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Most Boating Accidents Can Be Prevented – Here’s How

Fatalities on Louisiana waterways are up significantly this year. Here are some simple ways you can protect yourself and your passengers on the water.

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Advances in Breast Cancer Research and Treatment Give Hope, Save Lives

FIve exciting new research findings that should greatly benefit victims of and those at risk for breast cancer.

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Louisiana’s Opioid Epidemic Continues To Grow

There are more prescriptions for opioids than their are people in the state of Louisiana. Painkiller abuse is becoming more of a problem than the symptom it's supposed to treat.

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5 Halloween Candies And How Much Exercise It Will Take To Burn Them Off

Sneaking treats out of the kid's trick-or-treat bags this Halloween will cost you calories. How much exercise will it take to burn them off?

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Lindsay Lohan Chops Off Part of Finger

Lindsay Lohan cut off part of her finger in boating accident over the weekend and the picture is pretty gross.

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Louisiana Professor Earns $1.7 Million Grant To Study Diabetes

The largest single grant ever awarded to the University of Louisiana Monroe will help to fund research into improving the quality of life for those with Type 1 diabetes.

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October- The Month To Celebrate Just About Everything!

October brings to mind thoughts of Halloween, Breast Cancer Awareness, and the colors of fall. But did you know there are at least 113 other causes and celebrations commemorated during the month of October?

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The Truth Behind Louisiana’s Asthma Dog Lore

Is it just Cajun folklore or is there some science in the myth that Chihuahua dogs can take away asthma in children.

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Turning On The Heater For The First Time This Fall? Here’s What You Should Know

Some of us will just grab an extra blanket tonight, others will crank up the heater. If you're going to use your furnace, make sure you've checked on a couple of things before you fire it up for the first time.

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Online Petition Started For Longer Recess In Lafayette Parish Schools

One Change.org group called "Concerned Parents" has started an online petition to hopefully persuade the Lafayette Parish School Board to institute increased recess time for students.

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