Category Archives: Health & Medical

Volunteers Needed to Make Memory Bracelets for Hospice Patients

Cabrini Hospital is looking for volunteers to help patients that are in hospice care make memory bracelets. Viola Britt explains. Read More →

VA Welcomes New Interim Director

The new interim director for the VA Health Center here is Peter Henry. He’s a third generation VA employee who Read More →

Cabrini to Open Healthy Learning Center

Cabrini is proud to announce the opening of its Healthy Learning Center. Organizers say the center will educate people on Read More →

LifeShare to Hold Annual Mash Bash

LifeShare Blood Centers will hold the annual MASH BASH Blood Drive on July 30, 31, and Aug 1. The public Read More →

Extreme Heat Poses Health Threat

Extreme heat conditions are dangerous for us all, but it’s especially a threat to those exercising or working outdoors.   Dr. Read More →

LSUA Hosts Healthcare Forum

LSUA hosts a follow up to the Community Health Assessment that was held in the spring. The meeting focused on Read More →

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 →