Bariatric surgery offers more than drastic weight loss – it helps patients manage chronic diseases. Terry Colley lost a lot of weight after bariatric surgery, and learned how much easier it was to manage diabetes.
Dr. Thomas Wallace, Electrophysiologist with CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute, talks about the symptoms, risks and treatments for Atrial Fibrillation (AFib).
Dr. Muhammad Waqas, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Specialist explains the symptoms and treatments for pulmonary hypertension, which is high blood pressure in the lungs.
Get to know the symptoms, risks and treatments for heart disease. Do not delay getting evaluated if you have symptoms related to your heart.
CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs signed 10 National Park College nursing students to the Pathway Program. Students selected commit to work for two years upon completion of their respective coursework and licensure.
When you have a problem with the speed and patterns of your heartbeat, chances are good you're suffering from atrial fibrillation, or AFib. What do you do about it?
Cyclist Caleb Harris hadn't been to the doctor in 10 years. When he finally did go, he found out that he needed open-heart surgery. "Caleb is the youngest person I've ever seen with this condition," said Dr. Forrest Glover.
A woman was diagnosed five and a half years ago with pulmonary hypertension. She's a miracle because the life expectancy after diagnosis is three years.
Experienced nurse, mother of four finally gets mammogram to find breast cancer. Now she encourages women to get their mammograms regularly.
When it comes to heart surgery, minimally invasive means smaller incisions that avoid more complex operations such as open-heart surgery.
When it comes to cardiac health, vascular diseases like peripheral artery disease (PAD) and venous insufficiency are common and sometimes overlooked.
Kristin found a lump in her breast just before her wedding. After a double mastectomy, a wedding, finishing her doctorate and giving birth to her daughter, she plans to continue treatment.
Treatment for an often overlooked vascular disease ended Dale Smith's leg pain and brought her life back to normal.
When Nicole Kaemmerling felt a crushing pain in her chest, she did not hesitate, but went straight to the emergency room.
Jerry Jay Carroll is a writer who attributes his three successful bouts with cancer to preventative medicine and regular check-ups.
Tanie Green's legs were often swollen and painful. Dr. Yalcin Hacioglu treated her for Chronic Venous Insufficiency. It changed her life.
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Sonta Jean, the KOKY Queen, has undergone two surgeries at CHI St. Vincent to seal brain aneurysms. She is a living testament to listening to your body.
Brooks Walton hopes CHI St. Vincent and D1 Training can help him walk on at Auburn University. He suffered a slight ACL tear in high school at Pulaski Academy.
Robotic assisted surgery using the Da Vinci Robot can help physicians pinpoint and perform surgery with incredible accuracy.