Thousands of people who bought health insurance through the marketplace created by the federal health care overhaul face price hikes next year that could reach double-digits.
Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel is continuing to defend the state's 12-week abortion ban to a federal appeals court, arguing the state has a legitimate interest in barring the procedure at that point in a woman's pregnancy.
A Texan has been diagnosed with measles after attending a softball tournament in Kansas where health officials later warned of possible exposure to the virus.
Epidural steroid shots for the back are becoming more prevalent as a form of pain relief for chronic back problems. More>>
Mosquitoes are out in full force. Their bites can transmit a variety of viral illnesses. These viruses have been creating epidemics in some countries, and travelers are now bringing them closer to home. More>>
As you pack a lunch for today, keep this in mind. If you plan to eat peaches, nectarines, or plums, they may not be safe. There's a major fruit recall due to fears of a foodborne illness that is affecting some major grocery stores. More>>
The Center for Molecular and Tumor Virology has received $22.9 million totalLSU Health Shreveport's largest program grant ever is getting even bigger. More>>
A federal appeals court has delivered a serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law, potentially derailing subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who have bought policies. More>>
Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has rejected the wording of a proposal to legalize medical marijuana by a group that is trying to put the measure before voters in 2016.
Cancer survivor Kami Chauncy, 14, is the proud recipient of the 2014 Young Louisiana Heroes Award. More>>
The 2014 KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home is now open for weekend tours. More>>
Special Olympics Louisiana selected 5 athletes, 3 unified partners and 2 coaches from the Northwest Area to attend the third Special Olympics USA Games. More>>
In August, KTBS 3 News is taking our Healthy Green into the Outdoors campaign online. We're reaching out to you through social media and two web forums, shining the spotlight on healthy living. More>>
Summer is quickly approaching and so are swarms of mosquitoes. Some carry the potentially deadly West Nile virus. More>>
Shreveport, LA - On Thursday, July 17th, local children who are visually impaired will receive life-changing vision assistive technology thanks to grants from the Carolyn W. and Charles T. Beaird Family Foundation, The Community Foundation of North Louisiana, and The Grayson Foundation. The children were referred to Sight Savers America's 'I Can See Now' program by local schools and Louisiana Association for the Blind. All of the children receiving equipment have eye conditions causing severe... More>>
Louisiana spent $52 million less than expected for Gov. Bobby Jindal's hospital privatization deals and $42 million of the savings has come from Shreveport and Monroe's University Health system, which is now managed by the Biomedical Research Foundation. More>>
Louisiana spent $52 million less than was budgeted for Gov. Bobby Jindal's privatization deals for the LSU hospitals that provide care to the uninsured in the recently-ended fiscal year. Data provided by the state health department shows the deals cost the state just over $1 billion in the fiscal year that ended June 30. Jindal's health secretary, Kathy Kliebert, says the hospital's new managers are improving care while running more efficient operations. Lawmakers in areas with the privatiza... More>>
A Mississippi girl born with the AIDS virus and in remission for several years despite stopping treatment now shows signs that she still harbors HIV and therefore is not cured.
Opponents of Arkansas' 12-week abortion ban say a federal appeals court should rule the law unconstitutional, arguing the state is trying to overturn 40 years of court precedent by seeking to reinstate the prohibition.
A Marion County woman has been sentenced to probation, a fine and ordered to pay restitution after pleading guilty to Medicaid fraud.
Get ready to empty your tear ducts, because this video is truly inspiring. 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>>