Building a Heart Healthy Lifestyle

Coronary artery disease is the most common type of heart disease, but can often be prevented with lifestyle changes and routine checkups with a cardiologist.

Prioritizing Heart Care for Women in Arkansas

Nearly 80-percent of cardiac events can be prevented with early detection and proper care. Dr. Nazneen Tata explains what to look for any why you need to make heart health a priority.

Bariatric Surgery Offers a Reset Button, Not a Cure for Obesity

The bariatric program at CHI St. Vincent is more than weight loss surgery. It's a comprehensive process of diet and education to help people reach their weight loss goals.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

Dial 9-1-1 for All Medical Emergencies - Even Those Not Related to the Coronavirus

If you or someone around you has symptoms of a heart attack or stroke, the safest and fastest way to get to the emergency room is by calling 9-1-1. All CHI St. Vincent hospitals have measures in place to protect our patients from infection and from the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Procedure to Remove Bunion has Rita Dobson Back on Her Feet in No Time

Painful bunions can be corrected with PROstep™, a minimally invasive procedure that can help you to get back on your feet faster, with less pain.

Holiday Depression can Turn the Greens and Reds to Blue

Holiday depression is real and you don't have to suffer. Ask your doctor for help. There are lots of options and support to help you get through this time of the year.

Quick Diagnosis by Emergency Room Doctor Leads to Heart Saving Surgery

Walter Anger's back pain was not related to over exertion, but to a serious heart condition. A quick diagnosis and expert surgical care saved his heart.

Mammograms Remain the Most Reliable Method for Detecting Breast Cancer

Dr. Brian Owens, encourages women 40 and over to get a yearly mammogram. One in eight women in the US will develop breast cancer in her lifetime and early detection is key to survival.

Peripheral Artery Disease is Common but Often Goes Untreated

Dr. Yazan Ghosheh encourages people to take off their socks when they visit their primary care doctor and ask that their feet be examined for signs of peripheral artery disease, PAD.

Breast Cancer Survivor Gives Birth to Healthy Baby Girl

After surviving breast cancer, Kristin gave birth to healthy baby girl with help from Oncologist, Dr. Stephen Divers, and Obstetrician, Dr. Clint Henson.

Understanding the Symptoms of Diabetes is the First Step to Better Health

One in three Arkansans have diabetes or pre-diabetes. Learn the symptoms and how to get care.

Keeping Cool and Heart Healthy as the Summer Heats Up

When the temperature rises, so does the risk to your heart health. Learn what precautions to take this Summer.

Back Surgery was the Only Option for Debilitating Pain

Surgery for back pain is a last resort, but in this case it was necessary to prevent permanent damage.