Category Archives: Health & Medical

Over 100k LA Residents Have Health Insurance Under ACA

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More than 100,000 Louisiana residents now have health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. The open enrollment period started Saturday Read More →

VA Commemorates Veteran’s Day, Holds Parade, Serves Hot Dogs

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It’s a time to remember the many brave men and women who sacrificed everything to keep us out of harms Read More →

Heart Walk Volunteers Rally for Luncheon

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Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States and today volunteers in the forefront of the Read More →

Heart Walk Kick Off Next Week

The kick-off for the American Heart Association’s walk is next week from noon to one at Calvary Baptist in Alexandria. Read More →

Many Take Advantage of Drive-Thru Flu Shots

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Many people took advantage of their own Halloween treat tonight with inexpensive or free flu shots. Public health unit nurses Read More →

Flu Shots Offered Tomorrow at Health Unit

Medical experts say it’s easy to get your flu shots now. Tomorrow, just take your insurance cards and drive through, Read More →

Local American Heart Assoc. Honors Forward-Thinking Children

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Ladies from the American Heart Association local chapter honor some forward-thinking children today. They’re members of the Circle of Red, Read More →

Cabrini, Rapides Regional Recognized for Healthy Baby Efforts

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Cabrini and Rapides Regional are recognized for their efforts in giving babies a healthy start in life. This banner was Read More →

Local Health, Law Enforcement Participate in Ebola Exercise

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An Ebola exercise is done with local health and law enforcement agencies. It’s a tabletop test to see if each Read More →

Local Restaurant Recognized at First “Well Spot” in Alexandria

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The head of the state’s largest department, Health and Hospitals, is in Alexandria today. Secretary Kathy Kliebert is recognizing all Read More →

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