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  • Trend of free-standing ER's hitting Baton Rouge region check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 20, 2015 4:45 PM

    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. The free-standing emergency rooms are open around the clock and have emergency physicians on-site at all times. The first... more »
  • Weak eagle rehabilitated at LSU, to be released Friday

    May 15, 2015 4:25 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Louisiana State University's wildlife hospital is releasing a juvenile bald eagle brought in by a wildlife agent after Pierre Part residents reported that it seemed to be listless. Veterinary school spokeswoman Ginger Guttner says veterinarians plan to release it Friday at Lake Verret in Napoleonville. Guttner says X-rays... more »
  • First-time moms celebrate Mother's Day

    May 10, 2015 6:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Woman's Hospital says they expected to deliver nearly 20 babies on Mother's Day, Sunday. For first time mother, Brittany Jackson, the day couldn't be more special. "I went through a lot for her to get here," said Jackson. Carly Rochelle McIntyre was the first... more »
  • Blues legend B.B. King reports he's in hospice at Vegas home

    May 1, 2015 5:40 PM

    LAS VEGAS - Blues legend B.B. King is telling fans he's in hospice care at home in Las Vegas. The 89-year-old musician posted thanks to fans on his official website Friday for well-wishes and prayers. Las Vegas police Officer Jesse Roybal says an ambulance was summoned Thursday to King's address... more »
  • Blues legend B.B. King tells fans he's leaving hospital

    April 7, 2015 2:43 PM

    LAS VEGAS - Blues patriarch B.B. King is telling fans he's feeling better and will be released from a hospital Tuesday. The 89-year-old musician's daughter, Claudette King, told the Los Angeles Times that he had been hospitalized since the weekend for treatment of dehydration caused by Type 2 diabetes.... more »
  • BR General burn unit caring for plant workers

    April 3, 2015 10:34 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Administrators with Baton Rouge General's burn unit said two workers are in fair condition after they were burned in a plant fire at a Geismar chemical facility last night. Hospital spokesperson Nicole Kleinpeter said the burned workers were first taken to an emergency room near the... more »
  • National EMS Academy check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 2, 2015 9:21 AM

    BATON ROUGE- If you're looking for a career where you can save lives and make a difference, the National EMS Academy is looking for you. They're holding informational sessions in Baton Rouge next week. Emergency Medical Technicians, or EMTs, perform a wide variety of services to people, including: CPR,... more »
  • EMS: not sure what to expect with Tuesday's ER closure check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 30, 2015 8:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The emergency room at Baton Rouge General Mid City closes its doors early Tuesday morning. Ahead of the 7 a.m. closure, EMS says it isn't sure what to expect just yet, but have had to make the adjustment before, when Earl K. Long Hospital closed in... more »
  • "An act of God"

    March 19, 2015 7:52 PM

    DANVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA- Doctors call it an extraordinary case of survival after a 22-month-old boy was pulled from the frigid water of a stream and was revived after an hour and 41-minutes of CPR. Gardell Martin was released from the hospital on Sunday and doctors say he made a full... more »
  • Community members dream up plans for vacant hospital site

    March 12, 2015 11:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Thursday night, people who live and work around the now abandoned Earl K Long hospital met to share their thoughts on what the 14-acre property should become. State and city representatives hosted the discussion. Developers joined them and listened to ideas. They urged, the discussion was... more »
  • Opening date for big New Orleans hospital delayed to August

    March 10, 2015 5:48 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Officials say the massive new medical center being built in downtown New Orleans to replace the shuttered Charity Hospital won't open until August. On Tuesday, LCMC Health, the company managing the University Medical Center, said a tentative Aug. 1 opening date has been set for the... more »
  • Injured US ambassador to be released from hospital

    March 10, 2015 1:56 AM

    SEOUL, South Korea - A Seoul hospital says it expects to release injured U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert after five days of treatment because of a knife attack. Lippert has been hospitalized at Seoul's Severance Hospital since Thursday when a knife-wielding man slashed him on the face and wrist during a... more »
  • Leaders to host forum on community's desire for EKL site

