New Orleans Magazine - August 2014

Oyster Shells Recycled

The Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana (CRCL) recently implemented the state’s first formal oyster shell recycling program, which collected over 19,000 pounds of shell from New Orleans restaurants in its first weekend. The program, made possible by a $1 million…

Writing Healthy

The School of Medicine at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans recently held its first annual What Does Being Healthy Mean to Me? Essay Contest. The contest set out to promote “healthier kids, healthier schools and a healthier future.” The…

HEALTHBEAT

In June, Ochsner’s Dr. W. Charles Sternbergh III implanted the first iliac artery branched graft in Louisiana. The implant treats aortic and iliac artery aneurysms. This device “allows for continued blood flow through this important blood vessel.” According to a…