A new website is up for Louisiana's state government employees and retirees to choose their health insurance plans for next year, a choice they must make by October.
Arkansas Insurance Commissioner Jay Bradford says the commission's conversion to a new system will mean a delay in issuing appointments, license renewals and the issuing of new licenses.
A nonpartisan report to Congress is raising new questions about a key provision of federal health care law: a compromise on abortion that allowed the legislation to pass in 2010.
The Obama administration is preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to West Africa to combat the Ebola crisis that has overwhelmed local health care systems and drawn appeals for help from the region and aid organizations.
There are some people who choose for health or personal values not to eat meat. More>>
A brain-eating amoeba has been detected in the Ebarb Water District water supply in Sabine Parish. A chlorine burn will be conducted and will take a few days to complete. More>>
On Friday morning health professionals from local schools, CHRISTUS and the CDC met to learn how to combat enterovirus EV-D68.It's the illness that has sent dozens of children to the hospital this month in at least six confirmed states by the Centers for Disease Control. More>>
A federal appeals court that has already upheld one Texas restriction on abortions is hearing arguments about an even tougher part of the same law: the requirement that all abortion clinics adopt costly hospital-level operating standards.
The manager of LSU's hospitals in Shreveport and Monroe says it has paid outstanding debts to the university system and is working out the final details of its contract.
Missouri women seeking abortions will face one of the nation's most stringent waiting periods, after state lawmakers overrode the governor's veto to enact a 72-hour delay that has no exception for rape or incest.
There's a new health alert causing concern for parents across the nation.An uncommon strain of enterovirus known as D68 is infecting children in more than ten states, mostly in the midwest and southeast. More>>
Government auditors say Arkansas' private option Medicaid plan will cost taxpayers an extra $778 million over the next three years rather than being "revenue-neutral" to the federal budget.
President Barack Obama says helping contain the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa is a U.S. national security priority but it's going to be a long and difficult task.
Three-year-old Rayden Kahae is a happy and loving child, but the boy they call "Bubba" has always been different from the rest of the neighborhood kids in Wailuku, Hawaii. 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>>