LSU Health New Orleans

Chris Miller
August 13, 2019 - 11:24 am
In just the last several months the three women above were all reported missing from New Orleans. They, like many others reported missing, were never really missing. They just had not been in contact with the people who made the reports. Tamara Gibson (left) was reported missing in New Orleans...
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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
May 30, 2019 - 12:05 pm
When someone says "Millennial," you may immediately think of a younger person in skinny jeans eating locally-sourced, farm-to-table organic kale -- but what if we told you that Millennials may be less healthy than Generation X or Baby Boomers were when they were that age? A study done for Blue...
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Jim Hanzo
May 22, 2019 - 9:13 am
If you think that being sad is bad for your health think again. The angrier you are later in life the more damage you will do to your physical health, according to a Canadian researcher. The team of researchers discovered that daily feelings of anger led to higher levels of inflammation and chronic...
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Don Ames
March 08, 2019 - 8:19 am
Though flu has been widespread in Louisiana this season, it's been mild compared to last year. But emerging data, just revealed by health officials, suggest the second half of this season may be more aggressive, and it's only just beginning. The CDC says a deadly, secondary strain of the bug has...
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Jim Hanzo
February 19, 2019 - 8:43 am
How many push-ups can you do at one time? Researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health is suggesting those who could do more that 40 pushups may decrease their risk of developing cardiovascular problems. Dr. Murtuza Ali, LSU Health New Orleans Associate Professor and Interventional...
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David Blake
February 05, 2019 - 12:21 pm
Dr. Fred Lopez talks with Tommy Tucker about the importance of measles shots. A current outbreak of the Measles in the U.S. is again stirring up the debate over the safety of vaccines and the discredited link to autism. Some parents continue to link the two, to the exasperation of many medical...
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January 28, 2019 - 5:25 pm
(WWL.com) -- Alzheimer's sufferers and their loved ones potentially have some great news out of LSU Health New Orleans: A patient who underwent hyperbaric oxygen therapy showed a big improvement in their mental and physical faculties. Director of Hyperbaric Medicine Dr. Paul Harch says the patient...
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Jim Hanzo
January 24, 2019 - 8:31 am
Research posted in the BMJ journal suggests that leaving a 2 hour gap between the last meal of the day and bedtime doesn't seem to be associated with any discernible difference in our health. But the problem is snacking after you eat and before going to bed, according to Dr. Henry Nuss, LSU Health...
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