A proposal to ban the creation of most new freestanding emergency rooms in Louisiana has won support from state senators. Backers of the proposal say the ERs threaten the survival of Louisiana’s fragile rural hospitals.
The Louisiana Department of Health acknowledged Tuesday that 1,672 people had received Medicaid coverage even though they earned at least $100,000 in 2017. Department officials said that nearly all of them had since been stripped from the rolls.
A young Barksdale couple didn't know they were pregnant... until the wife went into labor. Now the community is stepping in to help this couple transition into their new roles of Mom and Dad.The new parents sat down with Marie Waxel to share their story.
It's a plan that health officials believe could eradicate a deadly virus. Thousands are in need of a life saving drug in Louisiana. And, the state says they've found a way to expand access to that cure.
Louisiana’s two U.S. senators did not join some of their fellow Republicans in voting in favor of a resolution to terminate President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration related to border security funding.
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.
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.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced is advising the public about recalls on a Gripe water product for infants and adults. The product was distributed throughout the United States by Dollar General Corporation.
The American Cancer Society says new cases of melanoma,the rarest, but deadliest form doubled in the last ten years. Fox 8 takes a deeper looks at the alarming trend and the small things you can do to change it.