Over 70 million people worldwide live with various forms of Dysautonomia. But for most patients, it takes years to get to the diagnosis. They see numerous doctors before someone finally puts the pieces of the puzzle together.
The "best by" date on milk cartons or meat or any other food product usually means it's no longer good to consume after that date. But what about expiration dates on medication? Are they still effective and safe to take? It's a dilemma many people face.
Louisiana students may begin wearing bulletproof backpacks to school soon. The state Legislature recently approved the idea, and several companies are already selling armored book bags for kids. FOX 8 decided to put them to the test at a local gun range.
Imagine your child graduates from high school and then finds out their diploma wasn't worth the paper it was printed on. More than a half dozen local families say it happened to them at a Christian academy. Now they want to know why the administrator hasn't been criminally charged yet.
Two Louisiana men pleaded guilty in federal court in New Orleans to duck hunting violations.Judge Joseph Wilkinson Jr. ordered 67 year old Lloyd Badeaux of Thibodaux and 76 year old Bobby Chauvin of Theriot to each pay a $560 fine. The judge also sentenced Badeaux to 30 days in jail.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 33 percent of all traffic fatalities in Louisiana are alcohol-related, above the national average. That's despite stepped up enforcement and tougher state laws.