Ochsner Baton Rouge to Offer Advanced 3D Mammography Screening Beginning Oct. 6

Ochsner Health System is proud to offer highly advanced Hologic® 3D mammography (digital breast tomosynthesis) as part of its comprehensive women’s services in New Orleans and Covington,... read more

Latest News from Ochsner Health System

A Simple Way to Keep the Flu Away

Unfortunately, some people think that getting a flu immunization is too much trouble or costs too much. Or, they swear that a flu immunization will make them sick or make them more likely to catch the flu—or even... read more

Ochsner Baptist Offers Non-Surgical Treatment for Relief of Chronic Pain

Ochsner Baptist is the first in New Orleans to offer COOLIEF* Cooled Radiofrequency Treatment, a non-invasive, outpatient option for those suffering from chronic back, hip or knee pain lasting for longer than three months.  read more

Ochsner Medical Center Named One of 125 Hospital and Health Systems with Great Orthopedic Programs

Becker's Hospital Review has recognized Ochsner Medical Center on its list of 125 Hospitals and Health Systems With Great Orthopedic Programs. Ochsner is the only hospital in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama to receive this award.  read more

Ochsner Baton Rouge Gives Tips on How to Incorporate More Fruits and Veggies into your Diet

September is Fruits & Veggies – More Matters Month, and it’s a good time to stop and ask, are you getting enough fruits and vegetables in your diet? Start boosting your daily consumption of fruits and vegetables... read more

Updates from To Your Health Blog

What’s New in the Battle Against Parkinson’s Disease?

Parkinson’s disease is a degenerative neurological disorder that impacts the central nervous system, so those with the disease experience uncontrollable movement, such as tremors, stiff limbs and problems with standing and walking. read more

Don’t Scratch that Mosquito Bite!

Anyone from the South knows that with our hot summer months come loads of mosquitoes and dreaded mosquito bites. read more

An Icy Outpouring of Support for ALS

The recent ALS Association Ice Bucket Challenge trend on social media has raised significant awareness for a disease known as ALS. But how many people actually know what ALS is – the signs, symptoms and ways to treat it? read more

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