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  • Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month at Mary Bird Perkins - Our Lady of the Lake Play Video

    March 2, 2015 9:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The month of March Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month at Mary Bird Perkins - Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center. During this time doctors are really pushing people to get screened for cancer. "Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in Louisiana," Dr.... more »
  • Political, health and community leaders to discuss BR's emergency room situation Play Video

    February 11, 2015 8:42 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Inner-city health care is the topic of discussion on the steps of the Capitol this morning. Political and community meetings are meeting to discuss options after the announcement that Baton Rouge General's Mid-City Emergency Room is closing. The group and hospital officials agree that too... more »
  • OLOL honors top blood donors Play Video

    January 29, 2015 8:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The availability of blood can mean life or death for people involved in an accident of living with a deadly disease. That's why the Our Lady of the Lake Blood Donor Center is taking time to thank those that devote their time and blood to helping save... more »
  • Family: girls underwent surgery late Tuesday following crash Play Video

    December 9, 2014 10:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Family members of two girls who survived a DWI crash Tuesday said the girls had surgery late in the evening to repair broken bones sustained in the crash. Bones in driver Camille Carline's arm were shattered. Her sister, Colleen Carline, 16, suffered a broken back. Their... more »
  • OLOL unveils new emergency room expansion Play Video

    December 9, 2014 5:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Hospital leaders at Our Lady of the Lake Medical Center unveiled a new children's emergency room and expansion of its adult emergency department Tuesday. The expansion increases the number of beds from 14 to 20 on the children's side, and 45 to 59 on the adult... more »
  • OLOL takes on lung cancer Play Video

    November 5, 2014 8:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE - November is National Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Dr. Brad Vincent and Renea Duffin from Our Lady of the Lake Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center visited 2une In this morning to tell you how you can lower your risk. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related... more »
  • Social media campaign to promote healthy eating Play Video

    November 4, 2014 8:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Wednesday is National Eating Healthy Day. The American Heart Association and Our Lady of the Lake are teaming up to promote a social media campaign to promote eating healthy. Kristen Gradney, a dietician at OLOL stopped by 2une In this morning with all the details. She... more »
  • LA officials: No need to panic over Dallas Ebola patient Play Video

    September 30, 2014 9:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State and local health officials are prepared, should someone in the region show signs of Ebola, but said Tuesday, there is no need to worry following a positive test result in Texas. "For everybody to go around everyday worrying about Ebola, (it) doesn't make any sense... more »
  • OLOL implements flu vaccination policy to protect patients

    September 25, 2014 6:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center is implementing a flu vaccination policy at the hospital to help protect the health of its patients, visitors, staff and community. The policy - affecting more than 7,000 people - includes physicians, allied health staff, volunteers, students, contract workers... more »
  • Free prostate cancer screenings offered Sept. 13 Play Video

    September 2, 2014 11:02 AM

    BATON ROUGE - With September designated as National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, the Mary Bird Perkins - Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center is holding its annual barbershop screening event to increase awareness and promote early detection of the disease. The cancer center encourages men to take advantage... more »
  • Bone marrow registration drive underway in Baton Rouge Play Video

    August 14, 2014 7:59 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The challenge has been issued and it's time to register to be a bone marrow donor. Earlier this week, Baton Rouge Mayor Kip Holden, Be the Match and the Mary Bird Perkins Our Lady of the Lake Cancer joined forces to announce the start of the... more »
  • Packing a healthy school lunch Play Video

    August 11, 2014 7:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Kids across the area head back to school today. For many parents that means a new part of the daily ritual- packing lunch. Kristen F. Gradney, a dietitian from Our Lady of the Lake, stopped by 2une In this morning with some tips to packing a healthy... more »
  • Having a heart attack? Survive, Don't Drive Play Video

    July 18, 2014 9:08 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center has a tip that could save your life in the event on a heart attack: Don't get behind the wheel. OLOL kicked off its "Survive, Don't Drive" campaign to inform you of the dangers of getting behind the... more »
  • Coping with the summer heat Play Video

    June 25, 2014 8:51 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The summer heat has arrived. It can be dangerous for you and your family if you don't take the correct precautions. Dr. Matthew Chamberlain with Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group stopped by 2une In this morning with some tips to keep you safe. Everyone... more »
  • Miss Teen USA contestants visit OLOL patients

    June 5, 2014 6:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Today, Miss Teen USA contestants spent their time creating beauty crowns and friendship bracelets with the children at Our Lady of the Lake. The contestants were in Baton Rouge to cheer on their counterparts at the Miss USA pageant this weekend. The teen contestants also... more »
  • Protect yourself during summer fun in the sun Play Video

    May 13, 2014 7:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE - When the calendar turns to May, it means school is almost out. Soon everyone will be hitting the pool and beach for some fun in the sun. That is why May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Dr. John Lyons and Renea Duffin with the Mary Bird... more »
  • Former LSU stars finding inspiration from cancer patient Play Video

