Category Archives: Health & Medical

Butterfly Release Today Symbolizes Organ Donors


A butterfly release took place at Rapides Regional today to symbolize the memory of loved ones who were donor heroes. Read More →

Rapides Regional, State Police Offer Safety Seat Check


A free child passenger safety seat check up was offered today by state police and Rapides Regional. Car seats and Read More →

Komen Seeking Pink Council Volunteers

KOMEN ACADIANA ANNOUNCES CENLA PINK COUNCIL Volunteer Council Members Increase Breast Health Awareness in Central Louisiana The Acadiana Affiliate of Read More →

Event Aims to Teach Community How to Save Lives

You can learn to be a bystander hero Saturday at the Riverfront Center. Start a Heart Cenla gives people the Read More →

March of Dimes Host Carnival at Rapides Regional


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


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


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


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


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