Health Articles & Videos
Influenza – What Parents Need to Know

It’s that time of year again…“Flu Season.” Below is a summary of important information that will help keep you educated about Influenza and provide tips on how to best protect…

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

Health Articles & Videos
Ebola Virus – What You Need to Know

On September 30, 2014, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) used laboratory tests to confirm the first case of Ebola Virus to be diagnosed in the United States. The infected…

Read More

Health Articles & Videos
Diabetes: What You Should Know

Diabetes results from elevations of blood sugars due to the body’s inability to make insulin or to use insulin. Facts Based on the most recent estimates, 29.1 million people in…

Read More

Health Articles & Videos
Enterovirus D68 – What Parents Need to Know

As many of you have probably heard on the news or read about on the internet, there is a respiratory virus that is rapidly spreading across the country. The virus…

Read More

Health Articles & Videos
Influenza Vaccinations

Influenza is a contagious disease spread by respiratory droplets. Last year in the US, approximately 6% of people who contracted the virus died. In regards to hospitalizations, adults > 65…

Read More

Health Articles & Videos
Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right

Click here for a PDF of Louisiana’s Harvest Calendar. Learn the season of fruits and vegetables.  It will be more affordable and is a great way to experiment with fresh…

Read More

Health Articles & Videos
Don’t Settle For A “One Size Fits All” Fad Diet

March is National Nutrition Month and this years’ theme is “Eat Right, Your Way, Every Day” encouraging everyone to personalize their health to fit their lifestyle. The following are tips…

Read More

Health Articles & Videos
Do I Have Gout?

Gout is the oldest known form of arthritis, first identified by the Egyptians in 2640 B.C. Historically, it has been referred to as the disease of kings because people often…

Read More

Health Articles & Videos
The Increasing Incidence of Blood-borne Cancers

Leukemia is a type of cancer of the blood or bone marrow, characterized by an abnormal increase of immature white blood cells, which play a major role in one’s ability to…

Read More