NBC News - Sleep apnea may hasten memory and thinking declines, leading to earlier diagnoses of mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease, suggests a study released Thursday.
NBC News - Some Kind bars aren't as nice for your body as the company claims, the government's top food regulator says.
NBC News - Rita Wilson, actress and wife of Tom Hanks, has revealed that she was diagnosed with breast cancer, and last week underwent a double mastectomy and reconstructive surgery.
Multiple Sclerosis is a brain disease that affects a person's ability to function. One local researcher is looking to pinpoint the causes in hopes of one day finding a cure.
NBC News - Vaccinating teenage boys against the human papillomavirus could save millions of health care dollars by preventing head and neck cancer, according to new research.
If you want to get checked for head and neck cancer LSU Health is offering free screenings.
NBC News - Military children may be missing out on important childhood vaccines, researchers reported on Monday.
NBC News - America's biggest drugstore chain is getting downsized.
If you live in Hooks, Texas you are being advised to boil your water.
You're invited to walk your way to great health with the City of Shreveport.
You are being advised to boil your water if you live in certain parts of Haughton.
NBC News - Sabra Dipping Company has voluntarily recalled about 30,000 cases of its Classic Hummus due to possible Listeria contamination, the Food and Drug Administration announced Wednesday.
Mosquito bites can be more than just itchy and annoying, they can cause you to get sick.
Sen. David Vitter has announced his plan as governor to protect the Louisiana State University, Health Sciences Center in Shreveport from further cuts and how to help them grow.
NBC News - Climate change isn't just a danger to the planet. It's hazardous to your health.
If you want to know more about Alzheimer's disease you are invited to several sessions being offered at Bossier Parish Community College.
Imagine, if the only way you could gain piece of mind, and possibly help your daughter is having to hear that something is very wrong with her.
KXAS/NBC Dallas - Two other large retailers have decided to pull Blue Bell Ice Cream from their shelves as a precautionary measure after the company announced it was temporarily closing an Oklahoma production plant.
The City of Texarkana Bowie County Family Health Center will celebrate National Public Health Week this week to raise awareness among the community regarding services provided.
A curious case of kidney failure in a man in Arkansas has doctors declaring there is such a thing as too much iced tea.
NBC News - Nearly one in five Americans admits to taking some sort of drug every day to help relax - most of them in states that rate low on the income and happiness scales, according to a new survey.
Sea salt is sprinkled on chocolate and caramels and used to enhance the flavors of vegetables and meats. Sea salt is a trendy food ingredient. LSU AgCenter area nutrition agent Kate Farbe said nutritionally it is not very different from table salt despite popularized claims that it is healthier.
It's the second deadliest form of cancer, outside of lung cancer, and yet it has a 95% prevention rate, due to screening.
NBC News - You know the saying “an apple a day keeps the doctor away.” Actually, it's not the doctor you'll skip, but possibly the pharmacist, researchers found.
To mark National Doctors’ Day at University Health Shreveport, LSUHSC medical students switched roles with patients in the pediatric unit.
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.
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