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LSU enrolling patients in new kind of drug test

LSU enrolling patients in new kind of drug test

Posted 1:27 AM 7/25/2014 by Hunter Robinson

NEW ORLEANS - LSU Health Sciences Center says people with a common, hard-to-treat kind of lung cancer can join a new national trial to test drugs faster. Patients with advanced squamous cell lung cancer can enroll at LSU cancer centers in New Orleans, Houma, Covington and Baton (More)


Tips to keep kids germ free at school

Posted 4:29 PM 7/24/2014 by Brock Sues

BATON ROUGE - With August upon us and school just around the corner, Dr. Mindy Calandro stopped by News 2 at 4 to provide parents with some tips to keep your kids in the classroom and avoid taking early sick days in the coming school year.

The doctor said the number one offenders among (More)


Insurance rate hikes sought in federal marketplace

Insurance rate hikes sought in federal marketplace

Posted 1:25 PM 7/23/2014 by APNewsNow

BATON ROUGE - Thousands of people who bought health insurance through the marketplace created by the federal health care overhaul face price hikes next year that could reach double-digits. More than 60,000 people who get health insurance through the individual marketplace - which was (More)


Block out skin cancer with a free screening from Baton Rouge General

Posted 6:38 AM 7/22/2014 by Hunter Robinson

BATON ROUGE - More than two million people are diagnosed with skin cancer each year, but you can block it out by getting a free screening tomorrow from Baton Rouge General Medical Center.

The best ways to detect possible areas with skin cancer are to do self-exams. It's recommended that (More)

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