Friday, April 27, 2018

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 &...

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...

Minden Medical Center to get $3.4M facelift

Minden Medical Center will soon be getting a facelift with a new roof and a sealant that will improve the aesthetics of the hospital. Stephen...

Minden Medical Center celebrates laboratory opening

Minden Medical Center’s laboratory department is finally getting some breathing room after years of being cramped into a small room with one blood-drawing station. Following...

Physical therapist access bill now law

Consumers now have direct access to physical therapists under a bill signed into law by Gov. John Bel Edwards. Michelle Landry, a physical therapist at...

Wilson Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine open for business

Minden Physician Practices and Minden Medical Center hosted an open house and ribbon cutting for Wilson Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Thursday. Dr. Mark D....

Minden Fire Department hoses Minden Police Department, Webster Parish Sheriff’s Office

Representative Mary Jo Henderson said the Lifeshare Blood Center's Cuffs and Hoses drive is a competition between the Minden Fire Department and Webster Parish...

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