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

5 Ways to Lower Your Cholesterol

Published: Nov 30, 2017

If you are diagnosed with high cholesterol, our primary care doctors will develop a treatment plan for you that may include medication, lifestyle changes or other intervention methods.

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.

Healthy Thanksgiving Eating

Published: Nov 22, 2017

The key to healthy Thanksgiving Day eating is about portion control and knowing when to back away.

Ambulance or Antacid?

Published: Oct 9, 2017

Do you know when you should call an ambulance over simply taking an antacid? Take our short quiz and see if you can tell the difference!

Together, with the help of our Diabetic Educators, a growing community of Arkansans are taking control of their diabetes.

Orthopedic specialist, Dr. Robert Olive Jr., hosted the first "Breakfast with a Doctor" lecture series in Hot Springs Village.

Susie Reynolds Reece isn’t short on job responsibilities, but as of this year things in her professional life streamlined with the reorganization of Hot Springs-based Garland County Suicide Prevention Coalition.

5 Tips for Improving Sleep

Published: Jul 7, 2017

Sleep is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle. It reduces stress, is good medicine for the brain and promotes a healthy heart.

An internal medicine doctor at our Hot Springs Village primary care offices, Dr. Kristi Sutton sets her heart, mind and intent on achieving what fulfills her life.

If you have smoked for many years, you may want to think about getting a lung cancer screening. We've outlined three simple steps for scheduling one.

How to Celebrate Safely with Fireworks

Published: Jun 30, 2017

If you choose to shoot fireworks during your Independence Day celebration, keep in mind the risks of improper use because they can cause severe injuries.

Why Should I Get a Colonoscopy?

Published: Jun 30, 2017

Your digestive health affects you daily, which is why we focus on taking a very personalized approach to care. Here are a few reasons you should get a colonoscopy.

4 Numbers You Need to Know

Published: Jun 29, 2017

Primary care doctors monitor how healthy you are so they can help keep you that way. Here are four numbers you need to know so you can live a long, healthy life.

5 Things to Know about Statins

Published: Jun 29, 2017

If you are at risk for heart disease or have been diagnosed with heart disease, your doctor may recommend a statin to lower your cholesterol. Here are the top 5 things to know about statins.

5 Tips for Recovering ACL Surgery

Published: Jun 29, 2017

Knowing how to take care of yourself after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) surgery is crucial for 100% recovery. That's why we've put together the top 5 things to do for a successful recovery.

What Color is Your Snot?

Published: Jun 27, 2017

The color of your snot can indicate when and if you need to make an appointment with your primary care doctor. Test out your snot skills with our fun interactive tool.

100 percent pure oxygen has incredible healing powers. And it's changing Don Riddling’s life with the help of Dr. David Dean and his team at our Little Rock Wound Care Center.

A Complete Travel Checklist

Published: Mar 17, 2017

If you are traveling for a family vacation or last-minute road trip, make sure you pack appropriately especially if you are on medications!

Charlie Meabon is only in his mid-30s and had a heart attack. Here's how he found life afterward.

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