Updated: Oct. 15, 2021 at 6:16 PM CDT|
A study done by the United States Preventative Services Task Force shows that once people turn 60 years old, they should not consider starting to take aspirin, because the risk of bleeding cancels out the benefits of preventing heart disease.
Updated: Oct. 7, 2021 at 5:10 PM CDT|
After one year and nine months, Rapides Regional Medical Center is happy to announce the return of pre-COVID visitation guidelines beginning Monday, October 11, 2021, with two exceptions.
Updated: Oct. 4, 2021 at 6:42 PM CDT|
A bill being debated in Louisiana would allow nurse practitioners to have full practice authority, meaning they wouldn’t have to work with a doctor to treat patients.
Updated: Sep. 29, 2021 at 4:25 PM CDT|
COVID-19 hospitalization rates among children and adolescents are at their highest levels since the start of the pandemic.
Updated: Sep. 20, 2021 at 6:25 PM CDT|
The Rapides Foundation is conducting a study they may need your help with. Every three to five years, the local organization aiming to make Central Louisiana healthier, conducts a community health assessment to better understand the health status of our region.
Updated: Sep. 7, 2021 at 6:24 PM CDT|
It’s another unusual school year for students, faculty and staff continuing to deal with the pandemic, but local school nurse practitioners are playing an important role in keeping kids in the classroom.