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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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June 17, 2020 |

Tips for Keeping Your Brain Sharp for Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, and according to the Alzheimer’s Association, approximately 5.5 million people age 65 and older are living with Alzheimer’s disease, which is the leading cause of disability and poor…

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March 10, 2020 |

What Is Colon and Rectal Cancer (Colorectal Cancer)?

Cancer is when cells in the body begin changing and growing out of control. These cells can form lumps of tissue called tumors. Cancer that forms in the colon is called colon cancer. Cancer that…

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February 28, 2020 |

Eating Heart-Healthy Foods

Heart disease remains the leading cause of death in the United States, and nutrition plays a key role in reducing your risk for heart disease. Therefore, we are here to help you make lifestyle changes…

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January 28, 2020 |

Have You Been Screened for Cervical Cancer?

As a woman, it’s important to stay on top of your health, and that includes guarding against cervical cancer. Although cancer of the cervix was once one of the most common causes of cancer-related death…

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December 5, 2019 |

Why Is It Important to Have a Primary Care Provider?

Most of us associate going to the doctor with being sick or injured, but even the healthiest adults should see a primary care provider regularly in order to best manage their health. Establishing care with…

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November 14, 2019 |

Don’t Let Lung Cancer Sneak Up on You

The best way to reduce your risk of dying from lung cancer is not smoking. However, smokers who are at high risk for lung cancer may be able to lower their odds of death from…

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November 4, 2019 | ,

Suffering From Incontinence? Don’t Go It Alone, Therapist Says

Ever hear of door-key syndrome? That’s when, on turning the key at your front door, you have to rush to the bathroom. Incontinence, or the involuntary loss of urine or feces, affects 37 percent of…

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