Adult Scoliosis: What You Need to Know

Adult degenerative scoliosis (also called adult “de novo” scoliosis) is a type of scoliosis that develops as a result of disc degeneration. This can happen as we age and when read more

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Then and Now: Ochsner’s Journey Since Hurricane Katrina

Then and Now: Ochsner’s Journey Since Hurricane Katrina

As we pause to remember and reflect on the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, take a step back in history...

Considerations Before Traveling Abroad for Healthcare

Medical tourism currently resides in a grey area in medicine. There are a few drawbacks that should be considered before...

To Vape or Not to Vape? That’s the Question

So is "vaping" (also known as electronic cigarettes) really safer than traditional cigarettes? Find out why e-Cigs are just a ...

Figure-Friendly Football Food

With football season kicking into high gear, pre-game tailgating and football parties at home often mean the emphasis put on...

Ochsner Remembers: The Story of the Katrina Lapel Pin

Over the past decade, many symbols have come to represent the post-Katrina recovery era: waterlines etched on buildings, blue tarps,...

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Thirty-Year-Old Finds Courage and Strength While Fighting Breast Cancer

Thirty-Year-Old Finds Courage and Strength While Fighting Breast Cancer

At the young age of 30, Katie Kelly was diagnosed with an aggressive form of breast cancer. She made the decision...

10 Tips for Ordering Diet-Friendly Sushi

Sushi can be the perfect diet-friendly meal, but it can quickly become a diet-buster with more than 1,000 calories in just...

Ochsner, GE Healthcare, and the Idea Village launch the “Wear Your Health” Challenge

Did you know that chronic diseases like diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease account for 7 out of every 10 deaths in the...

Got Poop Problems? Let’s Straighten Them Out!

For the majority of humankind’s existence, we have been squatting to eliminate waste from our bodies, that is, until...