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Bullied teen whiz kid could hold key to cancer research advances

Bullied teen whiz kid could hold key to cancer research advancesJack Andraka is 18-years-old and could one day save your life, and the lives of many.
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  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
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Local grocer addresses concern over listeria recalls

Local grocer addresses concern over listeria recallsRecalls of popular products from Blue Bell and Sabra have raised local concern over listeria.
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  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
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Student healing from rare medicine reaction

Student healing from rare medicine reactionYou may remember the stories we did on a high school student whose life was changed forever from a rare reaction to a common medication.
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  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
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Matching Day huge day for medical students' future

Matching Day huge day for medical students' futureAll across the United States, senior medical students found out where they will spend the next few years.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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Children's Hospital expanding into adjacent hospital site

Children's Hospital expanding into adjacent hospital siteFor now, Children's Hospital will be able to go forward with its plans to expand across State Street on the grounds of the former mental health hospital.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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Iris scan of patients used to prevent medical errors

Iris scan of patients used to prevent medical errorsPreventable medical errors can cause injury to patients, and have cost the national health care system $8-14 billion, so now a local hospital is using a high tech way to keep patients safe.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Jindal proposes tobacco tax hike, says it won't just apply to cigarettes

Jindal proposes tobacco tax hike, says it won't just apply to cigarettesBobby Jindal is not only supporting a hike in the tobacco tax, but he is proposing it.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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New treatment helps with symptoms of enlarged prostate

New treatment helps with symptoms of enlarged prostateNow there's a new, simple fix for a common prostate condition.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Local discovery could prevent, slow eye problems

Local discovery could prevent, slow eye problemsResearchers made a discovery that could prevent and slow down the progression of diseases of the retina that cause blindness.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Weight Loss Wednesday

Weight-loss plan hopes to change weight by changing genes

Weight-loss plan hopes to change weight by changing genesThe latest weight-loss research is finding that calories are only part of the equation.
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  • 2 months ago
Weight Loss Wednesday

Weight Loss Wednesday: Program irons out cellulite for some

Weight Loss Wednesday: Program irons out cellulite for someIt's a condition that women have unsuccessfully tried to get rid of with supplements,body scrubs and creams.
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  • 2 months ago
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Xavier University student inspired by Xavier grad to lose weight

Xavier University student inspired by Xavier grad to lose weightA Xavier University student was inspired to change his life by a Xavier graduate who first told his story on Weight Loss Wednesday.
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  • 2 months ago
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Weight Loss Wednesday: Some claim machine melts away pounds

Weight Loss Wednesday: Some claim machine melts away poundsIt's new weight loss technology that is not like anything you have seen before. Take a rest on an exam table while a light in the room melts the fat away. There's no pain or cutting but is it effective.
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  • 2 months ago
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No grain diet helped save ex-reporter's life

No grain diet helped save ex-reporter's lifeA doctor says we are causing early destruction of our brains with the typical American diet. And he says the science backs him up.
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  • 2 months ago
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Tulane scientists help develop test for Ebola

Tulane scientists help develop test for EbolaA milestone in fighting the spread of the Ebola virus is coming out of the science labs in New Orleans.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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Dozens go bald to fight childhood cancer

Dozens go bald to fight childhood cancerMedical students did something drastic today, to raise between $30,000 and $40,000 to help children battling cancer. But those students weren't alone. Others went under the clippers, including a familiar face at Channel 4 News.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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CEO: Proposed budget far short of what medical complex needs to open

CEO: Proposed budget far short of what medical complex needs to openThe CEO of the company running the new Mid-City medical complex says there funding for the project in the proposed budget could keep it from opening.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Weight Loss Wednesday

Hormone pill hope to helps weight loss, diabetes

Hormone pill hope to helps weight loss, diabetesCould a new hormone pill help menopausal women enjoy better health, prevent weight gain and diabetes, without side effects?
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LSU doctor says psychedelic drugs could lead to asthma breakthrough

LSU doctor says psychedelic drugs could lead to asthma breakthroughCould psychedelic drugs be an answer for asthma?
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New arthritis treatment provides relief

New arthritis treatment provides reliefIf you have pain from arthritis, diabetes or fibromyalgia, you'll want to hear about a little known cream that some people say helps them.
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Ochsner 'bar' has apps good for what ails you

Ochsner 'bar' has apps good for what ails youDuring your next doctor visit you could get a prescription to download an app.
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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
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NOPD officer needs help after heart transplant

NOPD officer needs help after heart transplantNow, after years of solving crimes, he has a new mission to add to crime fighting because of something that changed his life, and he needs your help to accomplish that goal.
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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
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Measles not in Louisiana - yet; but can spread quickly

Measles not in Louisiana - yet; but can spread quicklyJust 15 years ago, doctors thought vaccines had eradicated measles in the U.S., but now we're seeing record numbers.
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  • 3 months ago
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Questions and answers on measles vaccine

Questions and answers on measles vaccineSome questions and answers on the measles vaccine.
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  • 3 months ago
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Jindal urges all parents to get vaccines for kids

Jindal urges all parents to get vaccines for kidsCases of the measles have quickly moved from the Disneyland area in California to 14 states, including Texas to our west and Illinois to our north.
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  • 3 months ago
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Sheba gets a hydra-facial on the Morning News

Sheba gets a hydra-facial on the Morning NewsNews anchor Sheba Turk received a 'hydra-facial' under the guidance of Dr. Patricia Farris.
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  • 3 months ago
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Mackie: A drink a day may help heart more than abstaining or drinking more

Mackie: A drink a day may help heart more than abstaining or drinking moreThe healthiest way to drink is to have one drink every day, particularly wine with dinner.
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago