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The Complete Babysitter Checklist

Consider this your complete checklist of things to consider when using a babysitter.

Health Trends

A Physician's Firsthand Experience Working the Frontlines During COVID-19

Dr. Jack Heidenreich Jr. shares his story of diagnosing one of the first COVID patients in Louisiana, catching the virus himself and seeing those close to him lose their battle to it.

Food & Fitness

How to Pack Your Kid’s Lunchbox

Upgrade your kid’s lunch by mixing and matching these healthful items to ensure a nutritiously balanced lunch that won’t end up in the trash can.

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Prevention & Wellness

What is normal blood sugar?

Blood sugar is the main sugar in our blood. It gives us energy throughout our day. However, for some people, too much glucose can be harmful to their bodies.

Prevention & Wellness

Primary Care Nurse Makes Life-Saving Skin Cancer Catch

Ochsner patient Laurie Odom went in for her routine primary care visit. What happen next saved her life.

Food & Fitness

Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Cake in a Pumpkin Recipe

This chocolate cake-filled pumpkin could not be cuter – and it’s as nutritious as it is deliciously adorable, thanks to its streamlined ingredients like almond flour, cocoa powder and Swerve zero-calorie plant-based sweetener.

Latest Update from Ochsner Health on COVID-19

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