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Geaux Teal Marches to Strike Out Ovarian Cancer

On Saturday, Geaux Teal and LSU’s softball team organized the second annual Geaux Teal Ovarian Cancer Walk at Tiger Park on LSU’s campus. According to Geaux Teal, more than 650 runners, walkers and ovarian cancer supporters participated in the event to beat ovarian cancer. Below are some photos and videos of the event, courtesy of Geaux […]

The Adventures of Traveling with a Toddler

Traveling with a toddler. Have you ever done it before??? I am about to embark on a new journey. Traveling out of the country on a nice long flight with a 15-month-old. I hate to admit it, but I am not looking forward to this. I can picture it now, my child will be the […]

Weight Loss Surgery: What You Should Know

Posted by: Weight Loss Guest Poster on Apr 16, 2014 in surgery, Weight Loss Surgery

Do you remember what it’s like to feel good? To take a walk without knee pain? To climb the stairs without losing your breath? Obesity is a medical disorder, and weight loss surgery can help you take control of your health.

If you’re considering weight loss surgery or just want to get some information about the procedure, join Woman’s weight loss surgery staff and physicians on April 22 to learn more about how weight loss surgery works and can help.

Dr. Karl LeBlanc will discuss the different types of weight loss surgeries and answer any questions from the audience.

The seminar will be held from 11:45 AM to 12:30 PM April 22 at the J.E. Dunn Conference Center at Woman’s Hospital. There is no cost to attend.

For more information or to reserve a spot in the seminar, email Katherine Wardlaw at or call 225-924-8987.

Find You Core at Woman’s Center for Wellness

Posted by: Heal Thy Self Guest Poster on Apr 15, 2014 in class, Heal Thy Self, Health

Are crunches and sit-ups really the best exercise for you?  Or should you be doing planks or using a stability ball?

Whether you only sit up in the morning to get out of bed or have a different stability ball for each day of the week, Woman’s Center for Wellness can help you find your core.

With the Finding You Core I class at Woman’s Center for Wellness, participants can learn the basics of all abdominal exercises and – more importantly – how to do them correctly without injuring yourself.

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