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Executive Assistant Pamela of Administration Named Employee of the Month

7/25/2014

Executive Assistant Pamela of Administration has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for June 2014.

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Love Your Legs

7/25/2014

For most people, the arrival of summer means a welcome wardrobe change from sweaters and long pants to swimwear and shorter hemlines. But for people with problem leg veins, summer wardrobes can feel like the enemy.

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3 Steps To Slim Down This Summer

7/23/2014

We all know the story. We want to lose weight, start a diet, lose a few pounds and then eventually gain the weight back again. Magazines, newspapers, radio, television and websites bombard us with weight-loss program options, but how can you tell what plans are safe and right for you?

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The Eye-Opening Truth

7/22/2014

As outdoor activity soars during sunny summer weather, so do your chances of sun damage.

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[AUDIO] Nurse Practitioner Rebecca Haase Shares Tips On Preparing Your Children For A Healthy School Year

7/17/2014

Rebecca Haase, Nurse Practitioner at North Oaks Primary Care-Independence, shared tips on how to plan for a healthy school year with KSLU 90.9 FM's "Point of View" host Rosa Dunn.

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North Oaks School of Radiologic Technology Honors 44th Graduating Class

7/10/2014

Graduates of the forty-fourth class of the North Oaks School of Radiologic Technology were reminded to “always remember your roots” during a ceremony July 7 in the E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center, located on the North Oaks Medical Center campus.

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North Oaks Primary Care Clinic in Independence Expands Staff and Services to Care for Patients from Birth to Senior Adulthood

7/9/2014

North Oaks Primary Care Clinic of Independence has expanded staff and services to offer health care for patients of all ages, from birth to senior adulthood. New patients are welcome. To schedule an appointment, please call (985) 878-4174 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on weekdays. The clinic is located at 230 Masonic Drive in the heart of the Town of Independence.

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[AUDIO] NorthOaks.tv Spotlighted on Tangi 96.5 FM's "Health Notes"

7/9/2014

North Oaks Communications Director Melanie Lanaux Zaffuto talks with Tangi 96.5 FM's Johnny Chauvin about North Oaks Physician Group's new website, NorthOaks.tv.

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Bowel Cleansing Prep System for Patients

7/7/2014

This kit is for use as part of a bowel cleansing regimen in preparing the colon for an X-ray examination.

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[VIDEO] How North Oaks Meets Community Need

7/3/2014

This video highlights the history and mission of North Oaks Health System, the largest community-based health system in the Northshore region of Louisiana. North Oaks Health System Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer Michele Sutton, FACHE, also explains how the North Oaks Board of Commissioners and Leadership are working to maintain the safety net facility’s viability in the face of decreased reimbursement and rising costs.

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Steer Clear of Sickness During Summer Travels

6/27/2014

Whether taking a cruise or flying to an exotic location, you can be proactive to ensure a fun, relaxing trip, as well as a healthy, safe one.

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[AUDIO] Dr. Stacy Newman Offers Tips for Healthy Travels

6/25/2014

Before you set out on your next vacation, make sure you are properly prepared. Infectious Disease specialist Dr. Stacy Newman offers travel tips on Tangi 96.5 FM's "Health Notes" to help make your trip a safe and healthy one.

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North Oaks Physician Group Administrative Assistant Beth Named Employee of the Month

6/20/2014

North Oaks Physician Group Administrative Assistant Beth has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for May 2014.

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Medicine Unit Staff Nurse Claire, RN, Receives Nurse Excellence Award

6/20/2014

Staff Nurse Claire, RN, of Medicine Unit 2 has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award for April 2014.

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[AUDIO] NorthOaks.tv Featured on KSLU “Point of View”

6/19/2014

KSLU 90.9 FM “Point of View” Host Rosa Dunn and North Oaks Communications Director Melanie Lanaux Zaffuto talk about: www.NorthOaks.tv, How to Medically Prepare for Hurricane Season, Super Sitter Babysitting Classes, Car Seat Fitting Station Appointments, Prenatal Class Series.

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North Oaks Sports Medicine Announces Student-Athletes of the Year

6/11/2014

The North Oaks Sports Medicine team proudly recognizes Elijah Callahan of Albany High School, Marshall Graves of Hammond High Magnet School, Jenna Reno of Ponchatoula High School and Taylin Underwood of Doyle High School as 2013-14 Student-Athletes of the Year.

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North Oaks Graduates 21st Class of Dietetic Interns

6/8/2014

A world of new challenges and opportunities awaits was the message delivered by commencement speaker and Louisiana Office of Public Health Nutritionist Melissa M. Guillory to the 21st graduating class of the North Oaks Dietetic Internship during a ceremony on June 5 at the E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center in Hammond.

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[JOB LISTING] E.R. Case Manager-RN

6/6/2014

Thank you for your interest in a career at North Oaks Health System! We are currently accepting applications for E.R. Case Manager-RN.

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[JOB LISTING] Food Service Worker

6/5/2014

Thank you for your interest in a career with North Oaks Health System! We are currently accepting applications for Food Service Worker.

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[JOB LISTING] Certified Pharmacy Tech

6/4/2014

Thank you for your interest in a career at North Oaks Health System! We are currently accepting applications for Certified Pharmacy Technician.

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North Oaks Junior Volunteer Program Accepts 48 Teens

6/3/2014

On June 2, North Oaks officials oriented 48 teens selected to participate in the health system's Junior Volunteer summer program.

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[JOB LISTING] Licensed Respiratory Therapist-Certified or Registered

5/30/2014

Thank you for your interest in a career at North Oaks Health System! We are currently accepting applications for Licensed Respiratory Therapist-Certified or Registered.

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North Oaks Rehabilitation Hospital’s Patient Outcomes Rank in Nation’s Top 10%

5/30/2014

North Oaks Rehabilitation Hospital has been nationally recognized as a 2014 Top Performer by the Uniform Data System for Medical Rehabilitation (UDSMR), performing better than 90% of the hospitals in the U.S.

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[JOB LISTING] Registered Nurse (Float Pool)

5/30/2014

Thank you for your interest in a career at North Oaks Health System! We are currently accepting applications for Registered Nurse (Float Pool).

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Are you at risk for Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD)?

5/27/2014

Take this quiz to find out if you may be at risk for Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD).

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Trauma Surgeon Juan Duchesne, MD, Appointed to Regional Commission of the Louisiana Emergency Response Network

5/27/2014

North Oaks Medical Center Trauma Surgeon Juan C. Duchesne, MD, has been appointed to the Regional Commission of the Louisiana Emergency Response Network (LERN) for Region 9, effective May 15. Region 9 is comprised of five parishes, including Tangipahoa, Livingston, St. Helena, St. Tammany and Washington.

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[AUDIO] Polly Burrall, NP, Discusses Bone Health on KSLU

5/23/2014

During National Osteoporosis Month, Nurse Practitioner Polly Burrall of North Oaks Family Medicine talked bone health on KSLU 90.9 FM's "Point of View" with Rosa Dunn.

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[JOB LISTING] Certified Laboratory Assistant or Phlebotomist

5/23/2014

Thank you for your interest in a career at North Oaks Health System! We are currently accepting applications for Certified Laboratory Assistants or Phlebotomists.

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Healthy Tips for Expectant Moms

5/23/2014

Congratulations on your pregnancy! We are happy to accompany you on your wonderful journey and know that it will be filled with many new experiences. Our physicians at Magnolia Obstetrics & Gynecology offer the following tips to help ease your mind on some of the questions you may have about what is happening with you and your growing little one.

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Human Resources Generalist Clance Named Employee of the Month

5/22/2014

Human Resources Generalist Clance has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for April 2014.

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Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Charge Nurse Marcia, RN, Receives Nurse Excellence Award

5/20/2014

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Charge Nurse Marcia, RN, has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award for March 2014.

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North Oaks Student-Athletes of the Year Winners!

5/16/2014

The votes are in! North Oaks Sports Medicine is honored to announce the following student-athletes as the 2013-2014 North Oaks Student-Athletes of the Year.

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[AUDIO] Dr. Juan Duchesne Offers Trauma Prevention Tips

5/15/2014

During National Trauma Awareness Month, Trauma Surgeon Juan Duchesne, MD, offers tips for trauma prevention on "Health Notes" with Tangi 96.5's Johnny Chauvin.

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National Trauma Awareness Month: Distracted Driving

5/14/2014

Text messaging creates a crash risk 23 times worse than driving while not distracted.

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General Surgery Unit Charge Nurse Anita, RN, Receives Nurse Excellence Award

5/12/2014

General Surgery Unit Charge Nurse Anita, RN, has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award for February 2014.

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National Trauma Awareness Month: Abrasions

5/12/2014

May is National Trauma Awareness Month. This year, North Oaks encourages you to play it safe and prevent sports injuries. Abrasions occur when skin rubs against the playing surface or other rough objects and the skin is scraped.

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National Trauma Awareness Month: Sprains and Strains

5/12/2014

May is National Trauma Awareness Month. This year, North Oaks encourages you to play it safe and prevent sports injuries. Strains and sprains can result in pain, bruising, swelling and loss of strength or stability in the injured limb or joint.

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National Trauma Awareness Month: Concussions

5/12/2014

May is National Trauma Awareness Month. This year, North Oaks encourages you to play safe the prevent sports injuries. One sports injury that ALWAYS requires medical attention is concussion.

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Van: I Am A Success Story. [NorthOaks.tv Video]

5/9/2014

After having a stroke, Van received expert care at North Oaks Rehabilitation Hospital. Hear his story.

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[VIDEO] Van Received Expert Care In His Hometown.

5/8/2014

After having a stroke, Van found himself unable to move. With the help of the staff at North Oaks Rehabilitation Hospital, Van regained his mobility and independence.

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Introducing NorthOaks.tv!

5/8/2014

If you have medical questions, and are not sure what online medical resources you can trust, North Oaks Physician Group’s new website, NorthOaks.tv, may have your answers.

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Allergies [NorthOaks.tv Video]

5/6/2014

Do you have itchy eyes after being outside? Do you sneeze around cats? Find out if you are at risk for allergies and about your many treatment options.

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[VOTE NOW] North Oaks Sports Medicine Student-Athletes Of The Year

5/6/2014

North Oaks Physician Group orthopaedic surgeons and North Oaks Sports Medicine team have selected the top three male and top three female finalists for each parish from all of the Student-Athletes of the Month. Your help is needed to select the Student–Athletes of the Year. Voting ends Monday, 5/12/14 at midnight.

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North Oaks Sports Medicine Names Student-Athletes of the Month

5/2/2014

The North Oaks Sports Medicine team is honoring Zachary Clark, Jamie Gibson, Devin King and Amber Landry as “Student-Athletes of the Month.”

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[AUDIO] Dr. Daniel Dodson Discusses Eye Health

4/22/2014

Springtime brings beautiful weather and outdoor activities, but can also bring on some eye concerns.

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Broadcasting NorthOaks.tv

4/21/2014

If you have medical questions, and are not sure what online medical resources you can trust, North Oaks Physician Group’s new website, NorthOaks.tv, may have your answers.

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Creating the Ideal You

4/21/2014

Whether you’ve been struggling with weight loss or are looking to shed a few pounds, Ideal You at North Oaks can help.

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Mending Heart Defects Without Major Surgery

4/21/2014

Dr. Nik Abraham of North Oaks Cardiology Clinic performed North Oaks Heart Health Services’ first adult Atrial Septal Defect (ASD) closure on January 7.

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North Oaks Introduces New Ways To Care For You in 2014

4/21/2014

At North Oaks, our mission is to optimize health care through compassion and innovation.

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It's Seafood Season!

4/21/2014

It’s no secret that Southerners love seafood, but can seafood fit into a heart-healthy diet? It sure can!

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[AUDIO] Dr. J.P. Miller Discusses Importance of Mammograms

4/21/2014

This Mother's Day, make the promise to yourself and your loved ones to have your mammogram.

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Screenings Can Save Women's Lives

4/21/2014

Women excel at caregiving—nurturing children, caring for their partners and friends and attending to elderly parents. But when it comes to their own health, women often let hectic lifestyles or concerns about money get in the way.

