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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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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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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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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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Ochsner, GE Healthcare, and the Idea Village launch the “Wear Your Health” Challenge

Did you know that chronic diseases like diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease account for 7 out of every 10 deaths in the United States today, as well as more than 80% of overall...

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When Should I Consider Bariatric Surgery?

I often see patients who want to better manage their health and get in better shape healthwise. These patients often ask me, “At what point should I consider bariatric surgery...

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Preventing Memory Loss

Learn about the causes of memory loss and what steps you can take to prevent it.

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7 Nutrition Tips to Reduce Cancer Risk

This article discusses seven evidence-based nutrition recommendations for cancer prevention from a report that took six years to produce by 21 scientists.

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