Health Articles & Videos treating seasonal allergies
Treating Kids’ Seasonal Allergies

Let’s be honest, we all love the South for its warm temperatures. We don’t love freezing cold weather– we much prefer the days when the sun shines endlessly, and it’s…

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Health Articles & Videos
3 Things Parents Need to Know About Mumps

1.) What is Mumps? Mumps is a viral infection that is spread by respiratory secretions (i.e., coughing, sneezing). It most commonly causes painful swelling of the salivary glands, low-grade fever,…

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In The News
WBRZ: Doctors Seeing Increase in Patients with the Flu

BATON ROUGE – Doctors are seeing an uptick in patients with the flu this time of year in Baton Rouge. Dr. Mindy Calandro, of the Baton Rouge Clinic, said that…

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In The News
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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In The News
WBRZ: Flu mist vaccination no longer available for flu season

BATON ROUGE – A popular flu mist vaccination is no longer available for patients this flu season. Research from the Center for Disease Control revealed that the nasal spray vaccine…

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Blog Updates
Red Stick Moms Blog: 5 Things Moms Should Know About the Zika Virus

Zika virus… these two words have been the center of some recent media attention and a source of anxiety for many women. Although there are still many unknowns about the…

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Health Articles & Videos
I Recommend Cancer Protection!

As the days of summer wane and school physicals and forms start to pour into the office, the question never fails. “Do we need any shots?” As many of my…

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Press Releases
ACIP votes down use of LAIV for 2016-2017 flu season

Media Statement For Immediate Release: Wednesday, June 22, 2016 Contact: Media Relations, (404) 639-3286 CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) today voted that live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV), also known as…

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In The News
WBRZ: Dangers of leaving child in hot car

BATON ROUGE – Chances are you have forgotten something in your life, whether that be keys, your wallet or an important date, but leaving child in your car is something most…

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In The News
WBRZ – Doctor discusses risks of SIDS from infant swaddling

BATON ROUGE- Dr. Mindy Calandro stopped by at News 2 at 4 p.m. to discuss the risks of babies developing sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) from swaddling and to demonstrate…

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