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Monday, June 28, 2021
With the start of summer and temperatures on the rise here in Louisiana, it’s essential to keep hydrated. We need proper hydration for countless body systems like digestion, absorption of nutrients, exercise recovery, brain function and a healthy immune system.
Monday, March 8, 2021
Dr. Sushil Jain, a professor in the Department of Pediatrics at LSU Health Shreveport, has been awarded a three-year, $1.52 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for a project entitled Optimization of 25-hydroxy-vitamin D levels in African-Americans.
Monday, Aug. 10, 2020
The body mass index (BMI) is the accepted standard measure of overweight and obesity. BMI provides a guideline for weight in relation to height. When calculating BMI using pounds and inches, the formula needs to be altered slightly. Multiply your weight in pounds by 703.



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