July 5, 2006 12:00 AM
With anti-smoking campaigns making inroads in Louisiana, smokers have more incentive than ever to quit.The odds are stacked against smokers. If you're one of the 26.5 percent of Louisianans who smoke, consider the following: â?¢ According to the Centers ...
June 7, 2006 12:00 AM
A Lafayette Doctor's New Vitamin Therapy Gains Momentum.Five years ago, Lafayette doctor Barbara Brierre was in a quandary. The internal medicine and women's health specialist's father had progressive mitral valve prolapse, an abnormality of the mitral ...
May 3, 2006 12:00 AM
A simple, inexpensive test available at local hospitals can detect the warning signs of heart disease.The verdict may still be out on whether Lafayette is attracting enough business to support its burgeoning medical infrastructure, but the new level of ...