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Whooping Cough Making A Comeback in Louisiana

4/21/2014

by Infectious Disease Specialist Stacy Newman, MD

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The Healthy Habits of Dr. Christina Leal

4/21/2014

Dr. Christina Leal is proof that setting small goals over time can add up to big results in achieving a healthy lifestyle – even with a busy schedule.

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Test for Women

4/16/2014

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North Oaks Sports Medicine Recognizes Student-Athletes of the Month

4/3/2014

The North Oaks Sports Medicine team has recognized Bailey Lee, Steven Liuzza, Tyler Pigott and Lauren Thompson as “Student-Athletes of the Month.”

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Carruth and Lee Appointed to North Oaks Health System Board of Commissioners

4/2/2014

The Tangipahoa Parish Council has voted to appoint Ann Carruth, DNS, RN, and Joycelyn M. Lee, R.Ph., a retired licensed pharmacist, to each serve a 6-year term on the North Oaks Health System Board of Commissioners. Ms. Lee will replace Guy Recotta Jr., whose term expires at the end of May 2014. Both appointments were voted upon at the Parish Council’s March 24 meeting and will become effective June 1, 2014.

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Telemetry Unit West Staff Nurse Jason, RN, Receives Nurse Excellence Award

4/1/2014

Telemetry Unit West Staff Nurse Jason, RN, has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award for January 2014.

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[AUDIO] Dr. Daniel Dodson Discusses Springtime Eye Concerns

3/31/2014

Spring is here! While you are out enjoying beautiful weather and outdoor activities, remember to take care of your eyes and keep them healthy.

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Is it Allergies or a Cold?

3/24/2014

“Time will tell,” usually is a good answer to that question. Colds generally get better in 7 to 10 days, but an allergy may be a lifelong condition that your doctor can help manage.

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A.J. Bodker and Ann Carruth to Lead North Oaks Health System Board of Commissioners

3/21/2014

The North Oaks Health System Board of Commissioners has named A.J. Bodker and Ann Carruth, DNS, RN as officers for 2014. Bodker leads the Board as Chairman with Carruth as Vice Chairman.

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Information Technology Revenue Cycle Applications Manager Amanda Named Employee of the Month

3/21/2014

Information Technology Revenue Cycle Applications Manager Amanda has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for February 2014.

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Dr. Nancy Mellin Earns Certification in Sleep Medicine

3/19/2014

Ear, Nose and Throat Physician Nancy Mellin, MD, has earned certification in Sleep Medicine through the American Board of Otolaryngology (ABOto).

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Spring Has Sprung, and So Have Allergies!

3/19/2014

Is it rising temperatures, blooming flowers, and the smell of freshly mowed grass that let you know spring has arrived, or rather your itchy eyes, congestion and runny nose that sends you the message? Along with the beautiful weather, spring brings with it the height of allergy season.

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[AUDIO] Dr. Jason Reina Talks About Importance of Colorectal Cancer Screenings

3/18/2014

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North Oaks Health System Supports Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in March

3/17/2014

Colorectal cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in the U.S. The good news is that when caught early, colorectal cancer can be cured.

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North Oaks Support Group Offers Tips on Obstructive Sleep Apnea

3/12/2014

If you are having trouble sleeping, learn about the latest news in sleep apnea treatment at a free meeting on Wednesday, April 9.

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North Oaks Sports Medicine Recognizes Student-Athletes

3/11/2014

The North Oaks Sports Medicine team is cheering for D’Antonio Daigre, Thomas Shepard, Cameron Tate and Taylin Underwood as “Student-Athletes of the Month.”

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North Oaks Mammography Services in Hammond and Livingston Earn American College of Radiology Gold Seal of Accreditation

3/5/2014

The Digital Mammography Departments at North Oaks Diagnostic Center in Hammond and North Oaks-Livingston Parish Medical Complex in Satsuma have earned a 3-year Gold Seal of Accreditation from the American College of Radiology (ACR).

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OB/GYN Unit Charge Nurse Shana, RN, Receives Nurse Excellence Award

2/28/2014

OB/GYN Unit Charge Nurse Shana, RN, has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award for December 2013.

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[AUDIO] Rehabilitation Hospital Administrator Sybil Paulson Talks About Choosing a Rehabilitation Facility

2/27/2014

Sybil Paulson, Senior Vice President/Rehabilitation Hospital Administrator was a guest on KSLU 90.9 FM's "Point of View" and talked with host Rosa Dunn about how to choose a rehabilitation facility for your loved one.

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North Oaks Cardiology Clinic Practice Administrator Becki Named Employee of the Month for January

2/25/2014

North Oaks Cardiology Clinic Practice Administrator Becki has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for January 2014. Becki joined North Oaks in November 2008 in her current position.

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North Oaks Medicine Unit 2 Charge Nurse Scott, RN, Receives Nurse Excellence Award

2/25/2014

North Oaks Medicine Unit 2 Charge Nurse Scott, RN, has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award for November 2013.

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North Oaks Health System and March of Dimes Partnering to Present March for Babies in Walker on April 12

2/19/2014

North Oaks Health System and the March of Dimes are partnering together to help improve the health of babies by supporting efforts to prevent premature birth, birth defects and infant mortality. North Oaks is serving as the Presenting Sponsor for this year’s March for Babies campaign.

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Dr. Katherine St. Amant Joins North Oaks Physician Group

2/17/2014

Hammond Pulmonologist Katherine St. Amant, MD, has joined North Oaks Physician Group effective Feb. 17, 2014. She will practice with Dr. Arvind Yertha at North Oaks Pulmonology Clinic.

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Livingston Parish Physician to Give Free Talk on Joint Pain March 13

2/17/2014

Joint pain does not have to control your life. Learn about common causes and the latest joint paint treatment options from Orthopaedic Surgeon Robert T. McAfee, MD, on Thursday, March 13 from 6-7 p.m. The free evening seminar will take place in the Conference Center at North Oaks-Livingston Parish Medical Complex, 17199 Spring Ranch Road at I-12 Exit 19 Colyell/Satsuma.

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Diabetes Support Group to Talk about the Importance of Whole Grains

2/13/2014

Learn how whole grain foods can help manage diabetes at the next North Oaks Diabetes Support Group meeting on Wednesday, March 5, 2014. North Oaks Dietetic Intern Bryan Delchamps will lead the meeting from 3-4 p.m. in the E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center in Hammond.

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North Oaks Sports Medicine Announces Student-Athletes of the Month for December

2/12/2014

The North Oaks Sports Medicine team has chosen Bobbi Amar, Keenan Austin, Marshall Graves and Samara Scott as “Student-Athletes of the Month” for December 2013.

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Do you have problems with your Balance?

2/11/2014

Treating your balance or dizziness is often difficult. We can help you find the source of the problem and understand what is causing your symptoms. Our therapists can help you through exercises to improve balance, posture control, coordination and fitness level.

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Surgical Services Nurses Alicia, Nicole and Tara Receive Extraordinary Story Award

2/10/2014

No matter where North Oaks Nurses find themselves, their calling to help others is strong.

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North Oaks Weight Loss Program Showcased at Free Seminars Feb. 13

2/6/2014

Ideal Protein, a medically-developed weight loss program that can help you make smarter eating choices and keep the pounds off, will be introduced at community seminars on Thursday, Feb. 13 at registered participants’ choice of 12 p.m. or 6 p.m.

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Signature Building 1st Floor Main Lobby Under Construction Beginning Feb. 6

2/5/2014

During the next few evenings, from 9 p.m.- 5 a.m., pedestrian traffic in the interior main lobby (front entrance of the Signature Building) will be restricted, and an alternate route will be necessary.

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[AUDIO] Get Heart Smart with Dr. Nik Abraham on Tangi 96.5

2/4/2014

Dr. Nik Abraham talks about the risk factors, symptoms and treatment options for heart and vascular diseases on "Health Notes" with Johnny Chauvin on Tangi 96.5.

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Plant Operations HVAC Engineer Specialist Earl Named Employee of the Month for December

2/4/2014

Plant Operations HVAC Engineer Specialist Earl has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for December 2013.

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Balance Disorders: Are Your Patients Affected?

1/30/2014

The Balance/Vestibular Program offered through North Oaks Rehabilitation Services aims to help individuals with complaints of unsteadiness through exercise to improve balance, postural control, coordination and fitness level.

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6 Tips to Minimize Symptoms of Arthritis and Joint Pain

1/30/2014

If your joints and muscles ache more when the temperature drops, you are not alone.

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North Oaks Health System Making Plans to Return to Business as Usual Jan. 30

1/29/2014

North Oaks officials are planning to return elective services to business as usual at all Tangipahoa Parish facilities on Thursday, Jan. 30. North Oaks Walk-In Clinic and Magnolia Obstetrics & Gynecology in Walker also will return to business as usual on Jan. 30. North Oaks-Livingston Parish Medical Complex will be closed Jan. 30 and reopen on Fri., Jan. 31.

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Learn Your Heart Risk at Free Seminars Feb. 13 in Livingston or Feb. 19 in Hammond

1/24/2014

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the US and is affecting more and more young people at an alarming rate.

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[VIDEO] Total Knee Replacement Gets Patient Back on Her Feet

1/24/2014

“When my knee pain started getting in the way of my work, I knew I needed to see an Orthopaedist. My coworkers at North Oaks recommended I see Dr. Curry, a joint replacement specialist. He assured me that a knee replacement would give me back the strength I needed. Thanks to Dr. Curry and North Oaks, I had a speedy recovery with a brand new knee that can keep up with me.”

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Surgical Intensive Care Unit Charge Nurse Megan, RN, Receives Nurse Excellence Award

1/17/2014

North Oaks Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU) Charge Nurse Megan, RN, has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award for October 2013.

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[AUDIO] Registered Dietitian Rebecca Discusses Ideal You at North Oaks

1/17/2014

On January 16, Registered Dietitian Rebecca talked with “Point of View” host Rosa Dunn on KSLU 90.9 FM about how the Ideal You weight loss program can help those who are trying to lose weight.

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North Oaks to Host Affordable Care Act Educational Sessions

1/9/2014

North Oaks has teamed up with Navigators for a Healthy Louisiana to help people get answers to their questions about the Affordable Care Act and purchasing insurance through the Health Insurance Exchange.

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[AUDIO] Registered Dietitian Rebecca Introduces Ideal You at North Oaks

1/7/2014

On January 7, Registered Dietitian Rebecca introduced the weight loss program Ideal You at North Oaks on "Health Notes" with Johnny Chauvin on Tangi 96.5 FM.

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North Oaks Medical Center Welcomes Baby New Year 2014

1/2/2014

Tharonae Lindsey was the first baby born at North Oaks Medical Center in 2014. The baby girl was born to parents Tara and Tharon Lindsey of Loranger on Jan. 1 at 1:08 a.m.

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North Oaks Sports Medicine Announces Student-Athletes of the Month for November

12/27/2013

The North Oaks Sports Medicine team is cheering for Isaiah Gilbert, Courtney Jones, Landon Morgan and Clarissa Smith as “Student-Athletes of the Month” for November.

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North Oaks to Introduce Weight Loss Program at Free Seminar Jan. 9

12/27/2013

Ideal Protein, a medically-developed weight loss program that can help you make smarter eating choices and keep the pounds off, will be introduced at a community seminar on Thursday, Jan. 9 from 6-7 p.m.

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North Oaks’ Pediatrics Unit Receives Holiday Donations

12/23/2013

North Oaks Medical Center Pediatrics Unit patients were treated to lots of holiday cheer, thanks to donations from generous community groups. Staff members of Walgreens in Ponchatoula and Louisiana State Troopers from Troop L visited the Pediatrics Unit to deliver toys to delight the young patients.

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North Oaks’ Women & Children’s Services Receive Gifts from The Blood Center

12/23/2013

On Dec. 19, The Blood Center staff made a special delivery of holiday stockings, socks and handmade pillowcases to Women & Children’s Services patients at North Oaks Medical Center.

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[AUDIO] Social Worker Deborah Talks About Beating the Holiday Blues

12/20/2013

Are you fighting the holiday blues? Listen as social worker Deborah shares coping strategies on two radio broadcasts.

