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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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Feeling Sleepy This Thanksgiving - Don’t Blame the Turkey!

November 20, 2018

The old myth says that eating too much Thanksgiving turkey will cause us to feel sleepy, but that isn’t the case.

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Ochsner Health System First Epic Client to Fully Integrate with Apple HealthKit

October 6, 2014

Ochsner Health System, based in New Orleans, La., announced today that it is the first Epic Systems client to successfully integrate its electronic health record (EHR) with the new Apple HealthKit.

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How to Avoid Common Thanksgiving Injuries

November 19, 2018

The Ochsner Health System Emergency Department shares tips for avoiding the following Thanksgiving injuries - burns, cuts, food poisoning and more.

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Tips for Staying Safe and Healthy After a Natural Disaster

August 16, 2016

As residents return to their homes following a major disaster like the flooding across South Louisiana, Ochsner Health System physicians are advising everyone to be extremely cautious as they begin the clean-up process.

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Ochsner Baton Rouge Urgent Care Locations to Close Early for Severe Weather

August 12, 2016

Due to severe weather and flooding, the following Ochsner Baton Rouge urgent care locations will close early today, August 12, 2016.

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Ochsner Medical Complex – Iberville Now Offers Telemedicine Services

August 5, 2016

Ochsner Medical Complex – Iberville is now offering virtual telemedicine appointments in nephrology and cardiology for patients seeking specialty care closer to home.

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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 Gives Tips on How to Incorporate More Fruits and Veggies into your Diet

September 22, 2014

September is Fruits & Veggies – More Matters Month, and it’s a good time to stop and ask, are you getting enough fruits and vegetables in your diet? Start boosting your daily consumption of fruits and vegetables with a few easy eating tips from the Produce for Better Health Foundation and Philip Saigeon, clinical dietitian, Ochsner Baton Rouge.

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Tips to Calm Heartburn and Beat the Bloat this Holiday Season

December 5, 2016

From now until the beginning of the New Year, many of us will be bouncing from party to party, which can translate into overeating and indulging in rich foods and cocktails. And for some, this can result in digestive discomforts, such as heartburn and bloating.

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