New Orleans Magazine - August 2015

Healthbeat

A study published July 1 by JAMA Psychiatry, formerly Archives of General Psychiatry, suggests that too many children diagnosed with AD/HD (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder) were receiving strong antipsychotic medicines used to treat patients with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. The study also…

Heroes of the Recovery

As the floodwaters subsided, some new leaders emerged; here are a few of many who made a difference.

Katrina and the Rise of the Laptop

When we evacuated from the oncoming Hurricane Katrina that horrible Sunday afternoon, Aug. 28, 2005, our valuables did not include a laptop. While personal computers were getting more common, they were not yet something that everyone had. We thought we…

Our Personal Renaissance

No issue of New Orleans Magazine ever faced as many obstacles as the November 2005 edition. For instance: • There was no house-to-house mail delivery in New Orleans. • There were few retail outlets open to sell magazines. • There…

Read + Spin

COOKBOOK: As New Orleans commemorates the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina this month, the food writers and editors who did their part in the restoration by recovering and rebuilding the city’s lost recipes are reissuing a favorite tome. The 10th…