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Pratt: The what, how, who, when and why of antibody testing

COVID-19 was introduced to the world as the new or “Novel Coronavirus.” So there is much to learn about COVID-19. New information and tests are ... Read more

1 day ago by Special to.

Robichaux: Moving to a digital world

I knew it would happen eventually. COVID-19 just sped up the process. Late last month, L’OBSERVATEUR moved to one printed edition each Wednesday. The Saturday ... Read more

1 day ago by Brooke Robichaux.

Michel: Where did you grow up?

Where did you grow up? Not the city where you were raised, but where did you grow up? Where did you mature and feel the ... Read more

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Keller: His grace is sufficient to meet your needs

In December of 1992, my daughter Ronny was diagnosed with acute leukemia. Having four children, the youngest being 15 months, she went to MD Anderson ... Read more

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Honoring Memorial Day with the American Legion

[Editor’s note: The following was submitted by the Amercian Legion in honor of Memorial Day.] Every crisis has new heroes. During the 9/11 attacks, they ... Read more

5 days ago by Special to.

Wills: World No Tobacco Day – Encouraging Louisiana smokers to quit

World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) is an annual program of the World Health Organization (WHO), highlighting the risks associated with tobacco use and advocates for ... Read more

5 days ago by Special to.

Keller: What is Memorial Day, really?

This weekend we celebrate Memorial Day, one of my favorite holidays. It’s a day Americans set aside to remember those whom most people have forgotten. ... Read more

5 days ago by Special to.

Ochsner: Get routine doctor appointments back on track

You’ve probably spent lots of time at home due to COVID-19. You’ve fallen out of your normal routines. You might have had a preventative primary ... Read more

5 days ago by Special to.

Boquet: A different type of graduation season

We made it! While I am writing this, we are three and a half days from the official last day of school, but we’re not ... Read more

5 days ago by Special to.

Quinn: These are questions that really need answering!

I have been working at home since March 9. That is either 10 or 33 weeks. I can’t remember. I lost count when I spilled ... Read more

1 week ago by Special to.

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