Meet an #AmazingPediatrician: Dr. Brett Hutchinson

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As a parent, we understand how important it is to feel comfortable with the team taking care of your child’s health. Our pediatricians are dedicated to providing your child with the best care possible. We’d like to take some time and introduce you to our pediatricians, one by one. We are happy to introduce you […]

How weight loss surgery is making his kidney transplant possible

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Todd Gomez is in need of a kidney transplant. The Denham Springs native has lived with chronic renal failure for more than four years, a diagnosis that keeps him on daily dialysis treatments. His doctors told him he wasn’t eligible for a life-altering kidney transplant because of his weight. At that time, the 53-year-old weighed […]

Common Myths and the Uncommon Truth about Concussions

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From football to cheerleading to soccer, fall sports are in full swing again. With your child back on the field, it’s important to separate urban legend from the truth when it comes to concussions. Myth #1: Concussions aren’t really dangerous, and your child can return to play quickly after diagnosis. Concussions are a serious medical […]

Can wearable fitness trackers improve your health?

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More than one in five Americans owns a wearable fitness tracker, such as a Fitbit or Apple Watch, and at least one in 10 wears the tracker every day. But do they work, and can they really help to improve your health? The short answer is yes — these devices can help you to improve […]

Absences Add Up: Know When It’s Time for Your Child to Stay Home from School

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When is it time to keep a sick child home from school? From runny noses to stomach viruses, children are susceptible to many ailments and are bound to catch something, and as parents, it can be hard to know when they are okay to attend school and when you should keep them home. Here are […]