    March 9, 2015 10:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - City and state leaders want to hear what people would like to see replace the shuttered Earl K. Long Hospital. Thursday, there is a forum to discuss what people might envision. The meting is hosted by State Senator Sharon Weston Broome, State Representative Regina Barrow and... more »
  • Rural hospitals get billions in extra Medicare funds

    March 9, 2015 2:00 AM

    Federal investigators say a law allowing rural hospitals to bill rehabilitation services for seniors at higher rates than nursing homes and other facilities has led to billions of dollars in extra Medicare spending. The report out Monday from the inspector general of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services... more »
  • LHA: Jindal budget threatens state's infants

    March 4, 2015 11:24 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Hospital administrators in Louisiana voiced concerns Wednesday that the Jindal administration's proposed budget could put the state's most fragile citizens at risk. The Louisiana Hospital Association said Wednesday the proposed budget could lead to much deeper health care cuts than originally advertised, and would put infants... more »
  • Neighbors: Drive-by shooting left toddler covered in blood Play Video

    March 3, 2015 5:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police are investigating a drive-by shooting that left a toddler covered in blood and police with their hands tied. A two-year-old boy was raced to the emergency room last night, injured by shards of glass from a car window that was shot out. ... more »
  • 'Superbug' outbreak not threat to LA County public health

    February 19, 2015 6:09 PM

    LOS ANGELES - A Los Angeles County health official says a "superbug" bacterial outbreak at a local hospital doesn't pose any threat to public health. Dr. Benjamin Schwartz offered that assurance during a news conference Thursday afternoon. A day earlier, UCLA officials said nearly 180 patients at Ronald Reagan UCLA... more »
  • Police investigating wallet stolen from hospital

    February 18, 2015 4:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released photos Wednesday of a woman who made purchases with several credit cards stolen from a Baton Rouge hospital this month. Investigators asked for help identifying the woman, who spent more than $1,170 on the cards throughout the Baton Rouge area. Police said the... more »
  • Seminar for senior citizens struggling behind the wheel check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 18, 2015 7:30 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Stories about senior citizens becoming overwhelmed behind the wheel and getting into accidents are becoming more common. An upcoming seminar will focus on the keys to driving safely as you get older . "This seminar is targeting adults with aging parents and adults who are aging... more »
  • Hospital leaders meet to discuss ER closure

    February 18, 2015 6:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE - There will be a meeting of the minds Wednesday morning to discuss the planned closing of the emergency room at Baton Rouge General Mid City. It's scheduled to shutdown within 45 days. The CEO's of the four Baton Rouge area hospitals that provide ER care: BRG,... more »
  • Witnesses to Sunday night wreck sought Play Video

    February 16, 2015 4:23 PM

    GONZALES - Police investigating a wreck which sent five people to the hospital Sunday night in Gonzales asked for any witnesses to contact them Monday. Gonzales Police spokesperson Charlotte Guedry said investigators would greatly appreciate any witnesses to the wreck at LA 429 and Airline Highway to come forward... more »
  • Outraged leaders point finger at Jindal for ER closure check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 11, 2015 5:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Political and community leaders blame the Jindal administration for creating the issues which forced Baton Rouge General to close their Mid-City emergency room. The group said the area served by the hospital would be a "Jindal Death Zone" if the ER stays closed. "It's going... more »
  • Mid City leaders: clinics won't replace ER check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 10, 2015 6:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Wednesday on the steps of the Capitol, community leaders say they'll speak out against the planned closure of Baton Rouge General's Mid City emergency room. In less than two months, the ER will shut down and leave local health care in the hands of outpatient clinics. ... more »
  • Go Red for Women's heart health this month check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 5, 2015 8:54 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Even though this is purple and gold, blue and gold, and green and gold country, it's time to drag the red out of the back of your closet. Friday is "Go Red for Women" Day. "Every minute in this country, a woman dies of heart-related disease,"... more »
  • Mayor puts blame on governor for ER's closure

