The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has awarded full recognition status to Woman’s Hospital for its Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP), a year-long lifestyle change program for women diagnosed with pre-diabetes or at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. Woman’s DPP is one of two programs in Louisiana to achieve full recognition.
Sixteen new physicians are beginning careers at health systems and physician practices across the country after graduating from Baton Rouge General’s (BRG) residency programs in family medicine and internal medicine.
Our Lady of the Lake Children's Health welcomed Justin Baker, MD, an internationally recognized expert on pediatric palliative care, for an all-day palliatiave care conference at Our Lady of the Lake.
Lane Regional Medical Center announced that Samantha Bland-Naquin, MD, OB/GYN, has recently joined Drs. Keith Elbourne, Joshua Best, and Nikki Gautreaux at Lane OB/GYN (formerly Bayou Regional Women’s Clinic) in Zachary.
On July 31, the Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) began implementing its smoke-free public housing rule across the nation. This means that people who live in public housing in Louisiana will no longer be allowed to smoke in their apartments, or on the grounds of their housing complex.
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