Good Health is Good Business 2018-05-21T19:36:23+00:00

GOOD HEALTH
IS GOOD BUSINESS

GOOD HEALTH IS GOOD BUSINESS BLOG

Man Up and Live Healthy

August 31st, 2018|

By McHugh David The top ways for men to meet an untimely end fall into three categories: heart disease, cancer, and unintentional injuries. In an effort to give the average guy a fighting chance, Pennington Biomedical Research Faculty put together a study on Men’s Health as part of their ‘Nutrition [...]

Flower Power

August 27th, 2018|

Weeds and wildflowers. They’re yanked with impunity out of vegetable gardens. They’re doused in pesticides to banish them from urban sidewalks. They’re maligned as a nuisance and brushed aside in favor of their more glamorous, colorful, cultivated cousins. But, more than ever, it seems some of these weeds and wildflowers [...]

Can video games have health benefits for kids?

August 1st, 2018|

A new study from LSU’s Pennington Biomedical Research Center showed for the first time that video games, in combination with fitness coaching and a step tracker, helped overweight children lose weight, lower their blood pressure and cholesterol and increase their physical activity. The results of the GameSquad trial are available online and will be published [...]

Finding Answers for Future Generations

June 15th, 2018|

John Kovich made a career out of solving problems. For more than 34 years, the chemical engineer applied a combination of physics, chemistry, biology and mathematical principles to meet the daily challenges that arose in the operation of ExxonMobil’s Baton Rouge Chemical Plant. So, when his wife, Faye, was diagnosed [...]

Pennington Biomedical Supports the U.S. Military Every Day

May 22nd, 2018|

During Memorial Day and 4th of July celebrations, many businesses proudly fly the American flag and bring out the red, white, and blue bunting to honor both those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in service to their country and those who are currently serving in U.S. Military. But, year-round, [...]

ABOUT THE PENNINGTON BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH CENTER

LSU’s Pennington Biomedical Research Center puts science to work for a healthier Louisiana. A world research leader right here in Louisiana, our mission is to discover the triggers of chronic diseases through innovative research that improves human health across the lifespan.

READ MORE