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LSU tobacco-free plans announced

LSU tobacco-free plans announced

Posted 9:00 AM 7/17/2014 by Brock Sues

BATON ROUGE - The ashtrays have been removed from LSU's campus and the Baton Rouge campus will make history on Aug. 1 by going completely smoke-free.

LSU is required to ban tobacco use on August 1 in accordance with the Louisiana Legislature's smoke-free requirement for public (More)


Capital City crawling its way to fitness

Posted 5:14 PM 7/16/2014 by Hunter Robinson

BATON ROUGE - Fitness studios and gyms across the Capital City are coming together to host a two week event to whip Baton Rouge residents into shape.

OpenBarre, Studio 7, Tread BR, GymFit, Geaux Crossfit, Yoglates II, Define and Reflection Yoga are participating in the Baton Rouge Fitness (More)


DHH reminds parents about school vaccines

DHH reminds parents about school vaccines

Posted 11:04 AM 7/14/2014 by Brock Sues

BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals reminded parents Friday that with the first day of school around the corner, it's time to make sure their kids' vaccinations are up to date in accordance with state law.

"When we don't vaccinate, we leave the door open for the (More)


Six year old transplant recipient gets ready for competition

Posted 8:54 AM 7/11/2014 by Rebecca Buchanan

BATON ROUGE - A six year old liver transplant recipient is going strong, getting ready for the Transplant Games of America.

Smith McRae was diagnosed with liver failure at two months old. He wasn't expected to live past his first birthday. At six months old his parents prayers were (More)


Girl hoped to have been cured of HIV has relapsed

Girl hoped to have been cured of HIV has relapsed

Posted 11:32 AM 7/10/2014 by Marilynn Marchione

JACKSON, Fla. - A Mississippi girl born with the AIDS virus and in remission for several years despite stopping treatment now shows signs that she still harbors HIV and therefore is not cured.

The news is a setback to hopes that very early treatment with powerful HIV drugs might reverse an (More)


Pennington announces 5K benefit run, Doc's DASH

Pennington announces 5K benefit run, Doc's DASH

Posted 10:54 AM 7/9/2014 by Russell Jones, Gabriela Chauvin

BATON ROUGE - Pennington Biomedical Center announced plans to host a "Doc's DASH" 5K and fun run this fall in honor of "Doc" and Irene Pennington.

Organizers of the event said they want Doc's DASH to be an annual event to benefit Pennington. 

"Doc's DASH and the events planned (More)

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