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Alzheimer’s and Cold Weather

I have a confession to make. I’m still trying to put away our outdoor Christmas décor. It seems ...

Health

Is the high level of cocoa in dark chocolate good for you?

WASHINGTON, DC  – News about your health can be quite depressing – especially these days – but the ...

Health

Managing Blurry Near Vision As You Age

(Family Features) If you find yourself using a brighter light to read, holding your favorite book at arm’s ...

COVID-19

Omicron surge leaves 100+ students & staff quarantined

RESERVE — The Omicron variant is running rampant in the community, leading to an increase in quarantined students ...

COVID-19

Coroner’s Update: St. John Parish averaging more than 75 new COVID-19 cases per day

Since my last COVID-19 update in mid-December, St. John Parish has experienced a huge explosion in new COVID-19 ...

Columns

A promise is a promise, and you made a promise to get more exercise in the New Year

WASHINGTON, DC,  – So your kids got you to promise to exercise more in 2022 during the festivities ...

COVID-19

Health & Human Services assists with energy bills, COVID-19 impacts

LAPLACE — The St. John the Baptist Parish Department of Health & Human Services is once again offering ...

COVID-19

Omicron cases continue to dominate spread in Louisiana

BATON ROUGE — The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) estimates the proportion of Omicron cases in our state ...

Health

Dr. Riveria joins Louisiana Department of Health as Capital Region medical director/administrator

BATON ROUGE — Dr. Paulette L. Grey Riveria has joined the Louisiana Department of Health as the Regional ...

COVID-19

COVID-19 vaccinations & testing offered in Reserve

RESERVE — COVID-19 vaccinations and testing and flu shots are available at the St. John Parish Health Unit ...

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