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Health Benefits of Karaoke and Singing

Although some dread the thought of getting up in front of a crowd and singing a popular song, recent research has shown that there may be some health benefits to...

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Warner Thomas, CEO, Reflects on Hurricane Katrina

Ochsner CEO Warner Thomas reflects on the impact of Hurricane Katrina on the healthcare landscape in New Orleans, and Ochsner's role in the recovery.

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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...

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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 and view milestones and moments at Ochsner and in New...

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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 heading to a foreign country for medical care.

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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 "swap" and not a means to completely stop smoking.

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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 food and drink comes second only to the game itself.

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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, a roofless Superdome. For Ochsner, there is one image that...

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