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.
More than 121,000 men, women and children are on the national transplant waiting list. Unfortunately, there are not enough organ donors registered to give those in need a second chance at life. Did you know that the majority of myths related to organ donation are not true? Don’t let these myths confuse you. Here are the facts you need to know.
Learn the warning signs to look out for if someone is having a stroke and things you can you do to prevent a stroke from happening. Also, learn why programs such as Ochsner's ASSERT telemedicine program, located at Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans, can be so valuable to patients who find themselves experiencing a stroke.
Over 80% of Americans experience back pain in their lifetime and the most common source of that pain can be attributed to poor posture. Using these simple posture pointers can make a major difference in the way you walk, look and feel!
Omega-3 fatty acids have been proven to lower blood pressure and promote heart health, but research shows that they may actually have an even stronger benefit: treating cardiovascular diseases and reducing the risk of repeat heart attacks.
Hypertension affects nearly one-third of all Americans and directly increases your chances for having a heart attack or stroke. Here are 5 tips that can help to keep your blood pressure under control safely and effectively.