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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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Tips for Ensuring a Safe Carnival Season

At Ochsner Hospital for Children, our goal is to help families stay safe and healthy during Mardi Gras. It’s really about common sense and keeping alert so everyone has...

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Flu Season Survival Guide

Now's the time to protect yourself and your family from seasonal influenza. Follow these steps for a healthier flu season.

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Safety First When It Comes To Hoverboards!

Hoverboards can be fun, but don't ignore the injury risks, especially if you are not used to these types of balance-based activities.

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Celebrate the New Year Safely

The National Council on Fireworks Safety offers some tips to safely light up your New Year’s celebrations this year.

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Play It Safe This Holiday Season! Alcohol Myths and Facts

Let’s look at some common myths and facts about alcohol to keep the safety of yourself and others at the forefront this holiday season.

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Holiday Fire Safety Tips

The holiday season can be one of the most dangerous times of the year for household fires, so take note of these tips to reduce your risk.

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Spook-Free Safety Tips for Halloween

Keep these tips in mind to ensure your Halloween festivities are both safe and fun.

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