Health

President Donald Trump waves as he walks across the south lawn of the White House in Washington late Saturday night, April 29, 2017, on this return from a rally in Harrisburg, Pa. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
May 01, 2017 - 2:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is promising that the latest Republican health care legislation will cover people with pre-existing conditions "beautifully." Such reassurance is not to be found in the bill that's been under review. In a TV interview Sunday, an op-ed in The Washington Post...
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April 23, 2017 - 7:02 am
WWL.com Reporting U.S. Representative Mike Johnson believes members of the House are moving closer to agreeing on a bill that would overhaul healthcare in the country. Johnson says many Congressmen were frustrated with the previous legislation that was pulled at the last minute but he’s hopeful new...
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April 22, 2017 - 6:38 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ Louisiana is slated to receive 8.1 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to help combat the opioid epidemic. News outlets report the grant is part of $485 million the federal government has set aside to help states with prevention, treatment and recovery...
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March 09, 2017 - 12:31 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — At first glance, the health care bill from House Republicans appears to have similarities to the Obama-era law, such as tax credits, protections for people with health problems, and the ability of parents to keep young adults on their insurance. But in most cases, those components...
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