7 of the Cutest Trick-or-Treaters You’ve Ever Seen


By: Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital Ok, so we may be a little biased. But here at Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital, we think have some of the cutest patients around. This was proven during our annual Halloween parade sponsored by the Bella Bowman Foundation. You can be the judge, but […]

Sinus Troubles: How to Know When it’s a Problem


Here in South Louisiana, we know a thing-or-two about season changes. From hot to cold and then back again, our ever-changing weather patterns can certainly have your sinuses on the fritz, but when your troubles become persistent and recurring, it may be time for further treatment. What you might be experiencing is called sinusitis, inflammation […]

About Dr. Henry Barham

Henry P. Barham, MD is an Our Lady of the Lake otorhinolaryngologist (ear, nose and throat surgeon). He earned his degree in medicine from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. He completed a residency in otolaryngology head and neck surgery at the University of Colorado in Denver. After completing an international Fellowship in rhinology and skull base surgery in Sydney, Australia, Dr. Barham returned to Louisiana to practice as one of only a few dedicated rhinologists (nose, sinus, allergy and endoscopic sinus and skull base surgery) in the southeast United States. Click here to learn more about Dr. Barham.

Trick or Treating Tips: Accommodating Children with Food Allergies


For a holiday that is supposed to be all about fun, costumes and treats, Halloween can be big concern for parents with food-allergic children. Over the past 10 years, we’ve seen a significant increase of children with food allergies. Couple that with ever increasing exposure to candy that contain common allergens like nuts, milk and […]

About Dr. Theron McCormick

Theron McCormick, MD is a pediatric allergist/immunologist at Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital. He treats children with seasonal and food allergies and is Board Certified in pediatrics and pediatric allergy and immunology. He has clinics in both Baton Rouge and Gonzales. Click here to learn more about Dr. McCormick.

Breast Cancer Patients can Find Hope, Help in Mind-Body Medicine


Massage Therapist Faith Miller (left), practices Mind-Body Medicine on a patient receiving chemotherapy. Years ago when my sister was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer, she would often talk about the fatigue and anxiety she felt as she was undergoing aggressive treatments for her disease. This was before I began my extensive study into Mind-Body […]

About Francinne Lawrence

Francinne Lawrence, Ph.Dc, is the director of survivorship at Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center. A Ph.D. candidate in the School of Mind-Body Medicine at Saybrook University in San Francisco, Lawrence is uniquely qualified for her role at the Cancer Center having trained and practiced in a variety of related fields along the way, including ordained clergywoman and hospital chaplain, practicing licensed clinical social worker and administrator, and certified health and wellness coach.

Is Cheering for Your Favorite Football Team Good For Your Heart?


FitBit, a company that develops fitness trackers, released a study that measured the heart rates of fans watching the 2015 Super Bowl to see if fans really experienced a spike in heart rate during exciting moments. It proved that fans did, in fact, experience an increase in their heart rates. Here in Baton Rouge, we […]