Leonard J. Chabert Medical Center (LJCMC) was awarded an 'A' grade in the fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing LJCMC's achievements protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care.
Thibodaux Regional Health System has announced today that Sports and Fitness Dietitian Lilli Rozanski, MS, RDN, CSSD, LDN, has achieved Board Certification as a Specialist in Sports Dietetics.
South Louisiana Medical Associates (SLMA) will host a free information and discussion session titled 'Beautifully Aged: An Evening of Women and Women' on November 13 from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Dr. Stephen A. Morgan, Jr. and the staff of Houma Family Dental are excited to invite the public to Family Fun Day on October 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at their new office location on the corner of Hwy. 311 and Polk Street in Houma.
Pink ribbons, t-shirts with catchy slogans and public service announcements are literally everywhere during the month of October. A globally concerted effort to reach millions of women encouraging them to “think pink” and “fight like a girl” is carefully orchestrated to promote early detecti…
Good health begins with preventive care. A cup of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Preventive care focuses on keeping undesirable disease away verses waiting until illness arises to act. Less than half of adults get regular check ups and preventive health screenings according to the U.S.…
Fall is right around the corner and football season has finally arrived, which means September is upon us. This month is National Prostate Health Month, the time that health care providers raise awareness of prostate cancer and encourage men to talk to their doctors about getting screened.
Ochsner St. Anne Hospital has become the first hospital in the region to open a milk depot for the Mothers' Milk Bank of Louisiana at Ochsner Baptist.
Fletcher students are now able to fulfill their externship requirement at Lady of the Sea Hospital Community Pharmacies in Cut Off.
The Louisiana Passenger Safety Task Force and University Medical Center New Orleans will offer free child car seat inspections statewide from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 21 in conjunction with National Seat Check Saturday and Child Passenger Safety Week.
On Wednesday, the Cardiovascular Institute of the South (CIS) celebrated treating over 10,000 patients through their Commit to Quit tobacco cessation program.
Mary Bird Perkins TGMC Cancer Center is mixing up its signature event a little in an effort to give locals an even greater than good time.
The Terrebonne General Medical Center Women's Health Center will host its third-annual Baby Bash on Aug. 3, a premier event for new and expecting parents and families of infants and toddlers.
Dr. Nayan Agarwal, an interventional cardiologist at Cardiovascular Institute of the South (CIS) has become the first doctor in the Bayou Region to use the VICI Venous Stent System for patients with venous disease.
The Broadway Elder Living and Rehabilitation hosted a birthday party for one of its most valuable members last Wednesday afternoon. Staff, residents and their family and friends gathered at the Broadway’s facility in Lockport (7534 LA 1) to celebrate the one-year birthday of Bailey Mae — the…
Terrebonne General Medical Center (TGMC) celebrated National Donate Life Month in collaboration with Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency (LOPA) and Southern Eye Bank to accomplish lifesaving goals. TGMC’s annual Flag Raising Ceremony on April 17, 2019, served to remind individuals that organ,…
An Active Shooter Emergency Preparedness Drill was held in our area on April 16, 2019. The drill began at the Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center. The exercise was conducted to test response capabilities of the LDH Region 3 Healthcare Coalition and all emergency response agencies in the event of a…