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  • CDC: La scores 100 in public health emergency prep

    September 22, 2011 6:12 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Louisiana and Mississippi got good grades on plans for dealing with public health emergencies and on their public health labs' performance. For the second year in a row, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention gave Louisiana's plans for dealing with public health emergencies a perfect... more »
  • CDC: Chickenpox deaths plummeted since vaccine

    July 25, 2011 9:01 AM

    ATLANTA (AP) - A new government study says deaths from the chickenpox have been dramatically reduced, thanks to the vaccine for the disease. And researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say the drop has been most significant among children. The study found that chickenpox deaths fell from... more »
  • Acadiana Representative to White House on AIDS

    December 16, 2009 2:25 PM

    The Obama administration is working on a national AIDS policy, and a handful of representatives from across the country were chosen to help. A local man was chosen by the Office of National AIDS Policy after they had heard of his hard work over the past decade. Acadiana C.A.R.E.S. director... more »

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