Wednesday, October 18, 2017

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...

Blood donors to earn chance to win Super Bowl tickets

LifeShare Blood Centers and M.L. Bath are offering blood donors a chance to go to the 2017 Super Bowl in Houston. Donors giving with...

Ragweed season is here

Allergy seasons never seem to end, and even with summer still in full swing, the most common fall pollen allergen is emerging: ragweed. Officials with...

How to stay safe during the hot summer

“Summer is such a fun time of year, but it is also dangerous because people can quickly become overheated,” Dr. Mark Wilson, Orthopaedic &...

Residents turn out for annual blood drive

LifeShare’s Mash Bash blood drive continues Thursday.

Annual Mash Bash blood drive kicks off Wednesday

The annual Mash Bash blood drive will be held Wednesday and Thursday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Minden Civic Center. ...

Flip-flops tied to surge in teenage heel pain

Many are welcoming the warmer weather sporting flip-flop sandals, however, their popularity among teens and young adults is responsible for a growing epidemic of...

Sarah Carter awarded Minden Medical Center’s Mercy Award

A Minden Medical Center human resources employee has been awarded the distinguished honor of the 2016 Mercy Award. Sarah Carter, human resources coordinator, was recognized...

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