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Zika Virus: What We Know

With the Zika virus scare growing, many people may be wondering what it is and how they can protect themselves.

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8 Reasons Why Your Body Will Thank You for a Smoke-Free Life

Everyone has their own reasons for quitting smoking and getting your body healthier is definitely a key reason to quit. After you stop smoking, over time you will greatly lower...

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No Booze for 40 Days: Take the Lent Challenge!

Giving up alcohol this Lent? Check out these helpful tips to help you stick to your goal.

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Healthy Roasted Eggplant Dip

Try this roasted eggplant dip—perfect for any season or occasion—by Marc Gilberti, executive chef of Elmwood Fitness Center, a service of Ochsner

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Bundle Up for Heart Health: Avoiding a Cold Weather Heart Attack

Now that winter is finally here, you may be taking precautions for pipes, plants and pets, but you should also be aware of increased risk to your heart!

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What You Need to Know About Glaucoma

As Glaucoma Awareness Month, January is an important time to spread the word about this common chronic eye disease.

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Shake It Off In the New Year: Simple Stress Relief Techniques

Simple tips to reduce stress in the New Year!

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Primary Care, Urgent Care or Emergency Room? How to Make the Call

You or a loved one is sick or hurt, should you make an appointment with your doctor? How “urgent” is urgent care? Is it time to go to the emergency...

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