Ronald Evans' Heart Surgery Journey with Dr. Aravind Rao

Ronald Evans is out and gardening again thanks to his heart surgery. His primary care physician caught a heart murmur, and Dr. Aravind Rao performed a life saving surgery.

Marcia Atkinson Oversees Largest Cardiology Practice in State

Marcia Atkinson, MHSA, vice president\administrator of the CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute, heads the largest cardiology practice in the state.

Depression Treatment Improves Philip Hargrave's Overall Health

Seeking help for depression from his primary care physician helps Philip Hargrave live a healthier life.

The Skinny on Pain Management with Dr. J. Carlos Roman, Pain Management Physician

Dr. Carlos Roman, pain management physician acknowledges that fixing the source of the pain is always preferable, but there are cases where management is the only option.

Heart Failure Clinic Saves Life for Katherine Sheffield

Katherine Sheffield's heart failure kept her from the things she loved. CHI St. Vincent's new heart failure clinic helped the 46 year-old get back to her five kids and eight grandchildren.

Project Search Enables Graduates to Find Jobs

CHI St. Vincent in Hot Springs hosts Project Search to help high school students with disabilities learn skills, confidence to find and keep good jobs.

Maternal Child Unit Brings Family Together

CHI St. Vincent's Maternal Child Unit makes labor, delivery, recovery and post-partum treatment more convenient for families.

Family Ties Connect Surgeon, Dr. Thurston Bauer, with Cardiac Career

Dr. Thurston Bauer is continuing a family tradition as a cardiac surgeon at the same hospital where his relatives made their mark, but his course to the surgery suite was a roundabout one.

Q&A: Persistence and Positivity Fulfill Dream for Dr. Martha Rueda

Dr. Martha Rueda, a family practice physician with CHI St. Vincent in Little Rock, is a living example of the power of gratitude.

Q&A: Summer Safety with Lee Wilbur, MD

Dr. Lee Wilbur advises on things to watch out for as the weather gets warmer and kids and families start heading outside. We see quite a few pool and swimming injuries. Water may be fun for children to play with — but it can also be deadly.

Q&A: Zika Virus and Pregnancy

The Zika virus is a usually mild disease that's transmitted through the bite of an infected mosquito. Most people fully recover from Zika virus without severe complications, and severe illness or deaths from Zika virus are extremely rare, according to the CDC. But Zika virus can be dangerous for pregnant women.

 How to Treat Seasonal Allergies

If you sneeze a lot, if your nose is often runny or stuffy, or if your eyes, mouth or skin often feels itchy, you may have hay fever.

Q&A: Cardiologist, Dr. John Colleran on Aortic Aneurysms

An aortic aneurysm can be life-threatening and is more common in older men and smokers than other groups. Cardiologist, Dr. John Colleran discusses the risks and treatments.

Q&A: Stroke Awareness with Ali Krisht, MD

Dr. Ali Krisht, neurosurgeon at our Arkansas Neuroscience Institute, is an advocate of getting fast treatment for stroke. He knows "time is brain."

Q&A: TAVR with Cardiologist, Dr. Aravind Rao

Dr. Aravind Rao discusses severe aortic stenosis which is a serious heart valve disease that restricts normal blood flow to the entire body. He explains Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement, TAVR, provides a minimally-invasive option for treatment.

Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and Importance of Vaccination

Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection; so common, in fact, that nearly all sexually active men and women get it at some point in their lives. It is important for teenagers and young adults to be vaccinated.

Q&A: Importance of Having a PCP with Dr. Nosheen Mian

Dr. Nosheen Mian explains how regular check-ups help your primary care physician help you stay healthy. You’ll get information that is unique to you to help you manage your health.

Relationship, Regular Check-Ups with Primary Care Physician, Dr. Yang Xu, Saves Fred Kalsbeek's Life

Consistent check-ups and a relationship with his primary care physician detects cancer, saves life for Little Rock man.

Regular Blood Pressure Check-Ups Keeps Farmer in the Field

Arkansas farmer Kenneth Cole discovered his high blood pressure during regular visits to his primary care physician.

Scoliosis Surgery with Dr. Justin Seale Changes Life for Barbara McClintock

Barbara McClintock lived for 75 years without knowing what kept her from sitting, sleeping and managing her daily life. A scoliosis diagnosis and surgery with Dr. Justin Seale changed her life.