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Lake Charles Memorial employees donate $75K to hospital

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Employees of the Lake Charles Memorial Health System donated $75,000 to Memorial's third I Gave a Day campaign. More>>

Memorial Hospital honors students of the arts

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The Foundation at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital recently honored local seniors for their accomplishments in the six art disciplines. The recognition took place at The Daffodil Tea event at the Lake Charles Country Club. More>>

Lake Charles Memorial cardiologist makes history Video included

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History was made at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital on the morning of Wednesday, March 13. Dr. J. King White, a cardiologist with the Heart & Vascular Center, a part of the Memorial Medical Group became the first doctor in Louisiana to implant the first drug coated peripheral artery stent. More>>

Memorial Hospital honors Prien Lake Elementary artists

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Lake Charles Memorial Hospital recently honored students who participated in the Young at Art Program in November. More>>

LCMH honors St. John Elementary artists

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Lake Charles Memorial Hospital recently honored students who participated in the Young at Art Program in September. The program, which spotlights artwork from a different local elementary school each month, was designed to make a positive impact on hospital patients, employees, and the young artists themselves. More>>

Foundation for Fairplay donates to La Grange High School

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The Foundation for Fairplay Fund (F3) recently donated $6,000 in athletic equipment to La Grange High School. More>>

Memorial Hospital honors St. Margaret Catholic School artists

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Lake Charles Memorial Hospital recently honored students who participated in the Young at Art Program in June. More>>

Breast Disease 101

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Finding a breast lump can be a frightening time in any woman's life, so for all women, staying on top of self-exams and mammograms are the first steps in early detection of breast cancer and diseases, but what comes next? More>>

Dr. Thompson named Medical Director of LCMH Cardiology

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Christopher Thompson, MD has been named the medical director of cardiology services at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital (LCMH). Dr. Thompson takes over for William Condos, MD, who retired back in April. More>>

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