Health Articles & Videos
Colonoscopies: Saving One Life at a Time

Why should I get a colonoscopy? Over the past few years, more attention has been given to preventative health services.  Colonoscopy remains one of the smartest prevention or wellness tests…

Read More

Health Articles & Videos
The Increasing Incidence of Blood-borne Cancers

Leukemia is a type of cancer of the blood or bone marrow, characterized by an abnormal increase of immature white blood cells, which play a major role in one’s ability to…

Read More

Health Articles & Videos
The Importance of Colorectal Screening

Cancer of the colon and rectum remains the third top cancer killer in the United States, yet is one of the most preventable forms of cancer and is curable if…

Read More

Health Articles & Videos
Breast Cancer Risk Evaluation & Screening Guidelines

One in 7 women in the United States has a risk of developing breast cancer during her lifetime.  To make this statistic more personal, the annual incidence of breast cancer…

Read More

Health Articles & Videos
Colon Cancer Awareness Month

What is colon cancer? Colorectal cancer (also referred to as colon cancer) is a cancer that develops in the colon (large intestine) or the rectum. Colorectal cancer usually develops slowly…

Read More

Health Articles & Videos
Skin Cancer and the Harmful Effects of Sun Exposure

As we head to the beaches this summer, awareness about skin cancer and the harmful effects of sun exposure is of vital importance. The most common form of cancer in…

Read More

Health Articles & Videos
Precautions for Sun Overexposure

Louisianians love to enjoy the great outdoors but exposure to the sun and even indoor tanning means the potential for overexposure to ultraviolet light, which poses the greatest risk for…

Read More

Health Articles & Videos
What You Need to Know About Breast Cancer

Women in the United States get breast cancer more than any type of cancer except for skin cancer and breast cancer is second only to lung cancer as a cause…

Read More