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  • Buddy Roemer recovering from stroke

    August 4, 2014 2:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Former Governor Buddy Roemer is recovering after suffering what his son called a "small stroke" about four weeks ago. Chas Roemer, the former governor's son and president of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, told reporters at the Baton Rouge Press Club Monday that his... more »
  • FDA prepping long-awaited plan to reduce salt

    June 17, 2014 2:10 AM

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Food companies and restaurants could soon face government pressure to make their foods less salty. It's a long-awaited federal effort to try to prevent thousands of deaths each year from heart disease and stroke. The Food and Drug Administration is preparing to issue voluntary guidelines asking the... more »
  • Stroking for Stroke today 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 »
  • Reduce Your Risk Pt. 5 Play Video

    April 23, 2014 8:02 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Chances are you know someone who has had a heart attack or stroke. They are silent killers who affect thousands of Louisiana families every year. One Baton Rouge family experienced both. They shared their story in Pt. 5 of John Pastorek's Reduce Your Risk series.Check out the... more »
  • Baton Rouge General awarded nationally

    October 27, 2013 5:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge General was recognized nationally for their treatment efforts of heart failure and stroke. This award was given as five-stars from the Healthgrades Rating Service. This website helps customers to choose the best hospital in their area for them. Healthgrades has 225 million visitors that... more »
  • Paralyzed saxophone player gets his sound back Play Video

    September 17, 2013 6:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Saxophonist Wessel "Warmdaddy" Anderson is able to play again, after recovering from a stroke that left the right side of his body paralyzed. "The worst thing is probably, actually, getting into a hospital and understanding that you cannot move," he explained. "I didn't believe I'd be... more »
  • Health stories for March 8, 2013 Play Video

    March 8, 2013 6:17 PM

    UNDATED - Here are today's 2 Your Health stories for March 8, 2013 - People recovering from a stroke should take a walk. A new study says those recovering from strokes showed drastic improvements in their quality of life after going for walks three times a week. ... more »
  • Health stories for Feb. 25, 2013 Play Video

    February 25, 2013 6:07 PM

    UNDATED - Here are today's 2 Your Health stories for Feb. 25, 2013 - Your relationship with your significant other may make you sick, especially when it comes to insecurity and anxiety. Researchers say the feelings boost levels of a stress hormone. They lower the levels of... more »
  • Billy Cannon released from hospital after stroke

    February 21, 2013 12:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU football legend Billy Cannon left the hospital today after treatment for a stroke, according to the university's athletic department. Spokesperson Herb Vincent said Cannon's family told him the former Heisman winner was on his way home. He was rushed to the hospital Tuesday from Angola... more »
  • Health stories for Feb. 20, 2013 Play Video

    February 20, 2013 6:44 PM

    UNDATED - Here are today's 2 Your Health stories for Feb. 20, 2013 - February is women's heart month and there's reason to celebrate because women are more aware about their number one killer, heart disease. Public information campaigns are said to be working. The American Heart... more »
  • Billy Cannon to remain in ICU overnight

    February 19, 2013 10:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Former LSU football star Billy Cannon will spend the night in ICU and doctors will assess his situation Wednesday after the legend had a stroke Tuesday afternoon. Cannon, who won the Heisman in 1959 and played for the American Football League, was rushed to the ER from Angola,... more »
  • LSU football star Billy Cannon rushed to hospital Play Video

    February 19, 2013 1:55 PM

    ANGOLA - LSU athletics officials confirmed that former Tiger football star and Heisman Award winner Billy Cannon was rushed to the hospital today after suffering a stroke. Cannon, the 15-year director of Angola State Penitentiary's dental program, was rushed by ambulance from the prison according to Angola officials. ... more »
  • Health stories for Feb. 8, 2013 Play Video

    February 8, 2013 6:11 PM

    UNDATED - Here are today's 2 Your Health stories for Feb. 8, 2013 - It's no secret people love fried foods and sweet tea in Louisiana, but they are linked to health problems in the south. People who eat a lot of fried foods, hamburgers, hot dogs, and... more »
  • Man has stroke at work, spends 5 days alone, dies

