Author: Brobson Lutz, MD.

Lawn Mower Safety

“You need to get the word out about lawn mower injuries. Summer is on the way,” said Dr. Katherine Faust as I was fishing for health topics a few months ago. “Children end up with mangled fingers, hands, and feet.…

Digging for the Truth

Earlier this year, yet another water pressure fall triggered a boil-water advisory for the entire east bank of New Orleans. These boil-water advisories are occurring with increasing frequency and are becoming old hat. State adopted drinking water regulations mandate local…

Heart Talk

Blood pressure chronicles and the New Orleans connection

Hangover

Epidemiology of a New Orleans staple