If you’re feeling some fear or anxiety due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some free resources launched in October could help you cope. One Baton Rouge area organization in particular has shifted gears to meet the needs of the community.
Take a look at the national map and you’ll see Louisiana is an island among a sea of states seeing COVID-19 spikes. Based on previous patterns, state health leaders say that’s not a good sign, and they hope it’s not a sign of what’s to come this winter.
Researchers at Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge need 17 more young men to complete a study funded by the U.S. Department of Defense. The rigorous two-month experience pays $7,500 upon completion.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, economic crisis, and civil unrest, more than 40% of Louisiana residents are now showing signs of depression, according to Louisiana’s chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).
Watching the film Lost Bayou is a haunting journey. The story follows a struggling addict forced to reconnect with her estranged father aboard his secluded houseboat. She ends up making a chilling discovery that leads the pair deeper into the swamp.
Non-clinical staff at Mary Bird Perkins - Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center put aside their desk jobs this week to make face masks. Their small assembly line produced 55 plastic face guards to be used inside the cancer center.
An LSU lab is on the front lines of an international crisis. Dr. Alexandra Noël is conducting a two-year research project funded by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to collect, measure, and evaluate information on the impact of vaping on the lungs.