Category Archives: Health & Medical

Help with Health Insurance Marketplace Enrollment

The Marketplace helps uninsured people get health coverage. You can generally only buy Marketplace Health insurance during the yearly Open Read More →

State Troopers Help with Safety Seat Check

A child safety-seat check will be held tomorrow at Rapides Regional Medical Center. State Troopers say the understanding when dealing Read More →

Local Medical Personnel Attend Trauma Symposium

Local medical experts are doing their best to brace for any potential Ebola scares. A trauma symposium is held today Read More →

Girl with Cancer Gets Surprise Visit from Unicorn

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A young girl in Baton Rouge gets a very special visitor this week. This is five-year-old “Lilie” and she is Read More →

OGB Hold Meeting to Prep State Workers for Sign-Up Period

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Louisiana state employees, including teachers, are in a limbo right now. Officials with the Office of Group Benefits acknowledge there’s Read More →

Hundreds Attend Race for the Cure

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Hundreds of people attended the annual Race for the Cure in Downtown Alexandria. Some walked or ran while others cheered Read More →

Cassidy Comments on Federal Ebola Response

U.S. Senate Candidate Bill Cassidy is in Central Louisiana today, first in Ferriday and then here in Alexandria, to tour Read More →

Runner Uses Skills to Raise Money for ALS

Visiting the Rotarians today is Louis Mykoff, a runner who uses his skills to raise money for the fight against Read More →

Kennedy Calls for Legislative Oversight of Office of Group Benefits

The most vocal critics of the handling of the health benefits for state workers, including teachers, is State Treasurer John Read More →

Balloon Launch Honors Breast Cancer Victims, Survivors

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Around noon today, you may have seen a lot of pink and white in the sky. Balloons filled the skies Read More →