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          Shelly Dupre, Impact Management Group: shelly@impactmanagement.com, 225-819-1540

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Vegetables Take the Stage at Phil’s Grill

Added on Apr 08, 2014 | Filed Under: General News

Phil's Grill, a burger restaurant, is a partner of the Eat Fit NOLA program, which focuses providing healthy menu options at local restaurants. Click here to read the full article in The National Culinary Review.

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OCHSNER MEDICAL CENTER NAMED ONE OF “100 GREAT HOSPITALS IN AMERICA”

Added on Apr 04, 2014 | Filed Under: Press Release

NEW ORLEANS –  Becker's Hospital Review has recognized Ochsner Medical Center as one of “100 Great Hospitals in America.” This is the third consecutive year that Ochsner Medical Center has been recognized with this award. According to Becker’s Hospital Review, the hospitals included on this list are home to many medical and scientific breakthroughs, provide best-in-class patient care and are stalwarts of their communities, serving as academic hubs or local mainstays. “We are honored to be included on Becker’s annual list for a third year…

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SECOND CLASS OF OCHSNER CLINICAL SCHOOL GRADUATES PARTICIPATE IN MATCH DAY

Added on Mar 28, 2014 | Filed Under: Press Release

NEW ORLEANS – Along with all other medical school graduates across the United States, the members of the second University of Queensland-Ochsner Clinical School (UQ-OCS) graduating class received their residency match results on Friday, March 21. Twenty-two of the 24 students who entered the match received residency spots and will soon be at hospitals across the country, including Mayo Clinic, University of Tennessee, Cook County Emergency Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University and Stamford Hospital. Ten UQ-OCS grads are returning to Ochsner for residencies in internal medicine,…

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Phil’s Grill & Eat Fit NOLA

Added on Mar 24, 2014 | Filed Under: General News

Phil De Gruy of Phil's Grill, along with Molly Kimball, RD and the entire Eat Fit NOLA team showcased a full line-up of cooking demos at the Eat Fit NOLA cooking stage at the 59th annual New Orleans Home & Garden Show this weekend. Watch the video interview here.

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Vega Tapas & Eat Fit NOLA

Added on Mar 24, 2014 | Filed Under: General News

It's the largest consumer home show in the Southeastern United States and annually The New Orleans Home & Garden Show takes over the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, including an entire Eat Fit NOLA Cooking Stage. Molly Kimball, RD, Eat Fit NOLA and Vega Tapas discuss the healthy food options in this video.  

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Healthy Meets Delicous

Added on Mar 24, 2014 | Filed Under: General News

Healthy Meets Delicious The approach to better-for-you menu strategies varies, but flavor should always take the lead - See more at: http://www.getflavor.com/healthy-meets-delicious/#sthash.dhvtlVDJ.dpuf Healthy Meets Delicious Discover the approach to better-for-you menu strategies varies, but flavor should always take the lead. - See more at: http://www.getflavor.com/healthy-meets-delicious/#sthash.dhvtlVDJ.dpuf Click here to read the article from "Flavor & The Menu."

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Healthy Choices at Local Restaurants

Added on Mar 24, 2014 | Filed Under: General News

Healthy Meets Delicious The approach to better-for-you menu strategies varies, but flavor should always take the lead - See more at: http://www.getflavor.com/healthy-meets-delicious/#sthash.dhvtlVDJ.dpuf Molly Kimball, RD and Ben Thibodeaux, Executive Chef at Dickie Brennan's Tableau, discuss healthy and delicious options on the Angela Show on WWL-870AM. - See more at: http://www.getflavor.com/healthy-meets-delicious/#sthash.dhvtlVDJ.dpuf Click here to listen to the interview online.

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OCHSNER CHIEF ACADEMIC OFFICER TO RACE IN 2014 TOYOTA GRAND PRIX OF LONG BEACH PRO/CELEBRITY RACE

Added on Mar 24, 2014 | Filed Under: Press Release

Race Benefits Charity He Founded, Racing for Kids®

NEW ORLEANS –  Dr. William Pinsky is the Chief Academic Officer of Ochsner Health System... and he is also a race car driver who will compete among the likes of Kyle Petty and Al Unser, Jr. in the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Pro/Celebrity Race on April 12. Though he may sound a bit like Jekyll and Hyde, Pinsky is equally at home on the race track or in the C-suite. For the past 25 years, Pinsky has spent his weekends traveling to race…

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OCHSNER ACHIEVES RECOGNITION AS ONE OF HEALTHGRADES AMERICA’S 100 BEST HOSPITALS IN 2014

Added on Mar 17, 2014 | Filed Under: Press Release

NEW ORLEANS – Ochsner Medical Center and Ochsner Medical Center – West Bank* were named as one of America’s 100 BestTM hospitals by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. By earning this distinction, Ochsner is among the nation’s top two percent of hospitals.  To determine the nation’s best performing hospitals based on objective measures of clinical quality, Healthgrades evaluated over 4,500 hospitals nationwide. To be recognized with this distinction, hospitals must have had performed better than expected across 21…

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March 19 is National Kick Butts Day

Added on Mar 13, 2014 | Filed Under: Press Release

Local Smoking Cessation Programs Encourage Young People to Share the “Kick Butts” Message with their Parents/Grandparents Area Cessation Programs Offer FREE Products/Services to Help Louisiana Cigarette Smokers Quit NEW ORLEANS – Studies have shown that children are three times more likely to smoke if their parents smoke. To counteract the numerous messages targeting young smokers, Kick Butts Day was started in 1996 as a day of activism to empower youth to stand out, speak up and seize control against Big Tobacco. It is organized by…

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