Friday, July 28, 2017

McConnell to handle Senate bill on health care

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump's bull-in-a-china-shop approach to the presidency hasn't helped him notch significant victories on Capitol Hill over his first five months in...

Trump to sign bill extending veterans’ health care program

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump plans to sign legislation to extend temporarily a program that gives veterans access to private-sector health care. White House spokesman...

Dr. Lorincz recognizes foot health awareness

Taking care of your feet is just as important as taking care of your general health. April is Foot Health Awareness Month, and Podiatrist Dr....

MMC receives an ‘A’ for patient safety

For the 11th consecutive time, Minden Medical Center has again each been honored with an “A” grade in the National Hospital Safety Grades, which...

Ruston hospital says closure to affect 167 workers

RUSTON — A hospital closure in Ruston will affect all 167 employees. New LifeCare Specialty Hospital of North Louisiana issued a Worker Adjustment and Retraining...

Dr. Pallavi Shirsat holds grand opening, ribbon cutting

Minden Medical Center welcomed Dr. Pallavi Shirsat, of Minden Nephrology and Hypertension, during an open house and ribbon cutting Tuesday. Shirsat and her family,...

Physician: Flu season in full swing, still time to get the...

Flu season is in full swing and physicians urge everyone to get their flu shot if they have not already done so. Dr. Chris Earnhardt,...

Nephrologist: Screening for kidney issues important

One Minden doctor calls the kidney the smartest organ in the human body. In recognition of World Kidney Day Thursday, Nephrologist Dr. Pallavi Shirsat said...

Greg Pearson named Minden Medical Center CEO

Greg Pearson has been named the new chief executive officer of Minden Medical Center effective Dec. 5, the hospital announced Monday morning. Pearson replaces Steve...

Self exams, mammograms key to early breast cancer detection

Doctors say awareness, education and prevention are the keys to winning the fight against breast cancer. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and according to...

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