Wednesday, July 6, 2011
Of the $211 million Lourdes invested in its new hospital, almost $30 million was spent on technological advancements. By Lisa Hanchey
It’s unlike anything Lafayette has ever seen in a medical facility.
When you enter Our Lady of Lourdes’ new 396,000-square-foot facility off Ambassador Caffery Parkway, you’ll think you’re in another city. This $211 million state-of-the-art facility is comparable to those found in medical meccas like Houston and Dallas. Just on technology, the hospital spent $28.5 million.
Wednesday, July 6, 2011
Gentle Choices Birth Center, a family-centered maternity care facility offering natural birthing services with access to midwifery care, has been awarded National Accreditation from the Commission for the Accreditation of Birth Centers....
Wednesday, June 1, 2011
Whether searching for meaning in life, hoping to relieve emotional or physical pain or seeking a spiritual path, meditation improves your health and well-being. By Sue Schleifer
The Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School has pioneered the integration of mindfulness meditation into mainstream medicine and health care. The center was founded in 1995 by Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D., whose books include Wherever You Go, There You Are. Kabat-Zinn also developed mindfulness-based stress reduction, commonly referred to as MBSR.
Wednesday, May 18, 2011
The 2011 Go Red challengers lost a total of 85.6 pounds and 68.5 inches, dropped their total cholesterol by 183 points and slashed their triglycerides by 461 points. By Lisa Hanchey
Wednesday, May 18, is the official send-off for the 2011 Go Red for Women Personally Fit Challenge ladies, and I must say that I’m sad it’s over. This year’s group of women really supported and inspired each other to push through the tough times in order to meet their personal fitness goals. But, like all good things, the challenge must come to an end, allowing the ladies to take flight and maintain results on their own.
Wednesday, May 4, 2011
Nursed to health by UMC and her adoptive parents two years ago, preemie Jennifer Marie Fero is this year’s March of Dimes ambassador. By Lisa Hanchey
Edwina and Christopher Jude Fero prayed for a miracle. Together since 1994, Jude desperately wanted to become a father. Edwina, or “Eddie,” as most know her, already had two grown children from a previous marriage, as well as a grandchild. But, she and Jude wanted a child together. As both were approaching 50, they thought that adoption was the most viable option.
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