Doctors are urging patients to add the flu shot to their “to do” list this holiday season. The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) made them available Thursday for free to make sure everyone is protected before winter.
The CDC encourages you to take some time out of the hustle and bustle of the holiday season to consider these healthy habits that help prevent chronic diseases like type 2 diabetes, cancer, and heart disease.
The First Responders Emergency Media Outlet (FREMO), is a private website where firefighters, police officers, EMS, etc. can talk to each other or licensed professionals about their experiences. Only first responders can log into and use the site.
The Baton Rouge General (BRG) Foundation announced Thursday a $2 million match gift for BRG’s Pennington Cancer Center from The Irene W. and C.B. Pennington Foundation. It could be the largest gift in BRG’s history.
The Istrouma Area Council of Boy Scouts of America, along with the Louisiana Department of Health, have closed a campsite on Avondale Scout Reservation to investigate cases of a disease that hospitalized two campers, sparking the involvement of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
In the middle of the fight for her life against ovarian cancer, Kelli Richmond saw a need. Cancer treatment often transforms a patient’s body, but not everyone can afford to buy new clothes as their weight goes up and down.
If you’re wanting to show thanks to your family this year, be sure to include healthier side dishes during your Thanksgiving dinner. Ochsner’s Eat Fit BR makes finding healthy recipes easy using their free mobile app.
For nearly five years, patients in need of emergency care in north Baton Rouge could expect long rides to get to the nearest hospital for treatment. That was until the 2017 opening of Our Lady of the Lake’s emergency center on Airline Highway.
Louisiana spent between $60 and $85 million providing Medicaid coverage to recipients who were ineligible for the program because they made too much money since the program’s expansion in 2016, according to a new report from the legislative auditor.
Baton Rouge General has announced its Regional Burn Center has earned re-certification from the American Burn Association and American College of Surgeons, retaining its designation as the only verified burn center in the State of Louisiana, and the only one between Florida and Texas.