Quitting smoking cold turkey can present many challenges. Learn why taking advantage of smoking cessation resources can help.
Prevention & Wellness
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1.4 million people reside in nursing homes across the United States. Throughout the past few months, our family has learned these useful tips to make our visits more pleasurable.
In Mohs surgery, the minimal amount of skin and tissue is removed and analyzed to create a 360-degree map of the cancer. In this “one-stop-shop” procedure, patients receive analysis while they wait – better ensuring that all cancerous cells have been removed.
Famous painters Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Paul Gaugin and Edouard Manet, classic authors Oscar Wilde and Guy de Maupassant Charles Baudelaire, infamous gangster Al Capone, and even Shakespeare, Lincoln and Hitler all had this disease.
The Female Athlete Triad is a syndrome consisting of an energy deficiency, menstrual disturbance and bone loss. Education is the key to prevention.
Besides being fun, and a responsible way to minimize your carbon footprint, riding a bicycle can be an excellent fitness activity. Because it puts much less stress on your joints, knees and hips than running or walking, cycling is good for cross-training.
Too much salt in your diet can seriously hurt in the long run. Although tackling your sodium consumption might seem like a monumental task, a little determination can go a long way. Ochsner's registered dietitian Molly Kimball is here to explain the risks of high salt consumption, and some simple preventative measures you can take in the kitchen, at a restaurant and in the grocery store.