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WASHINGTON - National Institutes of Health expert reviewers are finding flaws in the agency's new study that connects heavy cell phone radiation to a slight increase in brain tumors in... More >>
15 hours ago May 27, 2016 May 27, 2016 Friday, May 27 2016 Friday, May 27, 2016 11:16:44 AM CDT in Health
BATON ROUGE - A proposal to give people more information about how to properly care for patients who are discharged from the hospital has received final legislative passage. The Senate... More >>
2 days ago May 25, 2016 May 25, 2016 Wednesday, May 25 2016 Wednesday, May 25, 2016 3:40:33 PM CDT in Health
WASHINGTON - Federal health regulators will take more time to review a highly-contested drug for muscular dystrophy that has become a flashpoint in the debate over patient access to experimental... More >>
2 days ago May 25, 2016 May 25, 2016 Wednesday, May 25 2016 Wednesday, May 25, 2016 9:27:40 AM CDT in Health
WASHINGTON - International diabetes organizations are calling for weight-loss surgery to become a more routine treatment option for diabetes, even for some patients who are only mildly obese. Obesity... More >>
3 days ago May 24, 2016 May 24, 2016 Tuesday, May 24 2016 Tuesday, May 24, 2016 11:20:35 AM CDT in Health

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WASHINGTON - Beg, borrow and steal: Zika preparation involves a bit of all three as federal, state and local health... More >>
6 days ago May 21, 2016 May 21, 2016 Saturday, May 21 2016 Saturday, May 21, 2016 1:48:21 PM CDT in News
NEW YORK - The number of pregnant women in the United States infected with Zika virus is suddenly tripling, due... More >>
1 week ago May 20, 2016 May 20, 2016 Friday, May 20 2016 Friday, May 20, 2016 9:46:40 AM CDT in Health
WASHINGTON - Nutrition facts labels on food packages are getting a long-awaited makeover, with calories listed in bigger, bolder type... More >>
1 week ago May 20, 2016 May 20, 2016 Friday, May 20 2016 Friday, May 20, 2016 8:45:20 AM CDT in Health
BATON ROUGE- Dr. Mindy Calandro stopped by at News 2 at 4 p.m. to discuss the risks of babies developing... More >>
1 week ago May 19, 2016 May 19, 2016 Thursday, May 19 2016 Thursday, May 19, 2016 11:38:31 AM CDT in Health
BATON ROUGE - Parkinson's can take over a person's life and there is no cure. Thousands of people are diagnosed... More >>
2 weeks ago May 12, 2016 May 12, 2016 Thursday, May 12 2016 Thursday, May 12, 2016 10:35:02 PM CDT in Daily Headlines - Local
BATON ROUGE - The State Department of Health and Hospitals reports both Louisiana and the nation have seen declines in... More >>
2 weeks ago May 12, 2016 May 12, 2016 Thursday, May 12 2016 Thursday, May 12, 2016 11:25:30 AM CDT in Health
BATON ROUGE - The State Fire Marshal's Office has issued a warning about the safety of the lithium-ion batteries used... More >>
3 weeks ago May 05, 2016 May 5, 2016 Thursday, May 05 2016 Thursday, May 05, 2016 11:24:17 AM CDT in Health
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that it will now include regulations for electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), cigars, hookah tobacco... More >>
3 weeks ago May 05, 2016 May 5, 2016 Thursday, May 05 2016 Thursday, May 05, 2016 10:56:02 AM CDT in News
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - Google has patented a new technology that could allow the company to inject a computerized lens... More >>
3 weeks ago May 04, 2016 May 4, 2016 Wednesday, May 04 2016 Wednesday, May 04, 2016 2:25:12 PM CDT in Health
WASHINGTON - Federal health advisers are discussing changes to government programs that were intended to improve the safety of painkillers... More >>
3 weeks ago May 04, 2016 May 4, 2016 Wednesday, May 04 2016 Wednesday, May 04, 2016 1:40:31 PM CDT in Health
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration is setting new standards for Medicaid private insurance plans, now the main source of coverage... More >>
1 month ago April 25, 2016 Apr 25, 2016 Monday, April 25 2016 Monday, April 25, 2016 4:06:42 PM CDT in Health
BATON ROUGE - With one in three American families in poverty reporting the need for diapers, a local pediatrician is... More >>
1 month ago April 21, 2016 Apr 21, 2016 Thursday, April 21 2016 Thursday, April 21, 2016 4:48:46 PM CDT in Health

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