1 in 3 Americans experiencing "festive burnout"
Posted on 11/29/2018 4:14:00 AM.

A recent survey found that 1 in 3 Americans suffers from “festive burnout” due to the holidays being a stressful time. Even though it’s supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year, LSU Health New Orleans clinical psychologist Dr. Michelle Moore said several factors can contribute to making season not so jolly, so early.

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Food banks feeling pinch
Posted on 11/13/2018 10:48:00 PM.

Food banks are seeing empty shelves as the holidays are approaching. President and CEO of the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank Mike Manning said the nation responding to areas hardest hit by natural disasters are having a negative impact of the food bank’s ability to fill the shelves with food.

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Arts and crafts huge trend for kids this holiday season
Posted on 11/22/2017 10:38:00 AM.
Nobody wants to be that parent who wasn't able to get their hands on the most popular toy this holiday season. So what's hot in 2017. Chris Byrne, aka "The Toy Guy," plays with toys for a living for the consumer review website TTPM.com. He says arts and crafts are a huge trend this year.
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Do's and Don'ts for company Christmas parties
Posted on 12/8/2016 6:28:00 AM.

Tis the season for holiday parties, and that means your company Christmas party too. Tulane business professor Dr. Mark Rosa says now that we’re out of the recession, he expects most companies will throw parties this year.

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Holiday shopping season underway
Posted on 11/27/2015 2:47:00 AM.

The National Retail Federation is expecting retailers to see healthy sales gains this holiday season. Spokesperson Kathy Grannis says sales are expected to increase about 3.7% overall in November and December, which is a slight decline from what we saw last year. She says the reason growth isn’t as much in 2015 is likely the direction of the economy.

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DHH: Take precautions to avoid holiday flu bug
Posted on 11/25/2015 1:45:00 AM.

The Holiday Season is here, which means flu season is coming too. Dr. Frank Welch with the Department of Health and Hospitals says luckily this flu season is off to a slower start but you still should get your flu shot. 

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