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Southwest Daily News - Sulphur, LA
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Posted Oct 31, 2014 at 1:01 AM

Tip of the WeekYou probably read magazine articles or scroll for tidbits on your smartphone about how to work out better, eat smarter or lose those extra pounds. But what are you actually doing about it? Let's look at three simple, fuss-free steps to get you the results you need.

Updated Oct 30, 2014 at 12:29 PM

A major concern for patients with shingles is the development of a complication called postherpetic neuralgia, which, at times, can be very debilitating.

Updated Oct 30, 2014 at 12:27 PM

Q: I have a small, white, painful sore under my tongue. I have had this several times before and it usually goes away after a week or so, but it seems to come back again. Is this a cold sore?

Updated Oct 29, 2014 at 3:50 PM

Governor Bobby Jindal and officials with the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH), and Louisiana State Police (LSP) announced today the ban of a new synthetic marijuana compound called "MAB-CHMINACA." The designer drug, sold under...

Posted Oct 29, 2014 at 12:00 PM

The DeQuincy-based Colors for a Cause charity organization is currently assisting nearly 60 area families that are dealing with cancer. Sulphur Rotarians heard from the organization's founders about their mission at their Wednesday, October 22,...

Updated Oct 25, 2014 at 10:26 PM

Time to stock your stash for cold and flu season.

Posted Oct 24, 2014 at 2:00 PM

In recognition of International Infection Prevention Week, October 19-25, Lake Charles Memorial Infection Prevention Manager Bridget Redlich visited second graders at Maplewood Elementary on Thursday, October 23, to show them proper handwashing...

Updated Oct 24, 2014 at 10:20 AM

Q: What’s up with the controversy about breast cancer screening?A: Many factors must be considered to evaluate a screening test:- How common is the disease being screened for? The more common it is, the more people there are that...

Updated Oct 24, 2014 at 10:18 AM

Because so many people are on a diet or thinking about going on a diet, dieting is a very popular subject.Recently, two studies have been reported that add to the already existing data concerning dieting. In one study, researchers reviewed...

Updated Oct 22, 2014 at 9:56 AM

Great-grandmothers and grandmothers-to-be might recall a healthy pregnancy eating big bowls of ice cream and other excess food, and today often are seen pushing food on pregnant daughters, but times have changed.

Updated Oct 19, 2014 at 1:49 PM

The body is a complex system that is usually capable of healing itself when injured, but there are times when wounds simply won't heal. This can lead to serious complications, including extensive infection and even amputation.

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