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Choosing the Right Antihistamine During Allergy Seasons

Antihistamines can help treat allergy symptoms, such as sneezing, nasal itching, and runny nose.

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Seven Tips to Monitor Your Kids’ Screen Time During the Holiday Break

To help distract a child's attention while busy with household tasks, easy sources of entertainment such as the TV can be a tempting solution. With the holiday break quickly approaching,...

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What You Need to Know About Pulmonary Hypertension

Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month (November) is aimed to make people aware of this disease.

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Renewed Efforts to Treat Lung Cancer Offers Hope for Patients

Did you know that lung cancer is the most common cancer worldwide? Despite the efforts of physicians and medical researchers, and the placement of warning labels on all cigarette packaging,...

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Ochsner’s O Bar Makes it Easier for Patients to Manage their Health

Ochsner Health System is the first in the country to introduce the concept of a ‘genius bar’ in a health setting. The O Bar shares physician-recommended health apps at its...

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Pancreatic Cancer Survivor Empowers Others by Giving Back

Joe Balfour, a 15-year pancreatic cancer survivor, explains why he gives back to pancreatic cancer survivors' support groups and continues to live his life each day to the fullest.

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Preparing Your Child for Anesthesia

Needing surgery is stressful enough, but when it’s your child that’s getting operated on, the concerns and questions can be overwhelming. Many parents also find that the most...

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After 3-Year Wait, Pediatric Transplant Patient Receives Heart & Celebrates Surprise Birthday Party

Seth Turner was born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, a complex and rare heart defect in which the left side of his heart was critically underdeveloped. After a three-year wait,...

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