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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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Common Flu Concerns

The Flu Influenza (the flu) is a respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses A or B and spread by respiratory secretions of infected individuals. Symptoms of the flu include fevers,…

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Psoriasis Awareness Month

Psoriasis is a serious medical condition. Although it can be confused with being “just a rash”, it is actually a chronic (long-standing) disease that causes inflammation of the immune system….

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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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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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Experiencing Hearing Loss

How do I know if I’m experiencing hearing loss? There are a few commonly experienced signs of hearing loss: Difficulty hearing conversations, especially in the presence of background noise Turning…

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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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Melanoma & Skin Cancer

How can I prevent melanoma and other types of skin cancer? The most preventable risk factor for skin cancer is exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light, found in natural sunlight as…

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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…

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Sun and Swimming Safety

Spring break is a great time to get away with family and beat those winter blues. Dr. Jennifer Guidroz, a Pediatrician at The Baton Rouge Clinic, answers some commonly asked…

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