Blog Posts in June, 2021

  • Thibodaux Regional CEO Greg Stock Awarded Honorary Doctorate From Nicholls State University

    Thibodaux Regional Health System Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Greg Stock received an Honorary Doctor of Commerce from Nicholls State University during its May 15 commencement ceremony. Dr. Jay Clune, Nicholls State University President, recognized Stock for his leadership and growth of the health system and Stock’s dedication to the health and well-being of citizens of the Bayou Region. ...

  • Men: Make Your Health a Priority

    June is recognized as Men's Health Month and focuses on ways men can lead healthier lives. Why devote an entire month to men's health? Typically men tend not to focus on their own health. But after more than a year of COVID-19, it's important for men to take charge and take care of themselves. Throughout the pandemic, men have suffered a higher rate of mortality from the virus. Yet, ...

  • Get Into a Better Sleep Routine: Doze Off to a Better Night's Sleep

    After more than a year of tossing around fitfully, it's time to get some sleep. Worries over our health and finances, grieving those we've lost and loneliness continue to keep us awake. Sleep routines that worked in the past no longer lull us into slumber. It's time to try something new and get a better night's sleep. We're not alone during these sleepless nights. According to ...

  • The Facts About Stroke

    By: Tashfin Huq, MD, Board Certified and Fellowship Trained Neurologist, Thibodaux Regional Health System Stroke is a treatable neurological emergency that is currently the fifth leading cause of death in the United States and the #1 cause for disability in adults. On average, one person suffers from stroke every 40 seconds in this country. According to our latest studies, each year around 800,000 ...

  • Thibodaux Regional Furthers Commitment to Provide Families in Assumption and Surrounding Parishes With the Best Health Care

    Thibodaux Regional Health System is pleased to announce that construction has begun on its new state-of-the-art Physician Clinic and Wellness Center located on LA-70 Spur in Plattenville, Louisiana. The 20,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility will provide a variety of health and wellness services including a Family Medicine Clinic anchored by three family practice physicians and rotating ...

  • Thibodaux Regional Health System and City of Thibodaux Conduct COVID Mass Vaccination

    Thibodaux Regional Health System and the City of Thibodaux partnered to conduct a drive-thru mass COVID vaccination at the Harang Auditorium on April 1. Thibodaux Regional nurses administered the one dose, Johnson & Johnson vaccine to more than 500 individuals. Individuals were asked to schedule an appointment, but hospital staff were also prepared to take drive ups and welcomed those who had ...

  • The Mediterranean Diet - Delicious, Flavorful, Healthy

    By: Rebecca Roussell, RDN, LDN, CDCES, Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist, Thibodaux Regional Health System Overwhelming evidence confirms that the Mediterranean Diet lowers the risk of heart disease and diabetes. Named for the traditional eating and cooking patterns of people in the countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea, the eating plan has been ...

  • Kid-friendly, Healthy Snacks They'll Love-and Why It Matters

    By: Claire Chiasson, RDN, LDN, Registered/Licensed Dietitian, Thibodaux Regional Health System A healthy, well balanced diet during childhood is not only important for proper growth and development, but it also helps prevent various health conditions. Encouraging children to fill their bodies with nutritious foods plays a role in the prevention of certain diseases such as type 2 diabetes, heart ...

  • The Do's and Don'ts of Sports Nutrition

    By Lillian D. Rozanski, MS, RDN, LDN, Sports and Fitness Dietitian, Thibodaux Regional Health System When it comes to sports nutrition, “when to eat” matters just as much as “what to eat.” Focusing on the timing of nutrients in meals and snacks is important for optimizing performance and recovery from training. Proper nutrient timing provides energy to fuel activity, ...

  • The Basics about Multiple Sclerosis

    By: Jessica Baity, MD, Neurologist, Thibodaux Regional Health System Multiple Sclerosis is one of the many disorders diagnosed and treated by neurologists. It is a condition that has been researched extensively over the past few decades and we are more knowledgeable than ever in terms of diagnosis and treatment. What is Multiple Sclerosis? Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disorder, meaning ...

  • Love Your Heart! Heart-Healthy Valentine's Recipes

    By: Lilli Rozanski, MS, RDN, LDN, Sports and Fitness Dietitian, Thibodaux Regional Health System Love your heart and your taste buds with a delicious, heart-healthy Valentine’s dinner! Heart-Healthy Valentine’s Recipes Serves 4–6 ROASTED BEET SALAD There are so many heart-healthy ingredients in this salad! Beets contain valuable nutrients that may help lower your blood pressure ...

  • Relief for Migraine and Headache Sufferers

    By: Lauren Sharett, MD, Neurologist, Thibodaux Regional Neurology Clinic Over 37 million men, women and children suffer from migraines in the United States. Fewer than 5% have seen a healthcare provider and received an accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment.(1) There are multiple types of migraines and headaches. A migraine typically presents with severe throbbing or pulsing pain on one side ...

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