August 2012

In This Issue

DINING GUIDE

Sister ACT

Maria at the Ballpark

Rolling On the River, Revisited

RANDALL CRAVER / Pathology and Pediatric Pathology

Diagnosing an Unnamed Disease

Julia Street with Poydras the Parrot

THE PURSUIT TO ANSWER ETERNAL QUESTIONS

The Dazzling Catherine Russell

Poetic cadence and lush rolls

The Ride to the Rose Parade

Last Call From Death Row

Seeking the truth during a final conversation

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

The Boy With Many Allergies

My Toughest Case

Best Doctors

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

The French Have It Right!

SAL PERRICONE’S

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

Off the Beaten Path

Unusual places; big-name chefs

TRYTHIS

A HOW-TO FOR THE MONTH

Letters

Two by Two

Oak Street companies work in tandem

JANE WEISS / Opthamology

Fixing a Lasik Enhancement

Family Doctors Take It On the Chin

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

Marquee

OUR TOP PICKS OF THE MONTH’S EVENTS

AN RX FOR UNHEALTHY LIVING

Avoid Too Much Medical Care

Bracing for the Digital Future

Downsizing a once-vibrant newspaper

Healthbeat

CARL LAVIE / Cardiologist

Advising Triathletes About Dangers

Grandstanding in Mid-City

Mike and Kathy Hirsch’s backyard stadium

Picayune Memories

How I Spent My Summer Vacation

JOIE D’EVE

The T-P Fiasco, Part 2

Another man-made disaster

HOWARD WETSMAN / Addiction Medicine

Getting Patients to Understand Addiction

Southern Style

Quick dishes for the summer

Tabasco® Leader Lauded for Coastal Commitment

Garden District Charm

The joy of Laura and Philip Claverie’s Victorian cottage

Needed: A Health Wizard

Thomas Morstead

Best Doctors

579 Doctors in 75 Specialty Areas

Tails and the City

Digital Edition