When you need heart surgery, your surgeon is your partner. Don't be afraid to ask about the surgeon's experience and what you will need to do to recover.
The latest cooking gadgets won’t just make your cooking easier, but can help you make your favorite dishes healthier.
CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute offers the most advanced therapies and devices available. Some of the most important treatments include heart pumps, which help your heart move blood throughout your body, and valve repair and replacement.
The Left-Ventricular Assist Device provides lifesaving heart care for patients; one as a bridge to a transplant and one as long-term therapy.
From a young age, Seth Barnes, MD, was drawn to the work of a family physician. He grew up with a father who suffered with health issues, and this brought him into regular contact with the medical community. It was this interaction that led him to pursue medicine as a career.
Our heart surgeons answer common questions about heart surgery. We do everything to make sure our patients know what to expect.
Dr. Douglas Borg, Cardiologist with CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute, discusses recent research regarding the practice of taking a daily aspirin to reduce the risk of heart disease.
Dr. Aravind Rao, Cardiologist with CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute, discusses risk factors for heart disease.
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.