The Holiday Stress Minimizer

Many people feel overwhelmed during the holiday season, which leads to stress. There are ways to help reduce this type of stress if you make plans ahead of time and stay on course.

Be Good to Yourself

You must restore yourself in order to be there for others. Don’t put off time with yourself! It is time to let go and breathe--cultivate the relationship with yourself.

How to Know if Bariatric Surgery is Right for You

A healthy diet and routine exercise are the first steps to help people lose weight, but for some patients who struggle with obesity, bariatric surgery could be an option.

Fall into Fitness

Let fall inspire you to make those changes! What a great time to be outdoors and take in the crisp air and warm rich colors around us.

Is it Fall Allergies or COVID-19?

It's time for fall allergies to flare up. Before, you might have blamed ragweed or other pollens. But these days, there is another possibility to think about: could it be COVID-19?

Diabetes Boot Camp Provides New Options for Patients

Diabetes increases the likelihood of heart disease, stroke and other serious conditions. That's why Dr. Paul Valentin-Stone and his team came up with a successful solution to manage the disease with what they call a diabetes boot camp.

Self-care, Managing Stress, and Promoting Healthy Routines

There is no better time than the present to focus on self-care, managing stress and promoting healthy routines.

How Has Heart Care Changed During the Pandemic?

Daily life has certainly changed during the pandemic and for many that includes how they receive heart care. Dr. Anthony Fletcher says we should take this opportunity to refocus on the basics.

Women’s Unique Risk Factors for Heart Disease

Heart disease remains the leading cause of death for women in the United States, accounting for approximately one in every four deaths. Much like it is for men, the key for women is to prioritize a heart healthy lifestyle.

Summer is here!

We all need some sun exposure, but too much unprotected exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet rays can be harmful.

Early Detection and Preventative Care for Heart Disease

As the leading cause of death in the United States, even more important is the need for early detection and preventative care for heart disease.

Treating and Preventing Dehydration During Summer Heat

As temperatures rise, dehydration and heat exhaustion are increasing concerns, which makes drinking water before and during outdoor activities essential.

Misconceptions About Chronic Headaches

About 30 percent of people suffer from repeated headaches, but the severity and frequency of chronic headaches can be managed with healthy practices and the right medication.

Heat Stroke Recovery, Treatment and Prevention

With summer comes heat across Central Arkansas along with the risk of heat stroke and related illness. That’s why everyone should understand the fundamentals of heat stroke recovery, treatment and prevention.

Recognizing and Treating Plantar Fasciitis

Running can improve both physical and mental health, but too much or running with ill fitting shoes can also lead foot injuries, including plantar fasciitis. Podiatrist Dr. Naval Patel explains what it is and how to treat it.

Risks of Delaying Care for Diabetic Foot Injuries

Diabetes can cause nerve damage and poor circulation in feet and other extremities. It's also the leading cause of lower limb amputations, so seeking care for foot injuries quickly is key. Luckily, the CHI St. Vincent Wound Care Center is also here to help.

Tools 2 Thrive

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and the theme for this year is Tools 2 Thrive.

Routine Check-Ups and Heart Health

When was the last time you spoke with your cardiologist? Heart healthy lifestyle choices are great, but routine check-ups with your doctor are essential to combat heart disease.

Steps to Monitor Your Heart Health at Home

While there's no replacement for regular communication with your cardiologist, Dr. Jason Pelton shares some steps you can take a home to monitor your heart health.

Laugh Out Loud!

April is National Humor Month. The goal is to raise awareness of the therapeutic value of humor. As humans, we all share a variety of emotions that impact our psychological and physiological wellbeing.