Author: Paige Nulty

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In September the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services partnered with the Louisiana Health Cooperative, Inc. to develop the statewide health Consumer Operated and Oriented Plan (CO-OP). The idea is to provide a customer governed and nonprofit health coverage…

Audubon Aquarium of the Americas’ Fourth Annual ’Scales & Ales’

On Friday, September 20, the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas held its fourth annual “Scales & Ales.” This fundraising event, which happens in the aquarium itself and spills into Woldenberg Park, brings support for Audubon’s educational programs and conservational efforts.…

NOLA City Bark’s Celebrates '101 Donations'

NOLA City Bark threw its third annual “101 Donations” fundraising event on Saturday, August 24. The Arbor Room and Popp Fountain of City Park were festively decorated to fit this year’s theme of “101 Donations Goes South of the Border.”…

The 37th 'Community Arts Awards' Honors Five Artists

The Arts Council of New Orleans held its 37th annual “Community Arts Awards” ceremony at the Contemporary Arts Center. The center served as the place where local creations were displayed and the artists honored on September 24. The nonprofit Arts…

'Q'n for Kids’ Uses Barbecue to Benefit Local Youth

On Saturday, September 14, Palmer Park was filled with the sweetly scented smoke of Each One Save One’s third annual barbecuing contest, “Q’n for Kids.” Each One Save One has been one of the city’s largest nonprofit mentoring programs for…

Friends of City Park’s 10th Annual ’Martini Madness’

The Arbor Room at Popp Fountain was filled to the brim on September 20 with excited drink enthusiasts ready to celebrate the 10th annual “Martini Madness” with the Friends of City Park. This fundraising event was so successful in past…

Louisiana Health Update

Lafayette General Medical Center and the March of Dimes’ 39 Week Initiative focuses on health of unborn babies Lafayette – The Lafayette General Medical Center recently took part in the March of Dimes’ campaign the 39 Week Initiative, which brought…

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A new method for studying the cellular functions of fruit flies was perfected by the LSU Health Sciences Center research team that was led by Charles D. Nichols, Ph.D. and Associate Professor of Pharmacology. Researchers can now remotely control the…

What's Hot in Home Furnishings

  The perfect combination of modern and antique, New Orleans is a cosmopolitan spirit surrounded by an historic frame. These interior decorations range from recently created pieces to treasures as old as the city itself, but all can add to…

An Evening at the Saenger

[Editor’s Note: We sent one of our editorial interns, Paige Nulty, to the Saenger Theatre Grand Opening Gala, which starred Kristin Chenoweth and the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, Saturday, Oct. 5. For this web feature, Paige shares her thoughts about the…

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Ochsner Receives National Reaccreditations New Orleans – The American College of Surgeons (ACoS) has given two national reaccreditations to the Ochsner Health System. A three-year accreditation by the Commission on Cancer was given to Ochsner’s Cancer Institute, and a three-year…

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• Dr. James Diaz, a professor at the LSU Health Sciences Center, conducted a study that finds new modes of transmission and behaviors associated with parasitic lung infection. In the study, which appears in the current issue of Clinical Microbiology…