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West Nile – Not Zika – A Bigger Threat After Historic Louisiana Floods

While many news outlets have focused on the Zika virus recently, experts say that the West Nile virus poses a bigger threat after flooding in Louisiana.

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How To Remove Flood Damaged Carpet [Video]

Here is a quick video "how to" of the simple and easy way to remove damaged carpeting from your home. It's something needs to be done as soon as possible to minimize damage and the threat of mold.

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United Blood services Appeals For Help

The recent flooding has disrupted nearly every aspect of life in south Louisiana. Disasters escalate the need for emergency supplies. That includes blood. Supplies are dangerously low. Mitzi Breaux stopped by to update us on the situation.

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Louisiana About Average When It Comes To Cancer Fighting Laws

Cancer is a significant health threat to Louisiana residents. How does our state rank when it comes to providing legislative support in battling the disease?

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UMCOR Blood Drive This Thursday

The United Methodist Committee On Relief Sager-Brown is having a blood drive this Thursday, August 11th, from 1:30-4:30pm.

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Faith House Desperately Needs Our Help!

Faith House of Acadiana needs donations to restock their linen closet. They're completely out of large bath towels!

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What the Heck Were Those Circles on Michael Phelps?

Michael Phelps' assault on destroying the Olympic record book has been overshadowed by a cosmetic quirk.

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Drink Tequila, Lose Weight

Lose weight by drinking tequila?? Yes, I can picture your eyes rolling, but hang on. I didn't say lose weight by drinking margaritas. They contain too much sugar. Tequila made from the agave' plant contains something that actually reduces blood glucose levels...

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Listening To This Radio Station Is Beneficial To Your Health

Your good health is available without a prescription when you turn this radio station on every day. The longer you listen, the healthier you could be.

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Foods That Help You Stay Focused

Huffington Post just did a story on foods that help you to focus. I don't know about you, but with my busy lifestyle, sometimes it's difficult to stay focused. Especially in the afternoon, after waking up so early to do the morning show. There are foods that will help.

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If You Have Trouble Concentrating, Eating These Foods Will Help

Every Wednesday, I see social media posts to the effect of "Is it Friday yet?" It seems like folks begin to lose their focus by mid week. There are foods that may alleviate the problem...

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World Breastfeeding Week August 1 – 7

Acadiana Breastfeeding Coalition will be set up at the Farmer's Market at the Horse Farm Saturday from 8-Noon to celebrate World Breastfeedng Week.

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