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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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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 to undergo multi-stage treatment at Ochsner Medical Center in New...

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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 a couple of rolls.

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