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Ochsner Baton Rouge Offers Drive-Thru Flu Shot Option

in Local News

Baton Rouge, LA – Ochsner Baton Rouge has a new, easy and safe way for anyone to get a flu shot. On October 24th, residents have the option to drive up and receive a flu shot without getting out of their car.

Remember Self Breast Exams | Breast Cancer Awareness

in Health and Wellness, Local News

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - A young breast cancer survivor has found a new way to fight the disease. Between treatments, Whitney Breaux recently launched a new campaign to help save lives.

Lord of the Flies Breakout Box Deepens Learning Experience for Middle Schoolers

in Sponsored Content

After finishing their novel unit on Lord of The Flies, Mrs. Wales’ eighth grade English class participated in a group breakout box assignment in partnership with Mrs. Liner, the middle school librarian. A breakout box activity is one that requires bo

Rate of depression increasing among Louisiana adults | Free online learning

in Things To Do, Local News

On Oct. 8, for National Depression Screening Day, NAMI Louisiana will host a free online learning session called, “Recognizing Depression,” to educate Louisiana residents about the signs, symptoms and treatment of depression in adults. Anthony Germad

Maskne: It’s Real!

in Health and Wellness

Breakouts are bound to happen, but it’s possible that you’ve noticed more unwanted friends popping up on your chin and cheeks where your mask sits. Could your mask be causing these unwanted breakouts? Yes!

Ochsner Baton Rouge Named 2020 Hospital of the Year

in Local News

Ochsner Medical Center – Baton Rouge has been named the 2020 Hospital of the Year (Medium) by Louisiana State Nurses Association (LSNA) and Louisiana Nurse Foundation (LNF).

Pandemic Parenting, Amirite?

in Health and Wellness, Family Life, Ellen Mecholsky

I’m sitting here in front of my computer trying to think of something to write to all of you–something to lift up and inspire during this time of uncharted territory and endless new decision-making.

Focusing on Your Circle of Control

in Health and Wellness, Cheryl Brodnax

As a counselor, I treat a lot of anxiety. As a human, I’ve had a lot of anxiety. I believe worrying just comes as part of the human condition. If someone claims they never worry, I’m thinking they either have an impressive supply of medication, or no

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Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park: Glenwood Springs, Colorado

in Get Out of Town

Our country is brimming with amusement destinations from coast to coast, but have you ever been to one that’s located 7,100 feet above sea level? That’s just one reason to visit–it’s the only mountain-top theme park in America. You’ll travel by state

Get Back on Track: Is it Time for Speech Therapy?

in Health and Wellness, Family Life

“What’s normal for children this age?” “Will these errors resolve on their own?” “How do I address this issue?” Have these thoughts entered your mind after noticing differences in your child’s development while observing other children?

Protecting Baby’s Oral Health

in Health and Wellness, Family Life

The period when babies are teething can be tough on children and their parents. While parents who have dealt with teething infants in the past might be able to recognize when their new babies’ teeth are coming in, first-time parents may wonder why th

How To Protect Your Children And Teens From The Stress of Cyberbullying

in Health and Wellness, Family Life

One of the biggest challenges parents currently face is how to manage our children’s access to technology. When they are young, we worry about them spending too much time staring at screens and not getting outside to play. As they get older, they sta