BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A 26-year-old man has been booked with first-degree murder of a 53-year-old who died after a holdup, apparently from a heart attack, Baton Rouge police say. Brian Wright of Baton Rouge was booked Saturday with murder of Terrance Booker, also of Baton Rouge, who died... more »
Lafayette General honored a Lafayette woman with the Making a Difference award for going above and beyond, giving life saving CPR to a jogger who had collapsed. Monday, January 9th started as any other day for Gary Dodson. He went to work and then around 11:30 went home for lunch... more »
Controlling Your Risk Factors of Heart Attack and Stroke
LAFAYETTE, LA-Risk factors are traits and lifestyle habits that increase your chance of disease. The same factors that raise your risk of coronary heart disease (which causes heart attack) also raise your risk of stroke. Several factors only increase stroke... more »
PORT ALLEN, La. (AP) - West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff Mike Cazes has been released from the hospital after been admitted for a heart attack. The 54-year-old Cazes told The Advocate Tuesday he plans to return to work next week. Cazes said he has had heart trouble since he was... more »
Kenny Henry has been a referee for 28 years. The night Lafayette High School played Acadiana High School, Henry thought it was just another ordinary game. But just a few minutes into the second quarter, the game turned into a potentially life-threatening situation. EMS Instructor at LHS, Jennifer Morrow, said... more »
Heart attack patients are getting help in half the time it took before, thanks to the latest wireless technology. Time was wasted in the past while getting to the hospital and figuring out what to do once the patient arrived.
For week 2 of "Heart Month" KATC learned about... more »