October 12, 2017

Martha Thomas, a driver for Quality Concrete Group (QCG), is proud to drive the company’s new pink concrete mixer truck around town to help spread greater awareness for breast cancer. Thomas has been touched by cancer, with both of her parents having fought the disease. As a woman, she’s excited to be a part of the rolling public service announcement that thousands will see as she visits job sites throughout Baton Rouge.

October 12, 2017

Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge announces the opening of its new, state-of-the-art Therapy & Wellness Center, 2077 O’Neal Lane, on the corner of O’Neal and E. Hewwood Avenue. As one of the largest dedicated outpatient facilities in the region, the 10,000 sq.ft. center provides comprehensive physical therapy and occupational therapy to treat injury, pain, or any conditions that impact a patient's ability to function in his or her daily life. Appointments are held Monday – Thursday from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Fridays from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

October 12, 2017

St. Elizabeth Physicians has opened a second STEP-In clinic location in Suite A at the Prairieville Medical Plaza, located at 17609 Old Jefferson Highway. The new clinic accepts walk-ins for the treatment of sprains and strains, allergies, colds, coughs, flu, strep, sore throats, and other minor illnesses and injuries. The clinic is open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m., and on Saturday from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

October 12, 2017

Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center announced that new members have been elected to its board of directors to help further the Cancer Center’s mission to improve survivorship, and to lessen the burden of cancer.

Board members newly elected for a three-year term include R.J. “Ronnie” Daigle and Collis B. Temple, III.

October 13, 2017

The Peace of Mind Foundation, dedicated to raising awareness and breaking down the stigma surrounding obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), held a conference in Baton Rouge on Oct. 7 at the Crowne Plaza.     

The event was divided into two sessions, with one designed for professionals and practitioners, and a second session tailored for those living with OCD.