Legacy Pharmaceutical Packaging is voluntarily recalling 43 lots of medication used to treat high blood pressure and congestive heart failure. Do not stop taking the medication until you have a new treatment plan prepared by a doctor or pharmacist.
March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, and the Gretna Police Department is reminding parents and coaches of the signs of concussions ahead of the spring and summer months in which children begin to participate in a variety of recreational sports.
According to a recent study by LSU’s Pennington Biomedical Research Center, naringenin, a chemical found in oranges and other citrus fruits, could be helpful in controlling blood glucose levels and increasing the amount of calories people burn.
The East Baton Rouge Parish coroner is perhaps used to disturbing finds, but what he uncovered in a look at 2018 concerns him. It’s an alarming statistic that’s trending nationwide: an increase in African American male suicides.
Baton Rouge General is teaming up with Rouses Markets to offer monthly Grocery Store Tours, which they hope will help people learn to choose healthy food and gain a better understanding of nutrition labels.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on Thursday, Mar. 7 a worldwide recall on all lots of Life-Line Water. According to the FDA the product was found to be contaminated with Pseudomonas aeruginosa, a potentially deadly bacteria.
In 2019, more than 55,000 cases of pancreatic adenocarcinoma will be discovered. That’s according to Dr. Vince Cataldo, board certified medical oncologist and hematologist at Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center.
The latest case "shows the cure of Timothy Brown was not a fluke and can be recreated," said Dr. Keith Jerome of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle who had no role. He added that it could lead to a simpler approach that could be used more widely.
From big floats to festive beads, and all the things that make Mardi Gras a good time but have you ever thought about the challenges that the bright lights and loud music can create for those with autism or other sensory restraints?
“Louisiana ranks dead last in overall health of its citizens, and the lack of a comprehensive smoke-free law is in great part to blame,” according to testimony during a health commission hearing at the State Capitol today.
U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana took part in a highly anticipated congressional hearing that brought top executives of several pharmaceutical companies to Capitol Hill over rising prescription drug prices.
Patients taking this medication are urged to continue taking the medication as the risk of harm to the patient’s health may be higher if the treatment is stopped immediately without any alternative treatment.
Registration is underway for Woman’s Hospital’s Diabetes Prevention Program, a one year course to help women who have been diagnosed with prediabetes or are at an increased risk for developing type 2 diabetes
A world-renowned expert the study of how people of a particular culture and region make use of native plants will be the featured speaker at the Botanical Dietary Supplements Research Center’s community symposium.