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Stop smoking: Tips for success. Health Notes

Giving up a habit is never easy. However, giving up nicotine is one of the best things you can do for your health because it is the leading cause of preventable illness and death in the United States.

More than a Citizen

Phanat Xanamane is more than the Citizen of the Year. He is a gift to his hometown and those who have the pleasure of knowing and loving him. And if I know him at all, this is only the beginning-- not only for himself, but for New Iberia as well.

Resolve To Stop Smoking: Health Notes

Make 2013 the year you will make your life better. Is enhancing your health part of your plan? One of the most popular New Year’s resolutions each year is smoking cessation and what could improve your health more! Here are a few facts about tobacco that may make you decide to adopt this goal as your resolution for 2013.

What Exactly Is Tuberculosis?

A recent tuberculosis scare in Lafayette renewed interest in the disease which many considered to be obscure. Yet, this bacterial lung infection seems to have reared its ugly head, and Acadiana residents should be on the alert.

Trees from TreesAcadiana this Saturday, Feb. 2

TreesAcadiana, trees, Simcoe, Lafayette, Acadiana Treed

Struggles To Fill A Prescription

Pharmacists and doctors have been working with a prescription medicine shortage for the last three years. Since 2010 there have been a record number of prescription drug shortages. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration continued to see in 2011 an increasing number of shortages, especially involving sterile injectables—medicines given by injection or intravenously to patients in the hospital.

T’ai Chi In Cajun Country

If you are looking for a way to reduce stress, sleep better, and increase energy, balance and strength, t’ai chi here in Cajun Country may be right for you.

Living With Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a syndrome defined by widespread pain, often accompanied by fatigue, memory and mood issues as well as insomnia.

Save Money On Medication

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to tighten your finances, the free Louisiana Drug Card program may be just what you need to save money on prescription medication.

All About Summer Learning Programs

Summer learning programs for kids came into being during the late 1880s. More contemporary summer programs have been developed to go well beyond school related activities.
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