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4/14/2014

State announces "Well-Ahead Louisiana" initiative

State announces "Well-Ahead Louisiana" initiative

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)

4/11/2014

4 years after spill, questions on long-term health

4 years after spill, questions on long-term health

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)

4/10/2014

Kathleen Sebelius resigning from top HHS post

Kathleen Sebelius resigning from top HHS post

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)

4/9/2014

Heart walk heads to Baton Rouge

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)

4/8/2014

Electrical device helps paralyzed men move legs

Electrical device helps paralyzed men move legs

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)

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