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Live4Life Health Fair Saturday, 4/25

In celebration of National Hospital Week, Opelousas General Health System will host the 8th annual Community Health Fair on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at OGHS’ South Campus in Opelousas from 8 – 11 AM.

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Spring Flowers
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Acadiana Pollen Counts Lower This Week

You might be able to breathe a little easier over the next few days as pollen counts in Acadiana will be lower than they have been.

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Scott Darling
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Former Icegator Scott Darling Overcomes Demons, Reaches Stanley Cup Playoffs

Four years ago, I would have given Scott Darling a snowball's chance in Hell of playing in the NHL, let alone the Stanley Cup playoffs. The former Phoenix Coyotes' draft pick had fallen through the ranks of minor league hockey to the SPHL. I had a great vantage point from which to watch the talented young man under perform, the penalty box.

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There’s a New Number For ‘Middle Aged’

We talk a lot on the KTDY morning show about age and since Deb and I are now at the age we used to think was OLD, I decided to research the new number for 'Middle Aged'.

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Dr. Oz
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Doctors Want Dr. Oz Fired From Columbia University Faculty

A group of ten doctors have petitioned the administration of Columbia University to remove Dr. Mehmet Oz from its faculty. The Associated Press reports, the group, headed by Dr. Henry Miller of Stanford University, has sent a letter, accusing Dr. Oz of Quackery.

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Tanning Beds Can Give You Something Other Than A Tan

Research have proven to the world that tanning beds are not the best thing for your skin, now a dermatologist at the Mayo Clinic is making another claim about tanning beds that will have you thinking before you tan.

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‘April Showers Bring May Flowers’…And Mosquitoes

People often joke the mosquitoes in South Louisiana could carry a small child away. All kidding aside, they can be very dangerous. Mosquitoes carry several dangerous, even potentially fatal illnesses, like malaria and West Nile Virus. Spring rains have drenched the Bayou State recently. The Vermilion River reached flood stage on April 14th. There's water seemingly everywhere. That's where mosquitoes breed, and make their homes. There are a number of things you can do to protect yourself and your family...

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Dr. Salman Malad, photo courtesy of LGMC
Dr. Salman Malad, photo courtesy of LGMC
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LGMC To Conduct Lymphoma Study

Since this study is in the third phase, the drugs they are testing may then be approved for the entire population.

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Lotus Seed Pod (Amazon)
Lotus Seed Pod (Amazon)
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Infected Breast Video On Facebook Is Fake! [WARNING: Gross!]

I have noticed this fairly NSFW picture all over Facebook recently, with the title "98.8% of people can't watch this video for more than 5 seconds!".

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There Is Something About Your Sheets That Will Shock You

As if we don't have enough to worry about, now we have to worry about the sheets we sleep on. You won't believe what you're sleeping on.

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How Do You Like Your Steak? With A Side Of Dementia?

It drives me crazy to see someone order a steak well done. That's obviously a figurative term. There's evidence to suggest eating steak well done (what I call ruined) contributes to the onset of dementia.

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Nationwide Sabra Hummus Recall

30,000 CASES of hummus, sold nationwide, have been recalled.

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