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

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.

Healthy Thanksgiving Eating

Published: Nov 22, 2017

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

Regular checkups with your dermatologist are an important part of your overall health. Early detection is always key.

US New & World Report ranks CHI St. Vincent as the #1 hospital in Arkansas for the 5th straight year.

Choosing a doctor and developing a long term relationship goes a long way in helping people maintain optimum health.

People use emergency rooms for more than emergencies, so doctors often catch symptoms of conditions unrelated to the patients reason for visiting.

Regular exercise is important for overall health, but it also helps people function better in their daily lives.

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.

Many people put off going to the doctor because they fear the expense, but that need not be the case.

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!

Erma Rogers has been volunteering for more than 20 years for CHI St. Vincent’s New Outlook cancer recovery program.

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

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