Updated: 8:10 AM 3/10/2014
BATON ROUGE - The deadline to sign-up for healthcare to avoid a tax penalty is March 31st. Doug Wilkinson, a state coordinator for the Louisiana Healthcare Education Coalition, stopped by 2une In Monday to tell you what options you have to avoid the fee.
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Updated: 9:11 AM 3/3/2014BATON ROUGE - Matricia "Mat" Green is one of Department of Health and Hospital's gambling counselors with the Capital Area Human Services District. She stopped by 2une In Monday to tell you how you can kick the habit during Problem Gambling Awareness Month. Nearly 100,000 Louisianians have a gambling... (More)
Updated: 8:18 AM 3/3/2014BATON ROUGE - Dr. Louis Barfield from Mary Bird Perkins Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center drops by 2une In to tell you how you can fight the second leading cause of cancer death in Louisiana. "Colon cancer is one of the most curable for all cancer diseases... (More)
Updated: 7:40 AM 3/3/2014LAFAYETTE - Health officials are urging people to take precautions against meningitis. The state Department of Health and Hospitals says an East Baton Rouge high school student died earlier this month from a strain of meningitis. State Epidemiologist Raul Ratard says the type of virus found in the girl was... (More)
Updated: 5:12 PM 2/28/2014BATON ROUGE - The death of a child in central Louisiana was the fifth fatal case of pediatric flu in Louisiana so far this flu season. Louisiana's health department said Friday it reported the death in its weekly flu report to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. ... (More)
Updated: 5:48 PM 2/25/2014BATON ROUGE - New regulations came today for healthier advertisements on school campuses. The next step in First Lady Michelle Obama's "Let's Move" campaign to fight obesity is to make advertisements at schools follow the school nutrition standards. The new regulations prohibit ads for what's considered unhealthy foods on... (More)
Updated: 9:25 AM 2/25/2014PORT ALLEN - Mark Manchester, the founder of the Manchester Project, stopped by 2une in Tuesday to talk about how Mark's Madness is helping in the battle against ALS and how you can help. Manchester founded his organization after he was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (better known as... (More)
Updated: 4:52 PM 2/24/2014
BATON ROUGE - Chemical peels can help stop the dulling of the skin's complexion and help rejuvenate collagen in your skin.
Aesthetic Dermatologist Dr. Z and Aesthetician Amanda Maxwell said chemical peels can deal with a variety of aging issue, like crow's feet or diminishing pigmentation in the skin.
In addition, Maxwell stressed that chemical peels are good for teens with acne issues.
Updated: 8:10 AM 2/21/2014WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Food and Drug Administration is seeking to revamp its 40-year-old system for regulating hundreds of over-the-counter drugs, saying the decades-old process is not flexible enough to keep pace with modern medical developments. In a federal posting Friday, the agency announced a two-day meeting next month to... (More)
Updated: 4:52 PM 2/18/2014BATON ROUGE - Febraury is American Heart Month, and doctors are taking this opportunity to warn people about heart disease. Dr. Garland Green was on the set of News 2 at 4 today, talking about heart issues amongst women. Dr. Green said that some common symptoms are tightness... (More)