Category Archives: Health & Medical

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 →

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 →