Articles in Local Profile, Health and Wellness and Holidays

Veggies Undercover

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Just like every other mother on the planet that has walked through a grocery store, I see the headlines. We are a fat nation. We are a fat nation getting fatter. And I think, “Not on my watch, not my family!”... Read full article

Making Fitness a Priority

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It's important that fitness be a priority in your life. Here's how to make it a reality.... Read full article

Stay Active: Building Confidence After School

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Learning a sport, game, musical instrument, drama, or other skill is its own reward. But participating in after-school activities can provide many additional benefits to kids, too.... Read full article

Making Music Together

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 “Participating in music has a profound impact on children and youth. When playing in an ensemble, students learn countless life skills, including the importance of showing up on time, responsibility, discipline, social skills, and the ability to vie... Read full article

Changing Families, Changing Traditions

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When there is a death, divorce or remarriage in the family, the holiday season is laden with change.... Read full article



Crisis Intervention Center

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After a series of suicides occured on LSU’s campus, the students needed someone they could reach out to for emotional support, and so, THE PHONE, a crisis helpline, was born. ... Read full article

The Next Step

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Transitioning to milk.... Read full article

D.A.R.E.

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Captain Randy Aguillard, with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office, has been teaching kids to “make safe and healthy choices” for 25 years. He is the supervisor of the D.A.R.E. program, which stands for Drug Abuse Resistance Education, and the progr... Read full article

Zebras on the Horizon

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In medicine, you are taught to be on the lookout for “zebras in the horse pasture.” In other words, you should always keep in mind that the uncommon or out of place could be sitting right in front of you.... Read full article

Let's Get Moving: 22 Ways To Stay Fit Indoors

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In this age of computers, video games, television, and movies-on-demand, the old days of “Go outside and play,” become harder to digest for today’s children.... Read full article

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