Can You Save 63,000 Children? The Answer May Surprise You

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Last year in Louisiana, there were more than 63,000 reported cases of child abuse and neglect. That’s 63,000 of our kids living in unsafe environments, facing uncertainty about the adults in their life, and often living in fear. A majority of these children are under five years old, which means they often can’t speak up […]

Second Annual Amazing Half Marathon Recap

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Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital Amazing Half Marathon Weekend had a successful second year with more than 2,000 runners from all over the country participating in the half marathon, 10K, 5K and kids mini marathon. Some ambitious runners even conquered the Amazing Challenge by completing either the 5K and the 10K, or the […]

Prevent Cancer? There’s a vaccine for that.

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As parents, the wellness and safety of our children is always our highest priority. So, what if you could do something today to help protect their future health, and even prevent some types of cancers? While not all are preventable, you can vaccinate your child against human papillomavirus (HPV)-related diseases. There is currently a worldwide […]

My Dance Marathon Experience

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As a college freshman, I was eager to become involved in many organizations on campus. One organization that has stuck with me ever since is Dance Marathon at LSU, which is the largest student run philanthropy on campus. We fundraise year round for Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital, Baton Rouge’s Children’s Miracle Network […]

Can You Prevent Colon Cancer?

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Nearly 100,000 Americans will get diagnosed with colon cancer this year, making it one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in both men and women. And while our ability to diagnose and treat colon cancer has improved greatly over the decades, the question of whether there’s anything you can do to actually prevent getting it […]