Health

More than 1.5 tons of medication collected at Drug Take Back Day events

BATON ROUGE – At Drug Take Back Day events this year, volunteers with Blue Cross and Blue Shield ...

Columns

Alzheimer’s & time change: the relationship between sleep issues, dementia risk

Daylight Savings Time will come to an official end at 2 a.m. on Sunday, November 7, 2021 when ...

Health

St. John Health Unit offering free flu shots on November 1

RESERVE — The St. John the Baptist Parish Health Unit will administer free flu shots from 8 a.m. ...

Health

Ochsner Health: Integrative oncology compliments conventional treatment

Navigating cancer as a patient undergoing treatment or as a survivor who may be facing side effects is ...

Health

Breast Cancer Awareness: Local family nurse practitioner encourages screenings

LAPLACE — The American Cancer Society estimates that about 43,000 women will die of breast cancer in 2021. ...

COVID-19

Gov. Edwards Lifts Louisiana’s Mask Mandate Statewide, Except for K-12 Schools

BATON ROUGE — Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced he will lift Louisiana’s statewide mask mandate in all settings ...

Health

Say BOO to the Flu: Blue Cross reminds Louisianians to get their shot in October

BATON ROUGE – Halloween is almost here – have you gotten your flu shot? Health officials recommend everyone ...

COVID-19

COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters: Who Needs One and When?

There have been several updates lately regarding COVID vaccine boosters. Pfizer and Moderna COVID vaccines require 2 doses ...

Columns

More exercise is better than less as you get older and a little known training regimen called parkour is, definitely, more exercise

WASHINGTON, DC, Oct 22 — “Twenty-first century seniors live longer, healthier and more active lives. Sure, you’ll find some ...

Health

Female-owned, Louisiana-based Chosen Diagnostics receives $2.1M grant

NEW ORLEANS  — Chosen Diagnostics is pleased to announce the receipt of a $2.1 million grant from the National ...

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