    February 4, 2015 9:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The mayor put some of the blame on Governor Bobby Jindal for the closure of the emergency room at Baton Rouge General Mid City . The hospital announced this week, it was losing too much money and would close the ER in two months. It was... more »
  • BR General CEO talks about ER closure check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 4, 2015 6:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE- As the CEO for the Baton Rouge General prepares his staff for the impending closure of the hospital's emergency room, he's answering some questions about how the hospital got into the situation. Last year the state stepped in with millions of dollars to cover a gap created... more »
  • Paramedics expect longer transport times with ER closure check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 3, 2015 10:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Paramedics said longer transport times are likely in the wake of the decision by Baton Rouge General to close its Mid City emergency room . The hospital said Tuesday, a growing number of uninsured patients seeking treatment from the ER was bleeding the hospital dry. The... more »
  • Bobbi Kristina is fighting for her life

    February 3, 2015 2:05 AM

    NEW YORK - Bobbi Kristina Brown is fighting for her life, according to a statement from the Houston family Monday. Police said the 21-year-old daughter of Whitney Houston and R&B singer Bobby Brown was taken to a hospital Saturday after she was found face down and unresponsive in a bathtub... more »
  • Hospital staff mourns surgeon fatally wounded by gunman

    January 21, 2015 2:18 AM

    BOSTON, MA - Administrators and staff at a leading Boston hospital are mourning the death of a cardiac surgeon who was fatally shot at the hospital by a man who then killed himself. Officials at Brigham and Women's Hospital say Dr. Michael J. Davidson, director of endovascular cardiac surgery, died... more »
  • Muhammad Ali released from hospital after urinary infection

    January 16, 2015 1:57 PM

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. - A spokesman for Muhammad Ali says the boxing great has been released from a hospital where he received follow-up care for a severe urinary tract infection. It was the former heavyweight champion's second hospital stay in the last four weeks. Ali family spokesman Bob Gunnell said Ali... more »
  • Gunman, 1 other person dead in shooting at veterans' clinic

    January 6, 2015 11:26 PM

    EL PASO, Texas - Officials say a gunman opened fire at a veterans' medical clinic in West Texas, killing one other person. Fort Bliss Maj. Gen. Stephen M. Twitty announced Tuesday night that the shooter is also dead. Twitty did not say whether the gunman was shot by responding officers.... more »
  • 'Active shooter' reported at El Paso military hospital

    January 6, 2015 5:32 PM

    EL PASO, Texas - The Army is searching for a suspect after an "active shooter" was reported at a West Texas military hospital. Fort Bliss spokesman Gil Telles says an "active shooter" has been confirmed at the William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso. Telles says he has no... more »
  • Spokesman: George H.W. Bush returns home

    December 30, 2014 11:58 AM

    HOUSTON - Former President George H.W. Bush has been released from a Houston hospital after a stay of about a week for treatment of shortness of breath. Family spokesman Jim McGrath said Tuesday the 90-year-old Bush had left Houston's Methodist Hospital, was resting at home and was "grateful to the... more »
  • George H.W. Bush still in hospital

    December 27, 2014 5:42 PM

    HOUSTON - Former President George H.W. Bush will remain in a Houston hospital through the weekend after experiencing shortness of breath earlier this week. Family spokesman Jim McGrath said Saturday the 90-year-old's condition has improved and doctors are discussing dates for his discharge, but he will remain for now at... more »
  • Spokesman: George H.W. Bush remains in hospital

    December 26, 2014 4:55 PM

    HOUSTON - Former President George H.W. Bush is spending a fourth night in a Houston hospital where he's being treated after experiencing shortness of breath earlier this week. Family spokesman Jim McGrath said Friday evening the 90-year-old Bush "remains in high spirits and continues to make progress." No other details... more »
  • Ex-President George H.W. Bush taken to hospital

