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Eat Fit King Cake: Low Carb, Gluten Free, Dairy Free

January 7, 2020

Centered on an all-natural clean ingredient label, the Eat Fit King Cake is made with almond flour and coconut flour. It’s sweetened with locally-made Swerve, a natural, plant-based sweetener, with no artificial sweeteners or colors. Each serving has just two grams net carbs and zero sugar.

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Ochsner Health Systems’ Maternal Fetal Medicine Fellowship Designed to Meet Community Need

January 3, 2020

Louisiana has the second highest rate of babies born premature (before 37 weeks gestation) in the country. Ochsner Health System’s Maternal Fetal Medicine Fellowship is designed to train OBGYNS to become experts in high-risk pregnancies.

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New Year, New Me?

December 30, 2019

If you’re planning on making a New Year’s resolution, Dr. Nicole Giambrone – a primary care physician with Ochsner Health Center – Lake Terrace – has a few tips for you.

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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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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 Accountable Care Network Announces More Than $12M in Savings for Medicare Beneficiaries

October 7, 2019

The 2018 savings represented an 81% increase in savings per beneficiary and a 12% increase in total savings over 2017, resulting from collaboration and development of programs focused on benefiting patients and improve the overall health of the region.

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The Ochsner Eat Fit Cookbook Brings Healthy Gourmet Options Straight to Your Kitchen

September 27, 2019

Author Molly Kimball, registered dietitian and nutrition journalist, collaborated with award-winning chefs and restaurateurs to create crowd-pleasing, good-for-you recipes you can make at home.

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Ochsner Provides Free Cancer & Wellness Screenings at Lakeside Shopping Center

August 27, 2019

Ochsner staff will be onsite to also discuss cancer services and survivorship, community resources, dermatology, breast health, colon and rectal cancers, radiation and chemotherapy, smoking cessation, financial support, and much more.

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Dine Out to Support Eat Fit Northshore on Thursday, June 6

May 29, 2019

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

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Ochsner Provides Tips on Stroke Prevention and Treatment

May 9, 2019

Continued education on warning signs of symptoms of a stroke is vital to prevention of one of the leading causes of death and disability in the United States.

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