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North Oaks Medical Center Support Groups for Teens

15790 Paul Vega MD Drive, Hammond, LA 70403

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North Oaks Medical Center Taming Tobacco for Teenagers

15790 Paul Vega MD Drive, Hammond, LA 70403

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North Oaks Smoking Cessation Clinic

15813 Paul Vega MD Drive, Suite 401A, Hammond, LA 70403

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North Sherwood Forest Community Park Yoga

3140 North Sherwood Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70814

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North Shreveport Food Pantry

835 Poleman Road, Shreveport, LA 71107

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North Toledo Bend State Park

2907 North Toledo Park Road, Zwolle, LA 71486

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North Toledo Bend State Park

2907 North Toledo Park Road, Zwolle, LA 71486

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Northeast Delta Human Services Authority Tobacco Cessation Program

4800 South Grand Street, Monroe, LA 71202

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Northwestern State University: Change Your Lifestyle. Change Your Life. Diabetes Prevention Program

322 Sam Sibley Drive, Natchitoches, LA 71457

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Nurse Family Partnership

625 Bienville Circle, Natchitoches, LA 71457

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Nurse Nikki Family & Maternity Services

2714 Canal Street, Suite 505B, New Orleans, LA 70119

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Nutritional Counseling

203 Allendale Drive, Port Allen, LA 70767

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Oakdale Farmers Market

176 Highway 165 South, Oakdale, LA 71463

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Oberlin Farmers’ Market

228 West Sixth Street, Oberlin, LA 70655

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Ochsner Diabetes Empowerment Program

2005 Veterans Memorial Boulevard, Metairie, LA 70002

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Ochsner Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support – Lafayette

4212 West Congress Street, Suite 1850, Lafayette, LA 70506

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Ochsner Health System – Golden Opportunity Program

1401 Jefferson Highway, New Orleans, LA 70121

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Ochsner Smoking Cessation Clinic – Covington

1000 Ochsner Boulevard, Covington LA 70433

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Ochsner Smoking Cessation Clinic – Denham Springs South

139 Veterans Boulevard, Denham Springs, LA 70726

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Ochsner Smoking Cessation Clinic – Kenner

2120 Driftwood Blvd. Kenner LA 70065

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North Oaks Medical Center Support Groups for Teens

North Oaks Medical Center offers support groups for teens that teach self-examination screening methods for cancer.  Both classes are offered to high school seniors and are free of charge. Breast Health/Breast Self-Examination (BSE)      This class provides teenage females (high school seniors) with general information about breast cancer with an emphasis on prevention and detection.  In addition …

15790 Paul Vega MD Drive, Hammond, LA 70403
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North Oaks Medical Center Taming Tobacco for Teenagers

North Oaks Medical Center offers a Taming Tobacco support group for teenagers.  This class focuses on the harmful effects and the many dangers that smoking cigarettes has on the entire body.  The class also covers the effects of smokeless tobacco including dip, chew, and snuff.  Call for dates and times.

15790 Paul Vega MD Drive, Hammond, LA 70403
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North Oaks Smoking Cessation Clinic

North Oaks Smoking Cessation Clinic can provide the guidance and support you need to stay on track and stop smoking for good!  This class is specifically targeted at teen smoking cessation but is open to all.  The North Oaks Smoking Cessation Clinic provides free counseling to help you stick with your resolution to quit smoking. …

15813 Paul Vega MD Drive, Suite 401A, Hammond, LA 70403
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North Sherwood Forest Community Park Yoga

Yoga allows participants to experience relaxation, flexibility and core balance through a combination of breathing exercises, physical postures and meditative techniques. Classes are held on Tuesdays from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Participants must be 16 years or older. Fee: $30 per month

3140 North Sherwood Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70814
Cost: 30.00
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North Shreveport Food Pantry

The North Shreveport Food Pantry is open on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 10 – 12 a.m.  and closed during holidays. The food pantry is for individuals living in 71107 zip code and Blanchard only. A new client comes in; a card is filled out with address, number of children and adults living in the home.  Proof of …

835 Poleman Road, Shreveport, LA 71107

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North Toledo Bend State Park

Fishing, swimming, boating, hiking, picnicking, and relaxing–all of these activities and more are yours to enjoy at North Toledo Bend State Park. Nearby are entrances to two hiking/biking trails–a 1.5-mile loop and a more demanding 4-mile loop. A full size swimming pool with restrooms is also available in the summer season. Open Sunday through Thursday …

2907 North Toledo Park Road, Zwolle, LA 71486
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North Toledo Bend State Park

Fishing, swimming, boating, hiking, picnicking, and relaxing – all of these activities and more are yours to enjoy at North Toledo Bend State Park. Nearby are entrances to two hiking/biking trails – a 1.5-mile loop and a more demanding 4-mile loop. A full size swimming pool with restrooms is also available in the summer season. …

2907 North Toledo Park Road, Zwolle, LA 71486
Cost: $3
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Northeast Delta Human Services Authority Tobacco Cessation Program

The Northeast Delta Human Services Authority offers a tobacco cessation program for current behavioral health clients. Interested participants that are not current patients may be considered after completing an initial assessment. Tobacco cessation counselors will recommend a treatment plan to meet the patient’s needs, which could include a combination of cessation counseling, nicotine replacement therapy, non-nicotine medication, tobacco …

