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The holiday season can be difficult for those who suffer from addiction, mental health

KTAL/KMSS - “Television, movies, they all make up the perfect families during Christmas and the holidays. And most of it, it’s never like that,” said Dr. Nicholas Goeders, Executive Director of the Louisiana Addiction Research Center at LSUHS. "Nobody can live up to that ideal.”

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LSUHS and the American Heart Association partner to BRING STEM TO LIFE for Huntington High School Students

Both LSUHS and AHA are creating change working together to help young adults uncover their potential to find their path today through commitment to develop a robust pipeline of innovators who will develop the research, technology and innovations that will eliminate heart disease and ensure health equity in our communities.

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The Etiology of Lung Cancer and the Latest Treatments

Red River Radio - Health Matters. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in both men and women. Quitting smoking can help decrease the incidence of lung cancer. Dr. Robert Holladay, Professor of Clinical Internal Medicine and Program Director for the Interventional Pulmonology Fellowship Program at LSU Health Shreveport, talks about the etiology of lung cancer and the latest treatments. 

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Level 1 trauma center: When time is a factor in life or death

KTBS3 - “Every minute counts,” said Dr. Navdeep Samra, LSUHS Associate Professor of Surgery and Trauma Medical Director for Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport. “We call it the golden hour of trauma care in which the patient is brought to a trauma center within a timely fashion and the outcomes are better."

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Photo of Center of Brain Health team viewing screens of brain for evaluation

Forum News - Age related neurodegenerative diseases like late-onset Alzheimer’s develop over the years, due to a combination of genetic, environmental and lifestyle factors. It is helpful to understand a few key concepts related to disease pathophysiology to understand prevention and intervention. (Center for Brain Health at LSU Health Shreveport)

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LSU Health Shreveport administers 100,000th vaccine  and Announces Availability of Pfizer Vaccine for those ages 5 – 11

The LSU Health Shreveport COVID-19 Strike Teams reached a major milestone today having administered just over 100,000 VACCINATIONS. Over 175 individuals have been a part of the LSUHS vaccine teams comprised of physicians, nurses, nursing, medical and allied health students, and the Louisiana National Guard.

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