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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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  • 3 weeks, 4 days 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.
  • Weight Loss Wednesday
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Weight Loss Wednesday

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.
  • Weight Loss Wednesday
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Weight Loss Wednesday

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.
  • Weight Loss Wednesday
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Weight Loss Wednesday

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.
  • Weight Loss Wednesday
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Health

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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  • 1 month 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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  • 1 month 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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  • 1 month 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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  • 1 month ago
Health

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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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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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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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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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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  • 1 month, 2 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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  • 1 month, 2 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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  • 1 month, 3 weeks 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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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Orleans

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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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Health

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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  • 1 month, 3 weeks 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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  • 2 months ago
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Ochsner health system reports blood shortage

Ochsner health system reports blood shortageOcshner Health System said it is critically low on blood, particularly O+ and O-.
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  • 2 months ago
News

New test helps diagnose thyroid cancer

New test helps diagnose thyroid cancerThyroid cancer is increasing faster than any other cancer in the country. Three-quarters of the cases are found in women of all ages. Now there is a test that can help doctors better pinpoint who has cancer and who has benign nodules.
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  • 2 months ago
Health

Cough medicine hard to get at pharmacies

Cough medicine hard to get at pharmaciesThe Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals reports that influenza in Louisiana is still high. And that is one of the reasons you may find your pharmacy shelf empty for a common remedy.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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Official: West Jeff Medical Center finally finds operator

Official: West Jeff Medical Center finally finds operatorThe future of both West and East Jefferson Hospitals have been up in the air for months now while negotiations are hammered out behind the scenes. Now Jefferson Parish officials confirm West Jefferson Medical Center may finally have a new operator.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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Doctors warn of dangerous virus in children

Doctors warn of dangerous virus in childrenIf you have very young children, recognizing the warning signs of a serious virus that's going around now could be lifesaving.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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Local doctors make discovery in fight against Ebola

Local doctors make discovery in fight against EbolaLocal doctors have made an important discovery in the fight against the Ebola virus.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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Millennials' premiums higher with Affordable Care Act

Millennials' premiums higher with Affordable Care ActThe deductible is so high people are getting it to avoid the penalty but they can't use it because the out-of-pocket exposure is unrealistic.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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App puts restaurant health reports at your fingertips

App puts restaurant health reports at your fingertipsBut now with the "What the Health" app, you can instantly see how your favorite restaurant is measuring up.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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Tips to relieve stress for new mothers

Tips to relieve stress for new mothersReturning to work for new mothers is especially stressful.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago