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WASHINGTON - An experimental vaccine for the Zika virus is due to begin human testing in coming weeks, after getting the green light from U.S. health officials. Inovio Pharmaceuticals... More >>
6 days ago June 20, 2016 Jun 20, 2016 Monday, June 20 2016 Monday, June 20, 2016 10:05:10 AM CDT in Health
BATON ROUGE - Chances are you have forgotten something in your life, whether that be keys, your wallet or an important date, but leaving child in your car is something... More >>
2 weeks ago June 08, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 Wednesday, June 08 2016 Wednesday, June 08, 2016 9:12:37 PM CDT in News
Various Nature Made dietary supplements have been voluntarily recalled "due to possible Salmonella or Staphylococcus aureus contamination," manufacturer Pharmavite LLC said in a news release Tuesday. This is the... More >>
2 weeks ago June 08, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 Wednesday, June 08 2016 Wednesday, June 08, 2016 5:40:49 PM CDT in Health
BATON ROUGE - Gov. John Bel Edwards has agreed to let patients have direct access to physical therapists without needing a doctor's referral. The governor's office said Tuesday that Edwards... More >>
2 weeks ago June 08, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 Wednesday, June 08 2016 Wednesday, June 08, 2016 12:21:20 PM CDT in News

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WASHINGTON - Federal health officials are investigating reports of overdoses and deaths involving widely used anti-diarrhea drugs, a bizarre manifestation... More >>
2 weeks ago June 07, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 Tuesday, June 07 2016 Tuesday, June 07, 2016 2:24:34 PM CDT in Health
TRENTON, N.J. - Cancer drugs predictably cost much more in the U.S. than in poor countries and even other wealthy... More >>
2 weeks ago June 06, 2016 Jun 6, 2016 Monday, June 06 2016 Monday, June 06, 2016 3:29:26 PM CDT in Health
WASHINGTON - Hearing loss is a growing public health problem that can leave older adults socially isolated and even increase... More >>
3 weeks ago June 02, 2016 Jun 2, 2016 Thursday, June 02 2016 Thursday, June 02, 2016 11:00:24 AM CDT in Health
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration is pressuring the food industry to make foods from breads to sliced turkey less salty.... More >>
3 weeks ago June 01, 2016 Jun 1, 2016 Wednesday, June 01 2016 Wednesday, June 01, 2016 8:14:45 AM CDT in Health
WASHINGTON - National Institutes of Health expert reviewers are finding flaws in the agency's new study that connects heavy cell... More >>
1 month 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... More >>
1 month 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... More >>
1 month 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... More >>
1 month ago May 24, 2016 May 24, 2016 Tuesday, May 24 2016 Tuesday, May 24, 2016 11:20:35 AM CDT in Health
WASHINGTON - Beg, borrow and steal: Zika preparation involves a bit of all three as federal, state and local health... More >>
1 month 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 month 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 month 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 month ago May 19, 2016 May 19, 2016 Thursday, May 19 2016 Thursday, May 19, 2016 11:38:31 AM CDT in Health

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