    March 21, 2014 1:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Parker Rivera lit up when his favorite LSU Tigers, Anthony Johnson and Jarvis Landry, walked through the door at the St. Jude Affiliate Clinic at Baton Rouge's Our Lady of the Lake Hospital. What Parker didn't realize was that he was the inspiration for the future... more »
  • Flu deaths on the rise in Baton Rouge Play Video

    January 15, 2014 4:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The number of people dying from the flu is on the rise in Baton Rouge. A representative from Our Lady of the Lake Hospital said since mid-December, they've treated more than 200 cases of the flu each week. During that time, about 10 people died. Statewide... more »
  • Grand opening for OLOL Heart & Vascular Institute

    November 4, 2013 11:27 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Our Lady of the Lake held a grand opening and blessing of its new Heart & Vascular Institute this morning. Bishop Robert Muench led the blessing of the new 9 story, 330,000 square foot facility. The building will be dedicated to heart, vascular and critical... more »
  • OLOL to open new heart institute Play Video

    October 29, 2013 5:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Our Lady of the Lake Hospital is just days away from opening its new state-of-the-art Heart and Vascular Institute in Baton Rouge. The nine-story building will have 141 rooms all designed to enhance patient care, and the institute itself will be dedicated to heart, vascular, and... more »
  • Super Chevy Dealers donate to cancer research Play Video

    October 25, 2013 5:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A caravan of trucks decked out with pink ribbons helped deliver a big check to benefit cancer research in Baton Rouge today. Super Chevy Dealers of Baton Rouge led a 22-truck caravan through Baton Rouge to the check presentation with the Mary Bird Perkins - Our... more »
  • Final approval given to OLOL public-private partnership

    August 5, 2013 4:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Governor Bobby Jindal's office announced the state received final federal approval for Louisiana's public-private partnership with Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center. Jindal's office said the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Serivces gave the final approval Monday to Louisiana's remaining Medicaid State Plan amendments... more »
  • Feds approve OLOL-EKL financing

    July 25, 2013 8:02 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Federal health officials have signed off on two of the four financial commitments that support the public-private partnership between LSU and Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center. The approvals guarantee extra Medicaid funding for inpatient care of the poor and uninsured treated at Our... more »
  • Three workers safe after scaffolding falls at OLOL

    May 1, 2013 11:32 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Three construction workers briefly dangled from scaffolding at Our Lady of the Lake Hospital this morning, according to the Baton Rouge Fire Department. Curt Monte with BRFD said they were uninjured, and brought to safety before rescue crews arrived on scene. Hospital spokeswoman Kelly Zimmerman... more »
  • Urgent care to fill void left by EKL closure Play Video

    April 4, 2013 6:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - It won't be long until Earl K. Long Memorial is just a memory. Due to changes in the LSU Health System and budget cuts, the hospital is closing on April 15th. To fill that void, Our Lady of the Lake will run an urgent care center... more »
  • Livingston welcomes its first emergency room Play Video

    September 12, 2012 5:58 PM

    WALKER- Our Lady of the Lake opened the first emergency room in Livingston Parish today, something it says will help save lives. "We felt there was a strong need to put something here to provide emergency care as opposed to them having to drive all the way to Essen... more »
  • Mother of bicyclist hit in crash speaks out Play Video

    January 24, 2012 6:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The mother of a man hit while riding his bicycle along Perkins Road Saturday night says she has already forgiven the driver police say hit him. Joseph Branch's blood alcohol content was nearly four times the legal limit when he hit Nathan Crowson and Danny Morris,... more »
  • Lawmakers approve BR teaching hospital deal

    March 19, 2010 4:04 PM

    Lawmakers have approved a deal that will move LSU's Baton Rouge-based medical education and hospital care to Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center. The move, backed by Gov. Bobby Jindal, will keep the state from building a new $400 million replacement hospital. The joint House and... more »
  • Residents have questions about hospital merger

    March 8, 2010 10:15 PM

    Patrons of Earl K. Long Hospital say they understand changes are needed, but they're unsure why the hospital has to move across town. The meeting held by State Representative Regina Barrow and State Senator Yvonne Dorsey focused on this concern. The questions about merging EKL with Our Lady of the... more »
  • Negotiations down to the wire for hospital system and Blue Cross

    December 9, 2009 10:23 PM

    For the second time in two years, negotiations between the Franciscan Mission of Our Lady Health System and Blue Cross Blue Shield are down to the wire. Blue Cross sent a press release out earlier today saying the hospital system, which encompasses Our Lady of the Lake in Baton... more »
  • Health System leaves BCBSLA Network

    December 9, 2009 1:48 PM more »
  • Swine Flu vaccine in Baton Rouge

    October 13, 2009 1:39 PM

    1800 doses of the swine flu vaccine are in Baton Rouge. Six clinics operated by Our Lady of the Lake received the H1N1 nasal mist vaccine last week. It's being administered to current pediatric patients only. News 2 has learned this is just the first shipment. More is on the... more »

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