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  • What is influenza (also called flu)?

    Posted on November 16, 2015 by in Heath Care News, News

    What is influenza (also called flu)? The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat, and lungs. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death. The best way to prevent the flu is by getting a flu vaccine each year. Signs and […]

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  • Flu Shots Lafayette LA 2015

    Posted on November 16, 2015 by in Heath Care News, News

    Fast, Convenient , Affordable…Walk Ins Always Welcome Our Lafayette LA Clinics offers low cost flu shot vaccines to help keep yourself and your family healthy all flu season long! Even though you or your family might not have any current symptoms of the flu, don’t wait until it is too late. Kids bringing the flu […]

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  • Now Open on Sundays

    Posted on June 27, 2014 by in Heath Care News, In the Community, News

      We are happy to announce that our MinuteMed Walk in Clinic locations on Ambassador Caffery & Johnston Street will now be Open on Sundays from 10am-4pm!! That makes 7 days a week that we are here to serve you!! Fast, Friendly & Affordable healthcare.. No reason why you should not stop by! MinuteMed Walk […]

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  • Flu Shots Lafayette LA

    Posted on October 5, 2013 by in Blog, Heath Care News, In the Community, News

      Flu Shots Lafayette LA Fast, Convenient , Affordable…Walk Ins Always Welcome Our Lafayette LA Clinics offers low cost flu shot vaccines to help keep yourself and your family healthy all flu season long! Even though you or your family might not have any current symptoms of the flu, don’t wait until it is too […]

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  • Six-Step Plan May Cut HF Readmissions

    Posted on July 30, 2013 by in Heath Care News, News

    By Chris Kaiser, Cardiology Editor, MedPage Today Reviewed by Robert Jasmer, MD; Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco and Dorothy Caputo, MA, BSN, RN, Nurse Planner Hundreds of millions of dollars could be saved if hospitals implemented six strategies aimed at reducing heart failure readmissions, a large national sample of hospitals revealed. Individually, the six […]

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  • ‘Star Rating’ for Hospital Quality Draws Mixed Reviews

    Posted on July 26, 2013 by in Heath Care News, News

    By Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News Medicare is considering assigning stars or some other easily understood symbol to hospitals so patients can more easily compare the quality of care at various institutions. The ratings would appear on Medicare’s Hospital Compare website and be based on many of the 100 quality measures the agency already publishes. The […]

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  • Heart Health: Is When You Eat as Important as What You Eat?

    Posted on July 23, 2013 by in Heath Care News, News

    Men in middle age and beyond who skip breakfast or eat late at night may be at greater risk of developing coronary heart disease, researchers found. Male health professionals who said they regularly skipped breakfast were 27% more likely to die during 16 years of follow-up, according to Leah Cahill, PhD, of the Harvard School […]

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  • Nerium International Wine & Wrinkle Event

    Posted on May 16, 2013 by in Blog, Heath Care News, In the Community, News

    Nerium International Wine & Wrinkle Event – Saturday May 18, 2013 at 4:00 PM at MinuteMed Walk In Medical Clinic in Lafayette, Louisiana (337) 534-4410

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  • Vote MinuteMed for Best of Acadiana 2013

    Posted on May 16, 2013 by in Blog, Heath Care News, In the Community, News

    Please Vote MinuteMed Walk In Medical Clinic as “Best of Acadiana 2013”. Voting Ends May 27, 2013 – Section #127 Best Walk-in Clinic/Urgent Care

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    More Support for ‘Less Salt, More Potassium’

    Posted on April 9, 2013 by in Heath Care News, News

    More Support for ‘Less Salt, More Potassium’ By Todd Neale, Senior Staff Writer, MedPage Today Published: April 04, 2013 Reviewed by Zalman S. Agus, MD; Emeritus Professor, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and Dorothy Caputo, MA, BSN, RN, Nurse Planner Action Points In two systematic reviews of the literature and a meta-analysis of randomized […]

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