Author: Lilith Dorko

The Luck of the Irish

A St. Patrick’s Day-themed party is just the thing for Raintree Children and Family Services.

Health Beat

• Lakeview Regional Medical Center recently opened its Arrhythmia Institute, part of the Lakeview Regional Heart Center. This is a welcome addition to the nationally recognized hospital, as more than 850,000 people annually in the U.S. are hospitalized for arrhythmia.…

Health Beat

LSU Health Sciences Center’s Professor and Chairman of Genetics Dr. Jay Kolls, right, was recently awarded a $2.1 million grant to continue his research on pneumonia. Awarded by the National Institutes of Health’s National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, the…

BIG PLANS ARE BEING REALIZED – BIT BY BIT

For John Hopper, City Park’s chief development officer, the changes that abound on this 1,300-acre expanse are more than figures and facts: these changes will affect every pair of feet that walk onto the grounds and contribute to the park’s…

Health Beat

nDr. Robert Brannon, professor of oral and maxillofacial pathology of the LSU Health Sciences Center, has been reappointed by the Surgeon General of the U.S. Air Force, Dr. Charles Green, to serve a three-year term as the Civilian National Consultant…

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Tulane Cancer Center has been chosen as the first U.S. site for a clinical drug test of Alpharadin, a drug designed to target Stage III prostate cancer. Dr. Oliver Sartor, above, of the Tulane Cancer Center, recognized as an international…

a bride idea

Whether you choose subtly hued blooms for your winter fête or splashy, punchy perennials, the perfect bouquet evokes the most elegant of memories on your wedding day. 

Moran - Waskom

Marcail Virginia Moran and Thomas Richard Waskom can’t come to a full agreement on exactly when they first met, but Marcail says, “It’s romantic to feel like we’ve been in each other’s lives for so long that we almost can’t…

A City of Stars

Junior Achievement of Greater New Orleans celebrates its Rising Stars.

Moving Fore-ward!

With proceeds from the annual event benefiting more than 40 area children’s charities, the Fore!Kids 10th Annual Golf Ball was a resounding success when it was held at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside. Presented by Ochsner Clinic Foundation, more than…

Health Beat

There is a long-held belief among both parents and researchers that autism is linked to higher levels of mercury, but a recent study in California is setting out to debunk this idea. The report, published in Environmental Health Perspectives, is…

Season’s Greetings

Ruthie Frierson’s holiday home is filled with nostalgia and good cheer during the month of December.