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What’s Up, Doc

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 failure.


The first whispers of swimsuit season feel a little like walking the plank. Naked and with a spotlight on you. It takes guts to walk into that dressing room after a long winter in leggings and sweaters.

A Woman’s Place

Long the domain of men, Acadiana’s creative dining scene is increasingly being populated — and popularized — by women.


The alliance is composed of hospitals nationwide that are committed to advancing women's heart health via a partnership that seeks to ensure that women with heart disease in every community have access to information, education and patient support services.

IberiaBank and LHC Group team up to sponsor the 2015 WWMB Luncheon

Eight Women Who Mean Business honorees and one Trailblazer will be honored this year. Since 1999, 125 local women of distinction have received the Women Who Mean Business Award from ABiz Magazine. They represent a broad range of professions, including business, law, medicine, education, hospitality, media, insurance, banking, non-profits, public service, oil and gas, and more.

Breast Health

New screening recommendations could hamper early detection efforts, one local doc says.


Women control half the private wealth in the U.S. So why aren’t they better represented in the investor class?

Wildcatting Women

Female-owned businesses in Acadiana increasingly contribute to our economic diversity, resilience and prosperity.


New laser offers relief for women suffering from the loss of estrogen, particularly those treated for breast cancer.

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