Category Archives: Health & Medical

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 →

Peanut Dog May Help Girl with Severe Allergies

Every three minutes, a food allergy reaction sends someone to the emergency room. Research shows food allergies are on the Read More →

“Well Ahead” Program Unveiled Today

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A new program is unveiled to help the people of Louisiana make healthier choices. It’s called “Well Ahead” and it’s Read More →