Health & Wellness
Hurricane Katrina was a defining event for so many. Ten years later, I reflect on the key learnings from those dark days and how New Orleans has overcome tremendous odds to bring about progressive changes in healthcare. Post-Katrina, the New Orleans’ healthcare infrastructure was in disrepair. It was filled with extreme challenges such as flooding, Read More >
On Aug. 1, nearly 10 years after Hurricane Katrina destroyed Charity Hospital, our community began a new and exciting chapter with the opening of University Medical Center New Orleans. The impact that UMC New Orleans will have on public health and patient care for our community is significant. UMC New Orleans is the flagship academic Read More >
NEW ORLEANS —As the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina approaches, reflecting on memories and seeing images of the devastation may bring up feelings of depression and post-traumatic stress, and the city of New Orleans wants to make sure people are prepared. New Orleans Health Director Charlotte Parent said she expects people to deal with various Read More >
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: LESLIE CAPO, LCapo@lsuhsc.edu (504) 568-4806; CELL (504) 452-9166 New Orleans, LA – More than 100 LSU Health New Orleans dental students, faculty, staff and volunteers will bring out their cooking pots to make a New Orleans-style lunch for first responders on Sunday, August 9, 2015, from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Read More >
<p>Apple Watch, just what the doctor ordered…</p> <p>CNBC's Bertha Coombs looks at medical apps compatible with the Apple Watch. </p> John Hogue has struggled with his weight for years. He knew diet and exercise could help bring his diabetes and blood pressure under control, but admits he was never one to count calories. “I Read More >
Mayor Mitch Landrieu, D-New Orleans, joins Morning Joe to discuss the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Watch the full video here.