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.

How to Get Back on a Heart Healthy Diet

Maintaining a healthy diet is key to healthy heart. Still, it may not always seem easy to stay on a diet and things happen, but it’s never too late to get back on track.

Preventing Foot Injuries During Exercise

Spring is in the air and that means more walking, running and other outdoor activities, but pace yourself and take steps to prevent these common foot injuries.

CHI St. Vincent’s Team Approach to Heart Care

As Arkansas' largest network of heart specialists, the cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons with the CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute pride themselves on a collaborative approach to heart care.

Are Fad Diets Bad For Your Heart?

Along with routine exercise and not smoking, a healthy diet can help improve heart health, but not all fad diets may be good for your heart.

Managing and Treating Frequent Headaches

Frequent headaches can be managed with a combination of healthy habits and the right medication, something Dr. Joe Elser has helped patients discover for 34 years.

Managing Joint Pain Without Knee Replacement Surgery

For those suffering from severe knee pain, Dr,. Robert Olive Jr. shares several steps they can take to find relief before jumping to knee replacement surgery.

Marching Toward Better Health

During March, the National Sleep Foundation celebrates the benefits of sleep. Since sleep habits do impact our well-being, it is imperative to make steps toward improving our sleep.

Recognizing Symptoms of Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation, or AFib, can lead to complications such as stroke and congestive heart failure when left untreated, so it’s important to recognize the symptoms of AFib.

Building a Heart Healthy Lifestyle

Coronary artery disease is the most common type of heart disease, but can often be prevented with lifestyle changes and routine checkups with a cardiologist.

Expanding Minimally Invasive Alternatives to Open Heart Surgery with Transcaval TAVR Procedure

CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute recently became the first in Arkansas to successfully perform the Transcaval TAVR heart procedure, a minimally invasive alternative to open heart surgery.

Prioritizing Heart Care for Women in Arkansas

Nearly 80-percent of cardiac events can be prevented with early detection and proper care. Dr. Nazneen Tata explains what to look for any why you need to make heart health a priority.

Get on Your Feet in Celebration of American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month, which makes it a perfect time to focus on heart health. You can reduce your risk of heart disease, heart attacks and strokes by dancing.

Bariatric Surgery Offers a Reset Button, Not a Cure for Obesity

The bariatric program at CHI St. Vincent is more than weight loss surgery. It's a comprehensive process of diet and education to help people reach their weight loss goals.