Articles / filed under Prevention & Wellness

How to Tell if You’re Dehydrated

Dehydration can influence your mental functioning, your heart rate and your ability to regulate body temperature and blood pressure. While temperatures are starting to push into the 90s and even 10...

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What You Need to Know About the Enterovirus Outbreak

With cases of Enterovirus EV-D68 in children spreading quickly across the country, how serious should this concern be to parents? Dr. Russell Steele, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Ochsner Hospital for Children,...

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Fatty Liver Disease Affects 6 Million in U.S.

Metabolic syndrome is a group of conditions that are a consequence of insulin resistance or in other words, the inability of insulin to work transferring sugars (energy) to our body...

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Tips on Easing Eye Strain at the Computer

If you spend hours each day working at a computer screen, you may experience eye strain or red, irritated eyes due prolonged computer screen viewing.

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Why Signs of Depression in Men Shouldn’t Be Left in the Dark

Signs of depression in men do not always mirror the same symptoms as they do in women. Learn the signs and what steps men can take to maintain a healthy...

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The ABC’s of Hepatitis

2014 has been a remarkable year in the area of liver disease since I’ve been practicing medicine. We are on the cusp of having access to therapies that could essentially...

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What You Need to Know About the Ebola Virus

With the media frenzy surrounding the devastating Ebola outbreak in West Africa and the infection of two Americans, it’s no wonder there has been a sense of panic and...

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Should I Get the Same Shots as My Kids?

Should parents and caregivers get the same shots as children? A pediatrician weighs in with her thoughts.

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