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Please note, some of the below links may no longer be active. If you are unable to access an article here, please contact Becky Wexler at bwexler@burnesscommunications.com for the full text. Additionally, if you would like to add an article, please send her the publication name, date, and link or full text.

Article Title Publication Name Date Published Category State
DHH tests the State’s Readiness with Full-Scale Exercise KATC.com Feb 27, 2012 NACCHO in the News LA
Parish Leads State in Bad Health Habits The Franklin Sun Apr 27, 2011 County Health Rankings LA
Restaurant Chains Prepare for New Menu-Labeling Rules Houma Today Apr 18, 2011 General Interest LA
New Orleans to Transfer Its Primary-Care Services to Private Clinics The Times-Picayune Apr 12, 2011 Budget Cuts LA
Study: Bossier Ranks High for Health Shreveport Times Apr 6, 2011 County Health Rankings LA
We’re Among Louisiana’s Healthiest… Houma Courier Mar 31, 2011 NACCHO in the News LA
LaFourche Ranks in Top 10 for Health Daily Comet Mar 31, 2011 NACCHO in the News LA
State Health Rankings Out: EBR 19th, St. Tammany 1st The Advocate Mar 31, 2011 County Health Rankings LA
Lafourche Ranks in Top 10 for Health The Daily Comet Mar 31, 2011 County Health Rankings LA
Howard County Healthiest Maryland County The Baltimore Sun’s Picture of Health blog Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings LA
Doc: Keys to Improving Health in Hampden County are ‘Education and Jobs’ The Republican Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings LA
New City Health Commissioner Plans Changes WDSU Jan 18, 2011 General Interest LA
State: Feds Say Louisiana Owes $239 Million Associated Press Jan 5, 2011 General Interest LA
Health-Care Cuts Reversed The Advocate Jan 4, 2011 Good News LA
La. Due Extra Health Funds The Advocate Dec 31, 2010 Good News LA
Ala. Hauls in Huge $55 Million Medicaid Program Bonus WBRC Dec 27, 2010 Good News LA
State Proposes Privatization of Medicaid Houma Today Dec 16, 2010 General Interest LA
4 Central Louisiana Health Units Reduce Hours for Clinical Services The Town Talk Dec 15, 2010 Budget Cuts LA
Fears of FDA Crackdown on Gulf Oysters Alleviated The Times-Picayune Dec 1, 2010 General Interest LA
Health Center Gets Good Grades for Helping Kids The Times-Picayune Nov 18, 2010 General Interest,Good News LA
Local Restaurant Inspections May Soon Be Available Online Daily Comet Oct 26, 2010 General Interest,NACCHO in the News LA
Jindal Lists Latest Budget Cuts The Times-Picayune Oct 23, 2010 Budget Cuts LA
OPINION: City's Network of Clinics a Model for National Health Reform: A Guest Column by Mitch Landrieu and Kathleen Sebelius The Times-Picayune Sep 22, 2010 Good News LA
Mental Health Agency Workers to Be Furloughed The Advocate Sep 17, 2010 Budget Cuts LA
Vector-Borne Diseases Growing as Threats to U.S. Public Health: Climate Change, Travel Linked to Illness The Nation’s Health (American Public Health Association) Sep 1, 2010 General Interest LA
New Orleans City Budget Update Has Good News and Bad News The Times-Picayune Jul 29, 2010 Budget Cuts LA
Lafourche Ranks in Top 10 in State for Overall Health: Terrebonne Was in the Middle of the Pack Houma Today Apr 1, 2010 County Health Rankings LA
Parish Named Healthiest in State Slidell Sentry News Feb 19, 2010 County Health Rankings LA
St. Tammany Ranks as Louisiana's Healthiest Parish; Madison Is Least Healthy The Times-Picayune Feb 18, 2010 County Health Rankings LA
Budget Cuts May Worsen Waits: Mental Health Delays Decried The Advocate Jan 20, 2010 Budget Cuts LA
DHH Budget Cuts to Affect Local Group Homes Daily Town Talk Jan 3, 2010 Budget Cuts LA
445 La. Health Workers Getting Laid Off; Budget Shortfall Has Officials Scrambling The Times-Picayune Dec 31, 2009 Budget Cuts LA
Aftereffects of Katrina Still Hobbling Services Psychiatric News Sep 18, 2009 Budget Cuts LA
Health Clinics Face Uncertain Future; Federal Grant Fueled Post-Katrina Success The Times-Picayune Sep 5, 2009 Budget Cuts LA
Court Backs Jindal on NOAH Closure; State Can’t Be Ordered into Red, Judge Says The Times-Picayune Aug 27, 2009 Budget Cuts LA
Rescuing the Rhythm: N.O. Musicians Clinic Faces Shortfalls, Cutbacks as Private, Federal Support Dries Up New Orleans CityBusiness Aug 10, 2009 Budget Cuts LA
Proponents of Home Care Wary of Budget Proposal The Times-Picayune Apr 15, 2009 Budget Cuts LA
La. Seeks Exemption On Medicaid Funding Formula; Health Cuts Would Hit The Poor, Official Says The Times-Picayune Apr 10, 2009 Budget Cuts LA
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