Articles

Ochsner Patient Story: Lost & Found - A Hurricane Katrina Love Story

Boy meets girl while trapped at Ochsner Baptist during Hurricane Katrina.

read more

Quick Guide to ALS Warning Signs

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis is a real mouthful; most people know it by its more common names: ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease. ALS is a progressive neurodegenerative disease affecting more...

read more

Mosquito-Borne Viruses: Zika vs. West Nile

Due to the record flooding in Louisiana, officials are concerned about mosquito-borne viruses like West Nile or Zika spreading at a faster rate. But what is the difference between the...

read more

Top 10 Diabetic Must-Haves for Disaster Planning

In New Orleans, we are no strangers to the concept of hoping for the best while preparing for the worst during hurricane season. For diabetics, there are a few extra...

read more

Introducing Your Pet(s) and New Baby

Is your fur-baby ready to meet their new sibling?

read more

Can You Really Freeze Your Headache Pain Away?

Natasha Smith, diagnosed in 2010 with occipital neuralgia, has suffered from debilitating headache pain almost daily for over seven years. Now, a new, nonsurgical option has left her pain-free for over...

read more

Abdominal Hernias: What You Should Know

Abdominal hernias can be painful and dangerous. Here are some must-know facts on what to look for.

read more

There is a New Olympic Ring and its Color is Purple

There is a new Olympic ring and its color is purple fading into green and yellow.

read more