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Keys to a healthy school year

Posted 7:51 AM 8/21/2014 by Hunter Robinson

BATON ROUGE - Kids across the area have hit the ground running during the first few weeks of school. There are some things you can do to make sure they sustain that success and their health until the final day of school in May.

Some key factors to pay attention to are healthy meals, a regualr sleep schedule and immunization records. Dr. Stephanie Awad from Baton Rouge General visited 2une In this morning with more recommendations.

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8/19/2014

WHO says Ebola has killed more than 1,200

WHO says Ebola has killed more than 1,200

Posted 2:48 AM 8/19/2014 by Hunter Robinson

GENEVA - The U.N. health agency says the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has now killed more than 1,200 people. The World Health Organization says the death toll has risen to 1,229 from among the 2,240 reported cases in Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone. The latest (More)

8/18/2014

4 at slaughterhouse behind beef recall indicted

4 at slaughterhouse behind beef recall indicted

Posted 3:43 PM 8/18/2014

PETALUMA, Calif. - A federal grand jury has indicted four officials at a Northern California slaughterhouse, alleging they slaughtered diseased cows while inspectors were on their lunch breaks and distributed the cattle. The Petaluma-based slaughterhouse was at the center of massive (More)

8/15/2014

DHH: 8 cases of chikungunya, 1 of dengue in La.

DHH: 8 cases of chikungunya, 1 of dengue in La.

Posted 4:07 PM 8/15/2014

BATON ROUGE - State health officials report no new cases of chikungunya fever or dengue fever in Louisiana. The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, in its weekly Arbovirus Surveillance Summary released Friday, said so far there have been eight cases of chikungunya, a (More)

8/14/2014

Bone marrow registration drive underway in Baton Rouge

Posted 6:10 AM 8/14/2014 by Hunter Robinson

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 90 day challenge to increase the (More)

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