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July 16, 2020 |

For Seniors: You Can Beat the Heat

After age 65, your body can’t adjust to changes in air temperature—especially heat—as quickly as it did when you were younger. That puts you at risk for heat-related illnesses. You also may be at greater…

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July 15, 2020 |

LCMC Health’s Touro and West Jefferson Medical Center Achieve Level 2 Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation

The designation recognizes the excellent care both hospitals provide to the region’s senior population New Orleans, LA – LCMC Health is pleased to announce that Touro and West Jefferson Medical Center have achieved the silver…

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July 10, 2020 |

COVID19 & the Heart | Touro Neurologist, Dr. Sheryl Martin-Schild

As the community continues to fight the Coronavirus pandemic, hospitals all around the country are still reporting a decline in the number of stroke cases arriving in their emergency rooms. Health experts suspect that fear…

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July 9, 2020 |

When the Weather Heats Up, Heart Patients Need to Stay Cool

NEW ORLEANS — Summer means more time to do the activities you love—like taking long early morning walks or working in the garden. But it’s important to stay mindful of the temperature outside. That’s because…

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July 1, 2020 |

VIDEO: How to Spot (and Prevent) Heat-Related Illnesses

NEW ORLEANS — We all know Summers are hot here in Louisiana. Did you know the heat can also make you sick? Heat-related illnesses are quite common, but you may not be familiar with the…

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