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Gov. Edwards Lifts Louisiana’s Mask Mandate Statewide, Except for K-12 Schools

BATON ROUGE — Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced he will lift Louisiana’s statewide mask mandate in all settings ...

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Say BOO to the Flu: Blue Cross reminds Louisianians to get their shot in October

BATON ROUGE – Halloween is almost here – have you gotten your flu shot? Health officials recommend everyone ...

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COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters: Who Needs One and When?

There have been several updates lately regarding COVID vaccine boosters. Pfizer and Moderna COVID vaccines require 2 doses ...

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More exercise is better than less as you get older and a little known training regimen called parkour is, definitely, more exercise

WASHINGTON, DC, Oct 22 — “Twenty-first century seniors live longer, healthier and more active lives. Sure, you’ll find some ...

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Female-owned, Louisiana-based Chosen Diagnostics receives $2.1M grant

NEW ORLEANS  — Chosen Diagnostics is pleased to announce the receipt of a $2.1 million grant from the National ...

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Resilience Force recruits 10 new community health workers into Jefferson Parish to combat COVID-19

JEFFERSON PARISH – Today, Resilience Force, the leading organization dedicated to strengthening our country’s response to disasters including ...

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Drug Take Back Day falls on October 23, during National Pharmacy Week

BATON ROUGE – Drug abuse often starts in the home medicine cabinet. Medications prescribed to treat a legitimate ...

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Nutritionist’s top 6 reasons you should be taking a probiotic

Did you know that the gut is one of the main powerhouses of the body? So many people ...

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Alzheimer’s: Who is at risk?

Alzheimer’s is a degenerative brain disease and is the most common form of dementia.  It is not a normal ...

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Salvation Army commanders answer call to serve despite challenges of COVID & Hurricane Ida

St. James and St. John the Baptist are two of the seven parishes served by the New Orleans ...

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