Patient Stories

It’s possible to lower your blood pressure naturally, without taking medications, by paying closer attention to your lifestyle choices.

You know the healthy choices that are good for your heart. The choices to help prevent heart disease. Yet sometimes they aren’t enough and heart disease can’t be prevented.

Project Search Provides Purpose

Published: Nov 29, 2017

CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs participates in Project Search, an internship program giving students with developmental delays or disabilities opportunities to find competitive employment and independence.

Cardiologist, Dr. Yazan Ghosheh explains what the new blood pressure guidelines mean for you and what you can do to control your blood pressure.

Although it seemed unlikely, a year after his accident, former Arkansas State Trooper Brian Burke walks into his future.

The CHI St. Vincent Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) Program is now recognized as a Certified Center of Excellence by The Joint Commission.

CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute, the largest and most diverse network of cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons in Arkansas, has added five new physicians in locations across the state, further enhancing the quality of care for the region.

Impella Mobile Learning Lab will be at CHI St. Vincent Infirmary on November 13th. Health care providers will get hands-on experience with the world's smallest heart pump and other innovations used in cardiac care.

Colonoscopy Saves Officer's Life

Published: Nov 2, 2017

The screenings that patients receive during primary care visits can identify issues that can later become more significant health problems.

Two brothers from Van Buren underwent open-heart surgery this year, within months of each other, to take care of the same dangerous genetic condition.

Celebrating heart recovery and patients who received the Impella heart pump.

Ambulance or Antacid?

Published: Oct 9, 2017

Do you know when you should call an ambulance over simply taking an antacid? Take our short quiz and see if you can tell the difference!

There are important differences between cardiac arrest, heart attack and heart failure.

Dr. Trace Garner has joined our Heart Institute and opened the first cardiology clinic in Monticello.

Together, with the help of our Diabetic Educators, a growing community of Arkansans are taking control of their diabetes.

Soiree Magazine featured Dr. Douglas Borg in their latest "Ask the Expert." He answered common questions about Heart Disease.

Vic O'Neal credits Dr. Kristi Sutton with saving his life. THV11's latest Wear the Gowns featured O'Neal's story and the importance of having an annual wellness exam.

Dr. Rachel White helped one high school athlete avoid further injury after she discovered he had a herniated disc during a routine wellness exam.

If you have smoked for many years, you may want to think about getting a lung cancer screening. We've outlined three simple steps for scheduling one.

5 Things to Know about Statins

Published: Jun 29, 2017

If you are at risk for heart disease or have been diagnosed with heart disease, your doctor may recommend a statin to lower your cholesterol. Here are the top 5 things to know about statins.

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