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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!

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Under the care of Dr. Thurston Bauer, Joe Lee Crawford received the life-saving ECMO treatment after battling congenital heart disease and will now be able to live a full life.

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.

Brian Frane is an exercise physiologist with Heart Clinic Arkansas. He’s training Tangela Harris-McClendo to be her healthist after having open heart surgery.

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