Why You May Need to Be Screened for Hepatitis C

Recent developments in the treatment of Hepatitis C give a good reason to get tested.  It is estimated that 75% of people who have Hepatitis C, have not yet read more

What’s Your Protein IQ?

What if there was a single nutrient that could help us get leaner, stronger, curb cravings and increase alertness...

Ochsner Patient, Singing Sensation Brings Attention to Cleft Palate Awareness & Prevention Month

Cameron’s story captured the hearts of millions of Americans when he appeared on the final season of American...

Stay Healthy on Your Next Flight

When you are heading out of town on a summer vacation, the last thing you want is to arrive...

7 Tips for Traveling With Diabetes

It’s important for diabetics to plan ahead for their summer vacations. Seven important steps for those with diabetes...

Acid and Gastrointestinal Reflux – Know the Signs and Symptoms

Imagine a volcano erupting from your stomach into your throat. Unfortunately, many with acid reflux know this feeling all...

Is Your Child’s School Peanut Free?

Researchers estimate that up to 15 million Americans have food allergies. This potentially deadly disease affects 1 in every 13 children (under 18...

First Appointment With A New Doctor: What To Bring

First time visiting a new doctor? Six important items to bring with you to your appointment.

Milk of Human Kindness

Read about Ochsner’s efforts in launching Louisiana’s first mother’s milk bank.

Patient Story: A Celebration of Life After NET

Three years ago, Jacqueline Shedrick was diagnosed with a cancerous neuroendocrine tumor.  Although the diagnosis was scary, her...