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Medicare bought meds for dead people

Medicare bought meds for dead people

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)

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Smart tips to keep Halloween safe and fun

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)

10/29/2014

Study: Young people more likely to survive Ebola

Study: Young people more likely to survive Ebola

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)

10/28/2014

Google working on pill to search for illnesses

Google working on pill to search for illnesses

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)

10/27/2014

Free flu vaccines offered at EBR school

Free flu vaccines offered at EBR school

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)

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