A federal judge is asking lawyers for Louisiana and abortion clinics for an agreement that apparently could let clinics stay open for a while if a restrictive abortion law takes effect Sept. 1.
St. John the Baptist is using chlorine to flush a water system on the east bank of the Mississippi River after tests showed the presence of a dangerous amoeba.
Louisiana officials have cautioned residents to be careful after a deadly brain-eating amoeba was found in a parish water supply. More>>
An abortion rights organization wants a federal judge to halt enforcement of Louisiana's new abortion law while its request for a permanent block is in court.
Democratic U.S. Senator Mark Pryor is defending his campaign TV ad that invokes the Ebola outbreak to criticize his Republican rival over medical disaster funding, saying he doesn't view it as a scare tactic.
An LSU Health Shreveport medical student, working with a team of researchers at Tech, has developed an innovative method to make custom medical implants to deliver chemotherapy and antibiotics. More>>
For women, getting your well woman exam can mean the difference between life and death. Doctors save thousands of lives each year by early cancer detection. More>>
The rights of same-sex couples during medical emergencies will loom large when a federal appeals court considers a case targeting gay-marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin.
Our latest KTBS 3 NewsHealthy Green Into the Outdoorsweb forum shines the spotlight on healthy options in schools. More>>
Republican U.S. Senator John Boozman is scheduled to tour the new NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro.
A federal study says 5 percent of Louisiana dentists treating children under Medicaid may be padding their numbers, overcharging, providing unnecessary treatments or even harming children.
Check out the latest pictures of the Friday and Pink Event last Friday where there was a sea of pink in Shreveport,. It was all part of the Friday in Pink campaign. Susan G. Komen of Northwest Louisiana hosted a Friday in Pink, a 12 hour live remote with TownSquare Media and KTBS 3, designed to create breast cancer awareness. More>>
The 2014 KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home is now open for weekend tours. More>>
Summer is quickly approaching and so are swarms of mosquitoes. Some carry the potentially deadly West Nile virus. More>>
Researchers say that vitamin E might help slow the progression of mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease. More>>
According to the CDC, 40 million people in the U.S. have a chronic sleep disorder, causing more than $18 billion in lost productivity every year. More>>
How you feel during your waking hours hinges greatly on how well you sleep. The cure for sleep difficulties can often be found in your daily routine. More>>
Officials say state health sanitarians are up-to-date in their inspections of restaurants and other establishments that serve food. More>>
A 3-year-old boy who was born deaf is hearing for the first time thanks to a special device. More>>
Most people wouldn't say having cancer is a gift. Adam Long is not one of them.He's been diagnosed with cancer five times in the last 13 years, and says it's been a blessing.The 24 year old from Bossier More>>