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Ochsner & New Orleans Saints Employee Surprise

On Nov. 29th, Ochsner commemorated one deserving nurse with a special celebration with help from the New Orleans Saints.

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How to Avoid Nipple Chafing While Running

It may not be the first thing people think of when going for a run, but for countless runners (mostly men), nipple chafing can lead to serious pain and suffering.

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New Recommendations for Metabolic/Bariatric Surgery & Type 2 Diabetes

A new study came out in June 2016 in the Diabetes Care Journal that changed the recommendations for metabolic/bariatric surgery for type 2 diabetes patients.

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Progress in Haiti After the Earthquake

January 12, 2010 at 4:53 p.m. is a date and time filled with pain and agony.  A 7.0 magnitude earthquake (a “goudougoudou” as Haitians called it) shook the Caribbean nation of Haiti...

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Warner Thomas, CEO, Reflects on Hurricane Katrina

Ochsner CEO Warner Thomas reflects on the impact of Hurricane Katrina on the healthcare landscape in New Orleans, and Ochsner’s role in the recovery.

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Then and Now: Ochsner’s Journey Since Hurricane Katrina

As we pause to remember and reflect on the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, take a step back in history and view milestones and moments at Ochsner and in New...

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Considerations Before Traveling Abroad for Healthcare

Medical tourism currently resides in a grey area in medicine. There are a few drawbacks that should be considered before heading to a foreign country for medical care.

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Ochsner Remembers: The Story of the Katrina Lapel Pin

Over the past decade, many symbols have come to represent the post-Katrina recovery era: waterlines etched on buildings, blue tarps, a roofless Superdome. For Ochsner, there is one image that...

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