New knee treatment option available at LSU Health NOLA
Posted on 9/5/2018 3:11:00 AM.

LSU Health New Orleans is joining an international study that’s showing positive results in the search for alternatives to knee replacement for those who suffer chronic pain.
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Study: warming temperatures linked to higher suicide rates
Posted on 7/25/2018 4:45:00 AM.
Scientists have associated the climate with mental health problems before, but a new study out of California suggests a heat wave can bring about an increase in suicides. Clinical Psychologist at LSU Health New Orleans Dr. Michelle Moore weighs in on the research published in Nature Climate Change.
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"Gaming Disorder" critics addresses need for clear-cut criteria
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.
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Study: opioid abuse may increase risk of bone fractures
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.
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LSU Health New Orleans calls for earlier colonoscopies
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. 
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Number of LSU Medical Grads staying in state continues to fall
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.
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Victims feeling more confident to come forward about sexual misconduct
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.
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Decorating for the holidays can relieve stress
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.
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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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