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POSTED: Thursday, September 16, 2010 - 3:33pm

UPDATED: Thursday, September 16, 2010 - 4:35pm

On tonight's 33MD, tragedy at John's Hopkins. A man distraught over his mother's condition shoots her doctor and then turns the gun on his mother and himself. The man, 50 year old Warren Davis and his mother, Jean Davis died in the hospital. The doctor is expected to survive. His name has not been released.

A popular prescription weight loss drug will either be removed from the market or restricted by the FDA. A six-year study showed the risk of heart attack and stroke was not worth the minimal weight lost by patients taking Meridia.

Researchers are growing a better soy bean, to remove trans fat from soy bean oil and the American Heart Association sets its sights on Louisiana. They want to raise awareness about childhood obesity in the state. We have tips to keep your child in shape on tonight's 33MD.

For tips on heart health, go to www.heart.org or call 225-248-7700

NBC 33 News at 5 brings you the latest health headlines and local health news every Tuesday and Thursday on 33 MD.

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