Gambit's summer 2017 Health book listings: Fitness & exercise

Boot Camp. Andrew "Pete" Sanchez Community Center, 1616 Caffin Ave., (504) 658-3059; www.nordc.org/parks/sanchez — A weekly outdoor boot camp has cardio and strength training components.

New Orleans Health and Wellness

Local children's book series highlights women of color in health care

Nola the Nurse series advocates for STEM education
Dr. Scharmaine Lawson-Baker says her energy and can-do attitude help her run a home health care business while getting her own publishing company off the ground. She was inspired to create A DrNurse Publishing House and the Nola the Nurse series (www.nolathenurse.com) when she was unable to find children's stories for her young daughter that featured minorities in health care jobs and other STEM-related fields.

New Orleans Kids

No flea zone: chemical-free flea control

Given enough time, most Louisiana pet owners know the itchy, infuriating, ankle-slapping hell of a bad flea problem. The blood-sucking bugs love Southern heat and humidity.

New Orleans Pets

Gambit’s twenty one: 2016-2017

where to go, what to know
Explore New Orleans like a local. New Orleans’ neighborhoods outside downtown have their own character and charms, and there’s a lot to see in each of them.

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Family care resource guide

ADULT DAY CARE CENTERS Abundant Life Adult Day Healthcare Center 5961 Bullard Ave., Suites 5 & 6, (504) 240-2900 Alzheimer's Day Health Care West Jefferson Behavioral Center, 229 Bellemeade Blvd., Gretna, (504) 398-4336 Amazing Grace Adult Day Services 7041 Read Lane, (504) 241-2630 Contin-U-Care 315-317 N. Broad St., (504) 684-6039 Day Haven Adult Day Care 920 Fourth St., Gretna, (504) 361-1203; www.dayhaven.org Greenwalt Adult Day Healthcare Center For People With Alzheimer's disease 1926 18th St., Kenner, (504) 461-5889; www.ccano.org The Guild at Raphael Village Day Program for Differently-abled Adults

Family Care Guide

Oh, baby: shower themes beyond pink and blue

It's a shame, but there's only one (or two or three or four ...) times in your life when you get to eat petit fours while unwrapping countless pieces of diminutive clothing.

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