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April 22, 2018
As a nurse at Touro Infirmary, Stephanie knew to immediately start chest compressions. Outside the house on Constance Street and Henry Clay Avenue, 20-year-old Caroline Guercio called 911 and sobbed on the doorstep, fearing for her father's life. "A stranger came up and asked what was going on andÃâÃÂ ...
April 19, 2018
Since 1913, the Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans has served as the central coordinating body for the Jewish community, funding organizations such as AVODAH: The Jewish Service Crops, Jewish Children's Regional Services, National Council of Jewish Women and Touro Infirmary, amongÃâÃÂ ...
New York Times
April 12, 2018
By the time she was lying on a gurney in the emergency room of Touro Infirmary, a hospital in the Uptown section of New Orleans, the splash of blood had turned into a steady stream. “I could feel it draining out of me, like if you get a jug of milk and pour it onto the floor,” she recalls. Elevated blood pressureÃâÃÂ ...
April 3, 2018
In New Orleans, April is home to French Quarter Fest and the looming maelstrom of the Jazz & Heritage Festival, but it's also Limb Loss Awareness Month. This year, the Touro Infirmary Foundation in conjunction with ATLAS (Amputees Together Learning and Supporting) is coordinating the first annualÃâÃÂ ...
April 2, 2018
As the Jewish community in New Orleans observes Passover, they are continuing a tradition in the city that's almost as old as New Orleans itself. "The first Jews to arrive came in 1757," says Julie Schwartz, co-chair of the Jewish Federation Annual Campaign. "The first immigrants that came over did notÃâÃÂ ...
March 13, 2018
Touro Infirmary had seven cases, New Orleans East Hospital had six cases, West Jefferson Medical Center had nine cases reported in the last two weeks. The emergency departments at East Jefferson General Hospital and the Ochsner Health System have also reported declines in flu-related ER visits inÃâÃÂ ...
March 7, 2018
NEW ORLEANS– Touro Infirmary is launching a new series of their “Where Babies Come From” commercials starring real kids born at Touro. These kids are now between the ages of 3 and 7. Tonight the child stars will get to walk the red carpet at the Prytania Theatre for the official premiere of theirÃâÃÂ ...
The Democrat Leader
February 20, 2018
Her family would like to thank everyone at Ochsner Foundation hospitals and Touro Infirmary for their care and kindness during the last years of her life, as well as home health care workers and physical therapists. In particularly, the family would like to thank the doctors and staff of the Ochsner Hospital ICUÃâÃÂ ...
February 14, 2018
Toole was born at Touro Infirmary on Dec. 17, 1937, the son of John Dewey Toole and Thelma Ducoing Toole. His middle name, Kennedy, is a family name on his mother's side. For most of his life, he was known as "Ken." From an early age, he was viewed as exceptional by his teachers, and especially byÃâÃÂ ...
January 31, 2018
The Mardi Gras Mitzvah Makers second-lined through an in-rehabilitation wing at Touro Infirmary on Jan. 21, bringing a taste of Carnival to those who otherwise might not experience it. Patients and staff were treated to music by the Second Line Band, beads and doubloons, king cake and merriment duringÃâÃÂ ...
News from Tulane
January 22, 2018
... with Jewish individuals and collective groups funding the arts (notably the New Orleans Museum of Art), health care (the likes of Touro Infirmary), education (from preschools and primary schools to Delgado Community College and Tulane University), and religious institutions (such as Touro Synagogue).
January 11, 2018
A space that has normally served as a display area for artwork created by professional Louisiana artists in the main building of Touro Infirmary on Prytania Street is now exhibiting artwork created by survivors of traumatic brain injuries. The display of 14 painted masks were created by different survivors ofÃâÃÂ ...
December 7, 2017
The award, named for the 19th-century philanthropist and founder of Touro Infirmary, honors "a living person who has demonstrated outstanding leadership and support of Touro Infirmary." It is the hospital's highest honor and is voted on annually by previous award recipients. Though nominations can comeÃâÃÂ ...
Christian Science Monitor
December 31, 1999
She loved The NET's internship program and served two medical internships at Tulane Medical Center and Touro Infirmary. After graduating two years ahead of schedule, she and her boyfriend moved back to Nevada, where she's currently enrolled in community college and working part-time at Subway.
December 31, 1999
Dr. Woessner is board certified in Family Medicine and is affiliated with Ochsner Baptist Medical Center and Touro Infirmary. He becomes MDVIP's ninth physician affiliate in the Greater New Orleans area who is delivering a better healthcare experience with an emphasis on health prevention, not just theÃâÃÂ ...
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