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Revenue Management Manager Nicole Honored as Employee of the Month for November

12/19/2013

Revenue Management Manager Nicole has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for November 2013.

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General Surgeon Jeff Liner, MD, Honored as 2013 Physician of the Year

12/13/2013

General Surgeon Jeff Liner, MD, has received the 2013 North Oaks Health System’s Physician of the Year Award for exceptional dedication to serving others, leadership, performance excellence and the community.

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[VIDEO] North Oaks Walk-In Clinic in Ponchatoula

12/13/2013

North Oaks Walk-In Clinic in Ponchatoula offers expert health care for most illnesses and minor injuries. We treat infants age 3 months and older to senior adults with little to no wait times. Quick strep tests, onsite diagnostic X-ray and laboratory services are also available. If you are suddenly sick, don’t worry. Just walk in. No appointment is needed. Conveniently located in Gabriel’s Shopping Center, 530 West Pine Street in Ponchatoula. For more information call (985) 370-5656.

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Families of North Oaks Hospice Patients Decorate Memory Tree

12/11/2013

North Oaks Hospice held its 21st annual Hospice Memory Tree gathering on Thurs., Dec. 5 in the E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center in Hammond. The Memory Tree event is attended by family members and caregivers of former patients as part of North Oaks Hospice’s Bereavement Program.

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North Oaks Sports Medicine Announces Student-Athletes of the Month for October

12/3/2013

North Oaks Sports Medicine is shining the spotlight on Tyler Hasson, Chelsea James, Amy Sanders and Patrik Zachary as “Student-Athletes of the Month” for October.

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Medical Explorers Kick Off 2013-14 Year with North Oaks Health System

12/3/2013

North Oaks Health System and the Boy Scouts of America welcomed 35 Medical Explorers to Post 940 for the 2013-14 school year during orientation on Dec. 2 in the E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center. This year’s post is made up of students from Southeastern Louisiana University and 10 high schools in Livingston, Tangipahoa and St. Tammany Parishes.

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Taking Your Look In A New Direction

12/2/2013

Whether its time for that first pair of eyeglasses or contacts, a new prescription or the latest fashion in sunglasses, look no further than the North Oaks Eye Care Clinic.

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North Oaks Physician Group Multi-Practice Manager Hayley Named Employee of the Month

11/26/2013

North Oaks Physician Group Multi-Practice Manager Hayley has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for October 2013.

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North Oaks Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Joins Physician Group

11/25/2013

North Oaks Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation recently opened in the North Oaks Clinic Building with Physiatrists Lisa M. Jaubert, MD, and Rachel Stone Treuting, DO, on staff.

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[AUDIO] Dietetic Intern Director Virginia Pelegrin Talks about Diabetes and Healthy Holiday Eating

11/22/2013

In recognition of National Diabetes Month, North Oaks Dietetic Intern Director Virginia Pelegrin talked with KSLU Radio’s “Point of View” host Rosa Dunn about diabetes and the importance of eating healthy during the holidays on Thursday, November 21.

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Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Staff Nurse Rachael, RN, is Honored with Nurse Excellence Award

11/22/2013

North Oaks Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Staff Nurse Rachael, RN, has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award for September 2013.

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North Oaks Rehabilitation Hospital Receives 2013 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award for Achieving 95th Percentile in Patient Satisfaction

11/22/2013

North Oaks Health System President/CEO James E. Cathey Jr. announces that North Oaks Rehabilitation Hospital, a short-term, inpatient medical rehabilitation facility, has received the 2013 Guardian of Excellence AwardSM from Press Ganey Associates, Inc. This prestigious award recognizes top-performing facilities that have consistently achieved the 95th percentile in patient satisfaction.

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Video Test

11/18/2013

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Neurologist Rodney E. Hillis, MD, Joins North Oaks Neurology Clinic

11/14/2013

Neurologist Rodney E. Hillis, MD, recently joined North Oaks Neurology, a clinic of North Oaks Physician Group.

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Same Day Surgery Staff RN Katherine Receives Extraordinary Story Award

11/13/2013

Same Day Surgery Staff RN Katherine was grocery shopping with her children when a fellow shopper grabbed at her chest and collapsed.

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North Oaks Medical Center to Hold Annual NICU Reunion

11/13/2013

Former patients of North Oaks Medical Center’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and their families are invited to catch up with their caregivers at the NICU Reunion on Saturday, Dec. 7. The annual event will take place from 9-11 a.m. in the E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center, located within North Oaks Diagnostic Center at 15813 Paul Vega, MD, Drive in Hammond.

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NICU Reunion Registration 2013

11/8/2013

The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at North Oaks will host a reunion for former patients and their families in the E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center located within North Oaks Diagnostic Center. This free event will feature photos with Santa Claus for the children, refreshments and holiday activities.

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11/8/2013

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Quilts for Kids Wraps Pediatric Patients in Comfort at North Oaks Medical Center

11/8/2013

To help make the hospital stay less frightening for children, the Quilts for Kids organization recently delighted North Oaks Medical Center Pediatrics Unit patients and their parents with a donation of 20 handmade quilts. The quilts were made by the students of Quilts for Kids’ Representative and Home Economics teacher Donna Rhodes at Bonifay Middle School in Bonifay, Florida.

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North Oaks Sports Medicine Honors Student-Athletes of the Month for September

11/1/2013

North Oaks Sports Medicine is shining the spotlight on Luke Bleakley, Elijah Callahan, Miranda Lobell and Krystal Waddell as "Student-Athletes of the Month" for September.

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North Oaks Initiatives Earn Statewide Recognition from Louisiana Society of Hospital Public Relations & Marketing

10/31/2013

The Louisiana Society of Hospital Public Relations and Marketing (LSHPRM) honored four North Oaks initiatives as best in state at the 32nd annual Pelican Awards program on Oct. 11 at the Crowne Plaza Executive Center in Baton Rouge.

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[VIDEO] Hip Pain Relief

10/29/2013

Fellowship-trained orthopaedic trauma surgeon, Brian J. Ladner, MD specializes in treating hip pain. If you have arthritis or stiffness, hip pain or limited hip movement, we can develop a treatment plan to give you relief without surgery through the use of medication, exercise, walking aids or injections.

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Keep Your Kids Safe This Halloween

10/29/2013

Halloween is an exciting time of year for kids. To help keep your family safe while having fun this holiday, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) offers the following tips:

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Making the End-of-Life as Meaningful and Precious as the Beginning

10/29/2013

Throughout life, we prepare for momentous events. Births, graduations and weddings are a few examples. But, when it comes to planning for death, many people put off important decisions until it’s too late.

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A Menu for Healthy and Safe Holidays

10/29/2013

Help your family stay well and safe with these holiday eating and food safety tips.

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Garden Club Makes Donation to Benefit Breast Cancer Surgery Patients at North Oaks Medical Center

10/28/2013

In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and in recognition of “Make a Difference Day” on Oct. 26, the Ponchatoula Gardenettes donated “Bosom Buddy Bags” to North Oaks Medical Center for breast cancer surgery patients.

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Same Day Surgery Staff RN Katherine and Dr. Dennis Booth are Honored with Extraordinary Story Award

10/28/2013

Same Day Surgery Staff RN Katherine was grocery shopping with her children when a fellow shopper grabbed at her chest and collapsed.

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Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist Judy Receives Extraordinary Story Award

10/28/2013

The following story was submitted by Imaging Informatics Liaison Michelle of North Oaks Medical Center: “I recently observed CRNA Judy selflessly helping a gentleman confined to a scooter in our cafeteria. . . ."

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Childhood Obesity: The Scary Truth

10/28/2013

By Hugo A. Valdes, MD North Oaks Family Medicine

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[VIDEO] J. Larry Fambrough, MD of Plaza Orthopedics

10/28/2013

Dr. Fambrough provides general orthopedic care for all fractures and problems involving the musculoskeletal system including joint replacement surgery. He practices with Dr. McAfee at Plaza Orthopedics. Same day appointments are available in most cases for patients of all ages.

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[VIDEO] Robert T. McAfee, MD of Plaza Orthopedics

10/28/2013

Dr. McAfee provides general orthopedic care for simple fractures, hip and knee joints and carpal tunnel syndrome. He practices with Plaza Orthopedics in Hammond and North Oaks Orthopaedic Specialty Center in Livingston. Same day appointments are available in most cases for patients of all ages. Please call (985) 230-7460 in Hammond or (225) 686-4900 in Livingston to schedule an appointment with Dr. McAfee.

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Pamela Cantrelle Honored as "Graphic Designer of the Year"

10/23/2013

The Louisiana Society for Hospital Public Relations and Marketing (LSHPRM) has honored Pamela Cantrelle, North Oaks Health System's Print & Production Coordinator, as "Graphic Designer of the Year."

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Handwashing Helps Prevent Spread of Infection

10/21/2013

Handwashing is the single most important measure to prevent the spread of infection.

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[VIDEO] Need relief from hip pain?

10/21/2013

Fellowship-trained orthopaedic trauma surgeon, Brian J. Ladner, MD specializes in treating hip pain. If you have arthritis or stiffness, hip pain or limited hip movement, we can develop a treatment plan to give you relief without surgery through the use of medication, exercise, walking aids or injections.

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[AUDIO] Hospice Staff Members Discuss What Makes Hospice Special

10/21/2013

On Thursday, October 17, Hospice staff members Deborah and Gobal talked with KSLU Radio's “Point of View” host Rosa Dunn about how hospice can help make the end of life as special as the beginning.

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Eat Smart to Stay Trim

10/18/2013

by Ashley Braud, North Oaks Dietetic Intern

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Sipping Sabotage

10/18/2013

By Contributing Writer Virginia Pelegrin, North Oaks Dietetic Intern Director

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Extra Pounds Weigh Heavy on Those with Joint Pain

10/18/2013

by Carl M. Gauthier, MD, North Oaks Rheumatology Clinic and North Oaks Multispecialty Group

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Big Belly? Big Problem.

10/18/2013

By Nik Abraham, MD, North Oaks Cardiology Clinic and North Oaks Multispecialty Group

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North Oaks Physican Group's Operations Clinical Specialist Teen, RN, Receives Nurse Excellence Award for August

10/16/2013

North Oaks Physician Group’s Operations Clinical Specialist Teen, RN, has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award for August 2013.

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Marketing/Business Development Coordinator Cally Honored As Employee of the Month for September 2013

10/16/2013

Marketing/Business Development Coordinator Cally has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for September 2013.

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MRSA: What You Should Know

10/14/2013

Staphylococcus aureus, often referred to as "staph," is a bacteria commonly found on the skin of healthy people. Occasionally, staph can get into the body and cause an infection.

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North Oaks Urges Women to Make a Promise to Have an Annual Mammogram

10/10/2013

Information on breast cancer prevention is everywhere in October – but ladies, are you following the advice? If you’re 40 years or older, make a promise to talk with your doctor about an annual mammogram.

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Beat the Flu with a "Little Stick"

10/10/2013

North Oaks Walk-in Clinics are making it convenient for you to beat the flu with a “little stick.” No appointments are necessary at clinic locations in Hammond, Ponchatoula and Walker.

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North Oaks Sports Medicine Honors Student Athletes of the Month for August

10/4/2013

North Oaks Sports Medicine is shining the spotlight on Gharmaine Ashton, Tommy Brocato, Jenna Reno and Baylie Stears as “Student-Athletes of the Month” for August.

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Explore Health Care Careers with North Oaks Health System

10/3/2013

North Oaks Health System and the Boy Scouts of America are offering students, ages 14-20, with an interest in health care as a career, the opportunity to join Medical Explorers Post 940.

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[AUDIO] Dr. Tony Dennis, ENT, Talks About Sleep Apnea and Snoring on Tangi 96.5

10/3/2013

Dr. D'Antoni “Tony” Dennis shares tips on sleep apnea and snoring with host Johnny Chauvin.

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Cardiologist Nik Abraham, MD, Joins North Oaks Physician Group

9/30/2013

Picturing himself in his patient’s shoes gives Cardiologist Niksad “Nik” Abraham, MD, perspective on how to treat them. “I make it my priority to help patients fully understand their disease while guiding them through the course of their treatment,” he explains.

