Morbid obesity can lead to long-term chronic health conditions like diabetes and heart disease. Losing weight is an important part of reducing risk for these conditions.
Advanced treatment options have provided new opportunities for patients with brain tumors.
If left untreated, elevated AIC can lead to serious health problems like cardiovascular disease and limb amputation.
If a person has an aneurysm or a blockage in their carotid artery, they are at high risk of having a stroke. The Arkansas Neuroscience Institute provides a revolutionary treatment option.
The holiday season has officially started, and with it comes gatherings which usually revolve around food. Friends and family start sharing traditions. Tables are filled with scrumptious and perhaps sometimes not so healthy choices.
There are two parts to the high risk breast cancer program,. One is the imaging – once a year mammogram and once a year MRI alternating every six months – coordinated with a clinical exam.”
There are many reasons why a woman might need breast surgery. One reason might be because you feel a mass during a self-exam. Or a mass or abnormality is detected on imaging or ultrasound during your mammogram.
September is National Cholesterol Education Month, making it a prime time to encourage people to pay attention to their cholesterol levels.
Advancements in neurology and neurosurgery have led to a greater understanding of brain tumors, including how they are diagnosed and treated.
We must stay hydrated for our body to function correctly. Our bodies need extra hydration and what a better way than enjoying the perfect summer fruit: watermelon.
To help share the power of human kindness, CHI St. Vincent is partnering with the Sherwood Humane Society to sponsor Pet Adoption Days from Monday, June 27 through Friday, July 1, 2022.
Aortic valve stenosis is one of the most common and serious heart problems, but many patients like John Dinofrio don’t recognize symptoms until their blood flow becomes greatly restricted.
Don’t look at food as a temptation, rather a controlled situation. You must be in control of your food and not allow your food to be in control of you. Don’t look at exercise as a drudgery, rather a fun activity. Find something you like and get active!
About half of diabetics experience some kind of nerve damage which can cause them to lose feeling in their feet. For one Arkadelphia resident, that nerve damage and the inability to feel pain eventually led to serious foot ulcers.
We’ve heard the saying, “Don’t worry, be happy.” It sounds like a positive philosophy. Unfortunately, struggles can happen and we are faced with the reality that life isn’t always comprised of happiness free of worry.
The CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute developed the new HeartSmart Screening Program to help patients identify, manage and treat early signs of heart disease.
A brain tumor can be frightening for patients, but advanced treatments have allowed Dr. Ali Krisht and other neurosurgeons to do more to help patients.
Patients can drastically improve their quality of life and prevent or delay health complications by understanding and prioritizing diabetes management.
Heart surgery is one of the most common medical procedures performed each year, but the experience is new to each patient. Two CHI St. Vincent heart surgeons answers some common questions about when heart disease requires surgery and what recovery looks like.
A CHI St. Vincent nurse's compassion answers the desperate plea for help on behalf of a former-Marine battling COVID-19 hundreds of miles away.