Posted 12:26 AM 10/31/2014 by Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar
WASHINGTON, D.C. - A government watchdog agency says Medicare's prescription drug program kept paying for costly medications even after patients were dead. The problem apparently started with a bureaucratic rule that's now getting a second look. A report coming out Friday (More)
Posted 3:49 PM 10/30/2014 by Caroline McDougall
BATON ROUGE - According to pediatrician, Dr. Mindy Calandro, there are many easy safety tips parents can use to make Halloween a safe and fun night for kids.
For Halloween costumes, Dr. Calandro recommended that parents to buy reflective tape from a local hardware store for costumes or to (More)
Posted 2:14 PM 10/29/2014 by Marilynn Marchione
SIERRA LEONE - A new study gives fresh knowledge about who survives Ebola and why. The report by 47 health workers treating patients in Sierra Leone in West Africa is the most detailed description yet of the medical aspects of the current epidemic. It reveals that young people are (More)
Posted 1:05 PM 10/28/2014 by Brandon Bailey
LAGUNA BEACH, CA - Google's latest "moon shot" project: A pill that would test for cancer and other illnesses. The company says it's working a pill that contains microscopic particles, which can travel through the bloodstream and search for malignant cells. The particles could then (More)
Posted 2:59 PM 10/27/2014 by Ariana Triggs
BATON ROUGE- Officials announced Monday that students, teachers, and community members can get free flu vaccinations starting this week.
Health Centers in Schools, a part of Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital, prepared vaccinations for all students in the East Baton Rouge school (More)