Posted 1:37 PM 4/14/2014 by Russell Jones
BATON ROUGE - State health officials and Governor Bobby Jindal announced a new initiative Monday to call attention to schools, businesses and other groups around the state that help people live healthier.
The "Well-Ahead Louisiana" initiative would give a special designation, called a (More)
Posted 2:08 PM 4/11/2014 by Kevin McGill
CHALMETTE - A government researcher who hopes to track the long-term health effects of the 2010 BP oil spill says there are early indications that cleanup workers were 30 percent more likely to suffer from depression than others living in areas affected by the spill. Dr. Dale Sandler (More)
Posted 3:56 PM 4/10/2014 by Julie Pace
WASHINGTON - A White House official says Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning from the Obama administration. The move comes just a week after the close of the rocky enrollment period for President Barack Obama's health care law. Website failures marred (More)
Posted 2:57 PM 4/9/2014 by Zach Correa
BATON ROUGE - One of the largest walks in the Baton Rouge area will be hitting LSU in a couple of weekends.
The Capital Area Heart Walk is coming to the area on April 26 at LSU's Old Front Nine. Head of The Capital Area Heart Walk Terrie Sterling said the event attracts around 25,000 (More)
Posted 4:39 AM 4/8/2014 by Maria Cheng
LONDON - Three years ago, doctors reported that zapping a paralyzed man's spinal cord with electricity allowed him to stand and move his legs. Now they've done the same with three other patients, suggesting their original success was no fluke. Experts say it's a promising development (More)