Health Articles & Videos
Zika Virus

As you may have already heard, there is a virus that is an emerging health concern that is disrupting travel plans for expectant mommies. The Zika virus is currently being…

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In The News
WAFB: Find your patient portal

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) – The phrase “seeing the doctor” doesn’t have the same meaning it did 10 years ago. Technology has opened up a whole new frontier, and Louisiana is leading…

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Press Releases
AAP: Auvi-Q Epinephrine Injectors Recalled

Sanofi U.S. is voluntarily recalling all Auvi-Q epinephrine auto-injectors due to suspected malfunctions that could deliver the wrong dose of medication. The injectors are used to treat life-threatening allergic reactions,…

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The Flu: 3 Questions Answered

What is Influenza? Influenza is a virus causing fever, chills, muscle aches, congestion and coughing, and occasionally vomiting and diarrhea. Although most children with influenza recover within a few days,…

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The Importance of Routine Physicals

How important are routing physicals? Physicals are extremely important in the growth of a healthy child. Most kids should have a complete physical around the age of 4 to 5,…

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Blog Updates
Red Stick Moms Blog – Your Top Newborn Questions Answered

Congratulations on your new bundle of joy, and welcome to parenthood! Welcome to the world of baby smells (the good and the bad), baby snuggles, smiles, and sleepless nights. You…

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In The News
WAFB: Officials remind public of swimming, pool dangers

Many people will be heading to the pool this summer to cool off, but there are some dangers that should be considered when swimming.

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Health Articles & Videos
Swimming Safety This Summer

Do you have a pool in your back yard or a camp on the river? Are you planning on going to the beach this summer? Here are some ways to…

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WAFB: Safety Tips for Ear Piercing

Dr. Susan Bankston discusses safety tips for getting your children’s ears pierced. Watch the Video

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