Home / Articles / By Tara Bullock
Men's & Women's Health
Monday, Nov. 21, 2016
World AIDS Day is Thursday, Dec. 1, and the Philadelphia Center, Northwest Louisiana’s HIV/ AIDS resource center, will commemorate the day with free HIV screenings, door prizes and a program featuring former Shreveport Mayor and Rep. Cedric B. Glover at Centenary College.
Family
Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016
Births are considered premature when the baby is born before 37 weeks of pregnancy. In response, March of Dimes has launched “Give Them Tomorrow,” a universal call to do something today to help moms and save babies, while raising awareness about the fight against premature birth.
Family
Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016
Diabetes has been described as a slowmotion catastrophe because patients often don’t feel sick, and many patients do not take diabetes seriously until consequences are severe and they face long-term complications. Diabetes in the U.S.
Men's & Women's Health
Monday, Oct. 24, 2016
In addition to the physical toils of cancer and treatment, the emotional effects of cancer can be devastating. A support system, especially from a spouse or significant other, helps greatly, said Feist-Weiller Cancer Center’s Jo Ann Stewart. Stewart, a registered nurse, started a support group for cancer patients with a coworker 11 years ago.
Men's & Women's Health
Monday, Sept. 12, 2016
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Susan G. Komen North Louisiana will host its Northwest Louisiana Race for the Cure Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Centurylink Center, kicking off awareness season and working to inspire those affected by the disease.
Family
Monday, Aug. 29, 2016
“Just like anything else, start out young, and it builds a habit,” she said. Childhood obesity can lead to children developing diseases that were once seen solely in adults, such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease and high blood pressure. Developing these health problems early in life leads to longer wear and tear on the body.
Seniors
Monday, Aug. 15, 2016
Teeth are arguably the most used and abused part of the human body, requiring daily care and maintenance. As you age, dental care becomes even more important. “For older people, concentrate on taking care of your teeth and coming in for six-month cleanings,” said Dr.
Family
Monday, Aug. 1, 2016
“Our diets play a huge role in making sure we get what we need, and you always want to utilize the Food First approach. It is how our bodies are designed. We get things through food that we haven’t even begun to understand yet, and that we can’t utilize properly from any pill, powder or magic potion,” Bowman said.
Men's & Women's Health
Monday, July 18, 2016
Erectile dysfunction, also known as impotence, is the inability to get and keep an erection. Erection trouble every so often is not a cause for concern. ED is characterized as an ongoing problem for a patient. ED does not just affect one’s sex life but can also affect confidence, contribute to depression and stress and cause riffs in a relationship.

Top Articles from Tara Bullock

No articles in this section
 

ON STANDS NOW!

The Forum News
ByGeorge provides two picnic menu options. The original...