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CHICAGO - A drug once commonly used in over-the-counter cough syrups is a subject of growing concern. The American Academy of Pediatrics has strengthened its warnings about prescribing codeine for... More >>
1 week ago September 19, 2016 Sep 19, 2016 Monday, September 19 2016 Monday, September 19, 2016 3:01:23 AM CDT in News
NEW YORK - Brain cancer is now the deadliest childhood cancer in the U.S. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says when most people think of childhood cancer, they... More >>
1 week ago September 16, 2016 Sep 16, 2016 Friday, September 16 2016 Friday, September 16, 2016 3:13:23 AM CDT in News
WASHINGTON - House Republicans are calling for an independent review of allegations the National Football League sought to improperly influence a government study into the link between football and brain... More >>
1 week ago September 15, 2016 Sep 15, 2016 Thursday, September 15 2016 Thursday, September 15, 2016 3:57:46 PM CDT in News
WASHINGTON - The head of the government's fight against the Zika virus says that "we are now essentially out of money" and warns that the country is "about to see... More >>
2 weeks ago September 09, 2016 Sep 9, 2016 Friday, September 09 2016 Friday, September 09, 2016 10:33:23 AM CDT in News

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BATON ROUGE - Officials say they will conduct an aerial spray mission over the southern part of the parish due... More >>
2 weeks ago September 07, 2016 Sep 7, 2016 Wednesday, September 07 2016 Wednesday, September 07, 2016 4:35:05 PM CDT in Health
The Food and Drug Administration has ordered the removal of antibacterials from consumer soaps. According to the FDA, soap... More >>
3 weeks ago September 02, 2016 Sep 2, 2016 Friday, September 02 2016 Friday, September 02, 2016 1:06:41 PM CDT in Health
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama says he supports a congressional panel's recommendation to create a veterans' health care system that... More >>
3 weeks ago September 01, 2016 Sep 1, 2016 Thursday, September 01 2016 Thursday, September 01, 2016 4:27:15 PM CDT in News
MIAMI - A new poll on Americans' health care attitudes finds almost half are wary of traveling to places in... More >>
3 weeks ago September 01, 2016 Sep 1, 2016 Thursday, September 01 2016 Thursday, September 01, 2016 10:33:44 AM CDT in News
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced on Wednesday $53 million in funding to improve access to treatment... More >>
3 weeks ago August 31, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 Wednesday, August 31 2016 Wednesday, August 31, 2016 3:38:46 AM CDT in News
BATON ROUGE - State epidemiologist Raoult Ratard says Louisiana's West Nile season is off to a late start, so the... More >>
3 weeks ago August 29, 2016 Aug 29, 2016 Monday, August 29 2016 Monday, August 29, 2016 4:04:13 PM CDT in Health
NEW YORK - Mylan says it will make available a generic version of its EpiPen, as criticism continued to mount... More >>
3 weeks ago August 29, 2016 Aug 29, 2016 Monday, August 29 2016 Monday, August 29, 2016 11:11:00 AM CDT in Health
NEW YORK - U.S. health officials are reporting the first case of Zika spread through sex by a man with... More >>
1 month ago August 26, 2016 Aug 26, 2016 Friday, August 26 2016 Friday, August 26, 2016 2:02:14 PM CDT in News
WASHINGTON - The Food and Drug Administration wants all U.S. blood banks to start screening for Zika virus, a major... More >>
1 month ago August 26, 2016 Aug 26, 2016 Friday, August 26 2016 Friday, August 26, 2016 10:00:06 AM CDT in Health
NEW YORK - Even though the maker of the EpiPen is expanding programs that help patients pay for it, the... More >>
1 month ago August 25, 2016 Aug 25, 2016 Thursday, August 25 2016 Thursday, August 25, 2016 2:22:12 PM CDT in Health
BATON ROUGE - Louisiana's largest health insurer, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, has relaxed some restrictions to ensure that customers... More >>
1 month ago August 25, 2016 Aug 25, 2016 Thursday, August 25 2016 Thursday, August 25, 2016 9:59:33 AM CDT in News
BATON ROUGE – Federal health officials announced Wednesday that the Emergency Prescription Assistance Program has been activated for the areas... More >>
1 month ago August 24, 2016 Aug 24, 2016 Wednesday, August 24 2016 Wednesday, August 24, 2016 12:26:00 PM CDT in News

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