Jan. 2, 2015 01:42 PM
A new surgical procedure allows docs to do an operation virtually — on the computer of a robot — before the patient even comes into the OR ...
Jan. 2, 2015 01:42 PM
From new cancer centers to clinical trials, 2014 was a year of medical advancement throughout Acadiana. We’ve rounded up some of the year’s biggest moments in health care that run the gamut from the tiniest patient to those in congestive heart ...
Jan. 2, 2015 01:42 PM
Respected surgeon’s arrangement with Lourdes/Heart Hospital comes on heels of similar deal between Drs. Victor Tedesco and Mohamad Allam with Lafayette General’s physicians group ...
Dec. 1, 2014 08:43 AM
Bonin finding a way through the issue wasn’t a question. She knew there had to be a balance to keep her art and protect her health. She called on fellow artist and friend Joshua Murrell. The Grammy winner (for his work on Terrance Simien’s award-winning ...
Oct. 1, 2014 09:45 AM
Stage 4 vet takes on cancer and reminds us all what it really means to get involved. Rachel Wickman isn‘t the woman who would get breast cancer, but she did. And once she did, she was told she would be the woman who certainly wouldn‘t survive ...
Sept. 3, 2014 09:45 AM
Race for local woman rocks the ‘80s. Allison Walters doesn‘t look like the face of ovarian cancer. In April the 37-year-old headed to the emergency room after feeling off for a month and having difficulty going to the bathroom. She would leave that ...
Sept. 3, 2014 09:44 AM
Dental implants that stay put Dental implants aren‘t what they used to be. What some in the industry consider the single largest development in dentistry since first arriving in the 1970s at an office near you has made another leap. "We‘ve really ...
Aug. 1, 2014 09:44 AM
A new tool to beat runner‘s pain A sock can actually change your life. Plantar fasciitis can be brutal for a runner - severe pain some compare with a broken foot that sends many to the doctor for injections and eventually surgery. A new foot sleeve ...
Aug. 1, 2014 09:44 AM
The new tool for breast cancer detection Early detection is more than half the battle in breast cancer cases. Finding cancer in the earliest stages makes a difference, for most women, in whether they live or die. And so when new technology arrives to ...
June 2, 2014 09:45 AM
Healing the whole person Dr. Elizabeth McLain has some revolutionary ideas about health. The family and internal medicine doc with Lafayette General‘s physician group - Lafayette General Medical Doctors or LGMD - is the first in Acadiana to ...

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