Effective Wednesday, January 5, LSUHS will move its community COVID-19 testing and vaccination efforts back to the Louisiana State Fairgrounds located at 3701 Hudson Ave. to reduce wait times and accommodate more individuals each day.
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.”
KMSS/KTAL - Dr. Peter Seidenberg, Chief of Family Medicine at LSUHS, shares "Every boxer needs a pre-bout and post fight physical. We also provide coverage ringside during the event to make sure the boxers are not hurt and that they are safe to continue participating.”
KSLA12 - Dr. Elizabeth Disbrow, Director of the Center for Brain Health at LSU Health Shreveport shares about the toll dementia can take on patients and caregivers alike. “The biggest issue, I think, is the physical toll that it takes on you to be constantly vigilant.”
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.
An official release of five PSAs created by five student filmmakers from the Northwest Louisiana area was held on November 22nd at LSUHS as part of a collaboration between the Film Prize Junior program and LSUHS, followed by Q&A sessions about this project.
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.
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."
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)
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.