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In The News
BHP Billiton Makes Major Donation
The garden at the Martin Luther King Health Center quickly filled up as those in attendance waited to hear the announcement from BHP Billiton on its donation to the center on Give for Good day.
Clint Poche, BHP’s area operations superintendent for Haynesville Shale production unit, said the company’s $35,966 donation to the center will benefit the “Everyday Choices” Community Garden & Learning Center and Mobile Market programs. Read More From the Times.
MLK Health Center in Shreveport adds 'culinary medicine' capabilityMLK Health Center in Shreveport adds 'culinary medicine' capability
The Everyday Choices Community Garden and Learning Center was made possible through a $35,966 donation from energy giant BHP Billiton. A check presentation was held Tuesday in the garden. The move will further expand MLK Health Center’s services, according to executive director Janet Mentesane. Listen on Red River Radio.
General guidelines on screenings by age group should take a back seat to a doctor's recommendations based on a physical and personal health history. Depending on your health factors, you might require screening more or less frequently than the guidelines suggest. Read more in The Times
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