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Public Enemy #1? It’s not!

It’s that time of year. If your nose hasn’t run like Snoqualmie Falls and your sinuses haven’t been full-to-bursting yet, rest assured congestion will likely soon be calling your name. With plunging temps, close quarters, exploding cases of influenza, flu-like illness, colds and other respiratory infections, expect to become intimately acquainted with mucus. More

Brittney Wright at a Saints game

What's a Who Dat to Do?

Meet LSU Health New Orleans’ Brittney Wright. She’s is a speech-language pathologist. She is also a Saints fan. A rabid Saints fan. And therein lies her dilemma. More

dentures in a day

Dentures in a Day

Fifteen patients left LSU Health New Orleans School of Dentistry Saturday with new smiles. Through a course during which dentists learned how to make and fit the “Immediate Denture,” these economically disadvantaged patients referred through the Daughters of Charity Health System received their dentures in just one day. More

Health Policy fellows

LSU Health Medical Students Go to Washington

“As I was considering summer options, I came to the realization that this was my ‘last summer’ until I retire,” recalls LSU Health New Orleans second-year medical student Kelsey Cramer. “I felt compelled to do something big and different and exciting.” More

Las Vegas shooting

Sharing Lessons Learned

What the nurses remember most is the smell of blood and iron and steel recalls Dorita Sondereker, RN, Administrative Director of Emergency Services at Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas. The floor was solid red. More

2018 Mudbug March

Mudbug March 2018

LSU Health New Orleans School of Nursing alumni, faculty, students and staff put on their boogie shoes for the 4th Annual Mudbug March to Stomp Out Pulmonary Hypertension (PH). More

Sista Strut 2018

LSU Health New Orleans Sponsors Sista Strut 2018

Breast cancer survivors, their families and friends, along with those committed to making a difference in a community struck hard by this disease, partied with a purpose Saturday morning in Woldenberg Park. More

Exercising during the Holiday Season

9 Ways to Get Moving this Holiday Season

Even though demands on our time grow dramatically at this time of year, now is not the time to forego regular exercise cautions Melinda Sothern, PhD, CEP, Professor and Jim Finks Endowed Chair in Health Promotion at LSU Health New Orleans School of Public Health. Even just a short break can have surprising impact. More

Zika mosquito

LSU Health New Orleans Neurologist Helping Shape Global Zika Response

When representatives from international health organizations gathered in Tegucigalpa, Honduras this summer to discuss the current global Zika Virus situation and develop proactive programs for care in the Americas, LSU Health New Orleans’ Dr. John England was a leading participant. More

LSUHealthNO Dental Back to School Checkup

Starting the School Year with a Healthy Smile

Dozens of underserved children got their smiles ready at a back-to-school dental checkup on August 14, 2017. The free community service was held at the LSU Health New Orleans After-Hours Pediatric Dental Clinic. More

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LSUHealthNO Public Health & Baby Cakes Honor Cancer Survivors, Raise Cancer Awareness

LSU Health New Orleans School of Public Health faculty and staff participated in the New Orleans Baby Cakes’ Cancer Awareness Night on Friday, August 4, 2017, at the Shrine on Airline. More

active seniors

Preventing Movement Injuries

LSU Health New Orleans’ Dr. Melinda Sothern and Dr. Marc Bonis have found that a screening test can identify movement deficiencies by age or gender that could result in injury before physical training begins. More

Hurricane Katrina rescue

First-of-Its-Kind Research on Adolescents after Disasters

Research led Dr. Joy Osofsky, Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine, has found that adolescents who experienced the double disasters of Hurricane Katrina and the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill not only experienced the same emotional trauma, posttraumatic stress (PTS), anger, depression and family problems as adults, More

oral cancer screening

Oral Cancer Screening Finds Abnormalities

A free oral cancer screening conducted by LSU Health New Orleans faculty, residents and students found abnormalities in about 20% of the participants. More

Dr. Lisa Peacock at ACOG Session

National Expertise

Dr. Lisa Peacock, Obstetrics & Gynecology chair and director of female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine, took the pro position in a debate about whether or not obstetricians should routinely check the bladder and urethra when performing hysterectomies. More

LSUHealthNO Booth at Sista Strut

LSUHealthNO Supports Sista Strut

Woldenberg Park was a sea of yellow and pink t-shirts, balloons, boas, shoes, tutus, socks, caps and all manner of other headgear, in every shade of pink. More

Mudbug March 2017

Mudbug March Raises Awareness of and Funds for PH

About 160 participants decked out in their disco finest boogied down at Mudbug March to Stomp Out Pulmonary Hypertension 2017. It was the largest crowd yet in the third year of the event. More

ENT Summit

Walvekar 1 of 4 US Faculty at ENT Summit 2017

Dr. Rohan Walvekar was one of four US head and neck surgeons invited to serve as faculty at ENT Summit 2017 & 3rd Navigated Sinus and Skull Base Surgery Meeting. More

610 Stompers

Meet LSU Health New Orleans' 610 Stomper!

A member of the LSU Health New Orleans Anatomy faculty is also a 610 Stomper. Watch!

Dental Conference

LSU Health New Orleans and State Dental Board Host Dental VIPs

LSU Health New Orleans, in partnership with the Louisiana State Board of Dentistry, hosted the 62nd Southern Conference of Dental Deans and Examiners January 20-22, 2017. More

LSUHealthNO nursing students

LSU Health New Orleans Nursing Students Becoming Nurse Leaders

LSU Health New Orleans School of Nursing sent nine delegates to the recent Louisiana Association of Student Nurses (LASN) annual state convention. More

Big Turnover

LA Dental Center Turns Funds Over

LSU Health New Orleans School of Dentistry has a special reason to pull for the New Orleans Saints defense. Every time the defense forces a turnover, Louisiana Dental Center turns over funding to LSU Health New Orleans School of Dentistry. More

Dress Up

¿Que Pasa? LSU Health Community Outreach

LSU Health New Orleans faculty, staff and students partnered with Nuestra Voz to provide health, science and career information at the recent ¿Que Pasa? Fest 2016. More

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Med Students support Tools for School Health and Resource Fair

Twenty L2 and L3 LSU Health New Orleans medical students, along with Family Medicine residents and School of Medicine faculty, provided LHSAA physicals to more than 70 student athletes at the 2016 Tools for Schools Health and Resource Fair. More

Al Copeland, Jr. frying chicken

Chicken Jam benefits LSU Health cancer research

At the first annual Chicken Jam, an Al Copeland Foundation (ACF) event benefiting research at LSU Health New Orleans' Stanley S. Scott Cancer Center, Al Copeland, Jr. announced that their 9-day campaign exceeded its fundraising goal by nearly three times. More