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2009-07-01 09:04:00

NEW ORLEANS, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riki Ellison, Chairman and Founder of the Youth Impact Program and a three-time Super Bowl winner with the San Francisco 49ers, announced today the second year opening of one of the nation's most innovative "at risk" programs for the community of New Orleans that begins at Tulane University today.

2009-05-07 08:15:00

Recent Lassa fever outbreaks in Africa show vital need for new products that can be processed in any clinical or field lab DENVER and NEW ORLEANS, May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Corgenix Medical Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: CONX), a worldwide developer and marketer of diagnostic test kits, has announced an extension of the collaborative effort for developing test kits for the detection of viral hemorrhagic fever (VHF).

2009-04-23 10:47:00

HOUSTON, April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- W&T Offshore, Inc. (NYSE: WTI) announced today that the Company will be presenting at the Burkenroad Reports 13th Annual Investment Conference on April 24 at The Chateau Bourbon Hotel in New Orleans. Tracy W.

2009-04-20 16:00:00

HOUSTON, April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Key Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE: KEG) announced today that Dick Alario, Key's Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the 13th Annual Burkenroad Reports Investment Conference, Friday, April 24, 2009 in New Orleans.

2009-04-20 15:05:00

NEW ORLEANS, April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE: SPN) today announced that Terence Hall, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the 13th Annual BURKENROAD REPORTS Investment Conference hosted by Tulane University's Freeman School of Business.

2009-04-20 11:19:00

LAFAYETTE, La., April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stone Energy Corporation (NYSE: SGY) today announced that David H. Welch, the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer, will be presenting at the IPAA Oil & Gas Investment Symposium in New York at the Sheraton Hotel at 2:00 p.m.

2009-04-17 06:00:00

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, April 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Susser Holdings Corporation (Nasdaq: SUSS) announced today that it will make a presentation at the 13th Annual Burkenroad Reports Investment Conference hosted by Tulane University's Freeman School of Business on Friday, April 24 at the Chateau Bourbon Hotel, 800 Iberville St.

2009-03-27 17:01:45

Researchers say chronic stress related to Hurricane Katrina has contributed to a significant increase in heart attacks in New Orleans. The study, which analyzed the number of heart attack patients admitted to Tulane Medical Center two years before the storm and two years after the hospital reopened, found a three-fold increase in heart attacks and a 120 percent increase in coronary interventions, such as angioplasty, after Katrina struck in August 2005. The post-Katrina patients had...

2008-10-13 03:00:34

By Webster, Richard A Since Hurricane Katrina forced the closure of Charity Hospital three years ago, the New Orleans area's remaining medical facilities have struggled financially to care for hundreds of thousands of uninsured patients.

2008-10-02 15:00:52

The ExxonMobil Foundation announced today a donation of $1.6 million to launch a pilot program in four New Orleans public high schools to help students prepare for college.

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