Pediatrician Jamie Irwin, DO, Offers Tips on Teaching Children Social Distancing

Social distancing can be hard for all of us, but as a parent it can be particularly hard to convince your kids to practice social distancing, especially in the summer when all they want to do is go out and play with their friends.

Diabetes, Obesity and Vascular Disease Contribute to Chronic Wound Epidemic

Chronic wounds, sores or ulcers that do not heal are common on the legs and feet but can occur anywhere on or in the body. Left untreated, they can diminish your quality of life and potentially decrease your life expectancy.

Focused on Healing Chronic Wounds

Treating wounds early on keeps people out of the Emergency Room and out of the hospital.

What's Behind Your Racing Heart?

We often associate love and romance with long walks on the beach, cozy dinner dates and even a racing heartbeat and sweaty palms, but a racing heartbeat isn’t always a good thing.

Mental Health Can Impact Risk for Coronavirus in Older Adults

We know that age and physical health issues put the elderly at risk for COVID-19, but emotional health and mental health are also important risk factors. When mental illness is left untreated, it also puts a person at risk for health complications.

How Virtual Care is Helping Prevent Heart Attacks and Strokes

Virtual care is helping doctors and nurses treat a variety of ailments. Cardiologist, Morris Kelley, MD explains how virtual care is helping prevent heart attacks and strokes.

Spine Specialist, Dr. Ikemefuna Uzo Onyekwelu, Treating Back Pain

Sixty-percent of back pain will get better without any intervention at all. But if the back pain back pain is associated with pain that goes down the legs or you have some sensory loss, where the feeling in your legs or even anything below the waist does not feel normal, that's a reason to reach out to a provider immediately.

How Virtual Visits Work - Primary Care Doctor, Keith Cooper, MD, Explains

Virtual Visits allow you to visit your doctor without leaving your home. Primary Care Physician, Dr. Keith Cooper talks about the discussions patients can have with their doctor over the phone or with a tablet or computer. It's just one more way our physicians are still here for you.

Dial 9-1-1 for All Medical Emergencies - Even Those Not Related to the Coronavirus

If you or someone around you has symptoms of a heart attack or stroke, the safest and fastest way to get to the emergency room is by calling 9-1-1. All CHI St. Vincent hospitals have measures in place to protect our patients from infection and from the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Exercise Tips to Help You Stay Healthy While Gyms are Closed

You can get a “mood boosting cardio workout” without going to the gym. In fact, you can do your workout inside or outside with no equipment needed.

Tips for Relieving Stress to Improve your Physical and Emotional Wellbeing

Anxiety and stress can play havoc on our physical & emotional well-being. Stress affects us dramatically, so it is imperative to find ways to cope when we are faced with mental and emotional strain.

March is National Nutrition Month.

Nutrition and fitness play such a significant role in the way our bodies function. The psychological and physical benefits of good nutrition and fitness are phenomenal.

Medical Director, Dr. William G. Jones Talks About the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Medical Director, Dr. William G. Jones talks about the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The most vulnerable people are those that are older and people that have diseases of the lungs or that affect the immune system. The symptoms of the Coronavirus are fever, cough, and shortness of breath.

Pediatrician Dr. Joe Elser Discusses Tips for Avoiding the Flu

Getting a flu shot, careful hand washing, watching for headaches, body aches, cough, congestion and keeping an eye out for fever can help you get your children safely through the flu season.

Keeping Your Heart Healthy Means Being Pro-Active and Making Changes

Being pro-active is your best bet when keeping your resolutions! You must be pro-active towards making changes, because if you are in-active, this means you are staying in the same place.

Dr. Thurston Bauer Explains How Clinical Research Will Benefit Arkansans With Cutting Edge Treatments

Cardiovascular surgeon, Dr. Thurston Bauer joined Good Morning Arkansas to talk about the latest clinical research that will bring cutting edge treatments for heart disease to Arkansas.

Regular Check-ups  is one of Bea Sutton's Secrets for a Healthy Heart

Bea had a quadruple bypass and at that point they told her that probably ten years would be her life span. That was twenty years ago. With Dr. Anthony Fletcher's guidance, Bea changed her lifestyle to heart-healthy.

Healthy Diet and Excercise are the First Steps to Reducing Risk for Heart Disease

Dr. Srinivas Vengala, interventional cardiologist joined Good Morning Arkansas to talk about how a healthy lifestyle impacts risk for heart disease.

Key to a Healthy Heart is a Good Relationship with Your Cardiologist

Ingrid Planje had uncontrolled blood pressure, a mini stroke, palpitations and the stress of being in a hospital. With Dr. Nazneen Tata's help, Ingrid's heart health improved and in the process the two became close. It was a true change of heart.

Keeping Healthy Resolutions in 2020 Requires Being Pro-Active

Being pro-active is your best bet when keeping your resolutions! You must be pro-active towards making changes, because if you are in-active, this means you are staying in the same place.