    December 24, 2014 2:05 AM

    HOUSTON, TX - Former President George H.W. Bush has been taken to a Houston hospital after experiencing a shortness of breath. Spokesman Jim McGrath said in statement that Bush was taken Tuesday evening by ambulance to Houston Methodist Hospital as a "precaution." McGrath says the 90-year-old Bush "will be held... more »
  • Feds: La. must repay $190M from LSU hospital deals

    December 23, 2014 5:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The federal Medicaid agency has approved financing plans for contracts that turn six LSU hospitals over to private companies. That ends questions about whether care for Louisiana's uninsured could be in jeopardy. But the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services also ordered Louisiana to repay $190 million... more »
  • Panthers' Cam Newton discharged from hospital

    December 10, 2014 11:17 AM

    CHARLOTTE, NC - Panthers spokesman Charlie Dayton says Cam Newton has been discharged from the hospital following a two-car crash that left the two-time Pro Bowl quarterback with two fractures in his lower back. Dayton said Wednesday that Newton was thankful for the care he received and is stiff and... more »
  • OLOL unveils new emergency room expansion check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 9, 2014 5:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Hospital leaders at Our Lady of the Lake Medical Center unveiled a new children's emergency room and expansion of its adult emergency department Tuesday. The expansion increases the number of beds from 14 to 20 on the children's side, and 45 to 59 on the adult... more »
  • Inside the 'Earl' check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 2, 2014 7:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The charity hospital along Airline Highway will soon be gone as the state works on securing a contract to begin demolition of Earl K. Long. The hospital was closed in April 2013, when the state dismantled its charity hospital system. It will cost about $2... more »
  • NYC doctor to be released after Ebola recovery

    November 10, 2014 5:15 PM

    NEW YORK - New York City health officials say a doctor who had Ebola has recovered and is scheduled to be released from the hospital Tuesday. The city Department of Health says in a statement Dr. Craig Spencer "has been declared free of the virus." Spencer tested positive... more »
  • Study: Hundreds of kids harmed by detergent 'pods'

    November 10, 2014 3:22 PM

    UNDATED - Accidental poisonings from squishy laundry detergent packets called pods have landed more than 700 U.S. children in the hospital in just two years. An analysis of poison center data for 2012 and 2013 shows that there were more than 17,000 poison center calls about the products involving children... more »
  • Baton Rouge General Physicians hold open house today check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 6, 2014 7:46 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge General Physicians are giving you a change to kickstart a healthier lifestyle for free. Dr. Tarisha Mixon stopped by 2une In Thursday to tell you how. Today from Noon - 2:00 p.m. at Baton Rouge General Mid-City. You'll get a tour of the facility,... more »
  • US journalist to head home after Ebola recovery

    October 22, 2014 1:51 AM

    OMAHA, NE - An American video journalist who has recovered from Ebola will be released soon from an Omaha hospital. The Nebraska Medical Center says Ashoka Mukpo is scheduled to be discharged Wednesday morning from the hospital's biocontainment unit. Medical staff involved in his care plan to speak about his... more »
  • Hospital: American video journalist free of Ebola

    October 21, 2014 6:20 PM

    OMAHA, NB - An Omaha hospital says an American video journalist is free of Ebola and will be released soon. The Nebraska Medical Center said Tuesday afternoon that Ashoka Mukpo's blood tested negative for the virus. He will be allowed to leave a biocontainment unit on Wednesday. Mukpo said in... more »
  • Infant trapped under dead father leaving hospital

    October 13, 2014 11:33 AM

    PLEASANT HILL - Officials say a 10-month-old infant trapped underneath the decomposing body of her father for up to three days is being released from a Shreveport hospital. Sabine Parish Deputy Coroner Ron Rivers says the infant, Betty Jean Fields, would be released Monday afternoon. Rivers said the infant was... more »
  • CDC: Protocol breach in treating Ebola patient

