Naegleria fowleri has been found in North Monroe's and Schriever's water systems.
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“Brain Eating” Amoeba Found In 2 Louisiana Water Systems

Health officials in Louisiana recently confirmed that the so-called brain-eating amoeba, Naegleria fowleri, had been found in the municipal water systems of North Monroe and Schriever. The water is perfectly safe to drink, say experts, but people should avoid getting water in their noses. The Louisiana Department of Health, which routinely tests for the parasite,… Continue reading “Brain Eating” Amoeba Found In 2 Louisiana Water Systems

Should the mentally ill have the right to end their own lives?
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Assisted Suicide Requests Up In Patients With Mental Illness, Dementia

Physician assisted suicide is now legal in at least 5 US states and may soon be legal in at least as many more. It does, however, remain a controversial topic with people on both sides of the debate pointing to assisted suicide data from Europe as proof that their side holds the moral high ground.… Continue reading Assisted Suicide Requests Up In Patients With Mental Illness, Dementia