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New Orleans Magazine Honors 10 North Oaks Physicians as “Best Doctors”

9/27/2013

New Orleans Magazine recognized 10 North Oaks Medical Staff physicians as “Best Doctors” in their August issue

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[AUDIO] Mammography Supervisor Suzanne Discusses Breast Cancer Awareness on KSLU

9/25/2013

On Thursday, September 19, Mammography Supervisor Suzanne was a guest on “Point of View” on KSLU Radio 90.9 FM with Rosa Dunn. In preparation for observance of National Breast Cancer Awareness in October, Suzanne reminded listeners of the importance of having regular mammograms.

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Dr. Tony Dennis to Talk about Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment at AWAKE

9/25/2013

Snoring can be more than just annoying. It may be symptom of a serious health condition called Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). People with OSA stop breathing again and again during sleep. These pauses in breathing can last 10 to 90 seconds and may happen hundreds of times a night. OSA is the most common form of sleep apnea and is caused by blockages or narrowing in the nose, mouth or throat.

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Housekeeper Bobby Named Employee of the Month for August

9/24/2013

Housekeeper Bobby has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for August 2013.

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Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse Team Leader Deborah, RN, Receives Nurse Excellence Award for July

9/24/2013

Wound Ostomy Continence (WOC) Nurse Team Leader Deborah, RN, has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award for July 2013.

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Telemetry Unit South Charge Nurse Candice, RN, Receives Nurse Excellence Award for June

9/24/2013

Telemetry Unit South Charge Nurse Candice, RN, has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award for June 2013.

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Student-Athlete of the Month Program Started by North Oaks Sports Medicine

9/18/2013

A new North Oaks Sports Medicine program is shining the spotlight on deserving high school student-athletes in Tangipahoa and Livingston Parishes.

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This October, Make A Promise To Have Your Annual Mammogram

9/17/2013

You promise to be there for your loved ones. North Oaks helps you keep that promise.

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Beat the Flu with a Little Stick.

9/16/2013

Flu vaccines are now available at North Oaks Walk-In Clinics in Hammond, Ponchatoula and Walker, and no appointment is necessary.

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[AUDIO] Dr. Tony Dennis, ENT, Talks About Hearing Loss on Tangi 96.5

9/3/2013

Dr. Tony Dennis of North Oaks ENT & Allergy Clinic shares information about hearing problems and vertigo with host Johnny Chauvin on Tangi 96.5 this morning.

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North Oaks Event Honors Hospice Patients

9/3/2013

Sharing a common bond in love and loss is part of the responsibility of North Oaks Hospice, patients’ family members and friends were told during a Memorial Service Saturday to honor those who have passed away this year.

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[VIDEO] Thyroid Lobectomy Relieves Patient’s Cancer Fears

8/23/2013

For 10 years, Maria lived with the fear that the nodule on her thyroid gland could possibly be cancerous. Although her physicians were monitoring the nodule, Maria was concerned that, like her parents, she too may 1 day receive a cancer diagnosis.

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[AUDIO] Nurse Practitioner Michelle Civello Offers Tips For A Healthy Start To The School Year

8/23/2013

On Thursday, August 22, Michelle Civello, Nurse Practitioner with North Oaks Primary Care in Livingston was a guest on “Point of View” on KSLU Radio 90.9 FM. Michelle talked with host Rosa Dunn about the importance of immunizations, hand hygiene and healthy lunches to help students make the grade this school year.

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Do You Have Low Testosterone?

8/22/2013

Take this quick quiz to find out if you should consult a urologist about how to maintain healthy testosterone levels.

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Back To School Checklist

8/22/2013

Help your student make the grade with a healthy start to the school year.

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How to Choose a Physical Rehabilitation Hospital with Confidence

8/22/2013

Strokes. Traumatic brain injuries. Motor vehicle accidents. Spinal cord or bone injuries. Amputations. It's impossible to plan ahead for unexpected emergencies like these.

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North Oaks Medical Center Department of Laboratories Earns Accreditations for Quality

8/21/2013

The Department of Laboratories at North Oaks Medical Center recently earned accreditation renewals following on-site surveys from AABB (American Association of Blood Banks) and the College of American Pathologists (CAP).

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Nutritional Services Production Coordinator Jamie, RD, Named Employee of Month for July 2013

8/20/2013

Nutritional Services Production Coordinator Jamie, RD, has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for July 2013.

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ENT Tony Dennis, MD, Joins North Oaks Physician Group

8/12/2013

Ear, Nose and Throat Physician D’Antoni “Tony” Dennis, MD, has joined North Oaks Physician Group effective Monday, Aug. 12. Appointments for new patients of all ages are being scheduled with Dr. Dennis at North Oaks ENT & Allergy Clinic in Hammond and North Oaks Multispecialty Group in Livingston

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Occupational Therapist Amanda Receives Extraordinary Story Award

8/12/2013

North Oaks Health System President/CEO James E. Cathey Jr. has selected Occupational Therapist Amanda to receive the Extraordinary Story Award for a recent act of compassion.

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North Oaks Dietetic Interns Volunteer at Camp Victory

8/9/2013

Campers attending Camp Victory learned how making good food choices helps to manage their diabetes when the North Oaks Dietetic Internship Class of 2013-2014 volunteered at the camp July 21-27.

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Infection Prevention Nurse Brooke, RN, Receives Nurse Excellence Award

8/5/2013

Infection Prevention Nurse Brooke, RN, has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award for April 2013.

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Surgical Intensive Care Unit Charge Nurse Christy, RN, Receives Nurse Excellence Award

8/5/2013

Surgical Intensive Care Unit Charge Nurse Christy, RN, has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award for May 2013.

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Environmental Services Supervisor Jennifer Named Employee of the Month for June

7/22/2013

Environmental Services Supervisor Jennifer has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for June 2013.

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Gluten Substitution Guide

7/19/2013

Learn ways to spruce up gluten-free meals with this Gluten Substitution Guide.

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North Oaks School of Radiologic Technology Graduates 44th Class

7/19/2013

A ceremony recognizing the forty-fourth graduating class of the North Oaks School of Radiologic Technology was held on July 11 in the E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center on the North Oaks Medical Center campus in Hammond.

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Healthy Snacks for Kids

7/12/2013

Parents and caregivers can help encourage a lifetime of healthy eating habits for the whole family by making fruits and vegetables a part of every meal, limiting snacks and controlling portion sizes.

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The Trouble With Gluten

7/12/2013

Walking through the supermarket aisles, you may have noticed an increasing number of products labeled “gluten-free.” What is gluten and why would you want to cut it out of your diet?

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I Hated My Guts. Literally.

7/12/2013

A personal experience with gluten sensitivity.

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When Sugar is Not So Sweet

7/12/2013

Take control of your diabetes. Whether you were born with diabetes or recently diagnosed, the North Oaks Diabetes Education program can help you manage your disease and change your life.

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[AUDIO] Dr. Jeffrey B. LaCour Shares Information About Balloon Sinuplasty™ on Tangi 96.5 FM

7/2/2013

Jeffrey B. LaCour, MD of North Oaks ENT & Allergy Clinic shares information about Balloon Sinuplasty™ on Tangi 96.5 FM with host Johnny Chauvin on July 2, 2013.

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Sinus Treatment Seminar

7/1/2013

If you or a family member suffer from chronic sinus pressure, relief may be in sight. Balloon Sinuplasty™, a minimally-invasive procedure for chronic sinus sufferers, may be the right choice for you.

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Sterile Services Supervisor Joyce Named Employee of the Month for May

6/28/2013

Sterile Services Supervisor Joyce has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for May 2013.

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Celebrate with Safety

6/28/2013

As Independence Day approaches and you prepare for a day of celebration with family, fireworks and fun, be sure that safety is at the top of your to-do list. Injuries can happen at any point during 4th of July festivities and affect people of all ages.

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Men's Health Screenings Recommendations

6/26/2013

Regular check-ups & screenings are important. They can help find problems before they start.

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Summertime Survival Guide: Emergency Room or Walk-in Clinic?

6/26/2013

Unexpected health emergencies can be stressful and overwhelming. Know when to choose a Walk-In Clinic or the ER

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6/25/2013

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Robotic-assisted Surgery Enables Mother of Five to Go Home the Same Day as Hysterectomy

6/21/2013

Time is a luxury for Andrea, a hard-working mom and resident of Ponchatoula, La. With a husband, five children, and a full- time job, Andrea has little time to spare. So when the thought of having surgery became a reality, she was not very optimistic that it would be an easy time for her family.

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3D/4D Ultrasounds Offered at Magnolia OB/GYN

6/20/2013

Experience a better view of your growing baby at Magnolia OB/GYN Clinic!

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[AUDIO] Dr. Claude Nesser Recommends Heart Health Screenings for Men

6/20/2013

Dr. Claude Nesser recommends heart health screenings for men on KSLU 90.9 FM's "Point of View" on June 20, 2013.

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Summertime Survival Guide: Prevent Swimmer's Ear

6/19/2013

Summertime means fun-time and often involves water sports. Swimming, water skiing, water park visits, and just playing in the water can be fun. But water in your ears can cause infection, and that’s not fun.

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Julie Bruhn, Executive Assistant/Operations, Receives Continued Excellence Award

6/17/2013

Executive Assistant of Operations Julie Bruhn has been honored with the 2012 North Oaks Continued Excellence Award by executive leadership of the health system.

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Infection Prevention/Environmental Services Director Pam Vaccaro Receives Continued Excellence Award

6/17/2013

Infection Prevention/Environmental Services Director Pam Vaccaro has been honored with a Continued Excellence Award for 2012 by executive leadership of the health system.

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Diabetes Support Group Discusses Medication and Insulin Management

6/14/2013

Medication management is important for many health conditions and is especially crucial for individuals with diabetes. Get the facts at the upcoming North Oaks Diabetes Support Group meeting “Medication and Insulin: What to Expect?” on Wednesday, July 10 at 3 p.m. in the E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center, located within North Oaks Diagnostics Center in Hammond.

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City of Hammond and North Oaks to Offer Free Men’s Health Event on June 25

6/12/2013

The City of Hammond and North Oaks will host a Men's Health Month community event beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 25 in the gym at the Michael J. Kenney Recreation Center, located at 601 Coleman Ave. in Hammond. Free health screenings, refreshments and a physician panel presentation are planned. To register, click here or call North Oaks Corporate Communications at (985) 230-6647.

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Rehabilitation Hospital Administrative Nursing Supervisor Todd, RN, Receives Nurse Excellence Award

6/10/2013

Rehabilitation Hospital Administrative Nursing Supervisor Todd, RN, has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award for March 2013.

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Summertime Survival Guide: Swim Safety

6/5/2013

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate that 3,500 drownings occur each year in the U.S. Stay safe and swim smart this summer!

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Christi Marceaux Honored as North Oaks Leader of the Year

6/8/2013

Christi C. Marceaux, RN, the Assistant Vice President of North Oaks Heart Health Services, has been honored as the health system's Leader of the Year for 2012.

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North Oaks Honors 20th Class of Dietetic Interns

6/7/2013

Although the day marked the end of formal instruction for the North Oaks Health System Dietetic Internship Program’s 20th graduating class, it is just the beginning of the students’ learning experience, they were told during a ceremony on Thursday, June 6 at the E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center.

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Summertime Survival Guide: Stay Hydrated

6/5/2013

Drinking enough water is important during Louisiana’s hot summers.

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Protect Yourself from Cyberbullying

6/5/2013

The use of the Internet, cell phones, video games and other technology to intentionally hurt another person is called “cyberbullying”.

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North Oaks Junior Volunteer Program Accepts 38 Teens

6/5/2013

On June 4, North Oaks officials oriented 38 teens selected to participate in the health system's Junior Volunteer summer program.

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Enjoy Life Despite Spine Conditions

6/5/2013

For a rising number of adults, advanced scoliosis—commonly known as a curvature or rotation of the spine—is limiting their activity and causing pain, difficulty breathing and even embarrassment.

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Summertime Survival Guide: Skin Care

6/4/2013

We need to protect our skin from the sun year-round, but it’s especially important during summer between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

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Information Technology Analyst Adam Honored as Employee of the Month for March 2013

5/29/2013

Information Technology Analyst Adam has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for March 2013.

