Posted by admin on April 28th, 2016

WHEN tubes and WHY tubes?

By: Brannon C. Perilloux, M.D.   When should a child get “tubes” and why should they?  This is a very frequent question amongst parents of children aged 9 months to 4 years old.  We as pediatricians here in Baton Rouge see many children daily, some with ear infections, and some ultimately go on to get […] Read More »

Posted by admin on April 25th, 2016

Overweight Children

By: Rodger Elofson, M.D. In the last 30 years, the number of overweight children has doubled.  Over one third of children are overweight. Overweight issues during children can lead to poor self-esteem, social isolation, sleep apnea, diabetes and muscle/joint pains.   As adults, being overweight can contribute to high blood pressure and heart disease. Causes […] Read More »