Health Articles & Videos
What is the most common chronic childhood disease in the United States?

The answer is tooth decay or cavities. The medical term used for this condition is dental caries which is Latin for tooth “rottenness”. Cavities occur when bacteria in the mouth…

Read More

In The News
WAFB: Camera Takes Surgeons Inside Arteries

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) – Clearing plaque from clogged arteries is a common procedure that saves lives. It just got even easier thanks to a new, high-tech catheter that lets surgeons…

Read More

Health Articles & Videos
What Is Zika Virus?

We didn’t see Zika Virus coming to the US, nor did most care if it did. Without its association with microcephaly, it’s a minor illness with fever, rash, joint pain…

Read More

Health Articles & Videos
New Year’s Resolutions

The New Year is always a good opportunity to talk to your children about changing or improving lifestyle choices. Take this time to be creative in helping them come up…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

Press Releases
The Baton Rouge Clinic in New Roads

Dr. Donald W. Doucet and Dr. Ashley D. Bordelon have joined The Baton Rouge Clinic in New Roads, a satellite location of the Baton Rouge-based multi-specialty medical facility. In an attempt to provide…

Read More

In The News
WAFB: Safety Tips for Ear Piercing

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

Read More

Press Releases
American Academy of Pediatrics Urges Parents to Vaccinate Children to Protect Against Measles

A measles outbreak that began at Disneyland in California – and has grown to more than 50 confirmed cases in multiple states – is a stark reminder of our nation’s…

Read More

Health Articles & Videos
Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween always starts weeks before the actual day when we start working on our costumes—this year, along with scary, let’s make them safe. Costume Safety Make sure they fit. Short…

Read More