Category Archives: Health & Medical

March of Dimes Host Carnival at Rapides Regional

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The March of Dimes host a carnival at the atrium inside Rapides Regional Medical Center. The event included cake, punch Read More →

TRAUMA NURSES BRING AWARENESS TO IMPAIRED DRIVING

Impaired driving among teenagers is becoming an epidemic. The state police and trauma nurses from Rapides Regional Medical Center have Read More →

Office of Public Health hosts meeting at mega-shelter

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Louisiana wants to improve your health. ABC 31 News Reporter Emily Paige says a mega-meeting at the state mega-shelter hopes Read More →

Teenager Uses CPR to Save His Nephew

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CPR is a matter of life or death. Experts say bystander-CPR can double or triple survival rates from cardiac arrest. Read More →

O Negative Blood in Short Supply

LifeShare reports a shortage of type O Negative blood in their existing supply. Experts say each person who donates has Read More →

Local Nurses Attend Educational Symposium

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An all-day symposium for the nursing community looks at medical problems unique to college campuses like LSUA. These nursing students Read More →

Telemedicine Program Helps Children in Guatemala

A program that provides telemedicine to children in Guatemala was the topic at Rotary today.   Doctor Donald Hines spoke about Read More →

Dept. of Insurance Holds Annual Conference

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The Louisiana Department of Insurance held their annual health care conference today at the Crowne Plaza in Baton Rouge. Nearly Read More →

Annual Heart Walk This Saturday

Saturday is the annual heart walk in this area to raise money and awareness about heart disease. It begins at Read More →

Winter Weather Causes Loss of Blood Donations

Inclement weather and cancelled blood drives has resulted in a loss of hundreds of blood donations. Lifeshare is encouraging all Read More →