Posted 1:01 PM 9/16/2014 by Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar
WASHINGTON - Nonpartisan congressional investigators say the HealthCare.gov website has significant security weaknesses that could put Americans' personal information at risk. The Government Accountability Office said Tuesday that the Obama administration must resolve more than 20 (More)
Posted 2:57 PM 9/15/2014 by Zach Correa
BATON ROUGE - A local dietitian blames sugary drinks for the major spike in childhood obesity in the last few decades.
One in three children are obese or overweight in the United States. This rate of childhood obesity has tripled in the last 30 years.
Dietitians Angelina Stratton (More)
Posted 4:35 PM 9/12/2014
NEW ORLEANS - Louisiana's health department says 12 new West Nile virus infections in the state bring the year's total to 92. Three of the cases diagnosed this week are dangerous infections of the nervous system, bringing that total to 41. The state already had surpassed last year's (More)
Posted 4:49 PM 9/10/2014 by Jessica LeBlanc
BATON ROUGE - State experts said Wednesday that even though a respiratory virus that's hit other states hard hasn't appeared in Louisiana yet, people should still be on the look out.
The Enterovirus D68 has hit 12 states already and some fear Louisiana will be next. Doctors have some tips (More)
Posted 4:57 AM 9/9/2014 by Hunter Robinson
ATLANTA, GA - A hospital in Atlanta is preparing to treat its third Ebola patient. Emory University Hospital said in a news release that a person who had contracted the disease was expected to arrive in Atlanta on Tuesday. The hospital said the patient would be treated in its (More)