Former President Jimmy Carter is recovering at Emory University Hospital following surgery to relieve pressure on his brain from a subdural hematoma, The Carter Center said in a statement. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports.
This huge raccoon was living in someone's attic and fell through the bathroom ceiling. As Gates Wildlife Control started removing her, they realized she left something important up there.
Former President Jimmy Carter was admitted to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta ahead of a procedure to relieve pressure on his brain, the Carter Center announced in a statement posted to Twitter.
Two midwives in New Mexico help empower Native American women who are navigating their maternal care options. Watch the full "Giving Birth in America: New Mexico" documentary produced by Every Mother Counts.
A New Mexico couple leans on a nearby midwife to help overcome their limited resources to experience a healthy home birth based on their values. Produced by Every Mother Counts.
In the "Strawberry Capital" of the US, an immigrant farmworker prepares for the birth of her third child while facing healthcare challenges and threats to immigration status. Produced by Every Mother Counts
As we continue to live longer, we're seeing an increase in illnesses like dementia. All over the world, innovative ways to care for our aging loved ones are on the rise.
Thanksgiving is about reflecting on what you're grateful for with friends and family, but it’s also about eating a whole lot of turkey. When it comes to carving your bird, don’t leave guests hungry and waiting. This year, try an electric carving set to serve your feast more quickly than ever.
City Boy the zebra is obsessed with eating breakfast with his mom and even learned how to let himself into the house! Watch him chill inside, steal his family's clothes and make a new friend!
This guy loves this shelter pittie so much, he decides to move into the animal shelter to help her get adopted 💜
Ace was recently rescued by his foster mom after his shelter was evacuated during the California fires. She celebrated by taking him to the pet store where he got to pick his very own toy. He's now waiting for the perfect home.
Veterans Affairs (VA) loans are invaluable for homebuyers. Their advantages include little or no money down, qualifying with a lower credit score, competitive interest rates, potentially lower closing and auxiliary costs, and no private mortgage insurance requirements.
VA loans are administered through approved lending institutions and backed through an entitlement of up to $36,000. This entitlement can guarantee a home loan of up to 484,350 without a down payment and possibly higher in some high-cost counties.
You may qualify for a VA loan if you're an active duty service member, a veteran in good standing, a current or discharged National Guard or Selected Reserve member, a spouse of a service member who died on active duty, or a spouse of a veteran who died as a result of military service. Your lender will require a Certificate of Eligibility, which requires different evi...
Ten people at an Oklahoma assisted living facility were hospitalized after they were given insulin injections instead of the flu shot, according to police.
There are several well-known factors that contribute to aging: smoking, stress, sun exposure and genetics, among them. But what you may not realize is what you put on your plate can also cause you to look beyond your year.
Those in the Indiana, Pennsylvania, region hoping to lose weight, live healthier or get their nutrition in order after being diagnosed with a health condition such as diabetes or Celiac disease have a resource available at Indiana Regional Medical Center.
The Vietnam War ended in 1975. One decade later, Wes Wertz was born. Spoken word is how the vast majority of people on our planet express their wants and needs.
If you’ve ever been a pet parent, you know animals love to explore and taste just about everything in their path. Unfortunately, there are things at home that our furry friends shouldn’t eat. In fact, according to the ASPCA in 2018, the Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) received an average of 1,200 calls daily and assisted 266,554 animals.
For the past 24 years, Arthur Dilg did some pretty fun things, including taking his wife, Marilyn, on multiple trips to Germany to visit family. The semi-retired Christ Episcopal Church clergyman also had a chance to be a part of some blessed events, including baptizing the majority of his nine grandchildren and seven great grandchildren as well as countless others outside the family. He performed numerous weddings, and he and Marilyn were able to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary six years ago.
Quincy was born with a cleft palate and couldn’t nurse on her mom so a woman rescued her when she was only a couple of hours old and used an incubator to help her get strong.
The World Health Organization is set to announce "gaming disorder" as a new mental health condition in its International Classification of Diseases. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports.
This cow was rescued after she jumped off a transport truck on the highway — pregnant and determined to save her baby’s life. A few days later she gave birth to the most perfect little baby ever! Now you can cuddle with these incredible cows, meet all their friends and bottle-feed the newest…
This woman saw two stray dogs on the street that she knew needed help. She spent days earning their trust and the look on these dogs' faces when they're finally home 😭💜
Meet Pepper, a rescue pup who just celebrated Halloween with her new forever family :jack_o_lantern: We asked a professional designer to make Pepper a costume to fit her special personality. Check out the cutest Halloween ever!
Pre-teen girls experience many rapid changes in their minds and bodies. Sorting those out and knowing what is normal can be difficult while combatting the messages they receive from a media invested in convincing them that they need to buy products to make them better.
The local non-profit organization Destiny Driven Youth, founded by Cynthia Beverly, President, honored 12 college graduates under the age of 30 at the Black Excellence Celebration held at the St. Peter Claver Mission Chapel Saturday night in Sulphur.
VINTON — When retired Air Force Staff Sgt. Corey Goodwin got an email earlier this month from his Wing Commander, Col. Samantha Weeks, asking that Christmas cards be sent to a sick child in Vinton, he decided he could do more.
LAKE CHARLES — Though Thanksgiving is not yet upon us, the 1911 Historic City Hall in Lake Charles was bedecked in Christmas cheer Thursday as representatives from throughout Calcasieu Parish announced upcoming holiday events in their municipalities.
Audrey Hepburn once said, “As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands: one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.” Volunteering time and talent not only helps others; it also helps the one giving back.
Though mosquito season in Louisiana typically runs through October or November, increasingly warmer winters are enticing the pesky critters to overstay their welcome.
WESTLAKE — Sadness and grief are a part of the human condition. But when those feelings remain, despite every attempt to relieve them, medical intervention may be necessary.
LAKE CHARLES — The Community Foundation of Southwest Louisiana has hired Bantam Strategy Group in partnership with Toole Design Group, two experienced bikeshare firms, to study the feasibility and implementation of a multi-city bikeshare system serving the City of Lake Charles and City of Sulphur.
MOSS BLUFF — Louisiana’s Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser announced Wednesday that Sam Houston State Park is on track for major improvements, in large part, as a result of the state’s settlement with BP for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.
WESTLAKE — On the first of October, laws passed during the last Louisiana Legislative session regarding financial abuse protections for the elderly and disabled will take effect.
WESTLAKE — September is National Emergency Preparedness Month. In recognition, representatives with the Calcasieu Medical Reserve Corps and the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury Health and Human Services taught seniors how to address some medical emergencies at the Westlake Senior Center Monday.
When local author Heather R. Key decided to donate copies of her latest children’s book to a worthy cause, she knew just who to contact.
Setting a precedent in Calcasieu Parish and serving as a model for future endeavors of its kind, a ribbon cutting ceremony was held for the parish’s first STEM school at E.K. Key Elementary on Monday, August 20.
SOWELA Chancellor Dr. Neil Aspinwall spoke at the West Cal Chamber of Commerce meeting Thursday about the $10.2 million culinary, gaming and hospitality center planned for its main campus in Lake Charles.
A team of Sulphur High School students unveiled the end result of their vision to address a community need at an event held at Our Lady’s School Wednesday.
Sulphur resident Connie Dronette will begin her two-year term as National Director for the Catholic Daughters of the Americas on Aug. 20.