    October 31, 2012 1:15 PM

    PORTLAND, Maine - Relatives and authorities say a computer specialist had a stroke in his office and wasn't discovered until five days afterward. He later died at a hospital. David Norton, of Portland, was barely alive when police found him Oct. 10 inside his University of Southern Maine office. He... more »
  • Family calling 11-year-old a hero after saving stroke victim Play Video

    October 11, 2012 5:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Jeremy Williams is now called a hero by his family after saving his great-great-grandma's life. Elorna Williams was suffering from a stroke when the 11-year-old went to check on her. After knocking on the door for a couple minutes to no answer, Jeremy knew something was... more »
  • Film designer dies of stroke in New Orleans

    June 12, 2012 2:08 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- Oscar-nominated production designer J. Michael Riva, whose film credits include "The Amazing Spider-Man," ''A Few Good Men" and "The Pursuit of Happyness," has died after suffering a stroke in New Orleans. He was 63. In a statement to The Associated Press on Tuesday, Sony Pictures spokesman Steve Elzer... more »
  • 'Where the Wild Things Are' author Maurice Sendak dies

    May 8, 2012 12:30 PM

    DANBURY, Conn. - Maurice Sendak, the children's book author and illustrator who saw the sometimes-dark side of childnood in books like "Where the Wild Things Are" and "In the Night Kitchen," has died. He was 83. Longtime friend and caretaker Lynn Caponera says she was with him when he died... more »
  • Comedian Patrice O'neal dies, had suffered stroke

    November 29, 2011 2:37 PM

    NEW YORK - Comedian Patrice O'Neal has died in a New York-area hospital from complications after suffering a stroke last month. He was 41. O'Neal's manager, Jonathan Brandstein, says the comedian died Tuesday morning. He says in a statement many people "have lost a close and loved... more »
  • Apocalypse Preacher in Nursing Home

    July 5, 2011 7:35 PM

    The radio preacher that predicted the world would end on May 21 is recovering from a stroke in a nursing home in Oakland, California. His radio show is also being replaced with interim programming. Harold Camping's daughter says her father moved from a hospital to a nursing facility where he... more »
  • Saxophonist Clemons suffers a stroke

    June 13, 2011 11:00 AM

    NEW YORK - Saxophonist Clarence Clemons of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band has suffered a stroke. A person who has worked with Clemons in the past confirmed Sunday night that Clemons had the stroke. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the person was not authorized to... more »
  • Zsa Zsa Gabor recovering from amputation surgery

    January 17, 2011 12:51 PM

    LOS ANGELES - Zsa Zsa Gabor's right leg was amputated Friday in a life-saving surgery that doctors called successful. Gabor, who turns 94 on Feb. 6, was being watched carefully, but there were no complications, doctors at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center said after the surgery. Gabor,... more »
  • Deadly crash in Baton Rouge

    June 8, 2010 7:02 AM

    Baton Rouge police say a 46-year-old man died in a car crash. Police say the man either suffered a stroke or heart attack while driving on North Beck. He was taken to a local hospital where he died. The victim's name has not been released. more »
  • Kitty Kimball talks to News 2 about her stroke

    May 25, 2010 5:02 PM

    The Chief Justice of the State Supreme Court talked to News 2 about her recovery. It's been 4 months since Kitty Kimball had a stroke. For the first time, she shares her personal struggles and is candid about work. "It's really not a fun thing to know that no... more »
  • White House: VP Joe Biden's son hospitalized

    May 11, 2010 2:31 PM

    The White House says Vice President Joe Biden's son has suffered a mild stroke, and is expected to make a complete recovery. Beau Biden, 41, was admitted to a Delaware hospital Tuesday morning. The White House says he is in good spirits and is talking with his family at... more »
  • Study: Chocolate could reduce heart risk

