July 1, 2013 06:00 AM
Each year the American Cancer Society honors a handful of people for their efforts in the fight against cancer. The Spirit of Hope awards embody all that ACS stands for - raising awareness, preventing cancer, saving lives and diminishing suffering for ...
June 4, 2013 04:12 PM
If worry about skin cancer doesn't make you slather on sunscreen, maybe vanity will. WASHINGTON (AP) - If worry about skin cancer doesn't make you slather on sunscreen, maybe vanity will: New research provides some of the strongest evidence ...
June 3, 2013 06:00 AM
A look at Acadiana's recent health care developments. Patin Patin joins LGMD as CAOAl J. Patin has joined the physicians' group Lafayette General Medical Doctors as chief administrative officer starting June 24. Patin will ...
May 3, 2013 03:19 PM
The annual - free - Be a Heart Starter CPR training event is Saturday at the Cajundome. Want to be a hero? Learn cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or CPR. The 13th annual "Be a Heart Starter" bystander CPR training event will be held Saturday at the Cajundome ...
April 30, 2013 04:13 PM
The FDA said Monday it will look at the foods' effects on children in response to a caffeinated gum introduced this week by Wrigley. Alert Energy Gum promises "the right energy, right now." WASHINGTON (AP) - Looking for a new way to get that ...
March 28, 2013 09:06 PM
CrossFit gyms are changing the face of fitness in Acadiana. Lafayette's Patrick Conner, who lost 55 pounds since joining Crossfit three months ago, with daughter Jynlee and son Hudson Patrick Conner is a hard-working ...
March 25, 2013 03:12 PM
Have a heart problem? If it's fixable, there's a good chance it can be done without surgery, using tiny tools and devices that are pushed through tubes into blood vessels. SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Have a heart problem? If it's fixable, there's a ...
March 4, 2013 03:03 PM
Born with HIV 2.5 years ago and treated aggressively at birth, the toddler shows no signs of the infection. WASHINGTON (AP) - A baby born with the virus that causes AIDS appears to have been cured, scientists announced Sunday, describing the case ...
Feb. 28, 2013 09:03 PM
A look at what's up with health care in Acadiana. Regional Medical Center of Acadiana recently ranked among the Top 100 hospitals in the nation for vascular surgery. Medical quality rating system CareChex also ranked Regional among the Top 10 facilities ...
Feb. 28, 2013 08:59 PM
A new weapon in the arsenal against aging may be worth the wait. The world is against us as we age. Sunspots appear - evidence that those pleasurable days basking in its warmth were an attack in earnest. Lines like that of marionettes mock too many ...

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