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BATON ROUGE - There's a new trend nationwide of emergency rooms which aren't connected to larger hospitals, and the only two in Louisiana are both in the Baton Rouge region.... More >>
1 week ago May 20, 2015 May 20, 2015 Wednesday, May 20 2015 Wednesday, May 20, 2015 3:45:45 PM EDT in Health
BATON ROUGE - Canine Influenza has hit Louisiana and the U. S. again, but this time vets warn it's a different strain of the virus. The first case reported... More >>
1 week ago May 20, 2015 May 20, 2015 Wednesday, May 20 2015 Wednesday, May 20, 2015 5:51:23 PM EDT in Health
LOS ANGELES - Scientists have figured out all the steps to make morphine and similar painkillers without growing opium poppies, raising the possibility of home-brewed drugs. While no one has... More >>
1 week ago May 18, 2015 May 18, 2015 Monday, May 18 2015 Monday, May 18, 2015 10:24:26 AM EDT in Health
BATON ROUGE - A proposal to give all workers in Louisiana paid sick days was rejected by a Senate labor committee amid opposition from business. Bill sponsor Sen. Karen Peterson,... More >>
1 week ago May 14, 2015 May 14, 2015 Thursday, May 14 2015 Thursday, May 14, 2015 3:49:31 PM EDT in Health

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For the first time, a large study suggests that a vitamin might modestly lower the risk of the most common... More >>
2 weeks ago May 13, 2015 May 13, 2015 Wednesday, May 13 2015 Wednesday, May 13, 2015 4:28:29 PM EDT in Health
BATON ROUGE - House lawmakers gave quick, unanimous passage to a proposal that would help pay for a Medicaid expansion... More >>
2 weeks ago May 13, 2015 May 13, 2015 Wednesday, May 13 2015 Wednesday, May 13, 2015 3:21:28 PM EDT in Health
WASHINGTON - The government will soon require labels on packages of beef tenderized by machines so shoppers know to cook... More >>
2 weeks ago May 13, 2015 May 13, 2015 Wednesday, May 13 2015 Wednesday, May 13, 2015 2:44:48 PM EDT in Health
BATON ROUGE - Local cosmetic Dr. J. Anthony Stephens visited News 2 at 4 on a Thursday to talk about... More >>
2 weeks ago May 07, 2015 May 7, 2015 Thursday, May 07 2015 Thursday, May 07, 2015 4:42:34 PM EDT in Health
BATON ROUGE - Six Louisiana health centers have been awarded $3.5 million in federal funds. The centers will use the... More >>
3 weeks ago May 06, 2015 May 6, 2015 Wednesday, May 06 2015 Wednesday, May 06, 2015 10:21:43 AM EDT in Health
BATON ROUGE - Due to last Monday's severe storms and the widespread power outages that followed in Baton Rouge and... More >>
3 weeks ago May 04, 2015 May 4, 2015 Monday, May 04 2015 Monday, May 04, 2015 6:13:39 PM EDT in Health
BATON ROUGE - A pair of skin savvy doctors joined News 2's Brittany Weiss on our 4 p.m. show today... More >>
3 weeks ago May 04, 2015 May 4, 2015 Monday, May 04 2015 Monday, May 04, 2015 5:08:48 PM EDT in Health
BATON ROUGE - With the temperatures warming back up as spring prepares to collide with summer, kids are out in... More >>
3 weeks ago April 30, 2015 Apr 30, 2015 Thursday, April 30 2015 Thursday, April 30, 2015 5:05:24 PM EDT in Health
NEW YORK - The Food and Drug Administration says it approved an injection designed to melt away double-chin fat. The... More >>
4 weeks ago April 29, 2015 Apr 29, 2015 Wednesday, April 29 2015 Wednesday, April 29, 2015 3:35:27 PM EDT in Health
BATON ROUGE - State senators have refused to expand Louisiana's Medicaid program so the working poor could get government-funded health... More >>
4 weeks ago April 29, 2015 Apr 29, 2015 Wednesday, April 29 2015 Wednesday, April 29, 2015 3:24:55 AM EDT in Daily Headlines - Local

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