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If you want to know more about cervical cancer screening – and how early detection works, keep reading. And ask your physician for more information.

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Five years ago, Rapides Regional Medical Center RN Joyce Toups lost her 22-year-old son Cody to suicide. That’s why Toups, and several other suicide survivor families have put together a monthly Suicide Survivor Support Group. The group meets the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Rapides Women’s and Children’s Hospital in the Cascade Room.

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Planning is under way to construct a new, permanent home for the Pineville campus of the HP Long Clinics.

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The Rapides Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees has elected its officers for 2016. Haywood Joiner Jr., Ed.D, will serve as Chairman of the Board of Trustees and Jonathan Hunter will serve as vice-chairman. Jason Cobb, Rapides Regional Medical Center’s chief executive officer serves as secretary, and T. Mack Granger, M.D., Rapides Regional’s Chief of Staff, serves as ex-officio member.

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Charla H. Ducote, Vice President of Public Relations, Marketing and Business Development at Rapides Regional Medical Center, recently received the “Marketer of the Year” Golden Pelican Award from the Louisiana Hospital Association’s Society for Hospital Public Relations and Marketing.

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The first step in any exercise program should be setting fitness goals. By taking a little time to map out your goals and plan your strategy for reaching them, you will be more successful and feel more satisfied when you achieve them.

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Consumers have once again named Rapides Regional Medical Center as a Consumer Choice #1 in the Alexandria area, according to the National Research Corporation.

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Annual ‘Holiday Art Contest’ winner designs 2015 RRMC card.

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If you begin seeing a doctor regularly, getting screening tests, and taking preventive measures, your quality of life may be greatly improved. You may also reduce your risk of premature death and disability. Screening tests help doctors detect diseases early, when they are easier to treat. The following recommendations by the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) are general guidelines for screening procedures for healthy men. Since some men may need screening at more frequent intervals, consult your doctor for personalized advice.

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Rapides Regional Medical Center once again has been named a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission.

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