Early Detection and Preventative Care for Heart Disease

As the leading cause of death in the United States, even more important is the need for early detection and preventative care for heart disease.

Treating and Preventing Dehydration During Summer Heat

As temperatures rise, dehydration and heat exhaustion are increasing concerns, which makes drinking water before and during outdoor activities essential.

Misconceptions About Chronic Headaches

About 30 percent of people suffer from repeated headaches, but the severity and frequency of chronic headaches can be managed with healthy practices and the right medication.

Heat Stroke Recovery, Treatment and Prevention

With summer comes heat across Central Arkansas along with the risk of heat stroke and related illness. That’s why everyone should understand the fundamentals of heat stroke recovery, treatment and prevention.

Recognizing and Treating Plantar Fasciitis

Running can improve both physical and mental health, but too much or running with ill fitting shoes can also lead foot injuries, including plantar fasciitis. Podiatrist Dr. Naval Patel explains what it is and how to treat it.

Understanding Family History and Heart Disease

Family history is one of the leading risk factors for developing heart disease. Unlike a healthy diet, exercise or tobacco use, you have little control over your family history so it is important to understand its impact on your health.

Risks of Delaying Care for Diabetic Foot Injuries

Diabetes can cause nerve damage and poor circulation in feet and other extremities. It's also the leading cause of lower limb amputations, so seeking care for foot injuries quickly is key. Luckily, the CHI St. Vincent Wound Care Center is also here to help.

Does Atrial Fibrillation Diagnosis Increase With Age?

As many as one out of every 25 Americans over age 60 will be diagnosed with atrial fibrillation, but this heart condition can develop at any age with some patients as young as 20 and 30.

Tools 2 Thrive

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and the theme for this year is Tools 2 Thrive.

The Risk of Delaying Mammograms and Breast Cancer Screening

Disruptions to daily life over the past year caused many women to delay mammograms and regular breast cancer screening, but ongoing delays come with serious risks like allowing breast cancer to grow undetected.

Routine Check-Ups and Heart Health

When was the last time you spoke with your cardiologist? Heart healthy lifestyle choices are great, but routine check-ups with your doctor are essential to combat heart disease.

Navigating the Breast Cancer Journey with New Outlook

A breast cancer diagnosis challenges patients both emotionally and physically, but at CHI St. Vincent, Alesa Garner and her team is there to hold your hand throughout the journey.

Advancing Heart Care Resources for Southwest Arkansas

CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs serves the Southwest Arkansas community with comprehensive heart care services and the latest technology.

When Does Heart Disease Require Surgery?

CHI St. Vincent cardiovascular surgeon Dr. Michael Bauer answers some common questions about when heart disease requires surgery and what that path looks like.

Raising Awareness About Breast Cancer

Breast cancer awareness needs to remain top of mind year-round. Breast surgeon Dr. Sirinya Prasertvit says if there are any issues, you should have them addressed as soon as possible.

Heart Disease Differences in Men and Women

As the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States, heart disease is not unique to one sex, but there are differences in how and when heart disease presents in men and women.

Steps to Monitor Your Heart Health at Home

While there's no replacement for regular communication with your cardiologist, Dr. Jason Pelton shares some steps you can take a home to monitor your heart health.

Q&A: Recovering from Heart Surgery

For the time when heart surgery becomes necessary, CHI St. Vincent cardiovascular surgeon Dr. Frederick Meadors answers common questions about the road to recovery.

Finding Relief From An Overactive Bladder

An overactive bladder can affect your quality of life, but one patient found relief and the freedom to engage in activities like a long road trip again after a visit with Hot Springs urologist Dr. Seth Hollenbach.

Laugh Out Loud!

April is National Humor Month. The goal is to raise awareness of the therapeutic value of humor. As humans, we all share a variety of emotions that impact our psychological and physiological wellbeing.