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Safeguard Your Heart This Summer

Summertime and the living is easy – but for your heart, the warmest season of the year can be a challenge. Get tips to keep your heart safe this summer.

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Marfan Syndrome: What You Need to Know

A genetic disorder, Marfan syndrome affects the body’s connective tissue.

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New Heart Device Keeps Ochsner Outdoorsman in the Hunt

Learn how Dr. Jenkins, FSCAI, and his team at the Ochsner Health System Heart and Vascular Institute dramatically improved their patient’s quality of life with a simple procedure.

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Roll Up Your Sleeves for Blood Pressure Control

In honor of National High Blood Pressure Education Month, we encourage you to measure, monitor, and maintain your blood pressure.

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5 Ways for Diabetics to Prevent Kidney Damage

Did you know uncontrolled diabetes is the leading causes of kidney disease? Learn five way you can prevent kidney damage, if you have diabetes.

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Ochsner Gives Cardiac Patient Second Chance Through Wearable “LifeVest”

Most people think of boating safety or swimming when referring to a “lifevest”. But a fairly new device also called a LifeVest focuses on heart safety. As one local man...

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Do I Need a Second Opinion? 10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor

If you’re seeking a cardiology second opinion, here are 10 questions you should ask your doctor.

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Five Questions to Test Your Heart Knowledge

How well do you know your heart? Answer these five questions below to find out how much you know about your heart and how to take care of it.

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