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Give the Gift of Good Health

The holidays are full of indulgences and a plentiful supply of unhealthy treats. It’s easy to buy a bottle of wine or a container of cookies as a gift,...

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What is Osteoarthritis? 10 Things You Should Know

1 in 2 adults will develop symptoms of knee osteoarthritis in their lifetime. 10 things to know about the most common form of arthritis.

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Take it Easy on Your Feet This Holiday Season

The holiday shopping season is here! This means potential hours of walking through the mall, running errands, standing in line and ultimately putting added stress on your feet. Here are...

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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,...

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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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