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Early Spike This Flu Season

Published: Dec 22, 2017

Early rise in flu cases in Arkansas. If you haven't gotten your flu shot, it's time to get one right now. A message from CHI St. Vincent Primary Care offices in story featuring Dr. Mark Viegas.

When it comes to getting a colonoscopy, you’re not the only one who has questions. That’s why we’ve answered the five most commonly asked questions.

The Greater Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce awarded CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs as the large business of the year.

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

CHI St. Vincent Medical Group welcomes five new physicians expanding the region's largest network of doctors and providers, including almost every specialty.

Healthy Thanksgiving Eating

Published: Nov 22, 2017

The key to healthy Thanksgiving Day eating is about portion control and knowing when to back away.

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

Orthopedic specialist, Dr. Robert Olive Jr., hosted the first "Breakfast with a Doctor" lecture series in Hot Springs Village.

Susie Reynolds Reece isn’t short on job responsibilities, but as of this year things in her professional life streamlined with the reorganization of Hot Springs-based Garland County Suicide Prevention Coalition.

5 Tips for Improving Sleep

Published: Jul 7, 2017

Sleep is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle. It reduces stress, is good medicine for the brain and promotes a healthy heart.

An internal medicine doctor at our Hot Springs Village primary care offices, Dr. Kristi Sutton sets her heart, mind and intent on achieving what fulfills her life.

How to Celebrate Safely with Fireworks

Published: Jun 30, 2017

If you choose to shoot fireworks during your Independence Day celebration, keep in mind the risks of improper use because they can cause severe injuries.

100 percent pure oxygen has incredible healing powers. And it's changing Don Riddling’s life with the help of Dr. David Dean and his team at our Little Rock Wound Care Center.

A Complete Travel Checklist

Published: Mar 17, 2017

If you are traveling for a family vacation or last-minute road trip, make sure you pack appropriately especially if you are on medications!

Charlie Meabon is only in his mid-30s and had a heart attack. Here's how he found life afterward.

Hazel Mooney of Hot Springs Village has Watchman device implanted in heart to guard against atrial fibrillation.

What's Behind Your Racing Heart?

Published: Feb 8, 2017

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.

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

The Skinny on Pain Management

Published: Jan 1, 2017

AY Magazine gets the facts about pain management from Dr. Carlos Roman, pain management physician at CHI St. Vincent.

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.

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