In The News
Women’s Wellness: Peripheral Vascular Disease

BATON ROUGE, LA (WGMB) – Millions of Americans have it. It can be painful, and even fatal. “If you look at the statistics, there’s about a 40% cardiac mortality rate…

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In The News
Women’s Wellness: How to keep your heart healthy

BATON ROUGE, LA – It’s something we all have. It helps keep us alive, but if we don’t take care of it, things could turn deadly. In this week’s women’s…

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Health Articles & Videos
Blood Pressure & Hypertension

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a condition that affects about 1 out of every 3 adults. Routine screenings through regular checkups are very important for controlling hypertension and could…

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In The News
Women’s Wellness: Diabetes & High Blood Pressure

04/13/16 – Every Wednesday on FOX44 News at 9 p.m., hosts a segment focused on women’s wellness. This week we interviewed Dr. Todd Cooley, an internist at the Baton Rouge Clinic,…

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May is Hypertension Awareness Month

I don’t feel bad, but my doctor told me I have hypertension. Why should I be concerned? People tend to have little or absolutely no symptoms from high blood pressure….

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Press Releases
2014 Million Hearts® Hypertension Control Challenge Champions

The Baton Rouge Clinic is proud to be recognized as one of the 2014 Million Hearts Hypertension Control Challenge Champions! We are one of 30 public and private health care…

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Health Articles & Videos
February is American Heart Month

What is the difference between coronary artery disease and coronary heart disease? Coronary artery disease refers to the pathologic process affecting the coronary arteries (the blood vessels of the heart)….

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Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)

PAD is a process that can affect every artery in the body. Arteries bring nutrient-rich, oxygenated blood to individual organs. The result of PAD is that plaque builds up in…

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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…

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Hardened Arteries Are A Sign Of Heart Disease – How Well Are Your Arteries?

Getting your arteries checked is a good way to screen for heart disease. One such procedure done at the Baton Rouge Clinic focuses on the carotid or neck arteries and…

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