Category Archives: Health & Medical

Mayor Announces Plan To Lure Physician Specialists to Alexandria

In a mayoral briefing, Jacques Roy says the city is starting an initiative to draw physicians, including specialists, to Alexandria. Read More →

Blood Supply Running Very Low

With school being out, the blood supply is very low. This weekend LifeShare Blood Centers are seeking to relieve some Read More →

Heroin Addiction Surges in LA

Heroin addiction is surging in Louisiana. ABC’s Mark Armstrong says it’s a deadly problem that many thought had mostly gone Read More →

DHH Asks Parents to Ensure Children Are Up-to-Date on Vaccinations

Baton Rouge, La. – No need to remind the kids, but the beginning of the new school year is quickly Read More →

VA Hosts Open House

The VA hosted an open house as part of its summer of service initiative.   It’s an effort to improve communication Read More →

Students Volunteer at Cabrini Hospital


A group of high school students is spending the summer volunteering at St. Frances Cabrini Hospital. Besides their age, they Read More →

Camp Participants Get Free Eye Screening


Louisiana Healthcare Connections and Opticare provided free eye exams today. The “See More Vision Van” visited the City of Alexandria Read More →

Cabrini NICU, CMN Help Twin Girls

It’s 3 days until the start of the Children’s Miracle Network Telecast here on KLAX-TV. Meet the Rivera family, whose Read More →

RRMC earns ACR Lung Cancer Screening Designation

Rapides Regional Medical Center has been designated a Lung Cancer Screening Center by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The Read More →

State Troopers Teach Car Seat Safety

State troopers are today teaching parents how safely to install car seats for infants and toddlers. This is the first Read More →