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  1. New survey ranks Baton Rouge as one of the 'Fattest Cities in America'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2018 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Baton Rouge is tipping the scales toward an unhealthy future. That's according to data highlighted in a new survey from WalletHub.

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  2. Baton Rouge's first marijuana pharmacy could open off Essen LaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    That location, which is currently at the top of the list of applicants, is off Essen Lane near Our Lady of the Lake Medical Center. The pharmacy would be operated by Capitol Wellness Solutions, llc.

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  3. Arthritis Foundation wants you to Walk for a CureRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    The Arthritis Foundation has scheduled their upcoming walk in Baton Rouge to raise money to help find a cure. "Arthritis is more than just a few minor aches and pains.

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  4. Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: Screenings reduce risk of death by 60 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and Woman's Hospital is working to spread awareness to bring the importance of getting a colonoscopy screening to the Baton Rouge area. With the new Same Day Surgery Center at Woman's Hospital, colonoscopies are easier than ever and now available to men, too.

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  5. OLOL opens Baton Rouge's first clinic for ALS patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    ALS patients in the Baton Rouge area no longer have to be driven long distances to be treated for the degenerative nervous disease. Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group ALS Clinic opened its doors for the first time Friday, welcoming their first three patients.

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  6. Ochsner named top-performing hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    The top 100 ranking is a result of an annual study by IBM Watson and is based on a balanced scorecard of publicly available clinical, operational and patient satisfaction metrics and data. Ochsner Baton Rouge is categorized under Medium Community Hospitals, while Ochsner Medical Center, Ochsner Baptist Medical Center*, Ochsner Medical Center - West Bank Campus** are among the Major Teaching Hospitals awarded.

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  7. Researchers: 'What motivates kids to make healthy choices?'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    LSU researchers are on a mission to help kids move more and sit less. LSU Pennington Biomedical Research Center is assigning fitness tracking tools to participants in the TIGER Kids Research Study.

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  8. Delta CEO insists "we are not taking sides" in US gun debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Delta CEO insists "we are not taking sides" in US gun debate - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports . Senator Steve Henson, D - Stone Mountain, speaks Thursday, March 1, 2018, in Atlanta, in opposition to HB 918.

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  9. Baton Rouge General expands services in Mid CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Beginning Thursday, March 1, Baton Rouge General's Mid City Medicine Clinic will expand its services to accommodate walk-in patients while continuing to offer traditionally scheduled appointments. Patients can visit the clinic without an appointment between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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  10. BR General Hospital shows off surgical robotRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Since the da Vinci surgical system debuted nearly 20 years ago, it has become one of the most sought-after tools for hospitals and their surgical programs. As the technology driving the surgical robot has advanced, so have its applications.

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  11. Heart Education Series includes free screening event, lunch and learn sessionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2018 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Heart disease has been the leading cause of death in men and women for more than 90 years. That's why we proudly do our part to support American Heart Month every year with education and screenings for the community.

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  12. Dark chocolate, in moderation, can be good for your heartRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2018 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Doctors at Baton Rouge General have some good news for those with a sweet tooth. Because dark chocolate contains the protective antioxidant, flavonol, it can benefit your heart in the following ways: "But you have to choose the healthiest dark chocolate by checking the label for 60 to 70 percent cacao.

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  13. Recovery specialists talk about solutions to opioid crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2018 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Addiction recovery specialists gathered at the First United Methodist Church in Baton Rouge for the "Break Every Chain" event Sunday. FUMC wanted to hold the event to reach out to the community and members, and also discuss solutions for the opioid crisis.

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  14. Baton Rouge location chosen for LSU marijuana facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    A warehouse on Petroleum Drive near Highland Road will house a medical marijuana facility associated with LSU, an official with the LSU AgCenter confirmed Thursday. The 36,000 sq.

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  15. Baton Rouge woman's health journey featured in Woman's Day MagazineRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2018 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Four years ago, Baton Rouge native, Christina Kelly, suffered a stroke. She was just 33 at the time.

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  16. Baton Rouge General doctor using sonic waves to treat blocked arteriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    A doctor at Baton Rouge General has become one of the first doctors in the area to use sonic pressure waves to treat blocked arteries in the legs, according to a news release from the hospital. A technology that historically been used to dissolve kidney stones, called Lithotripsy, can now be used to help people with Peripheral Artery Disease when it is combined with a technology called Lithoplasty.

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  17. Ochsner doctor offers tips for a heart-healthy Mardi GrasRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    A doctor with the Ochsner Health Center on O'Neal Lane is offering some advice for Baton Rouge area residents to have a heart-healthy Mardi Gras. Dr. Yolanda Webb says those with high blood pressure or heart-related issues need to be a bit more cautious during Carnival.

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  18. Gonzales toddler, born a micro-preemie, selected as Baton Rouge March of Dimes AmbassadorRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    A 19-month-old girl from Gonzales, who was born more than two and a half months early , has been selected as the 2018 March of Dimes Greater Baton Rouge Area Ambassador. In 2015, Kheri and Justin Monks learned they were going to have another baby, but their little girl, Gem, arrived unexpectedly only 29 weeks through the pregnancy.

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  19. I'll have fries with that: Study says French fry cooking oil helps hair growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2018 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    I'll have fries with that: Study says French fry cooking oil hel - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports Am I supposed to eat the french fries or rub them into my thinning hair? I think I'm being punked by Japanese food scientists. The method uses the same type of silicon added to cooking oil by some fast-food restaurants, including McDonald's, to keep it from frothing, Newsweek reported .

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  20. No cost flu vaccines available at parish health unitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2018 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    The Louisiana Department of Health will continue to offer flu vaccines at no cost at parish health units across the state until Monday, February 12, 2018. The vaccine is available to anyone who has not yet received a vaccine this flu season.

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