disease requires surgery and what recovery looks like.

ECMO and a Nurse’s Compassion Answer Prayers for Former-Marine Battling COVID-19

A CHI St. Vincent nurse's compassion answers the desperate plea for help on behalf of a former-Marine battling COVID-19 hundreds of miles away.

Spring into Wellness

The parks are filled with people enjoying the outdoor activities. We notice others simply walking and soaking up the fresh air and sunshine. The colors of nature surround us as we embrace the new season. There really is a “spring in our step,” which gives us a nudge to get going and become more active.

How to Know if Bariatric Surgery is Right for You

A healthy diet and routine exercise can help people lose weight, but for some, these steps may not be enough. that's when bariatric surgery offers an alternative solution.

Recognizing and Treating Addiction of All Kinds

An increase in anxiety, stress and isolation can sometimes be associated with an increase in consumption or other addictions that go far beyond alcohol and drug abuse.

When Does Overactive Bladder Require Treatment?

An overactive bladder can make getting even a full eight hours of sleep at night a challenge, but when does an overactive bladder require treatment?

Get to Know Your Cardiologist: Dr. Anthony Fletcher

Interventional cardiologist Dr. Anthony Fletcher served patients across the central Arkansas community for more than three decades. He shares what sparked his interest in cardiology and what it means to him to improve the lives of his patients.

Colonoscopies Remain the Most Reliable Method for Detecting Colorectal Cancer

About 150,000 people are diagnosed with colorectal cancer each year, but a regular colonoscopy allows both early detection and treatment in a single procedure.

Sleep Your Way to Better Health

Sleep habits have a profound impact on our well-being. If we don’t get adequate sleep, it affects the way we start the day. Try our tips for a better night's sleep.