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6 Everyday Things That Are Hurting Your Heart

When it comes to protecting your heart, you’re a pro — right? The biggest threats to a healthy heart could actually be hiding in plain sight. read more

Ochsner Health System Physicians Offer Tips to Keep the Whole Family Healthy this Carnival Season

Mardi Gras 2017 is in full swing and people throughout Louisiana and the Gulf South are gearing up for revelry and celebration. As we approach the peak of Carnival season, various medical experts from Ochsner Health System have chimed in to provide some last-minute tips on common health issues to be... read more

Staying Healthy with Adult Congenital Heart Disease

There are now more people than ever living into adulthood with congenital heart disease (CHD). As these patients age, they are susceptible to the same diseases as the rest of the population –heart disease, diabetes, obesity to name a few. As such, it becomes imperative that these patients are... read more

St.  Charles Parish Hospital Names New Chief Executive Officer

St. Charles Parish Hospital has named Austin Reeder as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective February 8, 2017.  read more

How to Keep Your Heart Healthy During Mardi Gras

 Even though it comes with the season, those with high blood pressure or heart-related issues are reminded that they do need to be a bit more cautious during Fat Tuesday celebrations. read more

Ochsner Health System Honored by Mayor Mitch Landrieu for Creating Job Opportunities

Ochsner Health System was recently recognized by New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu at the Corporate Citizenship Awards, a celebration recognizing local and national businesses who are working to create real job opportunities for the city’s disadvantaged job seekers. read more

Ochsner Chief Clinical Transformation Officer, Dr. Richard Milani, Joins Livongo Advisory Board

Dr. Richard Milani, Chief Clinical Transformation Officer, Ochsner Health System, has been named to  the inaugural Livongo Health Clinical Advisory Board. Livongo Health is a leading consumer digital health company, focused on empowering people with chronic conditions to live better and healthier lives.  read more

The ‘Kissing Disease’ - What To Know About Mono

Commonly known as the “Kissing Disease”, mononucleosis, or mono, is an infectious illness caused by the Epstein-Barr virus and its symptoms are most severe in adolescents and young adults. read more

Surprising Symptoms of Heart Disease

You know the big ones, like chest pain, but what about the sneakier signs that your heart is in trouble? read more

Ochsner– Baton Rouge Only LA Hospital Named Healthgrades 2017 Distinguished Hospital

Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge today announced that it is the only hospital in Louisiana to receive the 2017 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™ from Healthgrades, a leading, independent resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. The distinction places them in the top 5 percent for clinical excellence... read more

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