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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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Healthy Summer Skin

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Summer heat in Louisiana can be brutal. It can also be a cause for concern for your skin. Dermatologist Dr. Kelli Hall says that healthy summer skin starts with sunscreen everyday, even if you plan to be indoors.

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Summer heat in Louisiana can be brutal. It can also be a cause for concern for your skin. Dermatologist Dr. Kelli Hall says that healthy summer skin starts with sunscreen everyday, even if you plan to be indoors.

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Promising news about the fight against cancer

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An annual report from the American Cancer Society has some promising news about the fight against cancer. We talked to Ochsner Baton Rouge Vice Chairman of Hematology-Oncology, Dr. Jay Brooks, about steps we can take to help our chances of staying cancer free.

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An annual report from the American Cancer Society has some promising news about the fight against cancer. We talked to Ochsner Baton Rouge Vice Chairman of Hematology-Oncology, Dr. Jay Brooks, about steps we can take to help our chances of staying cancer free.

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Click here to learn more about Dr. Jay Brooks

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Losing your sense of smell

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Losing your sense of smell is a condition known as anosmia. It's common with Covid-19, and for some, it's a long-term side effect, even after recovering from the virus. We talked to ear nose and throat physician Dr. Duncan Hanby about treating this condition.

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Losing your sense of smell is a condition known as anosmia. It's common with Covid-19, and for some, it's a long-term side effect, even after recovering from the virus. We talked to ear nose and throat physician Dr. Duncan Hanby about treating this condition.

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Click here to learn more about Dr. Duncan Hanby

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Colorectal Surgery

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March is national colon cancer awareness month, so we talked to colon and rectal surgeon Dr. Matthew Giglia about what to do if you or your loved one develops colon cancer.

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March is national colon cancer awareness month, so we talked to colon and rectal surgeon Dr. Matthew Giglia about what to do if you or your loved one develops colon cancer.

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Click here to learn more about Dr. Matthew Giglia

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Colon Cancer Screening

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Colon cancer is the third most common cancer-related death in the United States, but a simple screening could save your life. Hematologist oncologist Dr. Jeanette Kovtun discusses screenings, the importance of it, and when to start.

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Colon cancer is the third most common cancer-related death in the United States, but a simple screening could save your life. Hematologist oncologist Dr. Jeanette Kovtun discusses screenings, the importance of it, and when to start.

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Click here to learn more about Dr. Jeanette Kovtun

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Mental effects of Long Covid

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Ongoing symptoms from Covid-19, called long covid, could have lasting mental and physical effects. Neuropsychologist Dr. Bern Lee talks with us about addressing the mental health side of long covid. 

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Ongoing symptoms from Covid-19, called long covid, could have lasting mental and physical effects. Neuropsychologist Dr. Bern Lee talks with us about addressing the mental health side of long covid. 

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Click here to learn more about Dr. Bern Lee

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Heart disease in women

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Did you know that an unexplained, yet persistent shoulder pain could actually be a symptom of a heart attack for women? February is American heart health month, so we spoke with Cardiologist Dr. Desiree Dawson about heart disease, the difference in symptoms between men and women, and she even offers tips on keeping your heart healthy.

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Did you know that an unexplained, yet persistent shoulder pain could actually be a symptom of a heart attack for women? February is American heart health month, so we spoke with Cardiologist Dr. Desiree Dawson about heart disease, the difference in symptoms between men and women, and she even offers tips on keeping your heart healthy.

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Click here to learn more about Dr. Desiree Dawson

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Treating chronic pain

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Is chronic pain affecting your every day life? Fortunately, doctors say that this condition can be managed. Pain management physician Dr. Samita Das talks with us about what causes chronic pain, and how it can be treated.

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Is chronic pain affecting your every day life? Fortunately, doctors say that this condition can be managed. Pain management physician Dr. Samita Das talks with us about what causes chronic pain, and how it can be treated.

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Click here to learn more about Dr. Samita Das

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