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Child Abuse and Awareness

Every year more than half a million children in the United States suffer from abuse or neglect. Some children even die at the hands of their abusers. All socioeconomic groups…

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The Importance of Colorectal Screening

Cancer of the colon and rectum remains the third top cancer killer in the United States, yet is one of the most preventable forms of cancer and is curable if…

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Concussions Involving Athletes Can Be Serious

The topic of concussions among teenage athletes is a subject that often appears in the Louisiana news. With sports being year round for our older children and with almost no…

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Breast Cancer Risk Evaluation & Screening Guidelines

One in 7 women in the United States has a risk of developing breast cancer during her lifetime.  To make this statistic more personal, the annual incidence of breast cancer…

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Hearing Loss Assessment, Causes, and Treatment

The sense of hearing is a complex process of picking up sound and attaching meaning to it. The human ear does this by using all three of its parts – the…

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Colon Cancer Awareness Month

What is colon cancer? Colorectal cancer (also referred to as colon cancer) is a cancer that develops in the colon (large intestine) or the rectum. Colorectal cancer usually develops slowly…

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Learn How To Protect Yourself From The Flu

Understanding what the flu feels like is important to receive an early diagnosis. However, knowing how to stay well is even more critical. Both topics are reviewed in greater detail…

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Study Links Weight Loss to Financial Health

Treating obesity is not only good for your physical health but your financial health as well. Two years ago, the results of the first in-depth study on the individual cost…

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Are You Suffering From Heartburn?

Many people suffer from symptoms of heartburn and most associate the term with an upset stomach or burning sensation in the chest or throat. Often these symptoms occur as a…

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Using Infant Sleep Positioners Discouraged

Two government agencies are warning parents and other caregivers not to put babies in sleep positioning products as two recent deaths underscore concerns about suffocation. The Food and Drug Administration…

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