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Health Notes: Whooping Cough

Whooping cough is a bacterial lung infection caused by the Pertussis bacteria. It is called whooping cough because of the coughing fits that often end in a “whooping” sound as the person tries to catch their breath.

Blood Works

Apart from the Super Bowl and the start of a new year, January is also national Blood Donation Month. While blood donation is not exactly at the top of trend lists for 2014, donating blood in your local area is extremely important.

Healthcare’s Effect On Everyone

Now Fully Implemented, “Obamacare” Will Require Some Important Decisions

Health Notes: A Healthier You!

It seems every year around this time there are tons of articles written about diet, exercise and weight loss. It is the hope and promise of a new year upon us isn’t it?

Health Notes: Post-Menopause

The average age of menopause is fifty years old give or take a few years.

Diabetic Epidemic

Support Group Hopes To Help Control The Effects Of This Disease

Health Notes: A Look At Women's Health

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and as we go about our daily lives it is important to remind our Sisters, Mother, Aunts and Grandmothers to have their mammogram done.

Breast Cancer Update

New Treatments & Education To Save Lives

Health Notes: High Blood Pressure

Dr. Mullen offers advice on lowering your blood pressure

Social Lights September: Games Of Acadiana

Miles Perret Cancer Services’ Games of Acadiana were held Aug. 17 at the Cajundome and Convention Center in Lafayette, celebrating “play with a purpose” for families and sponsors hoping to make a difference for those facing cancer in Acadiana.
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