Better You Blog

4 Numbers You Need to Know

Published: Jun 29, 2017

Primary care doctors monitor how healthy you are so they can help keep you that way. Here are four numbers you need to know so you can live a long, healthy life.

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

CHI St. Vincent and the Garland County Sheriff's Office are working together to ensure police have the resources they need to cope with stress of the job.

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.

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

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

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 and Bryant primary care offices, Dr. Kristi Sutton sets her heart, mind and intent on achieving what fulfills her life.

The expanded lab more than doubles the size of the former training space used to simulate lifelike medical scenarios with male, female and infant mannequins.

Dr. Emad Aboud's patented method is changing the way future brain surgeons learn in the lab. The method of simulating life-like conditions on cadavers has drawn recognition.

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.

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.

Why Should I Get a Colonoscopy?

Published: Jun 30, 2017

Your digestive health affects you daily, which is why we focus on taking a very personalized approach to care. Here are a few reasons you should get a colonoscopy.

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.

5 Tips for Recovering ACL Surgery

Published: Jun 29, 2017

Knowing how to take care of yourself after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) surgery is crucial for 100% recovery. That's why we've put together the top 5 things to do for a successful recovery.

CHI St. Vincent has joined forces with the University of Arkansas at Little Rock to create a new program in response to the nursing shortage in Arkansas.

What Color is Your Snot?

Published: Jun 27, 2017

The color of your snot can indicate when and if you need to make an appointment with your primary care doctor. Test out your snot skills with our fun interactive tool.

Ambulance or Antacid?

Published: Jun 21, 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!

Robert Stroope experienced back pain all his life until Dr. Justin Seale performed successful spine surgery at CHI St. Vincent.

We're Social