Slimming Down and Shaping Up

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Kevin Collins thought his extreme fatigue was merely the result of his demanding lawn cutting job. When he fainted at work, he again blamed it on the demands of his career. A month later he was at his mother’s house when his sister, who had a blood glucose meter, checked his levels. His glucose level […]

Tips and Tricks for Halloween Safety

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Halloween is a great opportunity for the whole family to have fun together. But just like any major holiday, accidents, injuries and other mishaps can occur — whether it’s a scraped knee, a stomach ache from too much candy or having someone separated from your group. We have tips on how to avoid most Halloween […]

Our Lady of Lake’s Annual Trick-or-Treat Trail

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Every year, Our Lady of the Lake team members and their families come together for a special trick-or-treating experience inside the hospital. Some of the cutest kids around — okay, we may be biased — joined us Tuesday night for our Trick-or-Treat Trail this year. Here are some of our special guests:

The Berken Family: A Story of Faith

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I was 17 weeks pregnant with my daughter Faith when my water broke. Because it was so early in the pregnancy, my husband Jason and I had very little hope. At 24 weeks, I delivered Faith via an emergency c-section. The odds were not in her favor, but Faith showed she was a fighter from […]

Monitoring Blood Pressure in Children and Other Heart-Healthy Tips

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In the deep south, it’s no secret that we have a high incidence of heart disease. But what may be surprising is the increase in heart attacks, bypasses and heart failure in people as young as 22 or 23. These heart issues in young adults often could have been prevented with early detection. Monitoring blood […]