Fourth of July Safe and Healthy Eating Guide

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It’s probably not something that crosses your mind when thinking about the Fourth of July, but summertime picnics or barbecues offer plenty of opportunities for food-borne illnesses. Cases of food poisoning peak in the summer because the bacteria that cause these illnesses grow faster in the warm and humid weather. Try these tips to keep […]

It’s Been One Amazing Summer!

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This past month, Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital has ushered in summer with our annual Summer of Amazing events at the Mall of Louisiana! Mommy & Me (and Daddy too!) provides moms and dads an opportunity to get out of the heat and come participate in fun, engaging and important health activities with […]

New Hope and Help for People Needing Brain Tumor Treatment

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As a physician with many years of experience in treating patients with brain tumors, I can tell you that this kind of diagnosis is an immensely challenging and life changing experience. Thankfully, there are more effective treatment options than ever before. Stereotactic radiosurgery/radiation therapy is an example of a treatment technique that continuously evolves in […]

Like Father, Like Son

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For some fathers, it’s about old baseball cards or the know-how to fix cars. For others, it’s the family farm or a special heirloom. But one thing all fathers inevitably pass down to their sons is a piece of their DNA. Call it family tradition or just plain science, but it’s an inheritance that must […]

6 Common Questions Kids Have About Their Skin

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Summer is a great time to get outside and enjoy some sunshine. This month, Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital is celebrating a Summer of Amazing at the Mall of Louisiana. At this week’s Mommy & Me (and Daddy too!), the theme was all about safety. We invited one of Our Lady of the […]