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This week's guest columnist is Dr. Chris Johnson, a Family Practice resident at Ochsner University Hospital & Clinics here in Lafayette.   Kids' ears bother them for many reasons: their siblings screaming, their parents droning on about cleaning…
Four Ochsner Lafayette General entities recognized as 2021 Best Places to Work in Healthcare   Lafayette, La. – Ochsner Abrom Kaplan Memorial Hospital, MTS Physical Therapy, Ochsner St. Martin Hospital and Ochsner University Hospital & Clinics…
My youngest daughter swore off beef. Not because too much is bad for you, or cows are mistreated in industrial feed lots. She instead wants everyone to eat less beef because the cattle industry is a big contributor to, believe it or not, climate…
This week’s guest columnists are Shalini Choudhary, MD and Yanling Zheng, MD, Family Practice Residents at Ochsner University Hospital & Clinics. Sally had long black hair down to her waist. She loved doing it up in different designs and when her…
Ochsner Lafayette General, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Louisiana Department of Health, announced that beginning Wednesday, September 8, it will begin providing COVID-19 monoclonal antibody (mAb)…
It was a scene right out of the movie “Parenthood.” The pop fly was headed for right field where my nine-year-old son stood, his glove up, everyone holding their breath. When he caught it, the stands went wild and my anxiety of him dropping it…
OCHSNER Health Announces Employee Vaccination Mandate to Enhance Patient and Community Safety Vaccination requirement follows FDA’s full approval of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine New Orleans, La. (August 24, 2021) – Following full approval of the Pfizer…
This week’s guest columnist is Caitlin McDaniel, MD, Family Practice Resident at Ochsner University Hospital & Clinics. Buster and I were kind of littermates. We were both puppies, him a six-week-old Dachshund, me a nine-month-old human. We grew…
Ochsner Lafayette General to add drive-thru testing to COVID-19 vaccine site at Domingue Center Healthcare team to provide both COVID-19 testing and vaccines with no out-of-pocket costs to patients LAFAYETTE, La. – Starting Wednesday, August 4,…
Last October, the first school year of the pandemic was underway. A video began circulating of a teacher's attempt to lead her class on Zoom. On most of the screens, the children were barely awake, one still actually in bed fiddling with the sheets.…
NEW ORLEANS  – Applications are open for the first class of Ochsner Nurse Scholars. The program will provide 200 scholarships to students across the state. Dedicated to growing the pipeline of nursing and allied health professionals in Louisiana,…
This week’s guest columnist is Priscilla Tutu, M.D., Family Practice Resident at Ochsner University Hospital & Clinics. At age seven I got a new bike. First task: school my cousin Patrick in a race. I remember my heart thumping as I waited to…