Diabetes Boot Camp Provides New Options for Patients

Diabetes increases the likelihood of heart disease, stroke and other serious conditions. That's why Dr. Paul Valentin-Stone and his team came up with a successful solution to manage the disease with what they call a diabetes boot camp.

How Has Heart Care Changed During the Pandemic?

Daily life has certainly changed during the pandemic and for many that includes how they receive heart care. Dr. Anthony Fletcher says we should take this opportunity to refocus on the basics.

Navigating the Breast Cancer Journey with New Outlook

A breast cancer diagnosis challenges patients both emotionally and physically, but at CHI St. Vincent, Alesa Garner and her team is there to hold your hand throughout the journey.

Raising Awareness About Breast Cancer

Breast cancer awareness needs to remain top of mind year-round. Breast surgeon Dr. Sirinya Prasertvit says if there are any issues, you should have them addressed as soon as possible.

Finding Relief From An Overactive Bladder

An overactive bladder can affect your quality of life, but one patient found relief and the freedom to engage in activities like a long road trip again after a visit with Hot Springs urologist Dr. Seth Hollenbach.

Preventing Foot Injuries During Exercise

Spring is in the air and that means more walking, running and other outdoor activities, but pace yourself and take steps to prevent these common foot injuries.

Managing and Treating Frequent Headaches

Frequent headaches can be managed with a combination of healthy habits and the right medication, something Dr. Joe Elser has helped patients discover for 34 years.

Recognizing Symptoms of Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation, or AFib, can lead to complications such as stroke and congestive heart failure when left untreated, so it’s important to recognize the symptoms of AFib.

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.