People are increasingly making the switch to a plant-based diet because of the health and environmental benefits. Research has shown that a plant-based way of eating can help you maintain a healthy weight, as well as reduce your risk of certain heart diseases.
More Americans than ever before in are legally taking prescription drugs. Pharmaceutical prices are increasing about 8 percent per year – more than four times the rate of wage growth and inflation. Consequently, if you want the top brand name pharmaceuticals, you may, depending on what your health plan covers, be paying a hefty chunk of change to get them.
You feel healthy. You have good energy levels, feel happy and are engaged in life’s activities. Don’t get lulled into complacency! Taking time to get your preventative screenings when you are healthy and symptom-free is the best way to safeguard your vitality.
Cat Is The Best Foster Brother To Tiny Kittens | This cat learned to open doors all by himself so he could meet the new kittens. You can keep up with Pokey and all of his little foster babies on Instagram, pokeypotpie: http://thedo.do/pokey
Dog Chained Up For 8 Years Lives In Luxury Now | This sweet dog was chained up for 8 years — but now she lives like a QUEEN in her brand new forever home 👑 💕
Guy Adopts A Turkey — Ends Up With A Turkey Family | When this guy adopted a turkey, he had no idea he'd be raising his babies too. Keep up with Albert the turkey, his dad, and their incredible turkey family on Instagram: http://thedo.do/alberttheturkey and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com…
Dog Chained To Abandoned Building Gets Transformed By Love | Rescuers couldn't believe what people did to this dog — but they turned their anger into love and completely transformed her 💞💞💞
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta discusses the importance of the chickenpox vaccine after Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin said he made sure all his nine children were exposed to chickenpox and caught the disease instead of giving them a vaccine.
Woman Who Wanted To Help Animals Ends Up Raising Lions To Be Killed | When this woman started volunteering with lions, she had no idea she was being used to help a cruel industry. To sponsor the ongoing care of Serabie, you can support the Emoya Big Cat Sanctuary: http://thedo.do/emoya.
Woman Rescues A Baby Squirrel — Then Becomes A Complete Squirrel Mom | This rescue squirrel peels bananas for her mom. You can keep up with Mossy and Juniper and all of their adventures together on Instagram, mossy.the.squirrel: http://thedo.do/mossy.
Girl Reunited With Her Lost Cat After 3 Years | This little girl's been looking for her cat for 3 YEARS — and her mind's about to be blown. Love Animals? Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCINb0wqPz-A0dV9nARjJlOQ?sub_confirmation=1
Two-year-old Jude McGee died of the flu. But anti-vaxers told his mom she murdered him and made up a story about the flu to cover up her crime. She isn't the only mother under attack by anti-vaxers.
Seal Chased By Hungry Orcas Knows Just What To Do | This brave little seal was being chased by 12 hungry orcas — so he climbed onto this family's boat to get help.
Wild Turkey Invades Home, Couple Calls 911 | This couple found a wild turkey in their living room — and he had no intention of leaving.
Soldier Coming Home and being helped by dogs compilation Veterans Day. Thank you to all the veterans that have served, continue to serve, and especially to the heroes that have made the ultimate sacrifice.
Puppy Born Without Front Legs LOVES Foster Dad | This tiny puppy was born without front legs, but he got the world's best foster dad — who had trouble letting him go. Keep up with this very special pup Nubby on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nubbydogrules/, and on Instagram: http://thedo…
Neglected Pony Hooves Were So Long He Couldn't Walk | This neglected pony was in very bad shape when he was rescued — his hooves had grown so long that he could barely walk. But his rescuers helped transform him into a whole new pony, and today on Comeback Kids: Animal Edition, we get to see…
Pittie Who Spent Years Chained Up Loves New Life As A Cuddlebug | When Willie was rescued, people thought he was aggressive because he's a pit bull who spent his life chained up. But he quickly planted himself in his mom's bed and became the happiest, laziest, snuggliest little hippo ever 💜
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.
Immunizations don’t stop once you leave school, according to Christa O’Neal, immunization specialist with West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital. In fact, they never stop from birth to death.
VINTON — Most children are taking advantage of these last few days of summer vacation by sleeping in, swimming, or playing video games.