Any parent who has had a teenager with acne understands that it’s a condition that affects not just a teen’s skin but, often, their self-esteem. That’s why Ark-La-Tex Dermatology is sponsoring a mother/daughter event focusing on acne on Tuesday, June 4, at 6 p.m. in the WK Bossier Health Center Auditorium.
Melanoma Monday, a service of Ark-La-Tex Dermatology, the American Academy of Dermatology and Willis-Knighton screened 88 patients on Monday, May 6.
The Willis-Knighton Cancer Center and Willis-Knighton Health System are joining with the American Cancer Society and other local organizations to promote and support a study that has the potential to change the face of cancer. Local residents are being recruited to participate in the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3) which will give scientists a better understanding of cancer causes and prevention.
In the wake of the devastating terrorist bombing in Boston, KidsHealth, the comprehensive library of health information, has articles to help address some of the concerns families may have. KidsHealth has created a three new centers – “How to Talk to Your Child About the News” for parents and “Terrorism” for teens and for kids.
Willis-Knighton Health System has installed Shreveport’s first digital broadband magnetic resonance imaging system, the Ingenia 3.0T, as well as the latest-generation in open MR systems, the Panorama High Field Open, both from Philips Healthcare, at the WK Imaging & Technology Center. The Center is located inside the WK Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Center at 7925 Youree Drive in Shreveport.
The Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency (LOPA) and Willis-Knighton Health System are joining together to present a Donor Flag Raising Ceremony on Tuesday, April 2, at 11 a.m.
Lori Roy, dietitian with the John C. McDonald Regional Transplant Center at Willis-Knighton, has been appointed to the Louisiana Board of Examiners in Dietetics and Nutrition (LBEDN) by Governor Bobby Jindal. Board membership is a three-year appointment.
Just in time for spring, KidsHealth, the comprehensive library of health information for children hosted by Willis-Knighton Health System, has created a new Allergy Center for parents, kids, and teens.
Brett A. Koder, MD, has joined Michael J. Beal, MD, and Andrea Dean, AuD, at Ark-La-Tex Ear, Nose & Throat located in WK Portico Center at 7847 Youree Drive in Shreveport. Dr. Koder comes to Willis-Knighton from private practice in N.C.
WK Pierremont Health Center, 8001 Youree Drive, will be the site of a LASIK MegaSeminar on Saturday, March 16, from 11 a.m. to noon. The public can meet five surgeons who perform surgery at the WK Refractive Surgery Center and learn more about precision LASIK with the FS200 Aqua Femtosecond and Allegretto WaveLight lasers. All who attend will receive a $500 coupon towards LASIK surgery.