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Is Mother Nature Making Your Head Spin?

While there isn’t a “cure” for seasonal allergies, and it’s hard to stop Mother Nature, there are a few things you can do to minimize symptoms.

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Are You Ready to Spring Forward?

Every March Daylight Savings Times starts and the time springs forward. Here are answers to five common questions to help you adjust to the time change.

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Infant Recovers from Rare Cancer

In 2012, shortly after birth, Addison Englade was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma, a rare type of cancer that affects mostly infants. Watch her dramatic road to recovery here.

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Twins Undergo Dual Heart Surgeries

Doctors at Ochsner Medical Center performed a life-saving surgery on twin girls who were born with an abnormal hole in the wall between their hearts' upper chambers.

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One Liver Saves Two Lives

One liver saves the lives of a 1-year-old baby and 70-year-old woman in a rare split liver transplant procedure.

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Don’t Leave Your Heart Out In the Cold

You may try to keep yourself warm to prevent cold or flu symptoms, but did you know that cold weather can affect your heart, especially if you have cardiovascular disease?

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How To Avoid Dry Skin in Winter Weather

Does your skin tend to feel drier in the winter? You're not alone. Here are some helpful tips to keep your skin soft and healthy all winter.

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Tips For Keeping Your Baby Flu-Free

According to Ochsner lactation consultants, along with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), breast feeding has several benefits to protecting infants from contracting the flu or H1N1 virus if...

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