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Louisiana’s Top Health Issues

December 5th, 2008

Adopting a healthy lifestyle — which means cutting back on salt, losing excess weight, drinking in moderation, not smoking and maintaining a diet high in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains — is the key to health and longevity. Stay healthy by adopting this simple principle and learn more about common health issues faced by Louisianians via the links below:


Common Asthma Triggers

Symptoms of an Asthma Attack


Louisiana’s High Cancer Rates


Controlling Your Blood Sugar

Know Your Blood Sugar Levels

Disaster Recovery

Animal & Insect Hazards

Injury Prevention and Treatment

Injury Prevention and Utilities

Injury Prevention During Clean Up


Safe Water Supply

Emergency Preparedness

Building a Family Readiness Kit

Creating a Family Readiness Plan

Flood Safety Tips

Preparing Your Pet

What to do in an Evacuation


Myths and Facts about Flu Shots

Preventing the Flu

Vaccination Facts

What to Do If You Get Sick

Heart Disease

Heart Attack Warning Signs

Infant Mortality

Infant Mortality in Louisiana
Preventing Infant Mortality

Mental Health

Dealing with Stress

Helping Children Cope with Fear & Anxiety


A Real Problem in Louisiana
Physical Activity & Weight Control 




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