From symptoms to CPR: Sudden Cardiac Arrest 101

Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is the medical term for the sudden loss of heart function. It’s different from a heart attack and often occurs without warning.

How to Turn Holiday Stress into Holiday Cheer

If you are experiencing holiday stress, you are not alone! We cannot always predict when negative stress might present itself. The good thing is that holiday stress is very predictable.

Emergency Services Director Shares Current RSV, Flu and COVID-19 Trends

Coughing and sneezing - it's the sound of the holiday season. During fall and winter months, we see an uptick in viruses, and this year is no different.

CHI St. Vincent Coworker Shares Her Heart Health Testimonial

A CHI St. Vincent shares her heart health testimony including how she almost put her life in danger by pushing aside her symptoms.

Preventing Diabetes Health Problems

Diabetes is a disease that occurs when your blood glucose, also called blood sugar, is too high. Diabetes can damage the eyes, kidneys, nerves, and heart, and it is linked to some types of cancer.

Surgical Relief for Neck and Spine

For many back problems involving just one pinched nerve or one bulging disk in the spine, we offer a minimally invasive surgery that will allow for a short hospital stay, fast recovery, and quick return to work and life.

Give thanks!

Can showing gratitude actually help in reducing our stress? It turns out, by being appreciative, we can actually decrease our cortisol level (stress hormone) which in turn decreases our stress.

The Importance of Annual Mammograms

Symptoms of breast cancer are different for each person, and in some cases, even invisible or nonexistent. That's why mammograms are so important!

5 Truths Everyone Should Know About Breast Cancer

Here are the five truths every woman should know about breast cancer.

The Advantages of 3D Mammograms

3D mammography allows doctors to detect breast cancer early, which can lead to better outcomes for the patient.

Symptoms of peripheral artery disease (PAD)

Many people have a condition called peripheral artery disease (PAD) and they don’t even know it.

4 Surprising Facts to Slow Down Aging and Boost Brain Health

Our minds and bodies inevitably change with age. Though reversing the aging process is currently impossible, taking care of your physical health can help slow the process.

From Symptoms to Screening: A Deep Dive into Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer isn’t a single disease–it’s a group of diseases originating in the ovaries. Ovarian cancer is unique, complex, and often misunderstood. Its symptoms can be vague, making detection challenging.

What Patients Can Expect with Weight Loss Surgery

Dr. Brandon Ingram, Bariatric, General Surgeon, explains what a patient can expect with weight loss surgery.

The Importance of Pediatric Wellness Visits

Establishing a relationship with a pediatrician is one of the best things you can do to keep your child healthy, from birth through the teenage years.

WATCHMAN Device Can Prevent Strokes

For some patients with atrial fibrillation, the WATCHMAN device can be used to prevent stroke.

How Being Overweight Can Lead to Long-Term Serious Health Issues

Obesity is not just a cosmetic concern, it can also lead to long-term serious health problems. Dr. Brandon Ingram, General and Bariatric Surgeon, explains how.

How Weight Loss Surgery Can Improve Your Life

Diet and exercise are the first steps to reach a healthy weight, if this is not successful, weight loss surgery may be a good option. Dr. Brandon Ingram, Bariatric and General Surgery, explains benefits of the gastric sleeve.

How Weight Can Impact Cardiovascular Health

Being overweight has a direct negative effect on your heart health. Dr. Jason Pelton, Interventional Cardiologist, describes symptoms that may indicate there is a heart issue.

The Dangers of High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure can lead to heart attack or stroke. “The heart pumps blood and then relaxes. With every beat when it pumps, the blood pressure goes up and then slightly comes down,” says Sibghat Tul Llah, M.D.