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Estherwood Bridge at the Mermentau River features a nifty sign of caution (Staff Photo)
Estherwood Bridge at the Mermentau River features a nifty sign of caution (Staff Photo)
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Mermentau River Health Advisory

Do health advisories like this one keep you from enjoying the water?

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Diapers For Farrah Headed To St. Jude [VIDEO]

You recall when we asked for help with diapers for Farrah, right?  Well, we asked, and you delivered; now we get to deliver!

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You Are Taking Your Medicine The Wrong Way, Most Americans Do

Most Americans take medicine (pills and capsules) the wrong way.  And because of it, may not be as effective.

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Vermilion Parish Library (Google Maps)
Vermilion Parish Library (Google Maps)
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Vermilion Library Hosts Health Fair

The Vermilion Parish Library will be the site for the 11th Annual Health Fair Tuesday, April 15, 2014.  The health fair is open from 9am until noon.

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Very Old Man Gave Himself A Makeover, Now Looks Like He’s In His 20s [VIDEO]

We all start fighting old age from the minute we're born if you get right down to it.  One very old man gave himself a makeover, and in the end, looked like a man in his 20s. 

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Started Drinking Soda With Aspartame And Felt Depressed, Now I Know Why

I hardly ever drink soda of any kind, but recently started drinking a diet soda that I enjoy. After starting to drink this soda, sweetened with aspartame, and started to feel unhappy and depressed but didn't know why.  Not until someone mentioned to me that aspartame has been linked to depression did I put 2 and 2 together.

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Research At The Birkbeck Babylab Into Brain And Cognitive Development
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The Brain Is Smart But The Heart Is STUPID

I was just on the phone with my ex wife and at one point in the conversation she said, "The brain is smart but the heart is stupid".  Truer were never spoken.  Having been in a marriage that didn't workout and having 2 children that are both over 20 now, I think I know what she meant.

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3 Reasons Chocolate Is Healthier Than You Think and You Should Eat More of It

Can eating more chocolate actually be a smart, healthy decision? Yes, it can, despite everything your parents used to say.

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Debbie Ray Storms Out KTDY Control Room

Today, immediately after the KTDY morning show ended at 10AM, Debbie Ray stormed out the control room as though a bolt of lightning had struck her from behind, the reason, outlined in an email, had co-host CJ not feeling the love.

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FDA Approves New Hope For Migraine Sufferers

I don't get migraines, but several friends tell me they're ten kinds of Hell, and nothing seems to help. There's new hope. The Associated Press reports, the FDA has approved a new device to help prevent the misery of migraines.

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The Best Ways to Get More Vitamin D in Your Body

Vitamin D is an essential nutrient for staying healthy, and there are several ways for you to get more of it.

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7-Year-Old Raises More Than $600,000 To Help Sick Friend [VIDEO]

Art Linkletter used to say, "Kids Say The Darndest Things." Sometimes kids DO the darndest things! Seven year old Dylan Siegel has raised more than 600 thousand dollars to help his friend, Jonah Pournazarian. Jonah has a river liver disease called glycogen storage disease.

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