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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.
Monday, July 13, 2020
She was born in a prison town, “black-and-blue and close to death,” as described in her 2001 memoir “The Truth Is …” Her mother went into labor in the middle of the day, and nurses held her legs closed until a doctor arrived. “I was not allowed to enter the world as planned.
Monday, March 23, 2020
According to an Indian text known body from feet through pelvis to skull as “Yoga Sutra,” the author of in an upright line to optimize the effect which is reported to be Patanjali, of gravity and to enable us to effectively Yaga involves the establishment of “a stable mind and healthy body in order that personal goals can be achieved.
Monday, Dec. 2, 2019
Breathing in too much carbon monoxide could cause fainting or death. Breathing in carbon monoxide fumes prevents the body from using oxygen properly, which can harm the brain, heart and other organs. People with health problems, such as heart and lung disease, are at higher risk for harm.
Monday, July 29, 2019
We are halfway through, and this summer is already breaking temperature records across northern Louisiana and the country. This is a heatwave of the highest order. That means special precautions need to be taken to protect those most at risk of heat stress injuries and illnesses, particularly our friends and neighbors over the age of 65.



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