When illnesses make headlines, it is important to focus on the areas we can control to prevent getting sick and respond appropriately should you or a loved one become seriously ill.
Family Medicine Physician Gayle Beyl, MD, has joined North Oaks Primary Care Clinic in Livingston. New patient appointments are now being scheduled with Dr. Beyl for: children, ages 2-9; adolescents, ages 10-18; and adults.
September is National Ovarian and Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month. This is the perfect time for women to schedule their well-woman exams and determine if they—or someone they love—are due for an important preventive health screening.
Telemetry West Unit Staff Nurse Nicki, RN, has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award for May 2014.
North Oaks Physician Group has opened a Primary Care Clinic in Denham Springs. The clinic specializes in comprehensive health care for children, ages 2+, and adults.
In recognition of National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, Dietetic Intern Rachel shares tips to keep your children eating healthy on Tangi 96.5 FM's "Health Notes" with Johnny Chauvin.
North Oaks Walk-In Clinics in Hammond, Ponchatoula and Walker are now open earlier during the week to better serve patient needs.
Seventy-six area coaches and athletic directors went “back to school” on Aug. 9 to tackle prevention and treatment of sports-related injuries at the 4th annual North Oaks Sports Medicine Coaches’ Seminar. Those who attended the ½ day session, held in the E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center, earned four Certified Education Units (CEUs).
Ambulatory Applications Manager Jessie of the Information Technology Department has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for July 2014.
Radiologist JP Miller, MD, talks about new screening for lung cancer.
No matter where North Oaks employees find themselves, their calling to help others is strong.
Interventional Cardiologist Jorge A. Castellanos, MD, has joined North Oaks Cardiology in Hammond. New patient appointments are now being scheduled for adults. To make an appointment, please call (985) 230-7350 in Hammond.
North Oaks Health System’s patients can now access their health records on any computer or smart phone by using myCHART—a secure, online medical record patient portal.
Diagnostic Radiologist Brett R. Travis, MD, has joined North Oaks Imaging Associates in Hammond effective Aug. 1.
The odds of beating lung cancer - the No. 1 cause of cancer deaths in Louisiana and nationwide - are better if the cancer is caught early. A new type of screening is helping physicians do just that, and may save lives.
Ads for trendy workout equipment or pricey personal trainers may tempt you with promises of a trim and shapely physique, but you can be fit without investing considerable time and money, according to Jeff Schmitt, North Oaks Sports Medicine supervisor and head athletic trainer.
Executive Assistant Pamela of Administration has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for June 2014.
We all know the story. We want to lose weight, start a diet, lose a few pounds and then eventually gain the weight back again. Magazines, newspapers, radio, television and websites bombard us with weight-loss program options, but how can you tell what plans are safe and right for you?
As outdoor activity soars during sunny summer weather, so do your chances of sun damage.
Rebecca Haase, Nurse Practitioner at North Oaks Primary Care-Independence, shared tips on how to plan for a healthy school year with KSLU 90.9 FM's "Point of View" host Rosa Dunn.
Graduates of the forty-fourth class of the North Oaks School of Radiologic Technology were reminded to “always remember your roots” during a ceremony July 7 in the E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center, located on the North Oaks Medical Center campus.
North Oaks Primary Care Clinic of Independence has expanded staff and services to offer health care for patients of all ages, from birth to senior adulthood. New patients are welcome. To schedule an appointment, please call (985) 878-4174 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on weekdays. The clinic is located at 230 Masonic Drive in the heart of the Town of Independence.
North Oaks Communications Director Melanie Lanaux Zaffuto talks with Tangi 96.5 FM's Johnny Chauvin about North Oaks Physician Group's new website, NorthOaks.tv.
Before you set out on your next vacation, make sure you are properly prepared. Infectious Disease specialist Dr. Stacy Newman offers travel tips on Tangi 96.5 FM's "Health Notes" to help make your trip a safe and healthy one.
North Oaks Physician Group Administrative Assistant Beth has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for May 2014.