#LetsBuildAmazing Update

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The first of 2,500 tons of structural steel started going up early this week at the construction site of the new Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital. Construction crews also continue to pour concrete at the new facility. To date, more than 65,000 of the anticipated 95,000 square feet of first level concrete have […]

What to Expect When You’re Expecting…to Quit

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Stopping the regular use of tobacco products is a tremendous step toward bettering your overall health, but that doesn’t mean it’s easy to do. For most people, tobacco use is an addiction, and like any addiction, it takes great focus, dedication and strength to make the change permanent. Here are some of the most commonly […]

A New Lease on Life: Overcoming 20 Years of Trigeminal Neuralgia with Gamma Knife Icon

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For more than 20 years, Louisiana native Ana Kristof suffered from excruciating pain. “The pain affected everything, my entire life,” she said. “It was to the point that I would nearly faint every time I sneezed.” Ana was diagnosed with Trigeminal Neuralgia, considered by medical journals and sufferers alike to be “the worst pain known […]

Kick-Start Your Health Goals Before the New Year

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Every year millions of Americans spend the holiday season indulging in too many treats and too little exercise, only to find themselves even further behind in their health goals by the time they reach New Year’s Day. There are many people who don’t realize just how much strain the holiday season can put on the […]

What Happens When You Quit Smoking

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Did you know that when you quit smoking your body immediately begins to repair the damage caused by tobacco products? As a matter of fact, the body begins to experience health benefits within just 15-20 minutes. Within the first 15-20 minutes of quitting, your heart rate will drop to a normal level. After only 12 […]