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Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022
Every year, national Physician Assistant (PA) Week kicks off on Oct. 6 with PA Day and ends on Oct. 12. While the PA profession is over 50 years old, many are still unfamiliar with what a PA does. Considering the evolution of the profession, this is not surprising.
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Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022
Oct. 22 is recognized as International Stuttering Awareness Day. This year’s theme of “Being Seen, Being Heard” focuses on normalizing a disorder that affects approximately three million Americans and over 70 million people worldwide. (www. stutteringhelp.
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Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022
Epilepsy is the fourth most common neurological disorder in the world, and according to the CDC, as of 2015, 1.2% of the U.S. population had active epilepsy. This is about 3.4 million people with epilepsy nationwide: three million adults and 470,000 children.
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Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022
Did you realize that newly minted doctors are not eligible to begin seeing patients after graduating from medical school? This is largely due to doctors of the 1900s expressing the need for more medical training, so Graduate Medical Education was born.
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Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022
Each year, An Evening for Healers shines a light on the Shreveport-Bossier community’s first responders, physicians, nurses, allied health professionals and other healthcare providers who play a vital role in saving the lives of patients at Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport.

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