Facts About Electronic Cigarettes and Vaping

There is an increase in the use of people using electronic cigarettes, AKA “vaping,” electronic battery powered devices that heat up nicotine-infused liquids to produce smoke. Nicotine is the primary agent in both regular cigarettes and e-cigarettes, and it is highly addictive. It causes you to crave a smoke and suffer withdrawal symptoms if you Read More

Are You Alcohol Dependent?

Orleans Parish Coroner, Dr. Dwight McKenna, wants you to know what to do if you are dependent on alcohol. If you didn’t know, alcohol use disorder is a common and often untreated condition that is prevalent in the United States. It is a serious disorder that accounts for an estimated 3.8% of all global deaths Read More

Managing Grief During the Holidays The holiday season can be a very difficult time for people who have lost a loved one. Often there are memories of good times and togetherness during the holiday season that remind us of our loss. Holidays sometimes force us to realize how much our lives have been changed by Read More

October, 2018 – Breast Cancer in Men

Breast Cancer in Men…It Happens Do you know that men have breast tissue and they can develop breast cancer? Breast cancer can spread when the cancer cells get into the blood or lymph system and are carried to other parts of the body. This year, there will be about 2,550 new cases diagnosed in men Read More

Statement on the Officer-Involved Shooting of Arties Manning

NEW ORLEANS | January 26, 2017 – “This morning, my office identified the decedent in Tuesday’s officer-involved shooting as Arties Manning, a 26 year old African-American male. Mr. Manning suffered a total of three gunshot wounds to his shoulder, his side, and his back, perforating multiple organs, including the lung, spleen, and liver. There were no Read More