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How-To’s for Staying Healthy During Festival Season

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Touro Infirmary. Springtime in New Orleans means festival season is here! It is a chance to experience some of New Orleans’ best music, art and food as well as the lovely weather. However, this season can take a toll on your health and body. There are plenty of […]

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Simple Tips to Reduce Holiday Stress

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Touro Infirmary. Simple Tips to Reduce Holiday Stress Tis the season for crowded malls, holiday parties and overwhelmed kids. But the holidays do not have to be stressful. As the song goes, it’s supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year. Here are few tips to […]

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Hidden Scar™ Breast Cancer Surgery: Advanced Cosmetic Procedure Comes to Touro

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Touro Infirmary. About 1 in 8 U.S. women will develop invasive breast cancer in their lifetime. Based on tumor size, women may have to choose between a mastectomy or lumpectomy. These surgeries normally leave a visible reminder of breast cancer. Many women are unaware of all the surgical […]

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Boosting Breastmilk Production

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Touro Infirmary.  For the first 2 to 5 days after delivery, your baby will receive a small amount of colostrum at each feeding, which is a thick, rich milk that is high in nutrients. Colostrum eventually transitions into more mature milk, which is higher in volume. However, a […]

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Car Seat Safety: Tips to Protect Your Precious Cargo

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Touro Infirmary. Is your child properly and safely strapped into your car? Many parents know the importance of child passenger safety but a majority of child restraint systems are often used incorrectly. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), children are more likely to be […]

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Breast Health :: What You Need to Know About Breast Cancer Detection, Treatment and Prevention

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Touro Infirmary Just a few decades ago, breast cancer was discussed in hushed tones, and research on the disease was still in its infancy. Today, people proudly wear their pink ribbons, and every week seems to bring another media report about a new breast cancer study. But there’s […]

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Zika Virus: What You Need to Know and How It is Impacting Women in the Gulf South

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Touro Infirmary. Zika Virus :: What You Need to Know If you’ve turned on the TV in recent months, you’ve no doubt heard about the Zika virus outbreak. So, what does it all mean and how is Zika impacting women, specifically those who are pregnant or thinking about becoming […]

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It Takes Two: Why Women Should Turn to Both a Primary Care Physician and an OB-GYN to Manage Their Health

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Touro Infirmary. If you’re like most young moms, you have an OB/GYN who you would follow to the moon and back. He or she delivered your baby and has seen you at your best and your worst. You don’t miss your annual gynecologist visit. But who do you […]

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