4800 South Grand Street, Monroe, LA 71202
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Northwestern State University: Change Your Lifestyle. Change Your Life. Diabetes Prevention Program

CHANGE YOUR LIFESTYLE. CHANGE YOUR LIFE. Reduce your risk of developing Type 2 diabetes with our Change Your Lifestyle. Change Your Life. (CYL²) program. You’ll get your very own coach to teach you how to eat healthy foods and increase your physical activity. When you’re having a rough day and feel like slipping back into …

322 Sam Sibley Drive, Natchitoches, LA 71457
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Nurse Family Partnership

Nurse-Family Partnership, a maternal and early childhood health program, fosters long-term success for first-time moms, their babies and society. Nurse-Family Partnership’s maternal health program introduces vulnerable first-time parents to caring maternal and child health nurses. This program allows nurses to deliver the support first-time moms need to have a healthy pregnancy, become knowledgeable and responsible parents, …

625 Bienville Circle, Natchitoches, LA 71457
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Nurse Nikki Family & Maternity Services

Nurse Nikki is a wife, a mother of 3 kids, a board-certified family nurse practitioner and an internationally board-certified lactation consultant. She is the owner of Nurse Nikki Family & Maternity Services and Bloom Maternal Health clinic. She is the co-founder of the New Orleans Breastfeeding Center. Nurse Nikki educates and counsels families, schools and businesses about breastfeeding and prenatal, …

2714 Canal Street, Suite 505B, New Orleans, LA 70119
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Nutritional Counseling

West Baton Rouge Primary Care has a certified nutritionist on staff to help individuals with diabetes, obesity or other health issues to develop a nutritional plan and help manage their health conditions. Private insurance is accepted. Those without insurance or income will be charged on a sliding scale. Proof of income is required (last 3 pay stubs) or a …

203 Allendale Drive, Port Allen, LA 70767
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Oakdale Farmers Market

Oakdale Farmers Market is open on Fridays from 7:30AM-1:00PM. You will find fresh seasonal veggies, Raw Local Honey, Mayhaw jelly, Pepper jelly, Crawfish jelly, jams, cakes, pies, pickles, hot tamales, country eggs, pickled eggs, live chickens, quail, rabbits, home made silk soaps, floral logs and more. We also have home made swings, rockers, bird nest …

176 Highway 165 South, Oakdale, LA 71463
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Oberlin Farmers’ Market

Oberlin Farmers’ Market provides a link between the Oberlin community and area growers and producers, and an enjoyable venue for purchasing fresh, local food directly from the grower. Oberlin Farmers’ Market ensures local consumers have a opportunity for fresh, healthy food which is harvested nearby. Open year round on Wednesday’s from 9:00 AM-1:00 PM

228 West Sixth Street, Oberlin, LA 70655
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Ochsner Diabetes Empowerment Program

Ochsner’s Diabetes Empowerment Program is an intensive, one-on-one approach to helping individual’s achieve their diabetes goals. The program involves visits with a Nurse Practitioner and a Diabetes Educator, each specializing in advanced diabetes management. This team of professionals works very closely with participants to obtain control of their diabetes in partnership with their primary care doctor. …

2005 Veterans Memorial Boulevard, Metairie, LA 70002
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Ochsner Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support – Lafayette

Diabetes self-management education and support (DSMES) is a critical element of care for people with diabetes. DSMES is the ongoing process of facilitating the knowledge, skills, and ability necessary for diabetes self-care, as well as activities that assist a person in implementing and sustaining the behaviors needed to manage his or her condition on an …

4212 West Congress Street, Suite 1850, Lafayette, LA 70506

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Ochsner Health System – Golden Opportunity Program

Golden Opportunity (GO) is a membership program that promotes an active, healthy and independent lifestyle.  GO offers a broad array of wellness services, educational information, diagnostic screenings, social activities and travel opportunities to keep you on track for optimum health. GO can help you make healthy lifestyle choices, whether it’s attending relevant health seminars, learning …

1401 Jefferson Highway, New Orleans, LA 70121
Cost: 25
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Ochsner Smoking Cessation Clinic – Covington

Ochsner Health Center is hosting a smoking cessation clinic that provides services to patients to help them kick their smoking habit for good! The Ochsner Health Center has partnered with the Smoking Cessation Trust to offer free counseling and medications to those who want to improve their health by quitting using tobacco. To be eligible for the free program you must be …

1000 Ochsner Boulevard, Covington LA 70433
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Ochsner Smoking Cessation Clinic – Denham Springs South

Ochsner’s smoking cessation clinics offer services to our patients to help them kick their smoking habit for good! Ochsner is partnering with the Smoking Cessation Trust to offer free counseling and medications for anyone wanting to make a healthy lifestyle change.  To be eligible for the free program you must be a LA resident and …

139 Veterans Boulevard, Denham Springs, LA 70726
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Ochsner Smoking Cessation Clinic – Kenner

Ochsner is partnering with the Smoking Cessation Trust to offer free counseling and medications for anyone wanting to make a healthy lifestyle change.  Ochsner’s clinics offer services to help patients kick their smoking habit for good!  To be eligible for the free program, participants must be a Louisiana resident and have started smoking before 1988. …

2120 Driftwood Blvd. Kenner LA 70065
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