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If you or someone around you is having a heart attack. Put down the car keys and pick up the phone. Dialing 9-1-1 is the safest and quickest way to get emergency care.

The CHI St. Vincent Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) Program is now recognized as a Certified Center of Excellence by The Joint Commission.

Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) is an epidimic in this country. With medication and ablation, Dr. Tom Wallace helps Dana Tarwick keep her heart healthy.

77-year-old heart failure patient makes history as Arkansas's first recipient of the world's smallest heart pump.

High blood pressure is an indicator of heart disease. Working with her physician, Dr. Oyidie Igbokidi, June Johnson implemented the changes that allow her to maintain her active lifestyle.

5 Ways to Recognize Heart Failure

Published: Feb 7, 2018

Many people have heart failure and don't even know it. Learn how to recognize heart failure and where to get treatment.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, but treatments have improved dramatically. CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute's Dr. Muhammad Waqas explains how technology is saving peoples lives.

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

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.

Cardiologist, Dr. Yazan Ghosheh explains what the new blood pressure guidelines mean for you and what you can do to control your blood pressure.

CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute, the largest and most diverse network of cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons in Arkansas, has added five new physicians in locations across the state, further enhancing the quality of care for the region.

Impella Mobile Learning Lab will be at CHI St. Vincent Infirmary on November 13th. Health care providers will get hands-on experience with the world's smallest heart pump and other innovations used in cardiac care.

Two brothers from Van Buren underwent open-heart surgery this year, within months of each other, to take care of the same dangerous genetic condition.

Celebrating heart recovery and patients who received the Impella heart pump.

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!

There are important differences between cardiac arrest, heart attack and heart failure.

Dr. Trace Garner has joined our Heart Institute and opened the first cardiology clinic in Monticello.

Soiree Magazine featured Dr. Douglas Borg in their latest "Ask the Expert." He answered common questions about Heart Disease.

Vic O'Neal credits Dr. Kristi Sutton with saving his life. THV11's latest Wear the Gowns featured O'Neal's story and the importance of having an annual wellness exam.

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.

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