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Southwest Daily News - Sulphur, LA
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Posted Jan 23, 2015 at 1:01 AM

TIP OF THE WEEKA healthy diet can be the foundation of a healthy life. While there are many food choices and diet options, one diet consistently grabs the attention of researchers.“The Mediterranean diet has been, and continues to be, studied widely,” says physician assistant Tricia A. Howard, a faculty member at South University. “I would recommend considering the Mediterranean diet to anyone who wants to make a healthy lifestyle change.”

Posted Jan 22, 2015 at 1:00 PM

nxiety attacks are quite similar to heart attacks in that they can cause chest pain, rapid heartbeat, and sweating, among other symptoms. Diagnostic tests at the ER can determine the exact cause.

Updated Jan 21, 2015 at 10:34 AM

Do you still use the word “supper?” I use it less now than when I was growing up in Minnesota. Most every night during the ’50s and early ’60s, our family would sit around a Formica kitchen table eating supper together. The meal was composed of a...

Posted Jan 20, 2015 at 1:00 PM

Today's midwives take that same traditional approach to pregnancy and birthing, offering expertise and skill along with the individualized support. Midwifery is an excellent option for women who are looking for a personalized plan of care for...

Updated Jan 16, 2015 at 11:02 AM

Q: I am only 37, I don’t smoke, I have never had any medical problems and I am very active, but I was at this health fair where they had a free cardiovascular screening, so I did it. My blood pressure was perfect at 116/72, my total cholesterol was...

Updated Jan 16, 2015 at 10:06 AM

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Posted Jan 16, 2015 at 1:01 AM

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Posted Jan 13, 2015 at 5:00 PM

Maureen Lannan, MD, family medicine physician, was recently elected president of West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital's (WCCH's) Medical Staff at the December 2014 annual general medical staff meeting.

Updated Jan 9, 2015 at 10:24 AM

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Updated Jan 9, 2015 at 9:04 AM

TIP OF THE WEEKTravel makes exercise difficult but not impossible. You just have to come prepared. Whether you're on a business trip, heading out on vacation, or visiting the family, here's how to ensure you'll stay fit on the fly.

Updated Jan 5, 2015 at 7:08 PM

If you've noticed some of these dehydration cues, it may be time to change to a more gentle and hydrating approach.

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