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  1. National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2018 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    April 10 is National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day, a day to recognize the impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic on young people, as well as provide prevention education, and to highlight the work going on across the country to respond to the epidemic. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention says addressing HIV in youth requires giving young people the information and tools they need to reduce their risk, make healthy decisions, and get treatment and care if needed.

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  2. Free cancer screenings at Fest for Life event SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2018 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Thousands of people have been screened for cancer at the Mary Bird Perkins Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center's Fest for Life in the two decades the fest has been held. All screenings are available to those who have not been screened for cancer in the past 12 months.

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  3. Average price of US gas rises 8 cents, to $2.74 a gallonRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2018 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline shot up 8 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $2.74. The highest average price in the contiguous 48 states was $3.63 in the San Francisco Bay area.

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  4. Surgeons at BRG use robotic-arm to assist in knee replacementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2018 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Surgeons at Baton Rouge General are now using robotic-arm assisted technology in operating rooms when performing knee replacements. The Stryker's Mako Technology allows surgeons to personalize procedures and give them more precision.

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  5. There's a push to expand LA's medical marijuana law to include PTSD, chronic painRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2018 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    A push to expand Louisiana's medical marijuana law is one step closer to becoming a reality. A bill passed a House committee Thursday that would add PTSD and chronic pain to the list of qualifying conditions.

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  6. Heart Walk happening Saturday rain or shineRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2018 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    The American Heart Association expects 25,000 walkers to attend the fundraiser event Saturday. Organizers say the walk will happen rain or shine.

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  7. New Bungee Workout lets fitness class take flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2018 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    The latest fitness craze in Baton Rouge has people propelling and literally bouncing off the walls. The Bungee Workout at TWRL Fitness lets men and women work up a sweat by dancing, leaping and even flying off the ground, all while attached to a bungee cord.

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  8. Baton Rouge EMS training other agencies to use NarcanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2018 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    The nation's top doctor issued a rare advisory, urging more people to learn how to use naloxone, the opioid antidote. The Surgeon General addressed the deadly nationwide opioid epidemic by saying users or loved ones of opioid users could save lives by knowing how to use naloxone and keeping it nearby.

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  9. Officer returns to work after Alton Sterling's 2016 killingRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2018 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    A Baton Rouge police officer returned to work Thursday for the first time since his partner's fatal shooting of Alton Sterling, a 37-year-old black man whose death was caught on video and set off widespread protests nearly two years ago. Officer Howie Lake II returned to work "with no restrictions," said Sgt.

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  10. American Heart Association hosts Heart WalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2018 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    The Baton Rouge Heart Walk is free and open to the public. The non-competitive, 1-mile and 3.1-mile walk raises funds to support heart disease and stroke research and educational programs in the Baton Rouge area.

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  11. Health fairs, 5ks and other fitness events happening in AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2018 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Several health events are happening across the capital area in April. Here are a few of the events we found happening Saturday, April 7. Keto Life Workshop 6:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. Embassy Suites by Hilton Baton Rouge 4914 Constitution Ave. Baton Rouge Event is Free Yoga in the Park hosted by GPOA Social Committee 9 a.m. BREC's Goodwood Park 6025 Sevenoaks Ave. Baton Rouge Classes are free but donations are accepted Barefoot Kid's Yoga 9 a.m. 9:45 a.m. Yoga Rouge 3347 Nicholson Dr. Baton Rouge Prices vary Sign-up online Move it! The Workout Class for Kids 10 a.m. Spoga Fitness Center 811 C.M Fagan Dr. Hammond, LA\

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  12. Second annual 'Spring into Health' fair announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2018 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    An upcoming health fair encourages you to spring into health. The East Baton Rouge branch of the National Association of University Women is partnering with Greater Beach Grove Missionary Baptist Church to host its Second Annual Community Health Fair to encourage you to step up your health awareness by getting free health screenings.

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  13. BRG to host free lunch with heart healthy tipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2018 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Baton Rouge General is hosting their third Lunch and Learn event of 2018. The upcoming event, scheduled for Wednesday, April 11, will focus on heart health education.

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  14. The other side of the opioid epidemicRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2018 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    It started when he joined the Air Force right out of high school. Stanford was riding in an aircraft when the plane crash-landed.

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  15. Kids with autism celebrate World Autism Awareness Day with splash of blueRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2018 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Students and staff at the newly re-named autism center, Merakey, played with balloons and bubbles to celebrate World Autism Awareness Day and the school's rebranding. Merakey, formerly known as Northwest Human Services or NHS, is now serving students with autism at the Shelley Hendrix Autism Center in Baton Rouge.

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  16. Entrepreneur with autism showcases his original art at state capitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2018 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    The Arts Council of the Greater Baton Rouge area is showcasing the art of an autistic entrepreneur on World Autism Day, April 2. Nate Hausmann, who also works at the Arts Council, shared some of his original art inside the Louisiana State Capitol rotunda Monday. "I wouldn't be able to be here if it wasn't for them," Hausmann said about the Arts Council.

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  17. New videos show clearest account of Alton Sterling's killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2018 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Kept under wraps for nearly two years, body camera footage of a policeman killing Alton Sterling shows the officer threatening to shoot the man and screaming profanities before firing the fatal shots that stoked protests across the nation. The videos, released Friday as Baton Rouge's police chief announced the firing of the white officer who shot Sterling six times, came days after the state attorney general declined to bring criminal charges against the two officers involved in the incident.

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  18. 1 Baton Rouge officer fired, 1 suspended in deadly shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2018 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    A Louisiana police chief said Friday he has fired the white officer who fatally shot a black man during a struggle outside a convenience store nearly two years ago, a killing that set off widespread protests. Baton Rouge Police Chief Murphy Paul announced officer Blane Salamoni's firing less than a week after Louisiana's attorney general ruled out criminal charges in Alton Sterling's July 2016 shooting death.

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  19. The Latest: 1 officer fired, 1 suspended in Louisiana deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2018 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    A Louisiana police chief has fired the white officer who fatally shot a black man during a struggle outside a convenience store nearly two years ago, a killing that set off widespread protests. Baton Rouge Police Chief Murphy Paul announced officer Blane Salamoni's firing Friday, less than a week after Louisiana's attorney general ruled out criminal charges in Alton Sterling's July 2016 shooting death.

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  20. Cosby's quaalude use at issue as lawyers spar ahead of trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2018 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Cosby's quaalude use at issue as lawyers spar ahead of trial - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports . Bill Cosby departs after a pretrial hearing in his sexual assault case, Thursday, March 29, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.

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