COVID-19

7 additional COVID-19 cases identified on cruise ship that disembarked in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS — Seven additional COVID-19 cases have been identified on a Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCL) cruise ship ...

Health

Louisiana awarded BOLD Grant to support and improve Alzheimer’s care

BATON ROUGE — Well-Ahead Louisiana, the chronic disease prevention and healthcare access arm of the Louisiana Department of ...

Health

Jared Butler opens up about HCM diagnosis

RESERVE — Reserve native Jared Butler is heading into his first season with the Utah Jazz, where he ...

Health

Thibodaux Regional, Franklin Foundation Hospital partner to enhance patient-centered healthcare

THIBODAUX — Thibodaux Regional Health System and Franklin Foundation Hospital announce a new strategic partnership that will enhance ...

Health

November is COPD Awareness Month

November is COPD Awareness Month (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), the third leading cause of death by disease in ...

Health

STRONGER THAN DIABETES: Blue Cross shares tips to lower risks, keep blood sugar in a healthy range

BATON ROUGE – Did you know approximately one in eight Louisianians is living with diabetes? The state has ...

COVID-19

St. James Parish Hospital now offering COVID-19 pediatric vaccines & adult boosters

LUTCHER — COVID Vaccines are now available for adults, teens and children 5 and over. Boosters are being offered ...

Columnists

Richard: Healthy Holidays to you!

For nearly two years, we’ve focused on our health or at least on trying to protect our health. ...

Health

Smart eating, activity battle extra pounds

By Bonnie Coblentz MSU Extension Service STARKVILLE, Miss. — For every reason to eat excessively, someone is pushing ...

COVID-19

Blue Cross covers COVID-19 vaccine at $0 for children ages 5-11

BATON ROUGE – Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) expanded Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine authorization to include ...

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