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Festival Season: What to Pack

Pack your bag for a fun (and safe) festival season!

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Ochsner Flight Care, Navy Deployed to Assist Flood Victims

Ochsner Health System’s Flight Care Team and Navy were called to assist in the rescue efforts in Washington Parish last month where more than a foot of rain fell...

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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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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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