August 12, 2022

Ochsner and Tulane collaboration finds what happens to genes inside artery plaques to trigger strokes

Researchers at Ochsner Health and Tulane University School of Medicine have identified the genes that become active in carotid arteries when plaque rupture causes a stroke. The work, published in Scientific Reports, was […]
August 4, 2022

Terrebonne General Well and Wise Program Empowers Residents

Terrebonne General recently kicked off a Well and Wise semester where they empower and educate residents 60 years and older.
July 31, 2022

Terrebonne General adds time slots to Sports Performance Fit Class

"With so much great response we added another time slot to accommodate you!," reads a statement from Terrebonne General Health System.
July 25, 2022

Thibodaux man donates his 25th gallon of blood

Daniel Walker donates his 25th gallon of blood! Way to go!
July 21, 2022

Living with lymphedema: Shirley Melancon’s journey

Shirley Melancon began her journey with Terrebonne General | Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center during her fight against breast cancer in 2018. After her diagnosis, she […]
July 20, 2022

Recipe for recovery: Meeting the nutritional needs of cancer patients

Houma native Dominique Schexnayder is a mother of three, a chef and certified sommelier, and a restaurant proprietor. Now she’s also a breast cancer survivor, thanks […]
July 12, 2022

Thibodaux Regional RISE Volleyball Club returns!

Thibodaux Regional RISE Volleyball Club is accepting registration for its Volleyball 101 program, a 7 week program designed to teach the fundamental skills of volleyball, strength […]
July 5, 2022

Ochsner Health Names Shane Robichaux as New Leader of the Year, Bayou Region

Congratulations to the Ochsner Health 2021 Spirit of Leadership Finalists from the Bayou Region! Ochsner has named the New Leader of the Year, Clinical, Shane Robichaux! […]
June 30, 2022

4th of July Firework Safety: Do’s and Don’ts

By David Coffin, MD   What would the 4th of July be without fireworks? A little less busy in hospital emergency rooms. The nation’s emergency physicians […]
June 30, 2022

Is Saharan Dust Dangerous? Ochsner Health tells all

We’ve been hearing of the Saharan Dust Cloud, but is it dangerous other than kicking up some allergies? Ochsner Health dove into the topic. In June, […]
June 25, 2022

Water Safety: Tips for Parents of Young Children

By Dana Fakouri, MD   When summer comes around, one of the best ways to beat the heat is swimming. Swimming is not only a great […]
June 25, 2022

Healthy and Refreshing Summertime Treats

By Molly Kimball, RD, CSSD   Now that summer is officially here, outdoor gatherings at the beach or pool are in full swing to help provide […]
June 23, 2022

CIS Shares Story of Bourg Woman Who Has a New Start for the Young at Heart

Cardiovascular Institute of the South (CIS) shared a story of a Bourg woman who recently visited the institute for a 30-day follow-up after having a high-risk […]
June 23, 2022

La Dept. of Health Region 3 Hosts Suicide Prevention Campaign Launch

Louisiana Department of Health Region Three is kicking of a Suicide Prevention Campaign and is celebrating the launch today, Thursday, June 23.   The Suicide Prevention […]
June 22, 2022

What Are the Symptoms of Dehydration?

By Sean Bradley, MD   In the summer, heat-related illness is a concern for those who are active outdoors. Here are some tips on staying hydrated […]