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Exercise is Good for Everyone

By Chrisy Myhand, RN, BSN Thibodaux Regional Fitness Center Lose weight. Exercise more. Sound familiar? That’s probably because ...

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Robotic Surgery: Utilizing Technology for Minimally Invasive Procedures

By Jacob Dowden, MD “What is the difference between robotic and laparoscopic surgery?” Patients often ask this question, ...

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LDH launches new 988 helpline campaign to broaden statewide awareness, utilization

BATON ROUGE — The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) is launching a new marketing campaign aimed at raising ...

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Thibodaux Regional Health System welcomes Dr. Hadi Elias, interventional cardiologist, to the medical staff

THIBODAUX – Thibodaux Regional Health System is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Hadi Elias, Interventional Cardiologist, ...

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National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month in September Advances in Evidence-Based Treatment, But Barriers to Care Remain

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 1, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — New guidelines for the treatment of childhood obesity published by the American Academy of ...

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LDH urges residents to take air quality precautions due to wildfires

BATON ROUGE — Extreme heat and drought have contributed to wildfires throughout Louisiana, which can negatively impact air ...

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Dangers and Deaths Around Black Pregnancies Seen as a ‘Completely Preventable’ Health Crisis

Sandy West August 24, 2023 HOUSTON — Tonjanic Hill was overjoyed in 2017 when she learned she was ...

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A Blood Test That Screens for Cancer: Does It Do More Harm Than Good?

Mark Kreidler August 11, 2023 By summer 2021, Gilbert Milam Jr. was living a good life. A nationally ...

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As Many American Cities Get Hotter, Health Systems Face Off Against Heatstroke

Drew Hawkins, Gulf States Newsroom August 7, 2023 As the hour crept past three in the afternoon, New ...

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Doctors Sound Alarm About Child Nicotine Poisoning as Vapes Flood the US Market

Liz Szabo, KFF Health News August 3, 2023 Hospital toxicologist Ryan Marino has seen up close the violent ...

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