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2008-09-15 03:00:27

By Anonymous The Interim LSU Public Hospital in New Orleans is fully operational and is resuming clinic services Monday, the hospital said. All LSU community clinics in New Orleans will reopen except the Jackson Barracks location, which is still without power. A complete list of clinics and hours of operation is available online at www.lsuhospitals.org. Clinics at the former Lord & Taylor building on Poydras Street, as well as the Interim LSU Public Hospital outpatient pharmacy at...

2008-09-08 03:00:25

By Anonymous The following outpatient pharmacies of the Louisiana State University Health Care Services Division are open during the times posted below: * Bogalusa Medical Center: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m, Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday, and 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Tuesday. * Lallie Kemp Regional Medical Center in Independence: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. * University Medical Center in Lafayette: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. * Moss Regional Medical Center in...

2008-09-08 03:00:16

By Anonymous The Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport will remain open for operations throughout Hurricane Gustav, according to the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development. The airport has activated a 24-hour automatic flight status information hotline at (225) 358-4260. Passengers who plan to fly today, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday are being asked to check directly with their airline for flight status or rebooking information. Flight information will be available at the...

2008-08-12 18:00:25

EdisonLearning(TM), the nation's largest partner to public school districts and communities, is expanding its network to more than 100 schools adding three new charter schools in Louisiana. The addition of Capitol High Academy for Boys and Capitol High Academy for Girls in Baton Rouge and the Intercultural Charter School in New Orleans gives EdisonLearning a total of four partnership schools in the state. The Andrew H. Wilson Charter School, located in the Broadmoor neighborhood of New...

2008-08-11 03:00:47

By Thibodeaux, Anna It has been a year since the Volunteer Health Corps of Baton Rouge came together, but co-founder Michael Rolfsen says what's happened since then has been nothing short of amazing. "It has been like a snowball rolling down hill ever since its inception," says Rolfsen, an internal medical physician at the Baton Rouge Clinic. "Once people hear about it, it sells itself, and we have had volunteers from all areas come and help out." The medical community has "demonstrated...

2008-06-17 09:01:11

BATON ROUGE, La., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Rani G Whitfield, M.D., a family practice and sports medicine physician in Baton Rouge, LA is proud to announce the creation and official release of his comic book series, Volume One Book One "Tha Hip Hop Doc - Fed Up!" Designed to introduce uniquely packaged health messages that target the youth and college age market, the series feature members of the Legion of Health -- a team of muscle bound, super-intelligent health advocates who possess...

2007-03-25 18:00:56

By JAMES MINTON BAKER - Nine people have applied to become superintendent of the city school system with a week remaining for candidates to submit an application. The School Board will consider applications postmarked through March 31, interim Superintendent Jerry Epperson said Friday. Epperson, a retired East Baton Rouge Parish educator, served as interim superintendent for the School Board from 1999 until February 2003, then came back Feb. 1 to succeed C. Lester Klotz. Epperson said...

2007-02-26 15:01:05

PHNS today announced that it has signed a multi-year agreement to assist Baton Rouge General Medical Center (BRGMC) and General Health System (GHS), Baton Rouge, Louisiana with its deployment of a wide range of new clinical systems to support nurses, physicians, pharmacists and other members of the care team in the delivery of safe, effective care at BRGMC and its surrounding ambulatory care settings. The new technologies from McKesson Corp. will support BRGMC and GHS in developing an...

2007-01-28 18:00:22

By JUDY BERGERON "Now let's play the 'Feud'!" Five members of the Allphin family of Baton Rouge will be contestants on "Family Feud" beginning Friday. Competing on the game show will be Johnell Allphin, daughter Brookie Allphin Smith, daughter-in-law Wanda Allphin and granddaughters Brenna Allphin Perez and Brittany Allphin-Smith. The Allphins auditioned for the show in New Orleans in August and later in Los Angeles before being selected. The Los Angeles show taping was in November....

2007-01-26 18:00:47

By CHARLES LUSSIER The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board on Tuesday approved changes to attendance zones at 22 schools, redirecting more than 1,500 students in the process. The changes will take effect with the start of the 2007-08 school year in August. Some schools are changing their lines in response to the July 1 exit of Central and its four schools. Other schools are changing lines in response to overcrowding. And five schools are shifting in response to the $12.2 million...