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OR Assistant James Honored as Employee of the Month for April 2013

5/29/2013

Operating Room Assistant James has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for April 2013.

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[AUDIO] North Oaks Dietetic Interns Share Summer Food Safety Tips

5/24/2013

North Oaks Dietetic Interns Ellen Smith and Claire Toups share summer food safety tips on KSLU 90.9 FM's "Point of View" on May 16, 2013.

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What You Should Know About Osteoporosis

5/22/2013

Osteoporosis is a disease that causes bones to become thinner and more likely to break. It is common in older women, but young people and men may develop osteoporosis, too.

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Operation Joint Camp

5/22/2013

Operation Joint Camp at North Oaks Medical Center is helping patients plan for a speedy recovery from joint replacement surgery.

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Count on Us When You're Faced with the Unexpected

5/22/2013

No one expects to find themselves or a loved one in the ER because of a traumatic injury. When the unexpected happens, North Oaks Health System is ready and prepared to care for you every step of the way.

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Helping Hands

5/22/2013

We use our hands every day without any thought ... to write, drive, work and care for our families. Our hands can, however, become a source of discomfort when tingling, numbness, or even pain, make these simple tasks difficult. These can be signs of carpal tunnel syndrome, one of the most common hand injuries.

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Safety and Education Keep Student-Athletes in the Game

5/22/2013

With spring sports in full swing and summer practices right around the corner, let the North Oaks Sports Medicine Program help prepare your athlete to stay in the game!

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Non-Surgical Relief of Back and Neck Pain

5/22/2013

It is estimated that back and neck pain affects 80 percent of the population at some point in their lives. But there’s hope for back pain sufferers— non–surgical remedies can help even those with long–standing, chronic problems, and they’re available at North Oaks.

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The Healthy Habits of Dr. Deborah Shuman

5/21/2013

Osteoporosis affects millions of women in the US. A woman’s risk of breaking a hip due to osteoporosis equals her risk of breast, ovarian and uterine cancer combined. Although frail bones are of specific concern for the elderly, women of all ages need to take steps to keep their bones strong as they grow older

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New Emergency Room Entrance

5/17/2013

At 5 a.m. on Monday, May 20, the North Oaks Emergency Room entrance will be located to the back of North Oaks Medical Center.

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Edward Wascom Honored as 2012 Employee of the Year

5/16/2013

Construction Coordinator Edward Wascom has been selected as 2012 Employee of the Year for North Oaks Health System.

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Telemetry Unit Nurse Melissa Honored as 2012 Nurse Excellence of the Year

5/13/2013

Telemetry Unit Nurse Melissa, RN, has been selected as 2012 Nurse Excellence of the Year for North Oaks Health System.

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Pediatric ENT Seminar

5/8/2013

Dr. Nancy R. Mellin, Ear, Nose & Throat Specialist, is offering a free seminar on Thursday, May 9 to discuss pediatric ENT issues and possible treatment options. The seminar will take place at 6 p.m. in the E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center, Rooms A & B, located within North Oaks Diagnostic Center in Hammond.

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Knowing the Warning Signs of a Heart Attack Saved North Oaks Patient's Life

5/8/2013

I’m Elizabeth, and knowing the warning signs of a heart attack saved my life.

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Cath Lab Interventional Nurse Michael, RN, Receives Nurse Excellence Award

5/7/2013

Cath Lab Interventional Nurse Michael, RN, has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award for February 2013.

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Men's Health: Make the Right Call

5/6/2013

You’re drafting a QB for your fantasy football team, and now you’re tracking the stats, watching the rankings...all important numbers. But your most important call of the season may be to run a hitch route to your family physician.

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Orthopaedic Surgeon Brian J. Ladner, M.D.

5/3/2013

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Coordinated Trauma Care

5/3/2013

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Orthopedic Surgeon Robert T. McAfee, M.D.

5/3/2013

Dr. McAfee provides general orthopaedic care for all fractures, muscle and joint injuries, carpal tunnel syndrome and other hand surgeries. In addition, he performs total hip and knee replacement.

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Joint Replacement

5/3/2013

Joint pain can result from damaged or diseases cartilage covering the bones between joints, which is often a result of conditions such as osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

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Orthopaedic Surgeon Judson L. Penton, M.D.

5/3/2013

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Orthopedic Surgeon J. Larry Fambrough, M.D.

5/3/2013

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Rheumatologist Carl M. Gauthier, Jr., M.D.

5/3/2013

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Orthopaedic Surgeon Bryan S. Dudoussat, M.D.

5/3/2013

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

5/3/2013

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Dr. Nancy Mellin to Talk about Treatment Options for Children Who Always Seem to be “Under the Weather”

5/1/2013

If your child always seems to be sick, join Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist Nancy Mellin, MD, on Thursday, May 9 at 6 p.m. for a free seminar on causes and treatment of common childhood conditions. The talk will take place at the E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center, located within North Oaks Diagnostic Center at 15837 Paul Vega, MD, Drive in Hammond, La. Registration is recommended as space is limited. Call North Oaks at (985) 230-6647 or visit www.northoaks.org/seminar to reserve your seat.

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North Oaks Recognizes Volunteers, Names Volunteer of the Year

4/30/2013

North Oaks Health System celebrated the contributions of more than 300 volunteers during National Volunteer Week, April 21-26, and named its 2012 Volunteer of the Year.

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Bingo & Beauty Luncheon 2013

4/29/2013

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Operations Decision Support Analyst Gina named Employee of the Month

4/25/2013

Operations Decision Support Analyst Gina has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for February 2013.

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[AUDIO] Caring for your child’s ENT problems with Dr. Nancy Mellin of Northshore ENT

4/25/2013

On Wednesday, April 24, Dr. Nancy Mellin of Northshore ENT was a guest on “North Oaks Health Notes” with Johnny Chauvin on Tangi 96.5 FM. Dr. Mellin discussed diagnosis and treatment for common pediatric ear, nose and throat problems, including ear infections, sinusitis, allergies and sleep apnea.

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North Oaks Sports Medicine Physical Day Serves 1,345 Tangipahoa Parish Student-Athletes

4/20/2013

Student-athletes from 25 Tangipahoa Parish schools and Southeastern Louisiana University received free physical examinations at North Oaks Sports Medicine Physical Day on Saturday, April 20.

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[AUDIO] Helpful Tips to Keep Student-Athletes Safe and Healthy Outlined by North Oaks Sports Medicine’s Head Athletic Trainer/Supervisor Jeff Schmitt

4/19/2013

On Thursday, April 18, Jeff Schmitt of North Oaks Sports Medicine was a guest on "Point of View" on KSLU Radio 90.9 FM with host Rosa Dunn. In observance of National Youth Safety Month, Schmitt shared key ways to help keep young athletes safe and healthy.

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Alpha Omicron Pi Service Project Cheers Pediatric Patients

4/12/2013

An annual service project of the Southeastern Louisiana University chapter of Alpha Omicron Pi Women’s Fraternity brings cheer to children during hospital stays at North Oaks Medical Center.

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Diabetes Support Group to Talk about Types of Carbohydrates

4/12/2013

When you have diabetes, it’s important to know the difference between complex versus simple carbohydrates.North Oaks Dietetic Intern Emily Thevis will explain how to identify the different types of carbohydrates and why it’s important to choose them wisely at the Wednesday, May 1 meeting of the North Oaks Diabetes Support Group. The free meeting will take place from 3-4 p.m. at the E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center, located within North Oaks Diagnostic Center at 15837 Paul Vega, MD, Drive in Hammond. Registration is not required.

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[VIDEO] Charles’ Worst Fear Was Realized: Cancer.

4/12/2013

After learning he had cancer and undergoing surgery to remove a part of his ear that was the size of a quarter, Charles is still as handsome as ever and doing the things he loves.

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AWAKE Support Group to Talk about Link between Sleep and Diabetes

4/9/2013

The nationally recognized North Oaks AWAKE support group will explore the link between lack of sleep and diabetes on Wednesday, April 17 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. with Dr. Lauren Davis, medical director of the North Oaks Sleep Disorders Center. AWAKE meets in the E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center, located within North Oaks Diagnostic Center at 15837 Paul Vega, MD, Drive in Hammond. To register to attend, call the North Oaks Sleep Disorders Center at (985) 230-6083.

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Sleep Disorders from A to ZZZZZ

4/2/2013

Do you snore? Are you sleepy all the time? Do you wake up feeling not refreshed? If so, you may have a sleep disorder. Your health care provider can determine if a sleep study might benefit you. Most sleeping disorders can be effectively treated once they have been accurately diagnosed.

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Patient Services Nurse Brent, RN, Receives Nurse Excellence Award

4/3/2013

Patient Services Nurse Brent, RN, has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award for January 2013.

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[AUDIO] Urologist Stephen Graham, MD, Gives Prevention Tips and Treatment Options for Kidney Stones

3/26/2013

On Friday, March 22, Dr. Stephen Graham of Northshore Urological Associates and North Oaks Multispecialty Group was a guest on "North Oaks Health Notes" on TANGI 96.5 FM. In observance of National Kidney Month, Dr. Graham talked with host Johnny Chauvin about prevention tips and treatment options for kidney stones, one of the most common disorders of the urinary tract.

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[AUDIO] Urologist Brad Lake, MD, Gives Tips to Prevent Kidney Stones in Observance of National Kidney Month

3/25/2013

On Thursday, March 21, Dr. Brad Lake of Northshore Urological Associates and North Oaks Multispecialty Group was a guest on "Point of View" on KSLU Radio 90.9 FM. Dr. Lake talked with host Rosa Dunn about prevention tips and treatment options for kidney stones, one of the most common disorders of the urinary tract.

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New Speech Therapy Approach is “Easier to Swallow” for Patients

3/25/2013

North Oaks Certified Speech Therapists offer a proven and effective approach for improving the strength and coordination of the swallowing muscles.

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North Oaks Medical Center Celebrates Special Delivery

3/11/2013

On March 1, 2013, Jaymien Jonathan Sandon made history as the first baby born at North Oaks Medical Center to have a state-of-the-art Electronic Health Record (EHR) instead of a paper medical chart.

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Finance Decision Support Coordinator Tammy, CPA, Named Employee of the Month for January 2013

3/5/2013

Finance Decision Support Coordinator Tammy, CPA, has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for January 2013.

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Kidney Stones Pack A Big Punch

3/1/2013

While a kidney stone is a common and painful problem affecting both men and women, men are about four times more likely to develop the condition.

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Northshore Internal Medicine Associates Receives Quality Recognition for Diabetes Care

2/22/2013

Northshore Internal Medicine Associates, a North Oaks Physician Group clinic in Hammond, has been recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Diabetes Recognition Program for excellence in caring for patients with diabetes.

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Labor & Delivery Staff Nurse Leigh, RN, Receives Nurse Excellence Award

2/22/2013

Labor & Delivery Staff Nurse Leigh, RN, has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award for December 2012.

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North Oaks Medical Staff Leadership & Boards Wholeheartedly Support Dr. James Nelson’s Reappointment to Health System’s Board of Commissioners

2/21/2013

For the undeniable reasons outlined below, the Medical Staff Leadership and the Boards of North Oaks Health System, North Oaks Medical Center and North Oaks Rehabilitation Hospital respectfully request that the Tangipahoa Parish Council continue what it so thoughtfully, and wisely, put in place 40 years ago – physician representation on this community’s Health System Board—with the reappointment of James L. Nelson, MD. His reappointment is necessary as he has historically served and currently serves both this position and community so well.

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[AUDIO] Cardiologist Dr. Claude Nesser, MD, Offers Tips to Lower Your Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

2/21/2013

On Thursday, February 21, Dr. Claude Nesser of North Oaks Cardiology Clinic was a guest on "Point of View" on KSLU Radio 90.9 FM. Dr. Nesser talked with host Rosa Dunn about cardiovascular disease, offered tips to lower your risk and promoted the “Make a Date with Your Heart” event that North Oaks is hosting in observance of American Heart Month.

