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Fireworks Displays Spark Safety Concerns

What would the 4th of July be without fireworks to help add sparkle to the day’s festivities? Follow these do's and don'ts to stay safe.

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Prepare your children for the future with youth soccer

Learn more about why soccer, the most popular sport in the world, is great for your children.

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Fetus Undergoes Surgery in the Womb

Meet Kolby. He underwent a life-changing surgery at Ochsner Medical Center to correct the myelomeningocele birth defect, the most serious form of spina bifida... 12 weeks before he was born. Ochsner's...

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Pharmacy Tips: What’s the Difference Between Over-the-Counter Pain Relievers and Fever Reducers?

When suffering from mild to moderate pain, patients have several over-the-counter (OTC) options for treatment.

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We’re Pregnant! Advice for First-Time Fathers

With Father’s Day around the corner, there are many first-time fathers preparing for this life-changing event. Hearing those two words, “We’re pregnant!” can trigger an emotional spiral that...

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Diving Into Pool Safety

Pool time is one of the most popular ways for families to escape the summer heat. Unfortunately, pool-related activities can be very dangerous for infants and small children. The CDC...

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What to Expect When You’re Expecting During Hurricane Season

With hurricane season upon us, pregnant women and families with small children need to take extra precautions to ensure that things go smoothly, whether evacuating or staying. This can be...

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When Should I Begin Potty Training?

Successful potty training is all about setting developmentally appropriate expectations and providing positive reinforcement to motivate while avoiding struggles. Dr. Patricia Granier shares some training tips and signs your child...

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