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  1. GuLF STUDY gears up for second round of health examsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2014 | National Institutes of Health

    Researchers at the National Institutes of Health, leading the largest health study ever conducted on the potential health effects of an oil spill, are encouraging participants to stay involved in this long-term project.

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  2. What Does Being Healthy Mean to Me? essay contest is underway in New Orleans areaRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2014 | NOLA.com

    The School of Medicine at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans kicked off its first What Does Being Healthy Mean to Me? essay contest April 10 at the New Orleans Charter Science and Mathematics High School.

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  3. Nitrite Therapy Improves Left Ventricular Function During Heart...Read the original story

    Apr 10, 2014 | Circulation

    From the LSU Cardiovascular Center of Excellence, LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA ; Department of Cardiology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan ; Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Carlyle Fraser Heart Center and Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine , Emory University School ... (more)

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  4. Book club celebrates 35 years, has read more than 400 booksRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2014 | The Times

    ... world of area book clubs. Started in January 1979, the Book Club sprang from the Women's Club of LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport. It now brings together about two-dozen members, women who voice strong, smart ideas about books and share a ...

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  5. 4-9-14 11:10am Garland: on care for the mentally illRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2012 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Garland talks with Dr. Kristopher Kaliebe of the LSU Health Sciences Center and Dr. George Capowich of Loyola University about whether prison or hospitalization is best for the mentally ill.

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  6. 4-8 9:10am Tommy, vaccinesRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2012 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    ... joins us right now former Miami hurricane untold. An assistant professor of pediatrics at the LSU Health Sciences Center good morning guys aren't. Thank you for taking the time when -- I hope you have some time because I would like to. Take calls ...

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  7. 4-7-14 3:10pm Angela: on PTSDRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2012 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    ... for PTSD, along with James Jones of the Dept. of Veterans Affairs and Dr. John Wells of the LSU Health Sciences Center. Well today it was a treat to him that green army on. Unbelievable. Thing managing these people have been and they're fighting are ...

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  8. Your Mail 4-7-14: Louisiana State is leading the way to solve...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2014 | The Town Talk

    ... nearly 240,000 Louisiana children, helping them form positive nutritional habits early in life. LSU Health Sciences Center-New Orleans led a landmark research study proving secondhand smoke causes cancer and administers smoking cessation programs. ...

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  9. Louisiana Tumor Registry named one of the nation's best -- againRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... in the United States. The accolade for the Louisiana Tumor Registry , a service of the LSU Health Sciences Center , came from the Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results Program of the National Cancer Institute . The registry records the ...

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  10. Hydrogen Sulfide Attenuates Cardiac Dysfunction After Heart Failure...Read the original story

    Sep 17, 2013 | Circulation

    ... School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan (K.K., T.M.); and Departments of Pathology and Medicine, LSU Health Sciences Center-Shreveport, Shreveport, LA (S.C.B., C.G.K.). Correspondence to John W. Calvert, PhD, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department ...

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  11. Guest commentary: LSU leading the way in solving problemsRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... nearly 240,000 Louisiana children, helping them form positive nutritional habits early in life. LSU Health Sciences Center-New Orleans led a landmark research study proving secondhand smoke causes cancer and administers smoking cessation programs. ...

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  12. Colorectal cancer rates in Louisiana higher than national averageRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2014 | WWL-TV New Orleans

    ... IV disease, across the board of all ages, in colon and rectal cancers," said Dr. Guy Orangio, an LSU Health Sciences Center colorectal surgeon. He said the LSU Tumor Registry gathered the data that show all these statistics. Too many people put off ...

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  13. Study finds occasional drinking can boost eye healthRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2012 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    ... than if you did drink something," says Dr. Jayne Weiss, Professor and Chair of Ophthalmology at LSU Health Sciences Center. The study described occasional drinkers as those people who had alcohol in the past year, but fewer than one serving during ...

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  14. LSU cardiologist agrees: Marriage is good for your heartRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2012 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    ... problems than those who are single, widowed or divorced. Dr. Frank Smart, Chief of Cardiology at LSU Health Sciences Center, says the size of the study, more than 3.5 million Americans, would seem to pretty conclusive. "Married people have a lower ...

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  15. Most web-based colon-screening information is lacking: studyRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2014 | Reuters

    When researchers evaluated a dozen websites meant to inform patients about colon cancer screening, most were written at too high a reading level and lacked important risk and benefit information.

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  16. Hydrogen Sulfide Attenuates Cardiac Dysfunction After Heart Failure...Read the original story

    Sep 17, 2013 | Circulation

    ... School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan (K.K., T.M.); and Departments of Pathology and Medicine, LSU Health Sciences Center-Shreveport, Shreveport, LA (S.C.B., C.G.K.). Correspondence to John W. Calvert, PhD, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department ...

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  17. Nursing's new high-tech trainersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2014 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... strains or tears due to overexertion ... A study conducted by an inter-professional team of LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans faculty found that simulation-based operating room team training of medical and nursing students resulted in more ...

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  18. Education & roads focus of governor's construction proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2012 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    ... in our state." $3.85 million for the high voltage electrical distribution system upgrades at the LSU Health Sciences Center in Caddo Parish; $1.875 million for an Integrated Engineering and Science Building at Louisiana Tech University in Lincoln ...

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  19. Local group brings in former drug Czar to argue against marijuana billsRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2014 | WWL-TV New Orleans

    ... at the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy. Dr. Madras told an audience at LSU Health Sciences Center that there's a huge disconnect on what the public and youth think about marijuana and what the scientific evidence really shows. The ...

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  20. Second annual Steger Forum to address privatizing the public sectorRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2014 | The Times

    The William E. Steger Financial & Economic Literacy Forum, a Centenary Frost School of Business event, will be held in the Whited Room of Bynum Commons on Tuesday at 11:15 a.m. The second in its series, this convocation will address "Privatizing the Public Sector" with special guest Dr. John George '82, CEO of the Biomedical Research Foundation.

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