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Ochsner Health and Team Gleason are teaming up and will break ground soon on a new Neuroscience Center in New Orleans. Ochsner Health Chair of Neurology Dr. Richard Zweifler says The Robert J and Debra H Patrick Neuroscience Center will house several disciplines to care for those living with neurological diseases

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Doses of the updated COVID-19 vaccines are now available at some parish health units which adds to the supply already available at pharmacies and other locations statewide. State Health Officer Joe Kanter says the updated shots target the XBB variant.

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The new vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna received the green light from FDA and CDC last month.


A Tuesday night house fire kills three children in New Orleans and their father has been charged in their murder. Jeff Palermo has the story…

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The Saints will face the Jacksonville Jaguars tonight in Thursday night football. New Orleans’ offense will have to watch out as the Jags lead the NFL with 15 takeaways. Kick off is set for 7:15.