How to Have a Happy (and Safe!) Halloween


Cooler air, falling leaves, pumpkins, candy and parties—Halloween is a great opportunity for the whole family to have fun together. But just like any major holiday, a number of things can occur and send the whole evening downhill, whether it’s a scraped knee, a stomach ache from too much candy or having someone separated from […]

Why Mission Matters


At Our Lady of the Lake, we recognize Mission Month in October. We believe that our mission is what sets us apart from other healthcare providers. Mission matters because it improves the care you receive. Mission matters because you are more than just your medical chart. Mission matters because every person deserves to be treated […]

Training for a Race? 7 Must-Do’s


As the weather starts to cool down, many runners tie up their laces to hit the pavement. It’s also almost time to start training for those races in the spring, including the Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital Amazing Half Marathon Weekend. Running is a great form of cardiovascular exercise. Research shows that running, […]

Metastatic Breast Cancer Patient Finds Hope in New Technology


When people hear “breast cancer,” they don’t usually think of a disease affecting the brain. But Mississippi native Kimberly Hathorn knows it can do just that. Originally diagnosed and treated for breast cancer in 2007, Kimberly lived in remission until 2011. At that time, her cancer began metastasizing to various parts of her body, including […]

Safe Tailgating Tips From Our ER Team


Tailgating is an exciting pastime during football season. We want everyone to have a great time, but not at the expense of anyone’s health or safety, especially when it comes to your child. Our Pediatric ER team has put together these important points to ensure the whole family has a fun and safe game day: […]