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National Immunization Awareness Month

August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) The goal of NIAM is to increase awareness about immunizations across the lifespan, from infants to the elderly. August is an ideal time…

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Women’s Wellness: Postpartum Tips

BATON ROUGE, LA (WGMB) – Being a new mom isn’t easy, but in this week’s Women’s Wellness, I caught up with Dr. Susan Bankston, a 20-year pediatrician here in at…

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Tips For Regular Exercise

To help you get started and keep going, here are three ways to approach exercise and physical activity. 1. Include Physical Activity in Your Everyday Life Make it a priority:…

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Women’s Wellness: Sleep Apnea

BATON ROUGE, LA (WGMB) – According to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, more than 12 million Americans have this disorder, and for those 12 million getting a good…

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Women’s Wellness: Fitness

BATON ROUGE, LA – According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, it is defined as “the quality or state of being fit.” “Fitness is basically physical well-being, which is two parts, I…

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Women’s Wellness: Obesity

BATON ROUGE, LA – It affects nearly 80 million adults in the U.S. and contributes to more than 300,000 deaths a year, according to the National Institutes of Health. You…

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The Epidemic of Obesity

1.) What classifies someone as obese? Obesity is defined as a BMI >30 kg/m2. Online height and weight charts or BMI calculators are easy available tools to use that make…

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Women’s Wellness: Menopause

BATON ROUGE, LA – For this week’s Women’s Wellness sponsored by Baton Rouge Clinic, is talking about something that happens to women in their late 40’s to early 50’s, menopause….

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