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Gros:Three Ways to Reduce Breast Cancer Risks

Few things frighten women more than the annual mammogram. The reminder on the refrigerator strikes dread months before the appointment. The anxiety stems from most ... Read more

11 hours ago by Special to.

Returning to Sports After COVID-19: Impacts on the Heart

Many schools are back in session, and sports have begun to resume. Many parents wonder if and when it’s safe for their children to pick ... Read more

4 days ago by Special to.

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

BY CYNTHIA CLIFTON SPECIAL TO L’OBSERVATEUR   October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the perfect time to learn how to reduce your risk ... Read more

7 days ago by Special to.

LaPlace Lions Club offers free vision screening for children

LAPLACE — The American Optometric Association reported that one in four children will need or wear corrective lenses by the time they begin school, and ... Read more

7 days ago by Brooke Robichaux.

Ochsner Health surpasses 100K community COVID-19 tests

NEW ORLEANS – Ochsner Health surpassed 100,000 statewide COVID-19 community tests on Wednesday, Oct. 7, at a community testing site. Ochsner continues to offer COVID-19 testing in communities across Louisiana, in partnership with state ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Special to.

Lifting up our communities: Mosaic offers new grant opportunity  

CONVENT — While Mosaic is proud to help the world grow the food it needs, the company also remains committed to helping local communities when ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Special to.

St. James Hospital adds to Executive Leadership Team

LUTCHER — St. James Parish Hospital works diligently to offer its team members opportunities for career development as the organization grows to meet the evolving ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Special to.

Officers undergo CPR & Stop the Bleed training

LAPLACE — The St. John Parish Sheriff’s Office has been conducting cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification training as well as Stop the Bleed training at Patrol Headquarters ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Brooke Robichaux.

All about Hepatitis A

You’ve probably heard of Hepatitis A, B and C, but did you know each one is caused by a different virus? They all infect the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Special to.

Cuervo: Tips for maintaining mental health during COVID-19

It has been several months since the COVID-19 pandemic started, but in many ways, we are all still adjusting to this new way of life. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Special to.

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