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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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Tips for Catching Your Zzzz’s

Getting the proper amount of sleep on a regular basis can often be a challenge. The foods or drinks that you consume can also play a role in how good ...

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I Have Diabetes, Now What?

In honor of National Diabetes Awareness month, here is a list of the top 10 things to do or not to do after finding out that you have diabetes.

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