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When Duty Hits Home

When Duty Hits Home

As President and CEO of St. Tammany Health System (STHS), Joan Coffman captains the fleet, as the health system encompasses its Covington hospital plus its supporting facilities throughout the service district. She and the fleet are now successfully navigating the...
Caring For Parents & Grandparents Even From A Distance

Caring For Parents & Grandparents Even From A Distance

WE’RE ALL CONCERNED with what’s happening worldwide and particularly for our senior citizens who are affected most. We want to care for parents and grandparents now more than ever, but because many of us can unknowingly carry infection, we have...
Coping With Covid-19

Coping With Covid-19

Necessity is the Mother of Invention, and we’ve checked in with some of our Northshore’s Best to see how they are creatively coping with business challenges and safely adapting to the new norm. “We have maintained responsible, normal clinic operations...
Devan Szczepanski, MD – Enterprising Woman March 2020

Devan Szczepanski, MD – Enterprising Woman March 2020

Just Say “Ahhh” The feeling one gets when arriving at Dr. Devan Szczepanski’s office is like coming home. From the outside, patients see an Acadian cottage—a nod to her Cajun heritage. Stepping inside reveals soothing, muted green walls dotted with...
The BRCA Gene. Are You At Risk?

The BRCA Gene. Are You At Risk?

For as long as I can remember, October has been covered in pink to raise awareness regarding breast cancer. As a community, our awareness does seem to be increasing. All month long we raise money for foundations by walking, running,...
Coping With Suicide Survivor’s Grief

Coping With Suicide Survivor’s Grief

The statistics are staggering. 122 people die by suicide each day in the United States, or just over 44,530 each year. On average, anywhere from 8 to 10 people are affected by each suicide, and we call them survivors. That’s...
Waistlines Are Shrinking While Business Is Growing

Waistlines Are Shrinking While Business Is Growing

SENSIBLE MEALS IS continuing to take the south and nation by storm! It’s the fastest-growing and largest meal-prep company in the country, and it’s based here in our area. Creator Ingrid Rinck calls both Mandeville and New Orleans home, as...
Biomed Plus: Service in the Spirit of Excellence

Biomed Plus: Service in the Spirit of Excellence

SINCE 2002, BIOMED PLUS has been providing doctors, dentists, veterinarians and health professionals of all kinds with quality medical equipment sales and service. According to owner James Blount, “I think this industry goes fairly unnoticed in a lot of ways....
Cypress Pointe Growth A VISION FOR TODAY AND TOMORROW

Cypress Pointe Growth A VISION FOR TODAY AND TOMORROW

A NEW TWO STORY, state of the art, class A, medical office and outpatient building with covered patient drop off and pick up is currently being built adjacent to Cypress Pointe Hospital in Hammond, Louisiana. The building is approximately 35,000...
Valentine’s Do or Dare

Valentine’s Do or Dare

AS HOLIDAY DECORATIONS disappear and King Cakes are ordered, another day of celebration awaits. Valentine’s Day can either make or break the best of us. If we are in a relationship, it’s a pop quiz. If we are not, it’s...
Go Red for the Women in Your Life

Go Red for the Women in Your Life

A WOMAN YOU know and love may be affected by cardiovascular disease – at any age. It is the number one killer of women, nationally and in Louisiana. We think it won’t happen to us, but heart disease claims the...
Keeping Resolutions

Keeping Resolutions

RESOLUTION IS DEFINED as “a firm decision to do or not to do something.” So I beg the question, what will you choose to do or not to do in 2019? As the New Year rings in the residual anxieties from...