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  • Medicare to cover end-of-life counseling

    July 8, 2015 4:50 PM

    WASHINGTON - Medicare says it plans to pay doctors to counsel patients about end-of-life care. That's a turnabout for the idea that sparked accusations of "death panels" and fanned a political furor over President Barack Obama's health care law six years ago. The policy change, effective Jan. 1, was part... more »
  • Cancer center to offer free smoking cessation program

    December 18, 2014 11:27 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Looking to kick that smoking habit in 2015? The Mary Bird Perkins - Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center is offering help. The Cancer Center will offer free group programs or individual counseling sessions in the coming month of January to help residents of Baton... more »
  • Red Cross volunteers assisting after explosion

    June 13, 2013 1:54 PM

    GEISMAR - The Baton Rouge chapter of the Red Cross deployed volunteers today to help people affected by this morning's explosion at the Williams Olefins chemical plant in Geismar. Volunteers are providing food, water and emotional support for workers and families with loved ones who were hurt in the... more »
  • West Feliciana resumes counseling program

    February 27, 2013 8:14 AM

    ST FRANCISVILLE - The West Feliciana Parish School Board has voted to resume a career counseling program it dropped several years ago when state funding was frozen. Supervisor Al Lemoine told the board Tuesday the money to resume the program is coming from a federal grant routed through Baton Rouge... more »
  • Tax filing extensions, counseling available for flood victims

    May 18, 2011 3:49 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Louisiana taxpayers in areas affected by the 2011 spring flood are eligible for extensions to file and pay their state taxes. The state Department of Revenue says it's granting a 30-day filing extension for returns due May 15-31 on a case-by-case basis for taxpayers who evacuated as a... more »
  • Family sues Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge

    October 5, 2010 9:48 PM

    The Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge is being served. The Bonvillain family is suing the Catholic school system after a year of trying to get help for their son. The family says Holy Family School made their son afraid of being alone. "We would have liked for them to acknowledge... more »
  • Grief Recovery Center on 2une In

    September 14, 2009 10:07 AM

    The Grief Recovery Center is a non-profit organization that offers assistance through education, support and counseling for those experiencing grief. People experience grief through many different events in their lives and the center has licensed professionals to help. The director of the Grief Recovery Center joined Whitney Vann Monday... more »

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