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[VIDEO] Cardiologist William Kopfler, MD, Demystifies Blood Pressure Readings

2/20/2013

Action News 17 Reporter Ken Benitez and Dr. William Kopfler of North Oaks Cardiology talk about the importance of blood pressure control to your overall health.

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Medicine Unit Nurse Mandy, RN, Receives Nurse Excellence Award

2/20/2013

Medicine Unit Nurse Mandy, RN, has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award for November 2012.

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Tangipahoa Parish Council Urged to Reappoint Dr. James Nelson to North Oaks Board of Commissioners

2/19/2013

On behalf of North Oaks Health System Board of Commissioners, please accept this letter as our formal request to reappoint James L. Nelson, MD to our Board. Dr. Nelson was initially appointed to fulfill the unexpired term of Dr. Larry Fambrough which will end April, 2013.

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North Oaks Volunteer Is 95 Years Young

2/18/2013

Lawrence “Larry” Dominguez of Ponchatoula joined fellow volunteers at North Oaks Medical Center in Hammond on February 6 for an early celebration of his 95th birthday.

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Dexter T. Fields To Lead North Oaks Hospice

2/14/2013

Dexter T. Fields has joined North Oaks Health System as Hospice Director.

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Cath Lab Digest Profiles North Oaks

2/14/2013

North Oaks Medical Center has two cardiac cath labs and a four-bay pre-procedure/post-procedure holding area. Currently, we have six radiologic technologists (RTs) and six registered nurses (RNs), with experience ranging from 1 to 26 years. Twelve cardiologists belong to the North Oaks Medical Staff. Two of our long-term cardiologists have 18 years and 24 years of experience, respectively.

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Dr. William Kopfler Discusses American Heart Month

2/13/2013

Are you at risk for heart disease? Learn about risk factors from North Oaks cardiologist Dr. William Kopfler as he discusses American Heart Month with Action News 17.

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[VIDEO] Susan's Life Changed in a Heartbeat.

2/6/2013

North Oaks Heart Health Services patient, Susan, had no pain or symptoms when she learned she was at risk for a heart attack and needed triple bypass heart surgery.

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[AUDIO] Cardiologist William Kopfler, MD, Encourages “Heart Smarts”

2/6/2013

On Tuesday, Feb. 5, Dr. William Kopfler of North Oaks Cardiology Clinic appeared on North Oaks Health Notes on TANGI 96.5 FM. Dr. Kopfler and host Johnny Chauvin talked about risk factors and prevention of heart disease. Dr. Kopfler also promoted the “Make a Date with Your Heart” events that North Oaks is hosting in observance of American Heart Month.

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Environmental Services Team Honored as Employees of the Month

2/5/2013

The entire North Oaks Environmental Services team(better known as Housekeeping) was chosen as "Employees of the Month" for December 2012.

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North Oaks Invites You to “Make a Date with Your Heart”

2/1/2013

“Make a Date with Your Heart” and attend a free American Heart Month seminar being presented on Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 6:30 p.m. in Livingston and Wednesday, Feb. 27 at 6 p.m. in Hammond. Invite your special someone, wear red, and enjoy a complimentary dinner and the chance to win door prizes as you “get smart about your heart” with James Parker, MD, of North Oaks Cardiology Clinic.

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Diabetes Support Group to Discuss Diet Tips for a Busy Lifestyle

2/1/2013

North Oaks Dietetic Intern Theresa Pevey will lead discussion of tips to maintain a diabetes-friendly diet “on the go” at the next meeting of the North Oaks Diabetes Support Group on Tuesday, Feb. 5 from 6-7 p.m.

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North Oaks Physician Group to Open Only Dedicated Gynecologic and Obstetrics Clinic in Livingston Parish

1/31/2013

Specialized gynecologic and obstetrical care for adolescent and adult women will arrive in Livingston Parish on Monday, Feb. 4 when Magnolia Obstetrics & Gynecology Clinic opens in Walker. The new clinic will be the only dedicated gynecologic and obstetrical physician practice in Livingston Parish.

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[VIDEO] Introducing Dr. Marie C. Pittman of North Oaks Primary Care Clinic--Livingston

1/28/2013

As a Family Medicine Physician, Dr. Marie C. Pittman provides personalized health care to motivate her patients to maintain healthy lifestyles through preventative medicine. Her approach to patient care is to always put the patient first.

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Radiologist J.P. Miller, MD Selected as North Oaks Physician of the Year for 2012

1/22/2013

Radiologist J.P. Miller, MD, has been selected as North Oaks Health System’s Physician of the Year for 2012. The award recognizes exceptional dedication to people, service, leadership, continuous improvement in patient care and community involvement.

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Top Neurosurgeon to Talk about Treating Parkinson’s Disease with Deep Brain Stimulation

1/22/2013

Dr. David Masel, FACS, FAANS, one of America’s top neurosurgeons, is offering a free seminar on Friday, Feb. 1 about using Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) to treat Parkinson’s disease when medications start losing effectiveness. The talk will take place from 1-2:30 p.m. in the E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center, located within North Oaks Diagnostic Center in Hammond. Registration is required as space is limited. To register, call (985) 230-6647 or (225) 686-4885. You also can register online at www.northoaks.org/seminar.

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Socrates Zapata Campusano, MD, Joins North Oaks Neurology Clinic

1/17/2013

Neurologist Socrates Zapata Campusano, MD, has joined the practice of North Oaks Neurology Clinic in Hammond. He will begin seeing patients on Friday, Feb. 1.

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Dodd Joins North Oaks Health System as Patient Access Director

1/8/2013

Deborah Dodd, RN, CHAM, has joined North Oaks Health System as Patient Access Director.

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North Oaks Medical Center Welcomes First Baby of 2013

1/8/2013

The staff of North Oaks Medical Center in Hammond welcomed Madyson Sarai Guillard as the first baby born at the hospital in 2013 on Jan. 1 at 1:13 a.m.

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North Oaks Diabetes Support Group Presents "What's In A Food?"

1/7/2013

Join us to learn what it is in the food we eat and nutritional facts to keep your blood glucose levels in balance.

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January: “A New Year, A New You”

1/4/2013

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[VIDEO] Meet the Physicians of Northshore Urological Associates

1/3/2013

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Patient Safety Nurse Laura, RN, Receives Nurse Excellence Award

12/31/2012

Patient Safety Nurse Laura, RN, has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award for October 2012.

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Dr. Marie C. Pittman Joins North Oaks Primary Care Clinic in Livingston

12/28/2012

Family Medicine Physician Marie C. Pittman, MD, has joined North Oaks Primary Care Clinic in Livingston.

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Clinic Decision Support Analyst Abigail Named Employee of the Month for November 2012

12/27/2012

Clinic Decision Support Analyst Abigail has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for November 2012.

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Nearly 300 Guests Attend North Oaks Medical Center NICU Reunion

12/13/2012

Nearly 100 children and 200 of their guests recently attended the annual Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Reunion held in the E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center on the North Oaks Medical Center campus in Hammond.

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Telemetry Unit Nursing Assistant Vickie Named Employee of the Month for October 2012

12/13/2012

Telemetry Unit Nursing Assistant Vickie has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for October 2012.

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Loved Ones of Hospice Patients Trim Memory Tree

12/7/2012

North Oaks Hospice held its 20th annual Hospice Memory Tree gathering on Thurs., Dec. 6 in the E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center in Hammond. The Memory Tree event is attended by family members and caregivers of former patients as part of North Oaks Hospice’s Bereavement Program.

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Nearly 1,000 Attend Open House for Hospital Expansion at North Oaks Medical Center

11/29/2012

Louisiana Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne praised the state-of-the-art North Oaks Medical Center expansion at an open house attended by nearly 1,000 community members on Thursday, Nov. 29. The event was held from 5-7 p.m. to showcase the new 5-story wing before it opens for patient care.

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Livingston Parish Children’s Choir Chorale to Perform at North Oaks Medical Center Expansion Open House

11/28/2012

The Livingston Parish Children’s Choir Chorale will perform at the North Oaks Medical Center Expansion Community Open House on Thursday, Nov. 29 from 4:30-5 p.m.

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Reggie Sanders Trio to Perform at North Oaks Medical Center Expansion Open House

11/28/2012

The Reggie Sanders Trio will perform jazz standards and holiday favorites at the North Oaks Medical Center Expansion Community Open House on Thursday, Nov. 29 from 5-7 p.m.

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Urologist Jay W. Heintz, MD, Joins North Oaks Multispecialty Group

11/27/2012

Urologist Jay W. Heintz, MD, will join the staff of North Oaks Multispecialty Group in Livingston effective December 7, 2012.

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Plaza Orthopedics Joins North Oaks Physician Group

11/26/2012

Plaza Orthopedics and Drs. J. Larry Fambrough and Robert T. McAfee will join the North Oaks Physician Group network of primary, specialty and walk-in clinics effective Dec. 3, 2012.

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Holiday Attractions Planned for North Oaks Medical Center Expansion Open House

11/23/2012

A host of family-friendly holiday activities are planned for the North Oaks Medical Center Expansion Community Open House on Thursday, Nov. 29.

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Louisiana Life Recognizes 12 North Oaks Physicians as “Top Doctors”

11/20/2012

Twelve North Oaks Health System physicians are recognized by their peers as “Top Doctors” in the November/December issue of Louisiana Life magazine.

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North Oaks Medical Center to Hold Annual NICU Reunion for Former Patients

11/16/2012

Former patients of North Oaks Medical Center’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and their families will be catching up with their caregivers at the NICU Reunion on Saturday, Dec. 1.

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Lieutenant Governor Jay Dardenne to Deliver Keynote Address at North Oaks Medical Center Expansion Open House

11/15/2012

The Honorable Jay Dardenne, Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana, will deliver the keynote address during the ribbon cutting program for North Oaks Medical Center’s expansion on Nov. 29.

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Alexis Marceaux to Perform at Open House for North Oaks Medical Center Expansion

11/8/2012

The Voice's Alexis Marceaux will perform at the community-wide Open House celebrating North Oaks Medical Center's expansion on Thursday, Nov. 29 from 5-7 p.m.

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Men’s “Health Blitz” Seminars Scheduled for November 8 & 15

11/6/2012

Gear up for a free “Men’s Health Blitz” seminar series presented by men for men in November at North Oaks-Livingston Parish Medical Complex, located at 17199 Spring Ranch Road in Livingston.

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Housekeeper Sharon Named Employee of the Month for September 2012

11/2/2012

Housekeeper Sharon has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for September 2012.

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Innovation at North Oaks is Taking Your Health Care in a New Direction

10/29/2012

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Felix L Torres, MD, Internal Medicine

10/26/2012

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Orthopaedic Surgeon T. Scott Curry, MD

10/25/2012

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Community Invited to Open House for North Oaks Medical Center Expansion

10/24/2012

The community is invited to an open house on Thursday, Nov. 29 from 5-7 p.m. to showcase the new 5-story wing of North Oaks Medical Center in Hammond before it opens for patient care.

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LHSAA Announces Regional Healthcare Partnership

10/19/2012

The Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) has announced the creation of an official Regional Healthcare Partnership. The three-year commitment is a cooperative agreement between the LHSAA and four regionalized healthcare groups.

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Faster Recovery from Spine Surgery

10/5/2012

Recovery is quicker and hospital stays shorter with X-LIF, a minimally invasive technique for spine surgery.

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North Oaks Hospice Hosts Annual Memorial Service

10/5/2012

More than 50 guests recently attended a Memorial Service hosted by North Oaks Hospice to honor former patients who passed away this year.

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Radiologic Technology Students Sweep State Essay Competition for 2nd Consecutive Year

10/4/2012

North Oaks School of Radiologic Technology students swept the essay competition at the 55th annual meeting of the Louisiana Society of Radiology Technologists (LSRT) recently held in Lafayette.

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Certified Hand Therapist Brings Higher Standard of Care to North Oaks Rehabilitation Services

10/4/2012

A hand therapist can evaluate and treat any problem relative to the upper extremities that affects hand function.

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Alpha Omicron Pi Service Project Benefits Pediatric Patients

10/3/2012

An annual service project of the Southeastern Louisiana University Chapter of Alpha Omicron Pi Women's Fraternity will benefit North Oaks Medical Center in Hammond.

