Oct. 6, 2010 06:00 AM
Wednesday, October 6, 2010After losing its two pediatric oncologists to Hurricane Katrina, Women's & Children's recruited top-notch specialists who now offer the same treatments for pediatric cancer care as those found in big-city facilities. By Lisa ...
Sept. 1, 2010 06:00 AM
Wednesday, September 1, 2010Written by Lisa HancheyUsing equipment donated by Acadian Ambulance and PSA Healthcare, local medical professionals saved the life of an 8-year-old and are helping other Haitians put their lives back together.He lay there on ...
Aug. 4, 2010 06:00 AM
Wednesday, August 4, 2010Written by Todd R. BrownNew research indicates superfoods like blueberries and cinnamon may help combat certain diseases and cancers and fight infections. Wednesday, August 4, 2010 Written by Todd R. Brown New research indicates ...
July 7, 2010 06:00 AM
Wednesday, July 7, 2010Written by Lisa HancheyPatients opting for incisionless reflux surgery are back at work the next day - and medication free. Belching, burning, bloating. These are just a few symptoms of heartburn, an all-too common malady among ...
June 2, 2010 06:00 AM
Wednesday, June 4, 2010Written by Lisa HancheyNurse-Family Partnership turns lives around for low-income mothers and kids.Back in 2005, Lutricia Davis was in dire straits. The New Iberia native had lost a baby two years prior, and was recently unemployed ...
May 5, 2010 06:00 AM
Wednesday, May 5, 2010Written by Lisa Hanchey Imerman Angels take flight in Lafayette.At age 26, Jonny Imerman was diagnosed with testicular cancer. Devastated, the young athlete started pondering his future: "Will I ever have a companion? Will I ever ...
April 6, 2010 09:23 PM
Almost 100 lbs. lighter, this year's challengers enter the final lap. Well, another month has gone by, and the women are showing awesome results. So far, they have lost a combined 97.5 pounds, with participant Deborah Perrodin losing 25 pounds! "Biggest ...
April 6, 2010 09:05 PM
Written by Carol StubbsWednesday, 7 April 2010 This should come as no surprise, but pollen levels in Lafayette have been consistently high since mid March. Just as spring weather lures us outside, trees begin shedding pollen and the March winds blow ...
Jan. 19, 2010 09:36 PM
Plastic surgery and aesthetic procedures are not necessarily for the famous or the vain. With good health and realistic expectations, these medical techniques can help a person achieve self-esteem where once there was great self-consciousness. Despite ...
Jan. 5, 2010 05:51 PM
What goes in has an outcome. It’s that time of year again! After two months of gobbling on fried turkey, stuffing your face with buttery dressings, downing rich cream-filled drinks and grazing on sinful sweets, your weight, cholesterol and sugar ...