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Family
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Asthma is one of the leading chronic disease in children, which is characterized by inflammation (swelling) and narrowing of the airways, and increased mucus production resulting in obstruction to breathing. Asthma has a genetic basis but greatly influenced by environmental factors.
Arts & Entertainment
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
A locally produced film documentary, “Clementine Hunter’s World,” was screened in the Oprah Winfrey Theater at the National Museum of History & Culture (NMAAHC) on March 24. A panel discussion featuring the filmmaker, Art Shiver, along with Tom Whitehead, Henry Price and Molly Baker followed.
Events
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
The 18th Annual David Rice Memorial Angel Run and Walk will be held Saturday, April 27, and will begin at 8 a.m. on Holy Angels’ campus. The opening ceremony will kick off with special guest, Miss Wheelchair Louisiana, Karen Roy. Runners and walkers will travel through Long Lake neighborhood then back to Holy Angels’ campus for a celebration.
Arts & Entertainment
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
A National Historic Landmark with a complex and remarkable 200-year history, Melrose Plantation was home to many notable women, including freedwoman and entrepreneur Marie Thérèse Coincoin and artist Clementine Hunter. Also among that influential group is Cammie Henry, who moved to Melrose as a young bride in 1899.
Seniors
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
As we age, our bodies begin to show signs of deterioration and send signals that prompt the need for medical care. The eye is certainly no different from any other part of our bodies in the aging process, and cataracts are a common manifestation of aging.
Men's & Women's Health
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
We are blessed with two kidneys, each of which has one million filtering units called nephrons. The kidneys maintain the fluid and electrolyte composition of the body, acid-base balance, and excrete toxic compounds, including drugs. They also behave as an endocrine organ.
Men's & Women's Health
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
The American Stroke Association reports that almost 800,000 people in the United States have a stroke every year. With stroke being so prevalent, one would think that it would be something easy to recognize and quick to treat; however, that isn’t always the case.

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