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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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  • 2 weeks ago
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New product reduces bags under eyes a day at a time

New product reduces bags under eyes a day at a timeIf you are tired of people telling you that you always look tired because of the bags and wrinkles under your eyes, this story is for you.
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days 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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  • 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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  • 3 weeks, 2 days 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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  • 4 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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  • 4 weeks ago
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New product helps you look younger in subtle, natural way

New product helps you look younger in subtle, natural wayA new product on the market is helping people look younger in a subtle, natural way, by smoothing out the lips and mouth area.
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  • 4 weeks 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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  • 4 weeks, 1 day 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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  • 1 month 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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  • 1 month 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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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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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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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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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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  • 1 month, 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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  • 1 month, 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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  • 1 month, 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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  • 1 month, 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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  • 1 month, 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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  • 1 month, 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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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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Study: Smoking and obesity can lead to premature graying

Study: Smoking and obesity can lead to premature grayingAnd while the genes you inherit from mom or dad are the most powerful risk factor for graying early, a new study in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology suggests that obesity and smoking are significantly associated with graying early.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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Study: Lunch after recess prompts kids to eat more veggies, fruit

Study: Lunch after recess prompts kids to eat more veggies, fruitFor decades, school lunch ladies have been puzzling over how to get kids to eat their fruits and vegetables.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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New ultrasound tech changes healthcare

New ultrasound tech changes healthcareThousands of doctors are in New Orleans from around the world to see the latest medical technology at the International Meeting on Simulation in Health Care at the New Orleans Convention Center.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Implant allows woman to hear in both ears

Implant allows woman to hear in both earsFor the first time, a Luling preschool director is hearing the sounds of her students' voices. The moment she knew the new technology was working was one her family will never forget.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Preventing cold weather asthma attacks

Preventing cold weather asthma attacksDoctors say people with asthma need to take extra precautions, and even medication, during this extreme cold weather.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Louisiana flu season 'terrible' so far

Louisiana flu season 'terrible' so farMuch of the country has been hit hard with influenza this winter, with Louisiana faring no better.
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  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
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Oral cancer on rise in young people

Oral cancer on rise in young peopleAlex Dupuy is like most 15-year-old boys, except for one very special talent. Last year he stole the headlines during a bowling tournament for bowling a perfect 300.
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  • 2 months ago
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11-year-old cancer patient honored by Sean Payton dies

11-year-old cancer patient honored by Sean Payton diesThe 11-year-old cancer patient from Rayne who head coach Sean Payton honored on Monday Night Football has died.
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago