On a sunny Tuesday morning, the sunny interior of the Metairie Humana Guidance Center quickly filled with senior citizens chatting and helping themselves to coffee. Jeff Fernandez, president of Humana operations in the Gulf South, explained that they had arrived early for the center’s weekly cooking class, “Healthy Cooking with Chef Nino.”
Dr. Michael Weaver has been performing cardiothoracic surgeries in the New Orleans area for over twenty years. He takes a two-pronged approach: he stays on top of all medical advances so that he can offer his patients the best of what is available, and he takes the time to educate his patients so that they […]
Dr. Paul Spring treats cancers of the head and neck. He began his career with medical research that contributed to several breakthrough discoveries. Nowadays he prefers to work directly with patients, and specializes in malignancies and benign surgical conditions of the head and neck.
In September 2012, the LSU Health System welcomed its first colorectal surgeon, Dr. Guy Orangio. One of only 1200 colorectal surgeons in the U.S., Dr. Orangio treats colon, rectal and anal cancer, as well as inflammatory bowel disease, severe constipation, fecal incontinence and fistulas.
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BlueCross BlueShield Chief Dr. Ken Phenow Has a Plan
(edited/kr) Let’s Get Physical Take your child in for a back-to-school doctor’s appointment By Jamie Lober If you haven’t scheduled a back-to-school physical for your child, now is the time to pick up the phone and make an appointment. “Parents should instill in their kids that there is nothing wrong with going to the doctor […]
Excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis) isn’t life threatening, but it can threaten your quality of life. How do you know when it’s time to see a doctor about your excessive sweating?
The numbers are alarming. The American Cancer Society estimates that 211,300 new cases of breast cancer will be diagnosed this year in the United States; of those, 3,800 will be in Louisiana alone. And for women who have a family history of breast cancer, those numbers are frightening.