May 25, 2017

Lane Regional Medical Center will host an Alzheimer’s Support Group on May 26 from 2-3:30 p.m. in the hospital’s West Wing Conference Room.

Alzheimer's disease is life-changing for both those who are diagnosed and those close to them.  Support groups provide a place for caregivers, family, and friends of persons with dementia to meet with other caregivers who truly understand what you are going through, and to develop a mutual support system.

The Alzheimer's Support Group at Lane Regional Medical Center offers a place to:

May 25, 2017

Imagine being able to get in to see the doctor any time of the day or night, without having to take time away from work or school – or even leaving your home. Imagine no more--Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana has made this a reality with BlueCare, a new service that lets customers have online doctor visits.

May 25, 2017

Janzlean Laughinghouse, PhD, has been appointed as Addiction Recovery Program Director at Capital Area Human Services (CAHS) agency. Dr. Laughinghouse will oversee the implementation of several addiction recovery grants dedicated to reducing the opioid  epidemic in the agency's seven-parish region.

May 25, 2017

Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With the Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll Elite. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to providing the most appropriate stroke treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.

May 25, 2017

A condition known as peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is widespread in America, and throughout the world.  The leading cause of amputations, PAD serves as a marker of a dramatically increased risk of premature death and disability—even when symptoms are not present.