Posts in June, 2018

Sunscreen - Your Last Line of Defense
June 19, 2018

Most Americans know that excessive exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays can cause cancer. Even so, skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. While sunscreen is a great tool, it shouldn’t be your ...

Earlier Colorectal Screening Advised
June 18, 2018

Earlier Screenings Recommended You’ve heard that early detection is key to preventing and surviving certain cancers. This is especially true for colorectal cancer, the second leading cause of cancer death in the U.S. Until recently, ...

Is Happy Hour Hurting Your Health?
June 13, 2018

We celebrate with it. We commiserate with it. We relax with it. But when does alcohol consumption cross the line to unhealthy or abusive? One drink equals: 12 ounce beer 5 ounce glass of wine or 1.5 ounce glass of liquor So how much is too ...

Listen to Your Gut
June 5, 2018

By Stacy Jones, MD - Baton Rouge General Physicians Over the last several years, science has begun to look more closely at how the bacteria that live in your gut influence your overall health. It’s not just energy and bathroom habits. ...

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