Dec. 2, 2009 03:00 AM
Combining strength, cardio and flexibility training, kettlebells are ‘the hottest new way to blast fat.’ Traditional kettlebells (like these) may soon be replaced by an adjustable version coming to Bell's Sporting ...
Dec. 2, 2009 03:00 AM
On Dec. 1, Our Lady of Lourdes unveiled its new Burn Center, the first of its kind in southwest Louisiana. Lourdes partnered with nationally recognized burn experts at The Grossman Burn Centers in Southern California to develop a specialized intensive ...
Nov. 4, 2009 05:00 AM
The desire to remain thin while pregnant causes some women to take drastic measures, usually to the detriment of their unborn child. When women get pregnant, their most frequent thoughts about food usually have to do with what flavor ice cream to pair ...
Nov. 4, 2009 05:00 AM
Healthe Habits for Living, a comprehensive weight loss program for individuals with a body mass index of 30+, celebrated its one-year anniversary with an open house on Wednesday, Sept. 23. The event included useful weight loss and nutrition information ...
Oct. 7, 2009 05:00 AM
A new wireless pacemaker uses the Internet to trigger immediate medical care if something goes wrong. Charles Watkins Sr., Lafayette’s first wireless pacemaker patient, is monitored by Dr. Syed Fazal-ur-Rehman. Photo ...
Oct. 7, 2009 05:00 AM
Dr. Robert Menuet has joined Cardiovascular Institute of the South as a staff cardiologist. Menuet is seeing patients at the Heart and Vascular Institute at Opelousas General at 1233 Wayne Gilmore Circle, Ste. 450. He is board certified in internal medicine ...
Sept. 2, 2009 05:00 AM
GMC’s H1N1 seminar aims to get local companies ready for what could be a rough ride this flu season. Stone Energy's Flo Ziegler, who will attend the H1N1 seminar, says her company already has a flu-prevention program ...
Sept. 2, 2009 05:00 AM
LHC Group President John Indest has stepped down and assumed a new role. The company, one of the largest home nursing providers in the country, announced that Indest will serve as special adviser to CEO/company founder Keith Myers. Myers, who also serves ...
Aug. 5, 2009 05:00 AM
Miles Perret Cancer Services aims to improve patients’ outcomes with a new three-pronged wellness program. Vic Kilchrist in proper workout techniques based on their current level of health and fitness. Photo ...
Aug. 5, 2009 05:00 AM
Mary Landry has joined the Woman’s Foundation Inc. as assistant program manager. She assists with managing all programs and will help with coordination and implementation of future educational programs. A native of Breaux Bridge, Landry is a graduate ...