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If you or someone around you is having a heart attack. Put down the car keys and pick up the phone. Dialing 9-1-1 is the safest and quickest way to get emergency care.

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.

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

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.

While vacationing out of state, Stanley Rogers was diagnosed with a life-threatening brain tumor and sent to the Arkansas Neuroscience Institute.

Surviving a Brain Aneurysm

Published: Feb 19, 2018

Suzette Hamilton's husband found her unresponsive one day. After being treated at Arkansas Neuroscience Institute, she is now happy and healthy.

77-year-old heart failure patient makes history as Arkansas's first recipient of the world's smallest heart pump.

High blood pressure is an indicator of heart disease. Working with her physician, Dr. Oyidie Igbokidi, June Johnson implemented the changes that allow her to maintain her active lifestyle.

Susie Reynolds Reece, Violence Prevention Specialist in Hot Springs, is helping reduce suicide rates in Garland County.

5 Ways to Recognize Heart Failure

Published: Feb 7, 2018

Many people have heart failure and don't even know it. Learn how to recognize heart failure and where to get treatment.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, but treatments have improved dramatically. CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute's Dr. Muhammad Waqas explains how technology is saving peoples lives.

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.

Arkansas Neuroscience Institute is moving to our North campus in the Fall of 2018 so they can expand their services.

5 Ways to Lower Your Cholesterol

Published: Nov 30, 2017

If you are diagnosed with high cholesterol, our primary care doctors will develop a treatment plan for you that may include medication, lifestyle changes or other intervention methods.

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.

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