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COMMENTARY: Building a healthier state from the child up
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Sheriff: Naloxone has saved 19 lives so far in 2018 in Huntington County
Stoffel said he feels the number of overdoses are beginning to slow down thanks to public education about the dangers of heroin
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes continues focus on community outreach
CEO says hospital has a $700 million annual impact on communities it serves
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Northern Indiana county sheriffs discuss the prospect of legalized pot in the state
"We are opening a window we can't shut," said Warren County Sheriff Bill Miller.
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Fort Wayne's Parkview Regional Medical Center adding 6-story building
The 168,000-square-foot medical tower will include 72 inpatient rooms on the top three floors
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Wabash County reflects on state of the community
Saturday, May 19, 2018
IU study: In 2016, potential lost wages due to opioid misuse totaled $752 million
In the past 15 years, the number of opioid overdose deaths has cost Indiana $43.5 billion
Saturday, May 19, 2018
Marion County declares hepatitis C epidemic, proposes syringe exchange
Health director blames much of increase of cases on the opioid addictions
Friday, May 18, 2018
COMMENTARY: Indiana lawmakers to 'study' medical marijuana
They should look at LSD, too
Friday, May 18, 2018
Bloomington program teaching local groups on helping those with mental health disorders
Friday, May 18, 2018
When administered properly, fentanyl can be safe, doctor says
Thursday, May 17, 2018
Bed-sharing a 'risk factor' in infant deaths last year in St. Joseph County
Sudden unexpected infant deaths last year more than doubled from 2016
Thursday, May 17, 2018
EDITORIAL: LaPorte County creates template for battling opioid abuse
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
IU research may help find drugs to treat Alzheimer's
Rats’ apparent use of episodic memory replay could prove useful
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
New IU study: Opioid epidemic to cost state $4 billion in 2018
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Proton therapy may be linchpin for Elkhart development
City and county officials are taking the final steps to get the project underway
Sunday, May 13, 2018
What's bugging you? Probably ticks, or mosquitoes
West Nile is the most common virus spread by mosquitoes in the continental United States and Indiana, according to the CDC
Sunday, May 13, 2018
President backs a more tobacco-free ISU campus
Curtis expects recommendation for trustees in ‘very near future’
Saturday, May 12, 2018
Study recommends changes, improvements for Rush County's EMS services
Saturday, May 12, 2018
South Bend City joins initiative to target lead poisoning in children
Lead-based paint in old homes has been a problem for decades
Saturday, May 12, 2018
Wayne County commissioners agree to extend syringe exchange
Thursday, May 10, 2018
IU Health earnings climb 21 percent on higher revenue, occupancy rates
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Beacon Health System to build Hospital in Granger, increasing it's area footprint
Bremen hospital also will join system’s network
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
New opioid treatment center opens its doors in Terre Haute
First of five new opioid treatment centers in Indiana to open its doors as authorized by Gov. Holcomb in 2017

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Tippecanoe County needle exchange program found 35 people with hepatitis C in April
Monday, May 7, 2018
Bowen Center announces new Fort Wayne addiction recovery center
Monday, May 7, 2018
Emergency room doctors: Anthem's payment denial for some visits is dangerous
Based on final diagnosis, not symptoms
Sunday, May 6, 2018
Crawfordsville startup CorVus fattens Ossabaw pigs for science
 Bred's hearts and coronary systems are remarkably similar to those in human beings, “making them an ideal pre-clinical model for cardiovascular disease,” says university lab director
Saturday, May 5, 2018
Opioid crisis: Knowing Narcan is half the battle
“It is not a substitute for medical care,” said Brooke Marshall, an addiction therapist at Oaklawn; “This is to buy us time”
Saturday, May 5, 2018
Some Indiana corporations navigate billion-dollar windfall
New federal tax rate spent different ways
Saturday, May 5, 2018
Evansville's new medical school gets big donation, another new name
William and Mary Stone gave $15 million
Friday, May 4, 2018
Reining in the hepatitis A outbreak southern Indiana and Louisville area
Clark County health officials battle influx of cases with limited vaccinations

Friday, May 4, 2018
Jefferson County adults share thoughts about early alcohol, drug education
Many of those being treated for addiction problems say they had little or no education about drugs and their effects
Thursday, May 3, 2018
3 county prosecutors concede Indiana's new abortion reporting law is unconstitutional
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Northwest Indiana must confront troubling healthcare statistics, forum panel says
State’s opioid crisis was deeply impacting an already strained social service and foster care system, says IYI vice president
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
La Porte County sees spike in emergency detention transports to non-local mental health facilities
To as far away as Terre Haute and Evansville
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
HIV cases down, but stigma remains in Scott County
Majority of cases can be linked to drug abuse
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Howard County Systems of Care opens to outpouring of requests, say officials
Program is most comprehensive approach yet to drug epidemic
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Northwest Indiana schools praise 'proactive' state lead testing program
Monday, April 30, 2018
Former Terre Haute resident brings an open mind, heart about mental illness home
Jill Bolte Taylor’s return to her hometown, along with brain sculptures, can raise awareness
Sunday, April 29, 2018
Addictions blamed for rising jail population in Monroe County
Offenses linked to drug, alcohol abuse continue to push Monroe County Correctional Center beyond capacity
Sunday, April 29, 2018
Logansport Memorial Hospital expanding athletic training services to 3 high schools
Saturday, April 28, 2018
IU report: Opioid lawsuit settlements should go to fight crisis
Shouldn't follow what happened with tobacco money where most of it went into states' general fund not to find against smoking
Friday, April 27, 2018
CORRECTION: Infant death rate high in St. Joseph County
Study of 64 infant deaths in the county from 2015 through 2017 found that the poor health of mothers before pregnancy was the leading cause
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Did weed killer affect Indiana women's pregnancies?
“It is a worldwide problem. Glyphosate is everywhere,” says IUPUI professor
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Lawsuits: Indiana Department of Child Services failed in case of 1-year-old's death
Harlan Haines died under suspicious circumstances
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Is gun violence a public health problem?
Some Madison County law enforcement officials think, like some in Elkhart County, gun violence needs more research
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Muncie Mayor Dennis Tyler touts progress, partners in State of the City
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Indiana Department of Child Services has busted its budget
Embattled agency's funds depleted with 2 months left on current fiscal year
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Madison County community officials talk about benefits of larger health network
Indianapolis based health care providers suggest potential benefits
Thursday, March 14, 2002






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