August 2012

In This Issue

DINING GUIDE

Sister ACT

Thomas Morstead

JANE WEISS / Opthamology

Fixing a Lasik Enhancement

The Ride to the Rose Parade

RANDALL CRAVER / Pathology and Pediatric Pathology

Diagnosing an Unnamed Disease

JANE EL-DAHR / Allergy and Immunology, Pediatric Allergy and Immunology and Pediatric Rheumatology

The Boy With Many Allergies

Don’t You Know It’s Gonna Be All Right

Letters

SAL PERRICONE’S

NEXT CHAPTER Former prosecutor, aka “Henry L. Mencken1951,” speaks out

Needed: A Health Wizard

Last Call From Death Row

Seeking the truth during a final conversation

Grandstanding in Mid-City

Mike and Kathy Hirsch’s backyard stadium

My Toughest Case

Best Doctors

Healthbeat

Rolling On the River, Revisited

How I Spent My Summer Vacation

JOIE D’EVE

Marquee

OUR TOP PICKS OF THE MONTH’S EVENTS

AN RX FOR UNHEALTHY LIVING

Avoid Too Much Medical Care

The T-P Fiasco, Part 2

Another man-made disaster

Southern Style

Quick dishes for the summer

TRYTHIS

A HOW-TO FOR THE MONTH

CARL LAVIE / Cardiologist

Advising Triathletes About Dangers

Two by Two

Oak Street companies work in tandem

Maria at the Ballpark

Best Doctors

579 Doctors in 75 Specialty Areas

Tails and the City

Julia Street with Poydras the Parrot

THE PURSUIT TO ANSWER ETERNAL QUESTIONS

Off the Beaten Path

Unusual places; big-name chefs

Bracing for the Digital Future

Downsizing a once-vibrant newspaper

Garden District Charm

The joy of Laura and Philip Claverie’s Victorian cottage

Family Doctors Take It On the Chin

“Reform” brings more pain than gain, physicians say.

The Dazzling Catherine Russell

Poetic cadence and lush rolls

Picayune Memories

HOWARD WETSMAN / Addiction Medicine

Getting Patients to Understand Addiction

The French Have It Right!

Tabasco® Leader Lauded for Coastal Commitment