The American Medical Student Research Journal, an international, student-driven journal started by LSU Health Shreveport School of Medicine students, has released its second issue.
It's mainly thought of as a woman's disease, but many men can get osteoporosis too.
Does the idea of having a needle stuck in your eye motivate a person to quit smoking -- or never start in the first place?
NBC News - Researchers looking at the causes of liver cancer say they've narrowed down just how much alcohol you have to drink to risk giving yourself the disease: three drinks a day.
NBC News - The frozen food aisle of your local grocery store may look a little bare due to several frozen spinach recalls over the past few days.
They're popular among women but come at a major risk. False eyelashes can be harmful to your eyes.
Actress Angelina Jolie announced that she underwent preventative surgery to have her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed.
Researchers at LSU Health Shreveport Health Sciences Center have made a significant discovery that could be used to help develop vaccines against a common virus that can have damaging effects on unborn babies and people with weakened immune systems.
NBC News - Angelina Jolie has had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed after tests indicated possible signs of cancer, the Hollywood actress announced Tuesday two years after she underwent a double mastectomy.
NBC News - More than half a million Americans will develop Alzheimer's disease this year, but as many as half will never be told their diagnosis, according to a new report.
Taking a proactive role in your health can mean the difference between life or death.
KXAS/NBC 5 Dallas - You should think twice before eating those nuts or trail mix you have in your cabinet, they could be contaminated with salmonella.
There are some things women can do to ensure they're on the pathway to good health.
NBC News - Early trials suggest injections of a new "silver bullet" drug might help slow memory loss in people who don't quite yet have Alzheimer's, but who have some symptoms and who have the brain-clogging "plaques" that define the disease.
Thursday afternoon Captain Shreve High School held it's annual Gators for Good Carnival.
Match Day is one of LSU Health Shreveport’s biggest days of the year but for 107 medical students, it’ll be one of the biggest days of their lives.
If you have O Negative blood LifeShare Blood Centers need you to donate immediately.
The boil advisory has been lifted for customers of the Bossier Central Water System.
Sometimes you want something that's simple with not a lot of prep.
A new class of experimental cholesterol drugs may significantly reduce the risk for heart attacks and strokes
This time of the year is no sneezing matter for allergy sufferers.
NBC News - American kids eat too much sugar and salt, they don't eat enough fruits and vegetables, and far too many are overweight, a new study shows.
Early detection can mean the difference between life or death. That's why health screenings are so vital to a person's health.
NBC News - An American being treated for Ebola at the National Institutes of Health outside Washington, D.C. is now in critical condition, the NIH said Monday.
More than 16 million people who did not have health insurance before have gained it through the 2010 Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, the federal government said Monday.
University Health Shreveport held a news conference Wednesday to announce its initiative to become a Baby Friendly Hospital.
Troopers with Louisiana State Police are showing their support for a fellow law enforcement officer with the Bossier Sheriff’s Office as a way to encourage him while he undergoes cancer treatment in Houston.
If you live in the Town of Blanchard you no longer have to boil your water.
The best news you'll hear all day...Girl Scout cookies can be healthy.
If you live in certain parts of Haughton you no longer have to boil your water.
You knew getting too little sleep was bad for you, but did you know it might help pack on the pounds?
The white coat, a symbol of the medical profession and its scientific connection, will be granted to 110 members of the LSU Health Shreveport School of Medicine second-year class.
You are being advised to boil your water if you are a customer of the Blanchard Water System.
It's affects most women, we're talking about menopause. It's when the body doesn't produce any more estrogen.
NBC News - The Food and Drug Administration is warning doctors against over-prescribing testosterone-boosting drugs for men, saying the popular treatments have not been established as safe or effective for common age-related issues like low libido and fatigue.
If you live in certain parts of Haughton you are being advised to boil your water.
Endoscopy allows a doctor to look inside his patient, to help diagnose a condition or disease.
The Texarkana Arkansas Police Department is pleased to announce being the proud recipient of the 2015 Blue & You Foundation of a Healthier Arkansas Grant in the amount of $61,500.
It's important that we make sure our children, parents and other loved ones get the information they need to live a heart healthy life.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women. And for many people it begins in childhood
If you want to donate blood LifeShare is asking that you go to its Shreveport, Bossier City, Ruston, and Monroe centers before noon today to ensure enough blood donations are on-hand prior to the wintry precipitation expected to hit the area.
Something we all take for granted is one mans treasure. He is able to lay eyes upon his family for the first time in 10 years.
Hundreds of products are being pulled from store shelves after traces of peanut were found in ground cumin spice a life-threatening danger to some people with peanut allergies.
NBC News - Americans are killing themselves with very bad food choices, a panel of experts said Thursday.
The Feist-Weiller Cancer Center at LSU Health Shreveport invites you to take part in its marrow registry and blood drive with LifeShare.
Overton Brooks VA Medical Center invites you to attend a special a Town Hall and outreach event.
Stefanie Bryant sits down with Dr. Susan Kemp to discuss some tips for eating healthier and maintaining a healthy heart!
For patients without a lot of options or hope, it's something that widens those choices. And Missouri is one of very few states that offer it.
Dust off your chili recipes and bring your bragging rights to compete for the honor of Best Chili in Atlanta, Texas.
You're invited to Northwestern State University’s College of Nursing and School of Allied Health annual open house.
Registration Form for the 2014 Men's Health Forum