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7 Skincare Tips to Follow this Spring
5 days ago

7 Skincare Tips to Follow this Spring

When spring arrives, everyone is ready for change — whether it’s a deep clean of your home or perhaps a new health and beauty routine. This season, make it a …
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Organ Recipients Share How One Tragedy Saved Many Lives
4 months ago

Organ Recipients Share How One Tragedy Saved Many Lives

Like the phoenix rises from the ashes, life can arise from tragedy through the gift of organ donations. Just ask Greg Waldrop and Michael Patterson.

Patterson and his doctors were …
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Person of Interest: Tristan McDonald, Red River Merman
9 months ago

Person of Interest: Tristan McDonald, Red River Merman

It’s not every day you see a fish out of water.

Tristan McDonald, 31, is Shreveport-Bossier City’s Red River Merman. With a background in dance and theatre, he’s moved from …
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Manology: 5 Mental Health & Physical Benefits of the Great Outdoors
10 months ago

Manology: 5 Mental Health & Physical Benefits of the Great Outdoors

Getting outside and enjoying the best of what nature has to offer has many benefits. Not only is this a great opportunity to break away from the stresses of everyday …
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Taking it to the Mat
11 months ago

Taking it to the Mat

Reesa David removes her boxing gloves and wipes the sweat from her brow. “It’s a tough journey, but you have to stick with it,” she said while catching her breath.


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Beating the Odds: Local Adults with Autism Thrive in Jobs, College
12 months ago

Beating the Odds: Local Adults with Autism Thrive in Jobs, College

Jason Jones likes his job for the same reason everyone else does — the pay in his pocket and the satisfaction of work well done.

Jones, 47, is part of …
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Kickin’ It With Bourgeois’ Martial Arts Academy
1 year ago

Kickin’ It With Bourgeois’ Martial Arts Academy

Bourgeois’ Martial Arts Academy (BMAA) is a family-owned and operated martial arts school that takes pride in delivering quality TaeKwon-Do instruction. The academy is a proud member of the World …
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Slow Roll with Bike Shreveport 
1 year ago

Slow Roll with Bike Shreveport 

“Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of riding a bike.” — John F. Kennedy

Stephen Pederson and other members of the group Bike Shreveport share JFK’s sentiment. Established in 2014, …
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U=U Campaign Aims to Dispel HIV Stigma
1 year ago

U=U Campaign Aims to Dispel HIV Stigma

In September 2017, the Center for Disease Control released this statement:

“People who take ART daily as prescribed and achieve and maintain an undetectable viral load have effectively no risk …
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Well Being: More…Unique Gifts for Fitness Buffs
1 year ago

Well Being: More…Unique Gifts for Fitness Buffs

Shortly after writing an article highlighting unique gifts for fitness buffs, my staff gave me one of the most unique gifts ever. It’s a wooden plaque with an inspirational saying, …
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