People whose diets are heavy on fried foods and sugary drinks were more likely to suffer a stroke, a new study finds.

Realizing a loved one is sliding into dementia presents a host of tough decisions for families.

flu2The early start to flu season that's sweeping the country hasn't spared the Pelican State.

A Loyola University student has won a grant to help teach health care providers at a New Orleans area school counseling skills aimed at reducing childhood obesity.

Doctors in Baton Rouge are looking for 306 overweight, pregnant women to participate in a study of whether getting advice by smartphone can help them control weight gain as well as meeting with a coach or doctor.


Your guide to fun activities that will keep you fit throughout 2013.


This year’s Personally Fit challengers are energized — and it shows. Photo by Robin May


IND Monthly's directory of health clubs, gyms, health and sports drinks, medical fitness facilities, and studios and classes to keep you healthy and fit in 2013.

The Living Lab Initiative aims to trim the fat.

Lafayette’s many musical professionals are invited to the Lafayette Community Healthcare Clinic today for complimentary dental care.


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