|Posted on 6/19/2018 10:29:00 AM.|
Video games can be a fun pass time, but now the World Health Organization says that compulsively playing video games qualifies as a new mental health condition. It’s a move that some critics warn may risk stigmatizing its young players. LSU Health New Orleans Clinical Psychologist Michelle Moore says there need to be clear-cut criteria defined prior to labeling someone with this new mental illness.
|Gaming Disorder, World Health Organization, LSU Health New Orleans|
|Posted on 6/18/2018 1:56:00 PM.|
They are often used to treat pain, but now, Dr. Bob Zura from LSU Health New Orleans says it looks like opioids may very well be contributing to an elevated risk of bone fractures.
|LSU Health New Orleans, opioid epidemic|
|Posted on 6/2/2018 7:58:00 AM.|
The American Cancer Society has new guidelines recommending earlier screenings for colorectal cancer, bumping the previously recommended age from 50, down to 45.
LSU Health New Orleans School of Public Health founding Dean Dr. Elizabeth Fontham, says there’s been an alarming new trend.
|LSU, LSU Health New Orleans, Dr. Fontham, Louisiana, 2018|
|Posted on 3/17/2018 3:00:00 AM.|
|Forty-six percent of LSU Health New Orleans graduating medical students participating in the National Resident Match Program this year chose to remain in Louisiana. But that is down from 49% staying in state last year and 64% in 2012. Dr. Steve Nelson says it’s a trend that could cost Louisiana some great doctors.|
|LSU Health New Orleans, Dr. Steve Nelson, medical students|
|Posted on 11/29/2017 1:03:00 PM.|
The Today Show Host Matt Lauer is now another prominent name in media who has been fired amid allegations of sexual misconduct.
|Matt Lauer, LSU Health New Orleans, Michelle Many, sexual harassment, sexual misconduct|
|Posted on 11/24/2017 2:00:00 AM.|
Can decorating your home for Christmas really improve your mood? Psychologist with LSU Health New Orleans Dr. Michelle Moore says studies show it actually can. She says putting up lights or decorating your Christmas tree brings back happy childhood memories and typically gives people a better demeanor.
|Christmas, decorating, LSU Health New Orleans, Michelle Moore|
|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.
|Oren Tessler, butt implants, LSU Health New Orleans, plastic surgery|
|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.
|poverty, divorce rate, LSU Health New Orleans, Michele Many, Census Bureau, 24/7 Wall St.|
|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.
|solar eclipse, Maria Reinoso, glasses, LSU Health New Orleans|
|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.
|Lauri Byerley, LSU Health New Orleans, walnuts|
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