Survey finds Louisianans are Googling butt implants more than any other surgery
Posted on 11/13/2017 11:03:00 AM.

According to a recent survey, Louisianans are researching butt implants more than any other plastic surgery procedure. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon at LSU Health New Orleans Dr. Oren Tessler says having a bigger behind is the latest trend, especially with celebrities.
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Report finds Louisiana 4th in the nation for highest divorce rate
Posted on 10/24/2017 2:26:00 AM.

Louisiana ranks 4th in the nation for state’s with the highest divorce rate, according to a report done by 24/7 Wall Street who used data from the Census Bureau. Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at LSU Heath New Orleans Michele Many says it’s not surprising since Louisiana has one of the highest poverty rates in the country.
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Reminder to make sure to use eye protection when looking at solar eclipse
Posted on 8/18/2017 2:34:00 AM.

While many people are excited to view the solar eclipse on Monday morning, it’s important not to forget to protect your eyes from the sun’s damaging rays. LSU Health New Orleans retina specialist Maria Reinoso says to look at the eclipse with your eyes, make sure you wear glasses that are ISO 12312-2 certified because regular sunglasses aren’t enough.
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LSU Health New Orleans research shows walnuts may improve health
Posted on 7/31/2017 3:49:00 AM.

Research from LSU Health New Orleans suggests walnuts may promote health by helping good bacteria grow in your gut. Lead researcher Dr. Lauri Byerley says walnuts can help promote good bacteria growth in your digestive organs.
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LSU Health Doctor says phones can carry more bacteria than the bathroon
Posted on 7/24/2017 3:31:00 AM.

A professor at LSU Health New Orleans School of Public Health says it’s never a good idea to carry your cell phone to the bathroom. Dr. James Diaz says a smart phone can contain more bacteria than the bathroom. He says what gets spread to our phones can get on a lot of other things we touch.
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LSU Health New Orleans doctors help regrow toddler's brain after drowning
Posted on 7/21/2017 3:27:00 AM.

Doctors at LSU Health New Orleans helped regrow a toddler’s brain after she drowned. Two-year-old Eden Carlson lost a significant amount of brain tissue after spending 15 minutes underwater. Director of Hyperbaric Medicine, Dr. Paul Harch, says she made remarkable improvements after being treated with oxygen for 45 minutes twice a day.
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Childhood stress can lead to mental, physical health problems
Posted on 7/13/2017 3:32:00 AM.

Experts say trauma can impact children and their health in more ways than one. Joy Osofsky, professor of pediatrics and psychiatry at LSU Health New Orleans, says when children are exposed to negative experiences, it impacts both their mental and physical health. She says stress can lead to physical health problems for young children.
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LSU Health New Orleans releases plan to reduce cancer deaths in Louisiana
Posted on 6/29/2017 11:37:00 AM.

LSU Health New Orleans has made a plan to reduce cancer deaths in Louisiana over the next five years. Director of the Louisiana Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Donna Williams, says the Louisiana Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan will help ensure people have access to the health services they need.
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Study finds teens mental health threatened by late night phone use
Posted on 5/31/2017 6:03:00 AM.

A study out of Australia finds late night phone usage could hurt teens’ sleep quality and mental health. LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans clinical psychologist Michelle Moore is not surprised by the findings and says parents shouldn’t allow their kids to have cellphones in their rooms at night. She says the bright light on the screen isn’t the only thing keeping them awake.
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WalletHub finds Louisiana second most stressed state
Posted on 4/4/2017 5:34:00 AM.

Louisiana is the second most stressed state, according to a report by WalletHub. Michelle Many with LSU Health New Orleans believes that’s because so many people in the Bayou State are poor. Many says a lack of money can prevent people from getting the psychological help they need.
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