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Welcome to your Check Up, where we work to bring you the most topical and casual conversations about your health. Sit in with us and a health care provider from Ochsner to talk health myths and tips. No complicated terms, no appointment necessary. Just watch a new episode every first and third Tuesday of the month, or catch up right here!

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What is a lifestyle and wellness program?

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Are you looking to incorporate a healthier lifestyle but don't know where to start? Ochsner Baton Rouge's Dr. Rosa Folgar tells us how a lifestyle and wellness program can be your first step. 

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Are you looking to incorporate a healthier lifestyle but don't know where to start? Ochsner Baton Rouge's Dr. Rosa Folgar tells us how a lifestyle and wellness program can be your first step. 

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new year, new habits with eat fit br

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Do you have nutrition goals you would like to implement in 2023? Eat Fit BR's Registered Dietitian Savanna Latimer shares some tips that may help those habits stick.

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Do you have nutrition goals you would like to implement in 2023? Eat Fit BR's Registered Dietitian Savanna Latimer shares some tips that may help those habits stick.

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does every fever require medication?

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When your child develops a fever, naturally you would want to reduce the number with medication. Pediatrician Dr. Brannon Perilloux explains why a fever doesn't always require medical intervention. 

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When your child develops a fever, naturally you would want to reduce the number with medication. Pediatrician Dr. Brannon Perilloux explains why a fever doesn't always require medical intervention. 

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Is your child a bully?

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You might be more familiar with what signs to look for if your child is being bullied. But, what if your child is the bully? Psychologist Courtney Gunn shares what behaviors to look for as well as solutions. 

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You might be more familiar with what signs to look for if your child is being bullied. But, what if your child is the bully? Psychologist Courtney Gunn shares what behaviors to look for as well as solutions. 

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Healthy Meals for Holiday Feasts with Eat Fit BR

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The holidays are right around the corner, and that means time with family, friends and delicious food! Eat Fit BR's Registered Dietitian Savanna Latimer gives us a taste of how to bring more greens into our holiday feasts. 

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The holidays are right around the corner, and that means time with family, friends and delicious food! Eat Fit BR's Registered Dietitian Savanna Latimer gives us a taste of how to bring more greens into our holiday feasts. 

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The Impact of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Did you know that breast cancer used to be a topic that was hardly talked about 30 years ago? Nurse practitioner Sydney Prescott shares how October becoming Breast Cancer Awareness Month has made a difference in our community. 

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Did you know that breast cancer used to be a topic that was hardly talked about 30 years ago? Nurse practitioner Sydney Prescott shares how October becoming Breast Cancer Awareness Month has made a difference in our community. 

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Reconstruction after breast cancer surgery

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You might be seeing a lot more pink, and that's because October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Fellowship trained breast surgeon Dr. Lindsey Fauveau tells us about breast reconstruction and how it impacts a patient's journey with breast cancer.

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You might be seeing a lot more pink, and that's because October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Fellowship trained breast surgeon Dr. Lindsey Fauveau tells us about breast reconstruction and how it impacts a patient's journey with breast cancer.

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what is a concussion?

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Did you know that no two concussions are the same? Sports medicine physician Dr. Geoffrey Hogan shares what symptoms to watch for and when it is necessary to seek out a doctor.

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Did you know that no two concussions are the same? Sports medicine physician Dr. Geoffrey Hogan shares what symptoms to watch for and when it is necessary to seek out a doctor.

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persistent neck and back pain

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Do you have aches in your back and neck that just won't go away? September is Pain Awareness Month, and physiatrist Dr. Erin Derbigny has some tips that could provide relief.

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Do you have aches in your back and neck that just won't go away? September is Pain Awareness Month, and physiatrist Dr. Erin Derbigny has some tips that could provide relief.

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is the first sign of illness a sore throat?

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New school year usually means new germs brought home. Have you ever noticed that your first sign of illness is usually a sore throat, before the rest of the symptoms arise? Family physician Dr. Clayton Runfalo explains why this happens. 

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New school year usually means new germs brought home. Have you ever noticed that your first sign of illness is usually a sore throat, before the rest of the symptoms arise? Family physician Dr. Clayton Runfalo explains why this happens. 

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Back to School Fears

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It's back to school time, and parents can make a big difference in helping their children return with a healthy state of mind. Parents might think a year of highly publicized incidents would raise their kids' anxiety, but that's not always true. Psychologist Dr. Courtney Gunn encourages parents to talk to their kids about these subjects.

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It's back to school time, and parents can make a big difference in helping their children return with a healthy state of mind. Parents might think a year of highly publicized incidents would raise their kids' anxiety, but that's not always true. Psychologist Dr. Courtney Gunn encourages parents to talk to their kids about these subjects.

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