Dr. Benjamin Springgate

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Don Ames
August 08, 2019 - 9:06 am
A lot of folks may be harming themselves by being less than honest with their physicians. Almost a quarter of folks surveyed recently admit that they lie at the doctor's office. Dr. Benjamin Springgate, Chief of Community and Population Medicine at LSU Health New Orleans, says it's not unusual. In...
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Jim Hanzo
July 18, 2019 - 7:40 am
Bankrate.com survey says more than half of U.S. adults are losing sleep over money and that is causing us some big problems. Those everyday expenses are causing some sleepless nights, even more so than relationships, health and work. Not good, according to Dr. Benjamin Springgate, LSU Health Chief...
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Chris Miller
March 28, 2019 - 9:40 am
A so-called miracle-cure derived from pot is getting national over-the-counter distribution from CVS and Walgreens drugstores. Cannabidiol, or CBD, is one of many compounds that can be found in marijuana, but unlike THC, it doesn't get you high. It's been touted as an anti inflammatory that can...
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Don Ames
March 01, 2019 - 8:11 am
This time of year, Mardi Gras revelry can often result in some morning-after misery. Carnival season is prime time for those after-party hangovers in New Orleans. But, there are some ways to ease the pain. There are, of course, a number of old wives' tales about hair-of-the dog and such. And, a lot...
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