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  • 10 Ways to Make this a Healthier (and Happier) Holiday Season

    By: Katie Richard, MA, BSN, RN, Director of Sports & Wellness Instead of plunging into the usual hustle and bustle that typifies the holiday season, why not start a new tradition this year? Focus on self-care and your own well-being. A self-care plan can reduce stress, anxiety and depression while boosting your energy, mood and physical health. It might also help alleviate some of the guilt ...

  • Breast Reconstruction after Breast Cancer Diagnosis: Common Questions & Answers

    Where do I begin after being diagnosed with breast cancer? Being diagnosed with breast cancer can be scary and overwhelming. You will likely meet with a Breast Surgeon and a Medical Oncologist. During those visits, you will discuss the type of cancer and treatment for the cancer. During this stage, you may be offered to discuss breast reconstruction options with a Plastic Surgeon. You can also ask ...

  • Early Detection, Advanced Treatment Still Best Defenses against Breast Cancer

    By: Laura Gros, RN, CBCN, Patient Care Coordinator, Thibodaux Regional Cancer Institute The recent death of singer-actress Olivia Newton-John after a 30-year battle with breast cancer reminds us that after more than four decades of intense focus on the disease and billions of dollars in research, breast cancer continues to threaten women's lives. Breast cancer by the numbers Breast cancer ...

  • Thibodaux Regional Welcomes Dr. Caroline Robichaux, Family Medicine, to the Medical Staff

    Thibodaux Regional Health System is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Caroline Robichaux, Family Medicine, to the active medical staff. Dr. Robichaux is available to care for patients at Thibodaux Regional Multi-Specialty Clinic located at 1238 St. Charles Street, Houma, (985) 872.5267. Dr. Robichaux earned her undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, and received ...

  • Thibodaux Regional Welcomes Dr. Elizabeth Mortazavi, Pain Management Specialist, to the Medical Staff

    Thibodaux Regional Health System is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Elizabeth Mortazavi, Pain Management Specialist, to the active medical staff. Dr. Mortazavi is available to care for patients at Thibodaux Regional Pain Clinic at the following locations: 726 North Acadia Road, Suite 2400, Thibodaux, (985) 493-4080; 1238 St. Charles Street, (985) 872-5267, Houma; and 4560 Hwy.1, Raceland, ...

  • September is National Cholesterol Education Month

    By: Claire Chiasson, LDN, RDN, Thibodaux Regional Health System What is cholesterol? Cholesterol is a waxy substance that our bodies need to make certain hormones and vitamins; however, too much cholesterol in our bodies can cause health problems such as heart disease and stroke. Our liver typically makes cholesterol in the right amount we need. But one’s diet also provides dietary ...

  • CareChex┬« Ranks Thibodaux Regional Health System #1 Hospital in Louisiana for Cardiac Care

    Thibodaux Regional Health System is proud to announce that it has been recognized as the number one hospital in Louisiana for Medical Excellence in Cardiac Care. Thibodaux Regional received the 2022 quality ranking from CareChex® Awards by Quantros. This ranking is based on a comprehensive quality scoring system that compares inpatient quality performance across U.S. hospitals. Since 2009, ...

  • Thibodaux Regional Welcomes Dr. Martin Duplantier, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, to the Medical Staff

    Thibodaux Regional Health System is pleased to announce the addition of Martin J. Duplantier, DDS, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, to the active medical staff. Dr. Duplantier has joined Oral Facial Surgery Center, Drs. Christopher Saal and David Baughman. Dr. Martin J. Duplantier is board certified in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He earned his undergraduate degree at The Citadel Military ...

  • Thibodaux Regional Health System and Nicholls State University Expand Partnership to Provide Student-Athletes with State-of-the-Art Sports Facilities

    For more than 30 years, Thibodaux Regional Health System and Nicholls State University have worked together to provide the best possible support for student-athletes. Thibodaux Regional has invested in high quality sports medicine and athletic training services and has launched integrated sports and wellness services such as strength and conditioning, sports nutrition, and injury prevention. ...

  • Blue for Boys Takes on New Meaning in September. Men: Screen for Prostate Health This Month

    Identified by blue ribbons, National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month focuses attention on the disease this month and ways for men to safeguard their health. According to the American Cancer Society, aside from skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men, affecting as many as one in every nine men. The disease begins when cells in the prostate gland start to grow out of control. ...

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