Articles

Tips and Tricks When Dealing With Head Lice

Even though many people believe it has to do with poor hygiene or an unclean environment, it actually doesn’t matter how clean your hair or home may be.

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Do I Have Ringworm?

While the name ringworm may evoke images of slimy parasites, worms don’t actually have anything to do with this common skin infection.

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Got Mosquito Problems? Why Mosquitoes Bite Certain People

It might seem like it’s all an illusion, but human “mosquito magnets” really do exist, and they possess certain specific qualities that make them especially delicious to pesky biting...

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The Benefits of Running on a Treadmill versus Outdoors

If you’re anything like me, you’ll find that running can be a great way to improve your cardiovascular health, de-stress and clear your mind, but you might find...

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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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