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Ochsner Health System Acquires MHM Urgent Care and Occupational Medicine Clinics

January 10, 2017

Today, Ochsner Health System (Ochsner) announced that they have acquired Millennium Healthcare Management, Inc. (MHM), increasing access to convenient, non‐emergency care and occupational health services in the Greater New Orleans area.

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Don’t Get the Flu for Christmas – Get Vaccinated by December 10

December 4, 2018

It takes up to 14 days after vaccination for antibodies that protect against flu to develop in the body. For this reason, a flu shot should be received no later than December 10 to lessen your risk in time for Christmas.

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The ‘Kissing Disease’ - What To Know About Mono

January 30, 2017

Commonly known as the “Kissing Disease”, mononucleosis, or mono, is an infectious illness caused by the Epstein-Barr virus and its symptoms are most severe in adolescents and young adults.

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Ochsner Health System Opens Doors to ALS Center

December 16, 2015

Ochsner Health System announces the opening of the new ALS Center at the Ochsner Center for Primary Care and Wellness. The center offers comprehensive care for patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and related disorders. The center’s team also provides patients with a multidisciplinary, collaborative approach with a personalized care plan to maximize each patient’s experience.

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Ochsner Urgent Care Opens New Clinic in Central Business District

April 1, 2019

The 3,050 square foot facility is located on the first floor of the Whitney Hancock building (formerly One Shell Square) and features four exam rooms and one larger treatment room. The clinic offers a variety of walk-in services for adult and pediatric (six months and up) patients.

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Ochsner Medical Center – Kenner First to Introduce Silent Scan MRI Technology

March 16, 2015

Ochsner Medical Center – Kenner announces the addition of Silent Scan MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) technology by GE Healthcare to significantly reduce testing noise, helping to improve the overall patient experience.

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Ochsner Medical Center - West Bank Opens New Wound Care Center

May 15, 2015

Ochsner Medical Center – West Bank has now opened its new, innovative Wound Care Center for the specialized treatments of chronic wounds. The Wound Care Center offers a multi-disciplinary team of medical experts, representing specialties such as podiatry, infectious disease, general surgery, internal medicine, nutritional counseling and hyperbaric medicine, to provide patients a comprehensive approach for wound care treatment. The center also includes the latest Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy technology to treat even the most difficult wounds.

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Ochsner Baton Rouge Dives Into Pool Safety

June 5, 2014

BATON ROUGE -- Pool time is one of the most popular ways for families to escape the summer heat. While pool-related activities can be an enjoyable event, it can also be very dangerous for infants and small children who lack the cognitive ability to discern the dangers of water. A baby or toddler can drown in less than an inch of water.

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A Simple Way to Keep the Flu Away

October 1, 2014

Unfortunately, some people think that getting a flu immunization is too much trouble or costs too much. Or, they swear that a flu immunization will make them sick or make them more likely to catch the flu—or even colds.

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Flood Water Safety Tips

July 10, 2019

If you were impacted by recent flooding, make sure to practice caution as waters recede.

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