Red Nose Day is on a mission to end child poverty – one nose at a time. Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital is participating in the effort by celebrating its programs that improve access to healthcare across our community.
A new study at LSU’s Pennington Biomedical Research Center is looking to identify genes that increase the likelihood of a woman developing Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS).
PCOS is a hormonal disorder which prevents many women from getting pregnant. It affects one in 12 women worldwide (15 percent of reproductive age women), and is the most common reason many women have trouble getting pregnant.
PCOS can cause irregular menstrual cycles and weight gain, and is a risk factor for type 2 diabetes.
Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center recently hosted its annual volunteer appreciation luncheon, and celebrated the spirit of giving back by recognizing its volunteers, including the Anna B. Lipsey Volunteer Service Award recipients, Bob and Bev Jones.
Baton Rouge General’s Foundation recently celebrated everyday heroes at their annual luncheon, held at the Renaissance Hotel. The event raises money to support patients at Baton Rouge General’s two hospital campuses.
Former LSU placekicker Colby Delahoussaye spoke at the luncheon, sharing his story about being treated at BRG’s Regional Burn Center after a car accident left him with burns on his leg.
Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center was recently recognized as one of only 29 hospitals nationwide to have successfully completed “National Initiative V: Improving Community Health and Health Equity through Medical Education.” The hospital was honored for its independent project aimed at improving knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors about healthcare disparities in resident physicians.
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