    October 12, 2014 10:26 AM

    WASHINGTON - A top federal health official says the Ebola diagnosis in a health care worker who treated Thomas Eric Duncan at a Texas hospital shows there was a clear breach of safety protocol. Dr. Tom Frieden, head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, says the worker had... more »
  • Ebola patient's temperature spiked to 103 degrees

    October 10, 2014 11:21 AM

    DALLAS - Thomas Eric Duncan's temperature spiked to 103 degrees during the hours of his initial visit to an emergency room - a fever that was flagged with an exclamation point in the hospital's record-keeping system. Medical records provided to The Associated Press show that the man who would become... more »
  • Dallas ER sent Ebola-infected patient home

    October 2, 2014 2:01 AM

    DALLAS, TX - Officials at a Dallas hospital are reviewing protocols after its emergency room sent a man with Ebola home after he told a nurse he had recently arrived from West Africa. The decision by Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital to release the patient, who had just arrived from Liberia,... more »
  • 3rd US Ebola patient released from hospital

    September 25, 2014 10:53 AM

    OMAHA, Neb. - The third American aid worker who contracted Ebola in Africa has been released from a Nebraska hospital. Dr. Rick Sacra said he has been released from the Nebraska Medical Center at Thursday's news conference. The 51-year-old from Worcester, Massachusetts, began improving shortly after he arrived in Omaha... more »
  • Another US citizen with Ebola to be treated in Atlanta check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 9, 2014 2:06 AM

    ATLANTA, GA - A hospital in Atlanta is preparing to treat its third Ebola patient. Emory University Hospital said in a news release that a person who had contracted the disease was expected to arrive in Atlanta on Tuesday. The hospital said the patient would be treated in its isolation... more »
  • 4th Ebola patient to be flown to US for care

    September 8, 2014 4:33 PM

    ATLANTA - An Atlanta hospital says a patient infected with Ebola will be brought from West Africa to its isolation unit for treatment. Emory University Hospital says the patient is expected to arrive Tuesday morning. Air Force spokesman Lt. Col. James Wilson says the patient would be flown into Dobbins... more »
  • Children's hospital-linked infections fall sharply

    September 8, 2014 2:09 AM

    CHICAGO, IL - A new study suggests efforts to improve patient safety and reduce preventable health care linked infections in hospitals are meeting with success, especially for children. The study of 174 U.S. hospitals in 39 states finds steep declines in dangerous infections sometimes transmitted through treatments in intensive care... more »
  • Missionary infected with Ebola heading to Nebraska

    September 4, 2014 3:54 PM

    CHARLOTTE, NC - A North Carolina-based charity says the missionary who was infected with Ebola while serving in Liberia is being flown to a Nebraska hospital for treatment. A statement from SIM on Thursday says Dr. Rick Sacra is being flown to The Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. He is... more »
  • Comedian Joan Rivers dead at 81

    September 4, 2014 2:02 PM

    NEW YORK - Joan Rivers, the raucous, acid-tongued comedian who crashed the male-dominated realm of late-night talk shows and turned Hollywood red carpets into danger zones for badly dressed celebrities, died Thursday. She was 81. Rivers was hospitalized last week after she went into cardiac arrest at a Manhattan doctor's... more »
  • Vets find 43 socks in great dane's stomach check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 4, 2014 5:03 AM

    PORTLAND, OR - The 3-year-old Great Dane was miserable, retching and vomiting, when his owners rushed him to a northwest Portland emergency animal hospital. It was something he ate! X-rays showed a stomach full of "a large quantity of foreign material." Nearly two hours of surgery later, Dr. Ashley Magee... more »
  • Judge: rule Friday if no abortion law agreement

    August 28, 2014 2:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A federal judge is asking lawyers for Louisiana and abortion clinics for an agreement that apparently could let clinics stay open for a while if a restrictive abortion law takes effect Sept. 1. The law requires doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges to a hospital... more »
  • Police officials: Joan Rivers rushed to hospital

