While a pair of flashy sunglasses may make you look like a Hollywood star, shades can also protect your eyes from the lasting effects of sun damage. Ochsner Medical Center Director of Pediatric Optometry Dr. Kefla Brown said long-term exposure to the sun can have a cumulative effect on the eyes.Read More »
While multivitamins have become increasingly popular over the past few decades, most vitamins should come from a healthy and balanced diet. Ochsner family medicine physician Dr. Chad Braden said maintaining a healthy diet is the key to proper vitamin intake.Read More »
What begins as a minor ankle sprain or pulled muscle on the practice field can turn out to have lasting effects without proper treatment. Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge head of orthopedics Dr. Bruce Monaco said even small injuries can accumulate over time.Read More »
While no one can predict with certainty when and if another devastating hurricane will strike the Gulf Coast, hurricane season is an annual event that requires careful preparation no matter how many storms make landfall. Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge chief of staff Dr. Jay Brooks said everyone who is currently suffering from any kind of ongoing illness or taking medication on a daily basis should take steps to prepare for an emergency evacuation during hurricane season.