The Importance of Cardiovascular Check-Ups

Cardiovascular disease can be silent, or you may have early warning signs such as shortness of breath. Cardiologist Dr. Anthony Fletcher explains that regular check-ups are important for your health and well-being.

What's Behind Your Racing Heart?

We often associate love and romance with long walks on the beach, cozy dinner dates and even a racing heartbeat and sweaty palms, but a racing heartbeat isn’t always a good thing.

How Virtual Care is Helping Prevent Heart Attacks and Strokes

Virtual care is helping doctors and nurses treat a variety of ailments. Cardiologist, Morris Kelley, MD explains how virtual care is helping prevent heart attacks and strokes.

Dial 9-1-1 for All Medical Emergencies - Even Those Not Related to the Coronavirus

If you or someone around you has symptoms of a heart attack or stroke, the safest and fastest way to get to the emergency room is by calling 9-1-1. All CHI St. Vincent hospitals have measures in place to protect our patients from infection and from the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Keeping Your Heart Healthy Means Being Pro-Active and Making Changes

Being pro-active is your best bet when keeping your resolutions! You must be pro-active towards making changes, because if you are in-active, this means you are staying in the same place.

Dr. Thurston Bauer Explains How Clinical Research Will Benefit Arkansans With Cutting Edge Treatments

Cardiovascular surgeon, Dr. Thurston Bauer joined Good Morning Arkansas to talk about the latest clinical research that will bring cutting edge treatments for heart disease to Arkansas.

Regular Check-ups  is one of Bea Sutton's Secrets for a Healthy Heart

Bea had a quadruple bypass and at that point they told her that probably ten years would be her life span. That was twenty years ago. With Dr. Anthony Fletcher's guidance, Bea changed her lifestyle to heart-healthy.

Healthy Diet and Excercise are the First Steps to Reducing Risk for Heart Disease

Dr. Srinivas Vengala, interventional cardiologist joined Good Morning Arkansas to talk about how a healthy lifestyle impacts risk for heart disease.

Key to a Healthy Heart is a Good Relationship with Your Cardiologist

Ingrid Planje had uncontrolled blood pressure, a mini stroke, palpitations and the stress of being in a hospital. With Dr. Nazneen Tata's help, Ingrid's heart health improved and in the process the two became close. It was a true change of heart.

Cardiac Arrest, Heart Attack or Heart Failure? Understand the Difference

Understand the differences between cardiac arrest, heart attack and heart failure.

Farmer Feels Better than he has in Two Years Following TAVR Procedure

Aortic stenosis had farmer, Lawrence Bursic, feeling out of breath, but three days after TAVR procedure he is back working in the field.

 Anthony Fletcher, MD, Joins KARN to Answer Questions About Mens Heart Health

Arkansas leads the nation in heart disease, but there are things you can do to control your risk and stay healthy.

Dr. Clayton (Douglas) Borg Joins KARN to Answer Questions About Heart Disease

Cardiologist, Douglas Borg, MD, Joined KARN to talk about heart disease.

Advanced Tests to Diagnose Heart Disease Evaluate Heart and Artery Function

Arkansas has the highest heart attack death rate in the country. Technology used for diagnosing heart disease can be a lifesaver.

Heart Healthy Holidays - Avoid "Holiday Heart Syndrome" -  Learn Strategies to Enjoy the Holidays and Stay Healthy

Overindulgences, such as overeating and increased stress can cause “holiday heart syndrome." People with underlying heart disease can be at increased risk for serious health consequences.

Quick Diagnosis by Emergency Room Doctor Leads to Heart Saving Surgery

Walter Anger's back pain was not related to over exertion, but to a serious heart condition. A quick diagnosis and expert surgical care saved his heart.

Peripheral Artery Disease is Common but Often Goes Untreated

Dr. Yazan Ghosheh encourages people to take off their socks when they visit their primary care doctor and ask that their feet be examined for signs of peripheral artery disease, PAD.

Keeping Cool and Heart Healthy as the Summer Heats Up

When the temperature rises, so does the risk to your heart health. Learn what precautions to take this Summer.

Father and Son Heart Surgeon Duo Help Keep Hearts Healthy

The old Bauer (Dr. Michael Bauer) and new Bauer (Dr. Thurston Bauer) are making sure the public is staying heart healthy at CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute.

Dr. Mangaraju (Raj) Chakka Discusses Atrial Fibrillation (AFib)

Dr. Mangaraju (Raj) Chakka, Electrophysiologist with CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute, discusses heart arrhythmias and Atrial Fibrillation (AFib).