Six lots of the ThermaCare HeatWrap, which provides relief from muscular aches and pains, are being recalled because “product from these lots has a potential to leak ingredients that are contained in the heat cell wrap.”
A Birmingham family tonight coping with suicide of their 9-year-old daughter. A spokesman for the family says she hung herself in her bedroom closet, likely in response to a long period bullying and side effect of her medication.
Louisiana spent between $60 and $85 million providing Medicaid coverage to recipients who were ineligible for the program because they made too much money since the program’s expansion in 2016, according to a new report from the legislative auditor.
After more than a year of delays, members of the Southern University Board of Supervisors got down right blunt about a medical marijuana deal they say went sour. They also chose to move ahead with a new firm to manage their growing operations.
The tests were designed to determine if older schools with aging pipes and fixtures had lead present in drinking water. All 12 elementary schools that participated in the pilot program were constructed prior to 1986, according to the report.
According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the colored enamel on the neckerchief slides contains levels of lead that exceed the federal lead content ban. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health issues.
Ochsner Hospital for Children is opening a new center for child development that will be the first in the region to offer care for developmental delays and special needs like Autism, ADHD, Spina Bifida and Cerebral Palsy.
A report in the New England Journal of Medicine said a 55-year-old woman developed the tongue condition as a side-effect to treatment of a wound infection she developed after sustaining severe leg injuries in an auto accident.
FOX 8 will get a better look at the Jefferson Parish landfill that is causing foul odors for some parts of Jefferson Parish Waggaman, Harahan and River Ridge residents say they have been plagued by the smell for weeks.
The Sewerage and Water Board will launch its plan to clear the backlog of disputed customer bills and improve its billing process in advance of resuming its normal methods for collecting outstanding balances this month.