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Ochsner Eat Fit Dine Out to Support Local Restaurants on Aug. 7

July 13, 2020

Eat Fit Dine Out helps support the Eat Fit team of dietitians in educating and empowering Louisiana residents to live their healthiest, strongest lives possible.

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Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport to Add More Than 450 New Jobs

July 9, 2020

Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport announced today that it will create more than 450 new jobs across North Louisiana in the next 12 months.

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35th Annual Alton Ochsner Award Relating Smoking and Disease Awarded to Mount Sinai Physician

July 8, 2020

This prestigious honor bestowed by Ochsner Health recognizes scientists who have made major contributions regarding the relationship between smoking and disease along with the development of innovative treatment modalities. The award is named in honor of Alton Ochsner, M.D. – co-founder of the Ochsner Clinic (now known as Ochsner Health).

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Ochsner Health Announces COVID-19 Jefferson And Orleans Parish Prevalence Study Findings

July 2, 2020

The study, which tested more than 2,500 Jefferson and Orleans Parish residents for COVID-19 and antibodies, provides valuable insights about the true spread of the virus in our community.

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How to Be a Safe Grill Master

June 29, 2020

Before you heat up those coals or turn on the gas, factor in these grilling safety tips from Grandville Morse, III, MD with Ochsner Urgent Care.

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Singing River Health System and Ochsner Health Sign Strategic Partnership Agreement

June 24, 2020

Singing River Health System and Ochsner Health have signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement to expand access to high-quality, cost effective care in the communities the organizations serve.

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Advice for First-Time Fathers

June 19, 2020

Adjusting to new responsibilities and expectations may feel overwhelming at first.

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Ochsner Hospital for Children Named a ‘Best Children’s Hospital’ by U.S. News & World Report

June 16, 2020

U.S. News introduced the Best Children’s Hospitals rankings in 2007 to help families of children with rare or life-threatening illnesses find the best medical care available. The rankings are the most comprehensive source of quality-related information on pediatric hospitals in the United States. For the fourth year in a row, Ochsner Hospital for Children is the only children’s hospital in Louisiana or Mississippi to receive this prestigious honor.

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4 Flood Water Safety Tips

June 10, 2020

If you were impacted by recent flooding, make sure to practice caution as flood waters in the street and surrounding areas start to recede, as standing water can cause injuries and spread disease.

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