Thursday, July 27, 2017

Flu season off to slower start this year

NEW YORK - This year's flu season seems like old times. There's not much flu going around so far - unlike the last three seasons...

Zatarain’s recalls Red Beans and Rice

GRETNA — Zatarain's is voluntarily recalling its 8 ounce boxes of Red Beans and Rice Original because the product may contain undeclared dairy ingredients...

Annual Christmas Blood Drive

LifeShare representative Mary Joe Henderson says the drive raised more than 30 units of blood which will save around 100 lives. Henderson says a...

Big toe joint replacement first for area

When people think about joint replacements, the big toe is not the first thing to come to mind. However, a Minden podiatrist has performed possibly...

Blood drive is Tuesday to replenish low blood banks

LifeShare Blood Centers is hosting a Christmas community blood drive Tuesday. The drive will kick off at noon from run until 5:30 p.m. at the...

Crunch time again for health law; Tuesday sign-up deadline

WASHINGTON — Rising premiums and shaken faith among insurers have cast a cloud over sign-up season for President Barack Obama's health care law, and...

Mock disaster exercise held at Minden medical

A train derailment occurs in the Plain Dealing area. At least 13 injured are brought to Minden Medical Center for treatment of injuries related...

October is breast cancer awareness Month

Screenings and prevention – those are the first words that come to mind for two Minden physicians when they think of breast cancer awareness. October...

National prescription drug take-back day Saturday

The Drug Enforcement Agency will sponsor its 10th annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday. Minden police chief Steve...

Flu season, vaccinations arrive in Webster Parish

Two cases of the flu have been confirmed, which means flu season has officially arrived in Webster Parish. “We’ve already had two cases of the...

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