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  • Harry Connick Jr. to attend N.O. screening

    December 5, 2012 4:41 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Grammy-winning jazz singer Harry Connick Jr. is returning to his hometown for the screening of a television show that pays tribute to the music of Louisiana. The show, a Louisiana Public Broadcasting special called "Sunshine by the Stars: Celebrating Louisiana Music," is a mix of music,... more »
  • Shane's Heart Youth Cardiac Screening

    November 27, 2012 8:47 AM

    The Shane Ozene Foundation is hosting the Shane's Heart Youth Cardiac Screening. It will take place at the Domingue Center at 901 Mudd Ave. Lafayette, La. This event takes place on Saturday, December 8, 2012, from 9:00am until 2:00pm. This event is to give children ages 7-17 free cardiac screening.... more »
  • You Gotta Move- Not A Diet!

    January 28, 2011 11:15 AM

    Remember, if you'd like to sign up for support or emails, shoot us a message at gottamove@katctv.com . I was so excited to see so many people at Heart Hospital of Lafayette this morning for the screening event in advance of the You Gotta Move Goes Red kickoff! Even if... more »
  • You Gotta Move Goes Red First Week Info!

    January 25, 2011 11:30 AM

    Congratulations on your decision to participate in the You Gotta Move Goes Red Program. Over the next 12 weeks, you will discover how your body responds to foods, establish healthy eating and exercise habits that will last a lifetime and get results! Each week you will find your success, nutrition... more »
  • "Waiting for Superman" Screening Spurs Education Discussion

    January 13, 2011 12:03 AM

    Educators from across Acadiana are taking a hard look at our public education system Wednesday night -- by watching a film. Hundreds of people, from teachers, superintendents, school board members to parish leaders filled the Grand Theater in Lafayette to watch the documentary "Waiting for Superman." After the screening there... more »
  • Free Kidney Screening

    September 22, 2010 5:39 PM

    Most Americans know that heart disease and cancer can be silent killers and understand that monitoring blood pressure and cholesterol and having regular mammograms are critical to protecting their health. Too few adults-and not enough doctors-realize, however, that chronic kidney disease (CKD) is another common, life-threatening illness that often goes... more »
  • Important Screening if High Risk for Stroke

    September 17, 2010 5:36 PM

    Prevention of stroke and other deadly diseases starts with early screenings. "High risk" for stroke is the scary reality for locals like 41-year-old Burley Pellerin of Lafayette. His father and brother died in their 40's from heart disease and he had high cholesterol, so doctors recommended he get the... more »
  • Screening Job Applicants

    August 11, 2010 4:40 PM

    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says employers who screen job applicants for criminal backgrounds or credit history cannot do so in a way that disproportionately excludes certain racial or ethnic groups. An exception is where the company can show the practice is job-related and "consistent with business necessity." A blanket... more »
  • May 22 Free Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening

    May 17, 2010 1:27 PM

    Lafayette, LA - Drs. Mitchell Lirtzman and Charles Wyatt, Lafayette cardiovascular surgeons with Louisiana Heart, Lung and Vascular Center, have teamed up with The Regional Medical Center of Acadiana (formerly Southwest Medical Center) and Aneurysm Outreach, Inc. to offer a free abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening to qualified participants. The... more »
  • Local doctors react to new breast screening guidlines

    November 23, 2009 10:09 AM

    Local doctors are speaking out against new recommendations for breast cancer screenings. Dr. Lewis Hill and Dr. Gary Mathews say the U.S. Preventative service task force is wrong. The new guidelines say women can wait to take breast examinations starting at the age of 50; before it was 40. Dr.... more »
  • Free Health Screenings

    November 12, 2009 2:33 PM

    There will be Free flu and H1N1 shots (while supplies last)including Free health screenings (cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure, and sickle cell) at the SWLA Center for Health Services - St. Antoine Gardens at 716 Hellen St. in Lafayette. The health screening event takes place on Saturday, November 14th from 8AM... more »
  • Free mammograms for women who qualify

    October 21, 2009 2:55 PM

    FREE mammograms will be available to those women who qualify. Individuals who qualify will fall between the ages for 40 to 64, have no insurance and have a low income. The next screening will be held on Wednesday, October 28, 2009 beginning at 5pm until 8pm at the St.... more »

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