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Brain-eating amoeba found in Ascension water
DONALDSONVILLE - State health officials said a brain-eating amoeba which has appeared in some south Louisiana parish water supplies has been detected in a portion of Ascension Parish's water. ... More >>
15 hours ago July 28, 2015 Jul 28, 2015 Tuesday, July 28 2015 Tuesday, July 28, 2015 5:11:20 PM CDT in Top Story
WASHINGTON - The Food and Drug Administration is banning imports of some fresh cilantro from Puebla, Mexico, after a government investigation found human feces and toilet paper in growing fields... More >>
1 day ago July 27, 2015 Jul 27, 2015 Monday, July 27 2015 Monday, July 27, 2015 5:34:51 PM CDT in Health
Each time mental illness is cited as a possible factor in a high-profile mass killing, there's a collective sigh among mental health professionals. Even as they see an opportunity for... More >>
1 day ago July 27, 2015 Jul 27, 2015 Monday, July 27 2015 Monday, July 27, 2015 11:21:30 AM CDT in Health
WASHINGTON - Are you eating too much added sugar? The nutrition facts label may one day help figure that out. The government is proposing that food labels include the percentage... More >>
4 days ago July 24, 2015 Jul 24, 2015 Friday, July 24 2015 Friday, July 24, 2015 11:42:18 AM CDT in Health

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WASHINGTON - New research suggests poor sleep may increase people's risk of Alzheimer's disease, by spurring a brain-clogging gunk that... More >>
1 week ago July 20, 2015 Jul 20, 2015 Monday, July 20 2015 Monday, July 20, 2015 2:15:59 PM CDT in Health
BATON ROUGE- With the beginning of a new school year quickly approaching, state health regulators are urging parents to make... More >>
1 week ago July 16, 2015 Jul 16, 2015 Thursday, July 16 2015 Thursday, July 16, 2015 5:43:40 AM CDT in Links
DENVER - Colorado's Board of Health has voted against adding post-traumatic stress disorder to the list of ailments eligible for... More >>
1 week ago July 15, 2015 Jul 15, 2015 Wednesday, July 15 2015 Wednesday, July 15, 2015 2:38:39 PM CDT in News
BATON ROUGE -The American Hospital Association announced Tuesday that Mayor-President Kip Holden's Healthy BR Initiative is one of five programs... More >>
2 weeks ago July 14, 2015 Jul 14, 2015 Tuesday, July 14 2015 Tuesday, July 14, 2015 11:20:26 AM CDT in News
MONROE - The operator of hospitals in Shreveport and Monroe says LSU intends to push out the group. Biomedical Research... More >>
2 weeks ago July 10, 2015 Jul 10, 2015 Friday, July 10 2015 Friday, July 10, 2015 2:49:50 PM CDT in News
BATON ROUGE - Dr. Mindy Calandro, a local pediatrician, visited News 2 at 4 Thursday to provide parents with some... More >>
2 weeks ago July 09, 2015 Jul 9, 2015 Thursday, July 09 2015 Thursday, July 09, 2015 3:50:32 PM CDT in Health
MONTGOMERY - Blue Bell is beginning a trial run of ice cream production at its Alabama plant after a national... More >>
2 weeks ago July 08, 2015 Jul 8, 2015 Wednesday, July 08 2015 Wednesday, July 08, 2015 5:40:33 PM CDT in News
WASHINGTON - Medicare says it plans to pay doctors to counsel patients about end-of-life care. That's a turnabout for the... More >>
2 weeks ago July 08, 2015 Jul 8, 2015 Wednesday, July 08 2015 Wednesday, July 08, 2015 3:50:03 PM CDT in Health
BATON ROUGE - The Food and Drug Administration is taking a look at adding some safety measures to the liquid... More >>
3 weeks ago July 02, 2015 Jul 2, 2015 Thursday, July 02 2015 Thursday, July 02, 2015 5:32:08 PM CDT in Health
WASHINGTON - A new poll finds that most Americans approve of the recent Supreme Court decision preserving the health care... More >>
3 weeks ago July 01, 2015 Jul 1, 2015 Wednesday, July 01 2015 Wednesday, July 01, 2015 3:53:36 PM CDT in Health
WASHINGTON - Federal health officials are considering new warnings and child-resistant packaging on liquid nicotine packets used with e-cigarettes and... More >>
4 weeks ago June 30, 2015 Jun 30, 2015 Tuesday, June 30 2015 Tuesday, June 30, 2015 10:21:33 AM CDT in News
BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Mosquito Abatement and Rodent Control told News Two, lab results that were released... More >>
1 month ago June 26, 2015 Jun 26, 2015 Friday, June 26 2015 Friday, June 26, 2015 4:34:47 PM CDT in Health

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