Author: Erika Vaughn

HEALTHBEAT

More people in Louisiana are signing up for health plans offered through the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. Data from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (found on aspe.hhs.gov) released Feb. 12 says, as of Feb. 1, 32,800…

HEALTHBEAT

On January 13, the Ochsner Baptist Women’s Pavilion officially opened the Perkin Alternative Birthing Center (ABC). The center is the only one of its kind in the region, offering holistic birthing in a hospital-based environment. Use of certified nurse-midwives, birthing tubs…