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Tips to Prevent Falls

According to the CDC, one out of three adults aged 65+ fall each year, but less than half talk to their healthcare providers about it.

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Don’t Let the Holidays Get You Down! Keep Up Your Workout Routine

Exercise and eating healthy, for most of us, become less of a priority, as our to-do lists grow longer and longer. Even those that are active throughout the year may...

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Physician Battles Cancer With Help From His Colleagues

After 35 years as a practicing internist, Ochsner's Dr. Barry Goldman was diagnosed with rectal cancer in February 2015. Like so many of the patients he had treated during his career, he...

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The Spirit of Giving

Celebrated after Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping days, #GivingTuesday is global day dedicated to giving back, enabling any individual to donate to their organization of choice.

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Dealing with Your Social Anxiety during the Holiday Season

The hustle and bustle of the holiday season can be stressful for everyone, but for those with social anxiety disorder, social pressures and obligations can become overwhelming. Here are a...

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Common Medical Conditions of the Hand

The hand is one of the human body's most intricate systems. We detail symptoms and treatment for some of the most common medical ailments.

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Straight Talk about Alcohol Use Disorders

For people without the genetic, environmental or emotional predisposition to abuse alcohol, having a few drinks is no big deal. But if you’ve ever been close to someone who...

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Is Quitting Smoking Cold Turkey The Right Choice?

Quitting smoking cold turkey can present many challenges. Learn why taking advantage of smoking cessation resources can help.

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