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Sunday, July 31, 2022
500 people in Louisiana contract hepatitis C each year. Most go undiagnosed. Hepatitis is a general term for inflammation of the liver, and there are several very different causes of hepatitis. Hepatitis C is one type of viral hepatitis – the viral type that causes the most death and disability in the United States.
Family
Tuesday, July 12, 2022
As an otolaryngologist with special interest in hearing loss, I see many older adults with hearing loss. Most have delayed seeking treatment until they cannot communicate with their loved ones and their quality of life begins to suffer. One out of three persons above the age of 60 and one out of two above the age of 85 has agerelated hearing loss.
Family
Wednesday, June 29, 2022
When taking your socks off at the end of the day, do you notice “sock lines” or swelling in your feet or legs? If you take a road trip, do you notice your shoes feel tight at the end of your journey? Many people experience swelling, or edema, in their legs for different reasons.
Family
Wednesday, April 20, 2022
April is Autism Awareness Month, and to detect the first signs of autism. Autism this is an excellent opportunity to can be accurately diagnosed as young as focus on increasing understanding and 24 months, so it is critical that pediatricians acceptance of people with autism.
Family
Wednesday, April 20, 2022
We were excited that we would be living in the same residence hall. Our biggest concerns were finding a parking spot, locating our classes and adjusting to dorm life. None of us anticipated that two of the young women would experience a sexual assault during the first six weeks of college, making them a statistic.
Family
Wednesday, April 6, 2022
It is difficult to count the number of times I have been asked, “What is public health?” and “why is it important?” These two very straightforward questions are not so easily answered. The Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH) created a YouTube video in 2008 entitled “This is Public Health.
Family
Wednesday, April 6, 2022
Congenital ear deformities occur in up to 20% of newborns. Studies have shown that the deformation should self-correct within one week, or it will need treatment. Other studies have shown that only 30% of infant ear deformities will self-correct. Most deformities can be corrected surgically later in life.
Family
Wednesday, April 6, 2022
Spring has returned with all of its greenery and glory! Unfortunately, not everyone looks forward to this season. Springtime can be challenging for people who suffer from allergies. Tree pollen is the biggest culprit for triggering allergy symptoms in early spring.

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