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Safety Tips for Packing Up Holiday Decorations

December 27, 2019

Before you tackle taking down holiday decorations, check out these tips from Ajsa Nikolic MD, MHAwith Ochsner Urgent Care for staying safe and accident free.

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Holiday Toy Safety Tips

December 19, 2019

If you still have a few holiday gifts to check off your list, make sure to put safety first with these tips from Dr. Leslie King – a pediatrician from Ochsner Health Center for Children – Covington.

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5 Fireworks Safety Tips for New Year’s Eve

December 17, 2019

With New Year’s Eve just around the corner, Dr. Meg Marino with Ochsner Hospital for Children shares how you can ring in the new decade safely by following five firework safety tips.

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Ochsner Hospital for Children Offers Solution for Pediatric Scoliosis

December 12, 2019

An estimated six to nine million Americans are impacted by scoliosis – a curve in the spine that can present itself at any age, but is much more common in teens and pre-teens. Vertebral body tethering (VBT) is an innovative solution to treating scoliosis in pediatric patients that is less invasive than traditional surgical treatments.

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Warner Thomas Recognized as one of the 100 Most Influential People by Modern Healthcare

December 10, 2019

This prestigious recognition program acknowledges and honors individuals who are deemed by their peers and the senior editors of Modern Healthcare to be the most influential individuals in the industry, in terms of leadership and impact.

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Sculpture by Renowned New Orleans Artist Lin Emery Installed at Ochsner Medical Center - Jefferson Highway

December 9, 2019

The kinetic sculpture, titled “Gesture,” by New Orleans artist Lin Emery, was dedicated on Wednesday, Dec.4 at the River Road entrance.

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University of Queensland Ochsner Clinical School Honors 2019 Graduates at Culmination Ceremony

December 3, 2019

The 113 graduating students successfully completed medical education through a unique four-year training, academic, and clinical experience across two continents.

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Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport Opens New Urgent Care Locations

December 2, 2019

Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport will open an Urgent Care in Shreveport on Tuesday, December 3 in the University Place shopping center at 1641 E. 70th Street, Suite 300, and a Bossier City location will open Thursday, December 5 at 2113 Airline Drive, Suite 100. Hours for both Urgent Care locations will be 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

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Ochsner St. Anne Hospital Partners with Nicholls State University to Protect Local Land

November 25, 2019

More than 30 volunteers from the Nicholls Biology department participated in planting the harvested grasses. Ochsner St. Anne Hospital joined the efforts, providing food, hand washing stations and free flu vaccines to participants.

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Louisiana's Largest Healthcare Leaders Launch Nationwide Call for Startup Partners in Innovation, Investment Opportunities

November 21, 2019

The New Orleans Business Alliance and two of the region’s largest healthcare organizations—Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana and Ochsner Health System—today announced they are looking for new partners to address critical behavioral health needs for their customers.

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