The summer is over, and it is time for our kids to return to school. While most children adjust to the beginning of the school year in a month, there are certain things that parents can do to help make the adjustment easier. Interestingly, much of adapting to a new school year relates to how the previous school year ended.
People wear their health on their skin. One of the major threats to human skin health is natural sunlight. Premature skin aging and skin cancer are both related to a prolonged history of sun exposure. Skin aging can be divided into two basic processes: intrinsic or programmed aging and photoaging.
Students often begin preparing to apply for medical school as early as middle and high school by taking advanced science courses, attending pre-med workshops, shadowing physicians and even working in medical settings. For others, the desire to attend medical school comes later in their young lives, when they are.
Turning on the news in the morning, we viewers are often informed of yet another shooting in the United States. The U.S. has faced at least 202 mass shootings so far this year, according to the Gun Violence Archive. There have been more mass shootings than days in 2023.
I can’t wait to see you tomorrow!” an enthusiastic camper claims as she hugs her counselor tightly. For 22 years, Camp Tiger has provided a free, five-day camp for children with disabilities such as Down syndrome, autism, cerebral palsy and more in the Shreveport-Bossier area.
Clinical trial opportunities at LSU Health Shreveport include the New Ideas study (www.ideas-study.org/), which enrolls African American and Hispanic patients interested in receiving an amyloid PET scan. The goal is to determine the utility of amyloid PET scans in treating Alzheimer’s disease and is funded by Medicare.