    August 28, 2014 1:03 PM

    NEW YORK - Two police officials say Joan Rivers has been rushed in cardiac arrest from a doctor's office to a New York City hospital. The comedian's condition wasn't immediately known. The officials spoke on the condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to publicly name the person transported to... more »
  • Arrested: Man responsible for hospital bomb threat

    August 27, 2014 6:30 PM

    THIBODAUX - Deputies arrested a suspect responsible for a bomb threat made at Chabert Medical Center earlier this summer. Authorities arrested Otrell Renae Every, 24, for calling the threat at the LSU Ochsner joint owned hospital in Terrebonne Parish. Investigators found the bomb threat call was made from... more »
  • Benson released from hospital after breathing trouble

    August 5, 2014 11:25 AM

    WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV - New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson was released from the hospital Tuesday after being taken there for having difficulty breathing at the team's training camp, according to team spokesman Greg Bensel. Benson, who is 87, was examined by a doctor and given oxygen as... more »
  • 2 Ebola victims to be treated at Atlanta hospital

    August 1, 2014 3:09 PM

    ATLANTA - Two American aid workers infected with the Ebola virus in Africa will be treated at a specialized unit of an Atlanta hospital. Dr. Bruce Ribner said Friday the patients will receive care at Emory University Hospital. Ribner said he had no personal safety concerns over treating the patients... more »
  • Medicare hospital fund to last 4 years longer

    July 28, 2014 11:22 AM

    WASHINGTON - The government says Medicare's finances have improved. The program's hospital trust fund won't be exhausted until 2030 - four years later than last year's estimate. Social Security's massive retirement program will remain solvent until 2034, although disability benefits are in more immediate danger. The disability trust fund is... more »
  • Victim recovering after being shot several times check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 22, 2014 6:22 AM

    BATON ROUGE - An investigation is now underway into the latest shooting in Baton Rouge. Police say a 23-year-old man is recovering the hospital after he was shot several times around 11:00 p.m. last night in the 5500 block of St. Gerard St. The victim then traveled to a... more »
  • Construction on schedule for health clinic check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 17, 2014 6:15 PM

    IBERVILLE - Construction on Iberville's $20 million emergency department is nearing completion, and hospital representatives say patients should expect to have a local health clinic by Dec. 1. The parish has been without a hospital since 2008 when River West Medical Center was destroyed by Hurricane Gustav. Patients have... more »
  • Gonzales PD looking for hospital purse thief

    July 14, 2014 11:53 AM

    GONZALES - Police asked for the public's help Monday identifying a woman who was caught on camera stealing a purse from a Gonzales hospital. Gonzales Police said the victim contacted them after her wallet was stolen from an office in St. Elizabeth Hospital's Medical Plaza on June 16. Surveillance... more »
  • Beat the heat: Avoiding the dangers of summer check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 2, 2014 8:33 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Between fireworks and grilling, summer can be a dangerous time of year. Dr. Tracee Short with the Baton Rouge General Regional Burn Center stopped by 2une In Wednesday with some tips to avoid injury. Check out the video for more information. more »
  • AG: Annexation shouldn't affect petition Play Video

    June 30, 2014 9:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Attorney General's office said Monday that signatures collected to incorporate the city of St. George likely won't be invalidated by the Metro Council's May annexations of the Mall of Louisiana, Baton Rouge General and Our Lady of the Lake Hospital. The opinion, signed by... more »
  • 'Medical issues' hospitalize Boston concertgoers

    June 26, 2014 5:48 AM

    BOSTON, MA - Authorities say 36 people were transported to the hospital and as many as 50 others were treated or evaluated at the scene during a an electronic dance music show featuring Swedish disc jockey Avicii at the TD Garden arena in Boston. Boston EMS Deputy Superintendent Mike Bosse... more »
  • Woman sues after STD diagnosis posted on Facebook

