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Baby in Neonatal Unit (wikimedia image)
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DCFS: Number Of Babies Exposed To Drugs In The Womb Triples From 2008 To 2016

Louisiana has seen a steady--and frightening--increase in newborns who are born with illegal drugs in their system.

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Studies Indicate Early Risers Aren’t More Productive

We've all heard cliche's like "The early bird catches the worm." That, apparently, is a lot of crap...

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Hike (Photo by John Falcon)
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Want To Clear Your Mind? Take A Hike!

Taking a hike or riding a bike gives me time to think through life's problems, big and small.

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Pledge It via YouTube
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Touchdowns Against Cancer Scores For St Jude

When your team scores St Jude wins. Sign up for your team to participate between now and September 30th.

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Crawfish Could Be The Key In Important Medical Breakthroughs

Could a crawfish a day help keep the doctor away? LSU researchers are working on it.

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Children's Hospital New Orleans.jpeg
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Child Heart Patients Treated For Rare Surgical Infection

Children who underwent cardiac surgery at Children's Hospital in New Orleans this summer have contracted a rare surgical-site infection.

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These ‘Bad’ Habits Are Good For You!

Our culture loves to categorize everything, including behavior. Entities that want to manipulate others categorize habits as "good" or "bad."

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Louisiana Oyster Beds Reopened

Louisiana oyster growing areas were closed earlier this week because of the threat of runoff from Hurricane Harvey contaminating the waters...

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Rare Partial Solar Eclipse Is Viewed Around The UK
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Why You Shouldn’t Stare at the Solar Eclipse Today

By now you have probably heard ad nauseam the advice from your local meteorologists to avoid looking at the sun during the solar eclipse. But do you actually now why it's a bad thing or how severe you could damage your eyes?

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P.C. PIAZZA / Miles Perret Cancer Services
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Volunteers Needed for Games of Acadiana Saturday

Volunteer opportunities are still available for the annual Games of Acadiana on Saturday, August 19 at the Cajundome and Convention Center.

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Drinking Coffee May Help You Live Longer

My Facebook friends love to share coffee memes with me. My day doesn't start 'til I've had my "Joe"! Recent reports, drinking coffee helps us live longer...

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Ely Area Ambulance via YouTube
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Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Ride With Your Feet On The Dashboard [Video]

It might seem cool, it might feel comfortable, it definitely is dangerous. If you want visual proof, we've got it for you.

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