Shreveport Medical School Earns Full Re-Accreditation
The LSU Health Shreveport School of Medicine has been granted a full eight-year re-accreditation by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education. A team of LCME reviewers visited the medical school in January for several days and issued a report to the full body.
Kennedy: Hospital Privatization Not To Save Money
It has been almost a month since the Biomedical Research Foundation officially took over operations of the LSU hospitals in Shreveport and Monroe, but State Treasurer John Kennedy says this privatization effort is not to save money on operating costs.
Mid-Year Budget Cuts to Impact Local Facilities
A $251-million mid-year deficit-reduction plan unveiled by the Jindal administration and approved by the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget will have a statewide impact.  And some of that impact will be felt right here in Shreveport.
Flu Season Off to a Slow Start
It's been a quiet start to the flu season, but a local pediatrician says that's not out of the ordinary. Infectious disease specialist Dr. John Vanchiere at LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport says our area did see a few flu cases before the season officially began...
Match Day
Today's a big day for medical students. It's Match Day. And this morning at 11 o'clock graduating senior medical students at Shreveport's LSU Health Sciences Center -- along with fellow grads around the country -- learned where they'll be doing their residency training.
Teen Dies At LSUHSC Of H1N1
BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals today confirmed the death of a 13-year-old East Texas boy in a Shreveport hospital due to complications from H1N1 flu.  Elysian Fields Middle School student Trenton Lindsey died Tuesday night. 
"Our hearts and prayers go out to this …