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Hot cars can kill: AG Jeff Landry offers tips to protect Louisiana children

BATON ROUGE, LA – School is out, summer is here, and the weather is hot. So Attorney General Jeff Landry is encouraging Louisiana parents and ... Read more

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Ask Toni: COBRA issues

Reader Alert:  Many employer benefit group plans terminate the day you are no longer working full-time.  Explore employer group medical plan rules and options with ... Read more

2 days ago by Special to.

Forgetful? It’s most likely the rigors of growing old

WASHINGTON, DC– It’s not just old-timers who have those “senior moments;” studies show that we gradually begin to find it harder to focus when we ... Read more

3 days ago by Special to.

Younger-Onset Alzheimer’s Conference June 25

The Alzheimer’s Association is presenting its 2nd annual Younger-Onset Alzheimer’s Conference June 25, 9 a.m – 12:30 p.m. CST.  “Living Well Beyond a Diagnosis.” “Over ... Read more

5 days ago by Special to.

June 14-20 is Men’s Health Week

WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA / — National Men’s Health Week (NMHW) is celebrating the 27th anniversary of health awareness and advocacy during Men’s Health Month ... Read more

1 week ago by Special to.

Fighting caregiver stress

June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month®, and while we take steps to exercise and take care of our brains, we shouldn’t neglect the fact that ... Read more

1 week ago by Special to.

Taking a nap has health benefits for seniors

WASHINGTON, DC, — “Getting a good night’s sleep comes highly recommended for the 50-plus population, particularly for the fastest growing segment of senior citizens, those ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Special to.

LSU Health New Orleans studies link between obesity and cancer

New Orleans, LA – A review study led by Maria D. Sanchez-Pino, PhD, an assistant research professor in the departments of Interdisciplinary Oncology and Genetics at ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Special to.

Lake Charles company receives FDA Emergency Use Authorization for integrated gloves

LAKE CHARLES / — Six months ago, when Jeremy Gormly, CRNA, walked out of the OR he told Mark Moore, “That’s the first time since ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Special to.

Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine now available to Louisiana residents ages 12 and above

BATON ROUGE — Louisianans ages 12 and up can now receive the COVID-19 vaccine, following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) action late Wednesday ... Read more

1 month ago by Special to.

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