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Are Your Medications Causing You Sun Sensitivity?

Did you know that medication can also cause sun sensitivity? Medication-induced sun sensitivity occurs when the combination of sunlight and certain medications causes inflammation of the skin.

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Managing Diabetes

For people with diabetes, learning to manage the disease is an essential step toward living a more active and fulfilling life. Ochsner created the Diabetes Empowerment Program to help patients...

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Don’t Let Swimmer’s Ear Spoil Your Summer Fun

Playing in the water or participating in aquatic sports brings these sounds to life and reminds us of our favorite summer pastimes. Keeping your family healthy is important and nothing...

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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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What You Need to Know about Sun Exposure and Sun Protection

With skin cancer equaling 50% of all cancer cases in the U.S., it’s important to consider some facts and take precautions before heading outside this summer.

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Could the Weather be Causing My Headaches?

For headache sufferers, the unpredictability of summertime weather can do more than ruin outdoor plans - it can trigger a migraine. Research suggests that heat and changes in barometric pressure...

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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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How to Protect Yourself from one of the World’s Deadliest Killers

Recent research shows that mosquitoes are the number one killer of humans and responsible for the deaths of 725,000 people a year.

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