Articles / filed under Women’s Health

Cancer During Pregnancy is Treatable

Although cancer in pregnant women is not common, it is not extraordinarily rare either. The good news is that treatments are possible

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Should I Get an IUD?

An intrauterine device (IUD) is a small, t-shaped piece of plastic inserted into the uterus to provide birth control.

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What is Toxic Shock Syndrome?

Although commonly associated with women and tampon use, Toxic Shock Syndrome can affect men, children and people of all ages.

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5 Heart-Smart Food Choices

Get five heart-smart tips to include in your daily diet to keep your heart healthy.

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Four Healthy Choices to Help Prevent Breast Cancer

Get the grocery list of the foods you need to buy to help prevent your risk of breast cancer.

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Ochsner Patient Story: Katie Kelly, Cancer Survivor

At the young age of 30, Katie Kelly was diagnosed with an aggressive form of breast cancer. She made the decision to undergo multi-stage treatment at Ochsner Medical Center in New...

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Ochsner Patient Story: Compassionate Care at Kenner

When a patient needed to undergo an emergency C section, the staff at Ochsner Medical Center - Kenner displayed compassion and empathy throughout her care.

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Ochsner Patient Story: Lost & Found - A Hurricane Katrina Love Story

Boy meets girl while trapped at Ochsner Baptist during Hurricane Katrina.

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