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Beat the Flu with a “Little Stick” at North Oaks Walk-In Clinics

10/2/2012

North Oaks Health System wants to help you beat the flu with “little stick” this year. Flu vaccines are now available at North Oaks Walk-In Clinics in Hammond, Ponchatoula and Walker, and no appointment is necessary.

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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

10/1/2012

Early Detection and Prevention can mean more time with those you love.

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How to Protect Your Bones: Getting Your Daily Dose of D

10/1/2012

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Lower the Volume.

10/1/2012

Lower Your Chances of Hearing Loss.

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Prostate Cancer

10/1/2012

Lifestyle and Diet May Help Protect You

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Walk-In Clinic or Emergency Room

10/1/2012

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Telemetry Unit Nurse Melissa, RN, Receives Nurse Excellence Award

10/1/2012

Telemetry Unit Nurse Melissa, RN, has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award for September 2012.

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The Healthy Habits of Dr. T. Scott Curry

10/1/2012

Joint Specialist T. Scott Curry, MD, of North Oaks Orthopaedic Specialty Center stays consistent when it comes to healthy habits.

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40 Weeks = Chubby Cheeks, Healthier Babies

9/6/2012

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Sports Medicine Videos

9/6/2012

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Recovery Room Staff Nurse Anne, RN, Receives Nurse Excellence Award

9/1/2012

Recovery Room Staff Nurse Anne, RN, has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award for August 2012.

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Dr. Carlton S. Faller of Kentwood Honored for his Commitment to Health Care & Student Athletes in Tangipahoa Parish

8/31/2012

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Lab Automation “Fast Tracks” Test Results for Patients

8/29/2012

In early 2012, North Oaks Medical Center, located in Hammond, La., became the first hospital on the Northshore of New Orleans and along the I-12 growth corridor to automate its laboratory to achieve rapid, secure processing of specimens drawn in the hospital or clinic settings.

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Drs. T. Scott Curry and Matthew C. Lafleur Join North Oaks Orthopaedic Specialty Center

8/23/2012

T. Scott Curry, MD, who is fellowship-trained in joint realignment and reconstruction, and Matthew C. Lafleur, MD, who is fellowship-trained in spine surgery, will join North Oaks Orthopaedic Specialty Center effective August 26. New patient appointments for both physicians are now being scheduled at the clinic’s locations in Hammond and Livingston.

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North Oaks Physician Group Opens Northshore Urological Associates in Hammond and Livingston

8/21/2012

North Oaks Physician Group announces the opening of Northshore Urological Associates in Hammond and Livingston on Monday, August 27.

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Have Heart Healthy Winter Holidays

8/10/2012

Winter holidays bring about lots of wonderful things – time with family and friends, festivities and, of course, relief from summer heat! But studies have shown that winter and the holidays also bring an increase in heart disease-related deaths.

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Living a Life Less Salty

8/10/2012

By North Oaks Contributing Writer Pam Cantrelle

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Allergies vs. Colds

8/10/2012

By North Oaks Ear, Nose & Throat Physician Jacques Peltier, MD

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North Oaks ENT Specialist Offers Innovative Sinus Surgery

8/10/2012

By North Oaks Contributing Writer Nanette Russell White

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Minimally Invasive Treatment Options for Chronic Sinusitis

8/10/2012

By North Oaks Nasal and Sinus Specialist Jeffrey B. LaCour, MD

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Do You Have Arthritis?

8/10/2012

By North Oaks Rheumatologist Carl M. Gauthier Jr., MD

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The Flu: Nothing to Sneeze At

8/10/2012

By North Oaks Family Medicine Physician, Paul Guilbault, MD

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The Eyes Have It: Take Steps to Protect Your Vision

8/10/2012

By North Oaks Eye Care Clinic Physician Daniel J. Dodson, MD

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Botox©: More than Just a Temporary Wrinkle Fix at North Oaks Neurology Clinic

8/10/2012

By North Oaks Contributing Writer Melanie Lanaux Zaffuto

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Know the Signs of Stroke & Act FAST

8/10/2012

By North Oaks Contributing Writer Melanie Lanaux Zaffuto

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My Aching Head!

8/10/2012

By North Oaks Neurologist Patricio S. Espinosa, MD, MPH

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My Name is Brett. I Have OCD.

8/10/2012

By North Oaks Contributing Writers Nanette White and Cally Berner

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New Campaigns Urge Reduced Risk of Falling

8/10/2012

By North Oaks Orthopaedic Surgeon, Bryan S. Dudoussat, MD

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How to Remain Up-to-Date with Adult Vaccinations

8/10/2012

By North Oaks Internal Medicine Physician Jay Kumar, MD

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Stand Up for Your Life

8/10/2012

By North Oaks Internal Medicine Physician William G. Plunkett, MD

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The Healthy Habits of Dr. Felix Torres

8/10/2012

By North Oaks Contributing Writer Amber Narro

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Tips to Manage Exam Anxiety

8/10/2012

By North Oaks Psychiatry Physician Michelle Barnum, MD

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Doctor Detective

8/10/2012

By North Oaks Contributing Writer Nanette Russell White

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3rd-Hand Smoke

8/10/2012

If you need another reason to quit smoking, consider how poisons clinging to fabric or hair may be risking your children’s health.

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Survival Guide for the Dog Days of Summer

8/10/2012

With the hottest days of summer in full swing, the North Oaks Walk-In Clinics team urges you to keep your family safe and healthy.

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Drink Up! Avoid Dehydration

8/10/2012

By North Oaks Walk-In Clinic Physician Dennis J. Morris, MD

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Warehouse Storage Coordinator Andy Named Employee of the Month for August 2012

8/1/2012

Warehouse Storage Coordinator Andy has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for August 2012.

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Medicine Unit Nurse Tina, RN, Receives Nurse Excellence Award

8/1/2012

Medicine Unit Nurse Tina, RN, has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award for July 2012.

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Northshore ENT Clinic Joining North Oaks Physician Group on July 2, 2012

7/27/2012

[Hammond, La.]—Effective Monday, July 2, Northshore ENT Clinic and Nancy R. Mellin, MD, will join the North Oaks Physician Group network of North Oaks Health System.

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North Oaks Honors 19th Class of Dietetic Interns with Graduation Ceremony

7/18/2012

Members of the North Oaks Medical Center Dietetic Internship Program’s 19th graduating class were encouraged to be open to discovery and to explore an array of opportunities during a ceremony and reception on Thursday, June 7 at the E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center, located within North Oaks Diagnostic Center.

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North Oaks Medical Center Shares Best Practices at Institute for Healthcare Improvement National Webinar Today

7/18/2012

[HAMMOND, La.]–The North Oaks Medical Center Perinatal Project Team will present best practices in decreasing infant mortality and complication rates in a national webinar sponsored by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI). Kimberly Woods, Women and Children’s Services Coordinator, will share the team’s keys to success with a national audience on Tuesday, July 10 at 3 p.m.

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North Oaks School of Radiologic Technology Honors 12 Graduates

7/9/2012

[HAMMOND, La.]—A ceremony recognizing the forty-third graduating class of the North Oaks School of Radiologic Technology was held on July 3 in the E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center, located on the North Oaks Medical Center campus in Hammond.

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North Oaks Medical Center Ranked Among Louisiana’s Top Hospitals in Louisiana Life Magazine

7/6/2012

North Oaks Medical Center of Hammond is recognized as one of state’s top hospitals in the July/August issue of Louisiana Life magazine.

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Physical Therapist Kristen Named Employee of the Month

7/1/2012

Physical Therapist Kristen has been honored as the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month for July 2012.

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Patient Services Nurse Sara, RN, Receives Nurse Excellence Award

6/30/2012

Patient Services Nurse Sara, RN, has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award for June 2012.

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North Oaks Stroke Team Performs Risk Assessments at Church Health Fairs Today

6/30/2012

[Hammond, La.]—North Oaks Health System sponsored complimentary stroke risk assessments at health fairs held today at Greenfield Baptist Church and Macedonia Baptist Church, both in Hammond. To request a presentation or screening at your next community event or meeting, call the North Oaks Education Department at (985) 230-5723.

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North Oaks Health System Offers Stroke Education

6/22/2012

Once every 40 seconds, an American has a stroke. Many put off getting the immediate medical attention that may minimize brain damage and prevent permanent disability.

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Ponchatoula Chamber of Commerce Hosts Ribbon Cutting for North Oaks Walk-In Clinic

6/20/2012

[PONCHATOULA, La.]—The Ponchatoula Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting today for North Oaks Walk-In Clinic, located at 530 W. Pine St., Suite 1, in the Gabriel Shopping Center off Highway 22.

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North Oaks Medical Center’s Automated Laboratory Heightens Patient Safety and Quality

6/8/2012

North Oaks Medical Center is the first hospital on the Northshore to implement a “lab train,” a fully computerized laboratory system that uses bar code technology to process specimens.  The $1.1 million investment provides a higher level of patient safety and quality, and faster, safer testing of specimens collected in the hospital or in physician clinics.

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North Oaks Medical Explorer Post 940 Recognized by Istrouma Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America

6/8/2012

The Istrouma Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America recently recognized Medical Explorer Post 940, chartered by North Oaks Health System, for outstanding service to youth and as the largest post in the Council.

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Security Officer Jake Named Employee of the Month

6/1/2012

Security Officer Jake has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for June 2012.

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Nearly 1,100 Student-Athletes Participate in North Oaks Sports Medicine Physical Day

5/23/2012

Nearly 1,100 student-athletes from 20 Tangipahoa Parish public and private schools and Southeastern Louisiana University received complimentary physical examinations at North Oaks Sports Medicine Physical Day on Saturday, April 21.

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Deep Breathing Exercises to Lower Stress Levels

5/8/2012

In this video, North Oaks Health System employee and registered yoga teacher Britni Serou, RYT-200, demonstrates a 3-part deep breathing exercise that may help lower your stress level.

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North Oaks Physician Group to Open Ponchatoula Walk-In Clinic May 7

5/7/2012

Walk-in medical care is coming to Ponchatoula!

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Livingston Parish Athletes Score Free Physicals Today

5/5/2012

Nearly 600 athletes from 10 Livingston Parish schools and Southeastern Louisiana University scored free physicals at North Oaks-Livingston Parish Medical Complex this morning to comply with Louisiana High School Athletic Association requirements for a yearly exam. 

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North Oaks Medical Center Welcomes Bicentennial Baby

5/3/2012

Aiden Scott Motichek has already made a name for himself as one of nearly 200 babies born April 30 on the 200th anniversary of Louisiana’s statehood. Aiden was welcomed into the world at North Oaks Medical Center in Hammond on Monday by his parents Haley Stringer and Dakota Motichek of Maurepas.

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North Oaks Walk-In Clinic Opens in Ponchatoula

5/1/2012

Watch our video where patients, physicians and staff talk about quality services of the North Oaks Walk-In Clinic that opened in Ponchatoula, La. in May 2012.

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Food Service Worker Jimmy Named Employee of the Month

5/1/2012

Food Service Worker Jimmy has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for May 2012.

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Performance Management Auditor Toni, RN, Receives Nurse Excellence Award

5/1/2012

Performance Management Auditor Toni, RN, has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award for May 2012.

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North Oaks Health System Sponsors 1st Aid Tent at Holy Ghost Parish Fair in Hammond this Weekend

4/28/2012

North Oaks Health System is sponsoring the first aid tent at this weekend's Holy Ghost Parish Fair in Hammond.

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Rheumatologist to Talk about “Living with Arthritis” on April 26 

4/12/2012

[LIVINGSTON, La.]—Are you experiencing joint pain, tingling, swelling or stiffness that sets in quickly? Do your symptoms appear after sitting for short periods or after a night’s sleep? You may have a form of arthritis.

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Diagnostic Assistant Joseph Named Employee of the Month

4/1/2012

Diagnostic Assistant Joseph has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for April 2012.

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Family Nurse Practitioner Zandi, RN, MSN, Receives Nurse Excellence Award

4/1/2012

Family Nurse Practitioner Zandi, RN, MSN, of Emergency Services has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award for April 2012.