    June 6, 2014 4:00 PM

    CINCINNATI - An Ohio woman whose medical record was posted to Facebook - revealing her name and a syphilis diagnosis - has sued the hospital where she was treated and the worker accused of accessing her file. The 20-year-old Cincinnati woman filed the lawsuit Tuesday in Hamilton County court. She... more »
  • Miss USA contestants visit children in hospital

    May 31, 2014 6:30 PM

    Baton Rouge- Several Miss USA contestants made some kids' day a little brighter today. The contestants visited with children who are patients at Our Lady of the Lake hospital and spent part of the day with them making arts and crafts and taking pictures. "I think it's really cool... more »
  • Miss USA contestants visit children in hospital

    May 31, 2014 6:30 PM

    Baton Rouge- Several Miss USA contestants made some kids' day a little brighter today. The contestants visited with children who are patients at Our Lady of the Lake hospital and spent part of the day with them making arts and crafts and taking pictures. "I think it's really cool... more »
  • Miss USA contestants visit children in hospital

    May 31, 2014 6:30 PM

    Baton Rouge- Several Miss USA contestants made some kids' day a little brighter today. The contestants visited with children who are patients at Our Lady of the Lake hospital and spent part of the day with them making arts and crafts and taking pictures. "I think it's really cool... more »
  • Miss USA contestants visit children in hospital

    May 31, 2014 6:30 PM

    Baton Rouge- Several Miss USA contestants made some kids' day a little brighter today. The contestants visited with children who are patients at Our Lady of the Lake hospital and spent part of the day with them making arts and crafts and taking pictures. "I think it's really cool... more »
  • Stroking for Stroke today check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 20, 2014 7:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The American Heart Association is celebrating Stroke Month with Stroking for Stroke. Roxanne Bingham with Baton Rouge General Medical Hospital visited 2une In Tuesday to talk about stroke and the event. Stroke is the #4 killer in Louisiana and can lead to long-term disability. Just in... more »
  • Metro Council approves mall, hospital annexations Play Video

    May 14, 2014 4:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Metro Council members chose to approve petitions to annex property including the Mall of Louisiana and Baton Rouge General Hospital into the city limits of Baton Rouge. The vote was 9-3 in favor of annexation; council members Heck, Amoroso, and Loupe voted against. A motion by... more »
  • Lafayette hospital privatization runs over budget

    May 9, 2014 2:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Gov. Bobby Jindal's privatization deal for the LSU hospital in Lafayette was running $6 million over budget by April's end, with two months remaining in the fiscal year. The overspending was detailed in an update to lawmakers about payments made for the outsourcing contracts involving nine state-owned,... more »
  • Mall annexation map leaves surprising holes check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 7, 2014 10:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The maps depicting the area proposed to be annexed into city limits had some questioning the methods used to annex the areas from Baton Rouge General Hospital to the Mall of Louisiana. The annexation leaves out four of the main stores in the mall, the anchor stores,... more »
  • Lawmakers advance next hospital privatization plan

    May 6, 2014 2:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration is pushing ahead with privatization plans for a ninth LSU hospital, despite the recent rejection of federal financing plans for other hospital outsourcing deals. Lawmakers appear willing to go along with the effort. The House health committee voted 10-8 Tuesday for... more »
  • Jindal administration still planning on privatization

    May 5, 2014 11:54 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Governor Jindal's top budget adviser says the administration is going ahead with privatization of state-owned hospitals, despite federal approval problems. Commissioner of Administration Kristy Nichols told lawmakers Monday that federal rejection of the privatization contracts won't force an adjustment. Nichols says the state will appeal the... more »
  • St. George: Annexation would "invalidate" petition

    May 5, 2014 11:52 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Mall of Louisiana and Baton Rouge General Medical Center submitted requests recently to be annexed into the city limits of Baton Rouge, according to city officials. An official with the East Baton Rouge Metro Council said Mayor Kip Holden's office submitted a letter Friday which... more »

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