Jacob’s Story: Here We Go With WeeGeaux!

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Jacob Aucoin is a fifth grade student at Duplessis Primary and is a frequent patient at Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital due to a chronic illness. As a 10-year-old boy who spends a lot of time in and out of the hospital, he often has to miss days of school and fun activities […]

5 Daily Habits for Great Skin at Any Age

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Over time, it becomes painfully clear how much our skin can change with age. What many of us don’t know is what we can do about it. From adult acne, to sunspots and crow’s feet, navigating the changes in our skin can be overwhelming. Good skincare habits and healthy lifestyle choices can help delay the […]

3 Things to Teach Your Kids about Autism

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Did you know? The Centers for Disease Control estimates that 1 in 68 children has been identified with autism. Your kids may encounter friends with autism at school. Here are some things they should know. Everybody’s brain works differently. Your friends with autism have many strengths and talents, just like you! Everyone likes different games. […]

7 Tips for Choosing a Primary Care Provider

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Whether you’re new to town, have never taken the time to seek out a permanent doctor or just want to make a change, it’s hard to know where to start when choosing the RIGHT primary care provider for you. Here are seven tips on how to find your next provider: 1. Determine what type of […]

Liam’s Story: Becoming an Eagle Scout, Thriving with Autism

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As we enter Autism Awareness Month, I thought it would be particularly timely to emphasize that autism, while life changing, can be overcome. Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are typically characterized by difficulties with nuanced social-interaction, communication challenges and a tendency to engage in repetitive behaviors. Autism has become a childhood epidemic with an often grim […]