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North Oaks Health System Offers “Plan Your Plate” Cooking Demonstration

3/5/2012

In observance of National Nutrition Month, North Oaks Health System will offer a cooking demonstration on Friday, March 9 from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at Alack Culinary Equipment and Supplies, located at 17420 Hwy. 190 in Hammond.

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Courier Michael Named Employee of the Month

3/1/2012

Courier Micheal has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for March 2012.

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Intensive Care Unit Staff Nurse Sarah, RN, Receives Nurse Excellence Award

3/1/2012

Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Staff Nurse Sarah, RN, has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award for March 2012.

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North Oaks Neurosurgery Clinic Moving

2/10/2012

North Oaks Neurosurgery Clinic, staffed by David L. Masel, MD, FACS, will relocate from North Oaks Diagnostic Center to the new Clinic Building on the North Oaks Medical Center campus effective Monday, Feb. 13.

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North Oaks Medical Center to Offer Parking Lot Courtesy Shuttle Service

2/10/2012

North Oaks Medical Center in Hammond will offer a Parking Lot Courtesy Shuttle transportation service for patients, visitors and staff beginning Monday, Feb. 13 as construction continues for expansion of the hospital.

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Krewe of Omega Visits North Oaks Medical Center Pediatric Unit

2/10/2012

Members of the Tangipahoa Parish Krewe of Omega recently visited the North Oaks Medical Center Pediatric Unit to share the spirit of Mardi Gras with patients.

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Diabetes Support Group to Discuss Tips for Eating Healthy on a Budget

2/2/2012

Shopping for healthy foods while being mindful of budget and diabetes nutrition needs may be challenging, but not impossible.

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North Oaks Heart Health Services Sponsors 9th Annual “Change of Heart” Expo

2/1/2012

A limited number of complimentary heart risk assessment appointments and seats in physician-led seminars on arthritis, stroke and diabetes remain available at this weekend’s Change of Heart Expo, sponsored by North Oaks Heart Health Services.

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Endoscopy Unit Charge Nurse Amanda, RN, Receives Nurse Excellence Award

2/1/2012

Endoscopy Unit Charge Nurse Amanda, RN, has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award for February 2012.

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Clinic Manager Janean Named Employee of the Month

2/1/2012

Clinic Manager Janean has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for February 2012.

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Convenience, Quality, Expertise Touted at North Oaks Clinic Building Grand Opening

1/31/2012

The North Oaks Health System Board of Commissioners, Administration and Staff hosted a grand opening on Jan. 26 for a new Clinic Building that represents a $15 million community investment.

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North Oaks Eye Care Clinic Now Open & Accepting New Patients

1/30/2012

North Oaks Physician Group welcomes Ophthalmologist Daniel J. Dodson, MD, and announces the opening of North Oaks Eye Care Clinic effective today, Jan. 30, 2012.

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North Oaks Clinic Building Grand Opening Celebration Scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012

1/24/2012

The North Oaks Health System Board of Commissioners, Administration and Staff invite the community at large to the grand opening celebration for the new North Oaks Clinic Building this Thursday, Jan. 26 from 5-7 p.m.

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North Oaks Medical Center Welcomes First Baby of 2012

1/4/2012

North Oaks Medical Center in Hammond welcomed Ethan Huo as the hospital’s first baby of 2012.

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Construction Coordinator Edward Named January Employee of the Month

1/1/2012

Construction Coordinator Edward has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for January 2012.

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Bed Control/Nursing Supervisor Kathy, RN, Receives Nurse Excellence Award

1/1/2012

Bed Control/Nursing Supervisor Kathy, RN, has been honored with the North OaksHealth System Nurse Excellence Award for January 2012.

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North Oaks Neurology Clinic Moving

12/16/2011

North Oaks Neurology Clinic, staffed by Dr. Patricio S. Espinosa, will relocate from Hammond Park Professional Building to Suite 400 of the new North Oaks Clinic Building on the North Oaks Medical Center campus this Monday, Dec. 19.

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Shelly Welch Joins North Oaks Health System as Vice President/Clinical Services

12/15/2011

Shelly Welch has joined North Oaks Health System as Vice President of Clinical Services and Director of Nursing for North Oaks Medical Center in Hammond, La.

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North Oaks Rheumatology Clinic Opens in Hammond

12/9/2011

North Oaks Rheumatology Clinic will open  for patient care on Mon., Dec. 12 in Suite 400 of the new North Oaks Clinic Building, located at 15813 Paul Vega, MD, Drive on the North Oaks Medical Center campus in Hammond.

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New Leaf Psychiatry & Counseling Center Opens in Livingston Dec. 5

12/2/2011

[Livingston, La.]–New Leaf Psychiatry & Counseling Center opens to patient care on Monday, Dec. 5 at North Oaks-Livingston Parish Medical Complex, located at 17199 Spring Ranch Road in Livingston at I-12 Exit 19.

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Randazzo Joins North Oaks Health System as Vice President of Business Development

12/1/2011

[HAMMOND, La.]—Tracy Randazzo has joined North Oaks Health System as Vice President of Business Development.

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Housekeeper Lillie Named Employee of the Month

12/1/2011

Housekeeper Lillie has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for December 2011.

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Patient Services Administrative Nursing Supervisor Nell, RN, Receives Nurse Excellence Award

12/1/2011

Patient Services Administrative Nursing Supervisor Nell, RN, has been honored with the North Oaks Nurse Excellence Award for December 2011.

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North Oaks Medical Center Hosting Annual NICU Reunion for Former Patients

11/30/2011

The staff of the North Oaks Medical Center Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) has invited former Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) patients and their families to attend a holiday reunion on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 9-11 a.m. in the E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center, located within North Oaks Diagnostic Center at 15837 Paul Vega, MD, Drive in Hammond.

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Northshore Internal Medicine Associates Moves to North Oaks Clinic Building on Dec. 5

11/30/2011

Effective Monday, Dec. 5, Northshore Internal Medicine Associates will move from North Oaks Office Plaza to the new North Oaks Clinic Building at 15813 Paul Vega, MD, Drive in Hammond.

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North Oaks ENT & Allergy Clinic Moves to North Oaks Clinic Building on Monday, Nov. 21

11/15/2011

North Oaks ENT & Allergy Clinic will relocate to the third floor of the new North Oaks Clinic Building effective Monday, Nov. 21.

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North Oaks Initiatives Honored by Louisiana Society for Hospital Public Relations and Marketing 

11/7/2011

The Louisiana Society for Hospital Public Relations and Marketing (LSHPRM) honored four North Oaks Health System initiatives as best in state at their 30th Annual Pelican Awards Program on Friday, Oct. 21 at the Crowne Plaza Executive Center in Baton Rouge.

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Medicine Unit Staff Nurse Ashley, RN, Receives Nurse Excellence Award

11/1/2011

Medicine Unit Staff Nurse Ashley, RN, has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award for November 2011.

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Diagnostic Services Chart Auditor Charyn Named Employee of the Month

11/1/2011

Diagnostic Services Charge Auditor Charyn has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for November 2011.

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Operating Room Certified Surgical Technologist/Team Leader Buffy Named Employee of the Month

10/1/2011

Operating Room Certified Surgical Technologist/Team Leader Buffy has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for October 2011.

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Cardiac Catheterization Lab Coordinator Carolyn, RN, Receives Nurse Excellence Award

10/1/2011

Cardiac Catheterization Lab Coordinator Carolyn, RN, of Heart Health Services has been honored with the North Oaks Nurse Excellence Award for October 2011.

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Medicine Unit Nurse Debra, RN, Receives Nurse Excellence Award

9/1/2011

Medicine Unit Nurse Debra, RN, has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award for September 2011.

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Information Technology Database Administrator Chris Named Employee of the Month

9/1/2011

Information Technology (IT) Database Administrator Chris has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for September 2011.

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School Coaches and Athletic Directors Target Safety & Injury Prevention at Complimentary North Oaks Sports Medicine Training

8/31/2011

More than 50 high school coaches and athletic directors from Tangipahoa and Livingston parishes tackled the prevention and treatment of sports-related injuries during a series of educational sessions presented by North Oaks Clinic network physicians and Sports Medicine staff on Saturday, Aug. 13.

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Dr. Carlton S. Faller of Kentwood Honored for his Commitment to Health Care & Student Athletes in Tangipahoa Parish

8/31/2011

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New Orleans Magazine Recognizes 12 North Oaks Medical Staff Physicians as “Top Doctors”

8/29/2011

[HAMMOND, La.]—Twelve North Oaks Medical Staff members are counted among Louisiana’s “Top Doctors,” according to New Orleans magazine.

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North Oaks & Town of Independence Welcome Dr. Anthony D. Haase III

8/26/2011

[HAMMOND, La.] – More than 200 guests turned out Thursday, Aug. 25 to welcome Dr. Anthony D. Haase III of Loranger to North Oaks Primary Care Clinic—Independence.

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Dr. Felix Torres Joins North Oaks Primary Care Clinic-Livingston

8/12/2011

Internal Medicine Physician Felix L. Torres, MD, recently joined Drs. Phillip Ehlers, Jay Kumar and William G. Plunkett in practice at North Oaks Primary Care Clinic in Livingston.

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Operating Room Nurse Alice, RN, Receives Nurse Excellence Award

8/1/2011

Operating Room Nurse Alice, RN, has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award for August 2011.

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Imaging Informatics Technologist Holly Named Employee of the Month

8/1/2011

Imaging Informatics Technologist Holly has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for August 2011.

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Plant Operations Coordinator Gary Named Employee of the Month

7/1/2011

Plant Operations Coordinator Gary has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for July 2011.

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Well Baby Nursery Staff Nurse Jennifer, RN, Receives Nurse Excellence Award

7/1/2011

Well Baby Nursery Staff Nurse Jennifer, RN, has been honored with the North Oaks Nurse Excellence Award for July 2011.

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Telemetry Unit Charge Nurse Britanie RN, Receives Nurse Excellence AwardN

6/1/2011

Telemetry Unit Charge Nurse Britanie RN, has been honored with the North Oaks NurseExcellence Award for June 2011.

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Employee Wellness Secretary Casey Named Employee of the Month

6/1/2011

North Oaks Employee Wellness Secretary Casey has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for June 2011.

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Heart Health Services Secretary Jennifer Named Employee of the Month

5/1/2011

North Oaks Heart Health Services Secretary Jennifer has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for May 2011.

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Lead Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Scott, NNP-BC, Receives Nurse Excellence Award

5/1/2011

Board-certified Lead Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Scott, NNP-BC, has been honored with the North Oaks Nurse Excellence Award for May 2011.

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Diabetes Education Clinic Coordinator Debora, RN, Receives Nurse Excellence Award

4/1/2011

Diabetes Education Clinic Coordinator Debora, RN, Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) has been honored with the North Oaks Nurse Excellence Award for April 2011.

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Physician Recruiter Jada Named Employee of the Month

4/1/2011

North Oaks Physician Recruiter Jada has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for April 2011.

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North Oaks Family Medicine Clinic Supervisor Hayley Named Employee of the Month

3/1/2011

North Oaks Family Medicine Clinic Supervisor Hayley has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of Month Award for March 2011.

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Medicine Unit Staff Nurse Rhonda, RN, Receives Nurse Excellence Award

3/1/2011

Medicine Unit Staff Nurse Rhonda, RN, has been honored with the North Oaks Nurse Excellence Award for March 2011.

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North Oaks Rehabilitation Hospital Nurse Crystal, RN, Received Nurse Excellence Award

2/1/2011

North Oaks Rehabilitation Hospital Nurse Crystal, RN, has been honored with the North Oaks Nurse Excellence Award for February 2011.

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Operations Decision Support Analyst Karin Named Employee of the Month

2/1/2011

Operations Decision Support Analyst Karin of Administration has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for February 2011.

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Telemetry Unit Staff Nurse Jason, RN, Receives Nurse Excellence Award

1/1/2011

Telemetry Unit Staff Nurse Jason, RN, has been honored with the North Oaks Nurse Excellence Award for January 2011.

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Registered Respiratory Therapist Gerald Named Employee of the Month

1/1/2011

Registered Respiratory Therapist Gerald of Respiratory Care has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for January 2011.

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