    March 30, 2010 8:11 AM

    A new study that suggests small doses of chocolate every day could decrease your risk of having a heart attack or stroke by nearly 40 percent, but doctors say don't over do it. German researchers followed nearly 20,000 people over eight years, and found people who had an average of... more »
  • Reduce Your Risk: Heart Walk

    March 26, 2010 11:41 PM

    Saturday's Capital Area Start! Heart Walk will include at least one special participant. Two-year-old Camden King suffered a mysterious stroke last year. "He would not talk, he wouldn't say anything, so I stood him up and he just toppled over," his mom Adrianna recalled. Camden still wears splints... more »
  • 2 Your Health for March 12

    March 12, 2010 5:58 PM

    Stroke, the link between smoking and Parkinson's disease and stem cells found in hair are all discussed in this 2 Your Health report. more »
  • 2 Your Health for March 8

    March 8, 2010 5:39 PM

    Storing vitamins, how stroke runs in the family, and the link between alcohol and weight loss are all discussed in this 2 Your Health report. more »
  • 2 Your Health for Feb. 26

    February 26, 2010 5:34 PM

    Procedures to treat blocked arteries, recalled Girl Scout Cookies, lactose intolerance, and an anti-gravity treadmill are all discussed in this 2 Your Health report. more »
  • 2 Your Health for Feb. 25

    February 25, 2010 5:57 PM

    Naps for babies, the link between coffee and stroke, radiation exposure, and a bird hormone that may help with birth control and fertility treatments are all discussed in this 2 Your Health report. more »
  • Kimball released from stroke rehab hospital

    February 23, 2010 4:51 AM

    The chief justice of Louisiana's Supreme Court has been released from the Neuromedical Rehabilitation Hospital of Baton Rouge, where she was undergoing post-stroke rehabilitation therapy. Chief Justice Catherine Kimball suffered a stroke on Jan. 10. A news release from the high court says Kimball will continue to undergo several weeks... more »
  • 2 Your Health for Feb. 11

    February 11, 2010 5:39 PM

    Food that may reduce the risk of stroke and dementia, and safety standards for X-rays and CT scans are discussed in this 2 Your Health report. more »
  • Kimball moved to rehab hospital

    January 19, 2010 8:16 PM

    Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Catherine "Kitty" Kimball was moved to a rehabilitation hospital to continue recuperating after she suffered a stroke more than two weeks ago. The court says "her condition continues to improve daily." She was discharged from Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center in Baton... more »
  • LA Supreme Court justice has stroke

    January 10, 2010 7:13 PM

    Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Catherine D. Kimball has suffered a stroke and is in intensive care. A statement from the Supreme Court says Kimball underwent successful surgery to remove the blockage and was in recovery. The 64-year-old Kimball of Ventress is the first woman to serve as... more »
  • 2 Your Health for Dec. 14

    December 14, 2009 5:39 PM

    An increase in the number of people who are nearsighted and ischemic stroke are discussed in this 2 Your Health report. more »
  • 2 Your Health for Oct. 28

    October 28, 2009 5:36 PM

    A web site that lets you keep tabs on food safety, a new treatment for asthma and how fish oil helps inflammation are all discussed in this 2 Your Health report. more »
  • Fish oil may help prevent stroke

    October 1, 2009 7:08 PM

    Fish oil may help prevent strokes, according to findings from a study at the LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Medicine. Dr. Hernan Bazan found that unstable carotid artery plaques, those in danger of rupturing and leading to a stroke, contain more inflammation and significantly less Omega-3... more »
  • 2 Your Health for Oct. 1

    October 1, 2009 5:37 PM

    A delay in seasonal flu vaccine deliveries, preventing stroke and heart attacks, the blood thinner Heparin and weight are all discussed in this 2 Your Health report. more »
  • Kids with HIV, Alzheimers, stroke treatment

    August 28, 2009 1:16 PM

    Kids with HIV, Alzheimers, stroke treatment are all discussed in this 2 Your Health report. more »

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