Father and Son Heart Surgeon Duo Help Keep Hearts Healthy

The old Bauer (Dr. Michael Bauer) and new Bauer (Dr. Thurston Bauer) are making sure the public is staying heart healthy at CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute.

Knee Replacement Surgery Returns Man to Active Lifestyle

Richard Hohman is back to taking long, pain-free walks with his wife and dogs after undergoing knee surgery.

CHI St. Vincent Wound Care Center Offers Chambers of Hope

Hyperbaric oxygen chambers are chambers of hope for the patients of the CHI St. Vincent Wound Center. They provide 100% oxygen, under pressure, to promote growth of new blood vessels which helps rejuvenate injured tissue and healthy skin.

CHI St. Vincent Expands the Outpatient Infusion Center, Doubling the Capacity to Treat Cancer and non-Cancer Patients

Dr. Peter Emanuel, Director of Oncology explains the importance of the Outpatient Infusion Center and what the expansion means for cancer patients and the advancements in blood cancer treatments.

Neurosurgery Excellence is at the Arkansas Neuroscience Institute

Barrett Hatches' search for the top neurosurgeon to handle his pituitary tumor led him to Arkansas Neuroscience Institute and Dr. Ali Krisht, and he's glad it did.

Dr. Mangaraju (Raj) Chakka Discusses Atrial Fibrillation (AFib)

Dr. Mangaraju (Raj) Chakka, Electrophysiologist with CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute, discusses heart arrhythmias and Atrial Fibrillation (AFib).

Sugary Drinks Can Promote Cancers

Dr. Beck, oncologist at CHI St. Vincent Oncology Clinic, discusses the role that sugary drinks can play in developing breast and/or colon cancer.

Early Colon Cancer Detection Key to Improve Chances of Positive Outcome

Dr. Patrick Szeto, colorectal surgeon at CHI St. Vincent Colorectal Surgery Clinic discusses importance of screening and follows a patients journey through surgery and toward being cancer free.

Boxing Helps Parkinson's Patients Fight Back

Dr. Kara Way, Neurologist at CHI St. Vincent Neurology Clinic - Hot Springs talks about how Rock Steady Boxing is helping Parkinson patients fight back against the brutal disease.

6 Tips to Fight Seasonal Allergies

Did you know that pollen counts tend to be highest in the mid- to late-afternoon? Get your errands and exercise in early in the morning or late in the day to protect yourself from pollen.

Curried Lentils and Squash

Lentils are packed with fiber and are a great source of protein, which makes this dish an excellent vegetarian entree. The unique flavor of curry, with its combination of deep, earthy, and sweet spices will please everyone at your table.

Pelvic Floor Issues Are Highly Treatable and Shouldn't Hinder Your Lifestyle

Women shouldn't suffer with pelvic floor issues. Treatment is highly effective and available at the CHI St. Vincent Urogynecology Clinic.

Plantar Fasciitis Surgery Allows Woman to Regain Active Lifestyle

Plantar fasciitis was causing Toni Gaddie sharp pains under her heels, especially in the morning and after working out. Dr. Naval Patel, a podiatrist at CHI St. Vincent Little Rock Diagnostic Clinic, alleviated her pain and gave her back her active lifestyle.

Rainbow Lentil Medley

Lentils are a nutrition goldmine. They are an excellent source of folic acid, fiber, iron and protein.

Portuguese Lentil Soup

Last year we were on Cape Cod and lunched on a Portuguese soup, thick with kale and sausage. This is our heart-healthy twist on that classic. Our version offers lentils, which provide great fiber and folate, low-calorie, nutrient-dense kale, and chicken sausage to enhance the savory flavor.

5 Ways to Tame an Irritable Bowel

Irritable bowel syndrome is a chronic condition causing cramps, abdominal pain, bloating, gas, diarrhea and constipation. Though it’s common, and not usually serious, you can use these 5 steps to manage it for your long-team health.

Dr. Adam Smith Focuses on Recovery Time and Reducing Pain

Adam Smith, MD, an orthopedic surgeon and part of the Infirmary's Joint Academy, was following in a family tradition when he went into medicine. His father, Bruce Smith, MD, was an orthopedic surgeon in Hot Springs.

Stormy Weather Chowder

Some days just feel like soup days, so it’s good to have a recipe that you can make without much effort. This hearty (but not heavy) chowder can be on the table in less than 20 minutes. Our secret ingredient is the sweet potato, but other potatoes work just as well.

Wilted Kale & Sweet Potato Salad

This warm salad provides a beautiful contrast between hearty dark leafy greens and creamy orange potatoes. Its sweet flavor-rich sauce pairs wonderfully with roasted chicken or a pork tenderloin. Serves 2 as a main dish, 4 as a side.

Edamame & Black Bean Salad

Serve up some soy joy! Low-fat, high protein crisp edamame, fiber-rich black beans, and crunchy cabbage get tossed in an Asian vinaigrette for a “superfood” slaw that provides 100% of your daily dose of iron and folate. A great “make-ahead” dish because it gets better as it marinates.