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  1. JPSO arrest man in Marrero accidental shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 8 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... handgun when the gun discharged, striking him in the abdomen. Carter then drove Flugence to West Jefferson Medical Center where he is listed in stable condition. Investigators say while at the hospital, Carter granted deputies permission to search ...

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  2. West Jefferson Medical Center gives to Tennessee community in needRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 8 | NOLA.com

    Amanda Gonzalez and the West Jefferson Medical Center Medical Emergency Service paramedic team donated $500 to support Wears Valley, Tennessee Volunteer Fire Department's fundraising project to build male and female living quarters to help facilitate faster response times. Amanda Gonzalez and the West Jefferson Medical Center Medical Emergency Service paramedic team donated $500 to support Wears Valley, Tennessee Volunteer Fire Department's fundraising project to build male and female living quarters to help facilitate faster response times.

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  3. West Jefferson Physician Quality Alliance, UnitedHealthcare to launch new accountable-care programRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 23 | The Advocate

    ... ildren's Hospital, Touro, New Orleans East Hospital, University Medical Center New Orleans and West Jefferson Medical Center.

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  4. A 'magnetic personality': Author, storyteller killed in Harvey house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | NOLA.com

    ... made their way inside, finding Casas in the bathroom. She was rushed in critical condition to West Jefferson Medical Center. About an hour later, the 47-year-old children's book author and storyteller was pronounced dead . An autopsy is pending, but ...

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  5. Woman pulled from fire in Harvey, later died at the hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    Jefferson Parish authorities report the woman who was rescued in last night's fire on Hampton Drive in Harvey was pronounced dead at West Jefferson Medical Center. She has been identified as 47-year-old, Dianne Casas.

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  6. Woman dies after Harvey house fire: JPSORead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | NOLA.com

    ... firefighters with the Harvey Volunteer Fire Department found her. Casas was pronounced dead at West Jefferson Medical Center last night at 7:24 p.m, said Col. John Fortunato, a Sherriff's Office spokesman. Fortunato said the coroner has not yet ...

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  7. Weighing in on bariatric surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | Best of New Orleans

    ... afraid because of misconceptions about it," Dr. David Treen, director of bariatric surgery at West Jefferson Medical Center, explains. "[Now] pretty much everybody knows somebody who's had weight loss surgery." Bariatric surgery can be a good option ...

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  8. West Jefferson Medical Center throws 'baby shower' for communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | NOLA.com

    New mothers, expecting mothers, a few dads and siblings filled the West Jefferson Medical Center auditorium Saturday Aug. 5 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to participate in the center's first giant community baby shower. The baby shower was given to call attention to the benefits of breastfeeding and its value to the health of newborns and their mothers.

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  9. West Jefferson Medical Center recognized for 'gold quality' stroke careRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | NOLA.com

    The staff at West Jefferson Medical Center's Stroke Center recently received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's "Get With the Guidelines Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award- Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus. Misty Rains, of American Heart Association presented the award to the staff that has consistently met the guidelines and received this award for a number of year.

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  10. Mourning writer Lizzie Grossman: The Pump Handle readers will miss her [The Pump Handle]Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2017 | ScienceBlogs

    ... began: As of Saturday afternoon, May 29th, ten oil spill clean-up workers had been admitted to West Jefferson Medical Center in Marrero, Louisiana. All but two have been hospitalized suffering from chest pains, dizziness, headaches, and nausea. One ...

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  11. Man accused of impregnating 12-year-old charged with rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | NOLA.com

    ... potting her protruding stomach, authorities said. The girl said no, but her mother took her to West Jefferson Medical Center in Marrero where doctors confirmed that she was pregnant, authorities said.

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  12. Woodmere Community Center hosts health fairRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | NOLA.com

    ... on the West Bank. Provided by Children's Hospital, the pediatric unit is scheduled to open at West Jefferson Medical Center at 1101 Medical Center Blvd. in Marrero in November. There was also news for smokers looking to quit. The West Jefferson ...

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  13. Jefferson Parish presses attorney general for opinion on West Jeff hospital pensionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | NOLA.com

    The Jefferson Parish Council is seeking an "expedited" opinion from the state attorney general on whether it can use proceeds from the lease of the West Jefferson Medical Center to fund a shortfall in retirement plan for former employees. The Jefferson Parish Council is seeking an "expedited" opinion from the state attorney general on whether it can use proceeds from the lease of the West Jefferson Medical Center to fund a shortfall in retirement plan for former employees.

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  14. JPSO investigates possible accidental shooting death of 14-year-old Harvey boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... Responding officers searched the area but were unable to find a victim. Officers went to West Jefferson Medical Center to see if anyone arrived at the hospital with a gunshot wound. They learned that 14-year-old Trennen Robinson, of South Woodbine ...

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  15. 8 shootings on I-10 have injured 13 people so far this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | NOLA.com

    ... on I-10 near Orleans Avenue. Authorities said the victim was taken in a private vehicle to West Jefferson Medical Center and was treated for non-life threatening injuries. About a mile away from the scene on I-10, police investigated a white SUV ...

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  16. Coast Guard evacuates a Carnival cruise ship passengerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2017 | NOLA.com

    ... here he received emergency medical services, the Coast Guard said. The man was then brought to West Jefferson Medical Center in stable condition.

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  17. Gambit's summer 2017 Health book listings: Support groupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | Best of New Orleans

    ... For details, call (504) 842-3986. 5:30 p.m. June 28, July 26 and Aug. 30. Grief Support Group. West Jefferson Medical Center, 1101 Medical Center Blvd., Marrero, (504) 347-5511; www.wjmc.org - The Grief Resource Center of the Akula Foundation holds ...

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  18. Louisiana man allegedly burns baby out of 'frustration'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    ... The two are accused of intentionally scalding Jessica Davis' 10-month-old son. Staff at West Jefferson Medical Center contacted the Sheriff's Office early Saturday after the couple brought the baby to the emergency room for treatment. Authorities ...

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  19. Man scalded baby with 2nd-degree burns out of 'frustration:' JPSORead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | NOLA.com

    ... booked with being an accessory after the fact to second-degree cruelty to a juvenile. Staff at West Jefferson Medical Center in Marrero contacted the Sheriff's Office about 1:10 a.m. Saturday after the couple brought the baby to the hospital's ...

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  20. West Jefferson Medical Center honors the AuxiliaryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | NOLA.com

    West Jefferson Medical Center held its Hospital Auxiliary Service Awards Luncheon to honor Auxiliary volunteers for their service. During National Volunteer Week many organizations planned recognition activities for the men and women who help provide care for clients and families served within their facilities.

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