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Concussion Expert Offers Advice for Athletes

August 13, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – The start of this year’s football season brings an increased focus on protecting players at all levels from experiencing a concussion. Concussions are much m

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Ochsner Among 37 Hospitals in America Nationally Ranked in 8 or More Specialties

July 15, 2013

NEW ORLEANS - Ochsner Medical Center and Ochsner Medical Center – West Bank Campus* have been ranked among the

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Ochsner Welcomes STAR Program Class of 2013

July 2, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – Now in its 7th year, the Ochsner Community Outreach Division’s STAR Program has selected 16 Student Scholars for its unique and popular, high school science program featuring actua

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Ochsner Kenner Offers New Way To Freeze Away Esophageal Cancer

July 1, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – Ochsner Medical Center – Kenner is the first in Louisiana to provide truFreeze® spray cryotherapy for patients suffering from esophageal disease. This minimally invasive techno

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Ochsner Provides Tips For Expectant Dads

June 11, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – With Father’s Day around the corner, there are many first-time fathers preparing for this life-changing event. Hearing those two words - “We’re pregnant!” –

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What to Expect When You’re Expecting During Hurricane Season

June 4, 2013

NEW ORLEANS -- – With hurricane season upon us, pregnant women and families with small children need to take extra precautions to ensure that things go smoothly, whether evacuating o

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Ochsner Baton Rouge Boosts Patient Safety with Expanded Use of Capnography

May 31, 2013

BATON ROUGE, LA- Ochsner Medical Center –Baton Rouge recently expanded its use of capnography to monitor patients using pain medication through patient controlled anal

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Ochsner Medical Center Achieves Comprehensive Stroke Center Accreditation By The Joint Commission

May 30, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – Ochsner Medical Center has been recognized by The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA).

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Ochsner Medical Center – Kenner Now Utilizing Optical Biopsy to See Cancer

May 17, 2013

NEW ORLEANS -- Physicians at Ochsner Medical Center – Kenner are now using optical biopsy during endoscopies to view internal tissues instantaneously and at the microscopic level. Studies have shown that having this

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Ochsner Medical Center Invites You To Meet The RIO®

May 15, 2013

NEW ORLEANS -- New highly-advanced robotic arm technology available for partial knee and total hip replacement.

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