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Prom Health and Safety Tips for Teens

How to promote a safe and fun prom season for your teen.

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Is My Child Ready to Go Back To School?

A checklist to help you determine whether you son or daughter is healthy enough to return to school.

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A Mother’s Story: “I Could Not Ask For My Son To Be In Better Hands”

Mom Diana Tullier shares her young son Hoyt’s care experience at Ochsner - Baton Rouge.

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Anesthesia and Your Child’s Developing Brain

When your child needs a procedure or surgery, it’s very natural to wonder how the anesthesia will affect his or her growth and development.

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Can You Get the Flu From a Flu Shot?

There’s a belief that getting the flu vaccine can actually give you the flu and many people use it as a reason to avoid the shot. Doctors say it’...

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Gift from Saints QB Gives New Parents Peace of Mind

Saints QB Drew Brees donates comforting webcams to Ochsner’s NICU, helping parents to keep an eye on newborns despite not being with them physically.

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Tips for Ensuring a Safe Carnival Season

At Ochsner Hospital for Children, our goal is to help families stay safe and healthy during Mardi Gras. It’s really about common sense and keeping alert so everyone has...

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Flu Season Survival Guide

Now’s the time to protect yourself and your family from seasonal influenza. Follow these steps for a healthier flu season.

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