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How Dow won fight to save key product
Sunday, April 23, 2017
New state budget funds South Shore double-tracking project between Gary and Michigan City
Appropriates $6 million a year for the next 30 years to add capacity and speed travel on the commuter rail line that connects the Region with Chicago
Sunday, April 23, 2017
2017 Indiana General Assembly a successful session? Depends on who you ask
Developing a fluid education-to-career path for Hoosiers with the Department of Workforce Development may be 2018 priority
Sunday, April 23, 2017
Howard County groups work to increase mental health services for most vulnerable
Mental-health court and Community Howard Regional Hospital works together to help those break addition to drugs and alcohol
Sunday, April 23, 2017
Volunteers canvass South Bend neighborhoods to offer free lead testing
Sunday, April 23, 2017
Clark County police aim to rid streets of opioids by targeting dealers
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Southern Indiana courts, jails forced to respond to opioid epidemic
Can jails and judges be a part of the solution?
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Indiana lawmakers pass budget with investments in education, entrepreneurism
Funding for the pre-kindergarten education program will more than double annually—to $22 millio
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Site chosen for new La Porte hospital
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Bloomington City Council OKs ban on vaping in public places
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Overdose cluster worries Terre Haute police
City sees three likely heroin-induced deaths in less than a week
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
ISP: Meth lab seizures down in Elkhart, other northern Indiana counties
Local police, counselors say addiction still high
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Mayor says in State of the City: 'Muncie will find a way'
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Southern Indiana youth are victimized by sex trafficking at high rates, study says
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
A heartbreaking task: Reviewing child fatalities
Sunday, April 16, 2017
Indiana struggles to fulfill law on child fatality reviews
Some counties slow to set up panels; data submission has been 'hit and miss'
Sunday, April 16, 2017
CROSSROADS OF CRISIS: Harm reduction combats health expenses tied to addiction
Indiana currently has nine needle exchange programs across state
Sunday, April 16, 2017
CROSSROADS OF CRISIS: Harm reduction combats health expenses tied to addiction
Indiana currently has nine needle exchange programs across state
Sunday, April 16, 2017
Workplace wellness celebrated in Hancock County
Businesses, health care officials tout community's top healthy state ranking
Sunday, April 16, 2017
EDITORIAL: NWI Region unity yields child sex abuse prevention
Saturday, April 15, 2017
HEALING THE BODIES: Indiana nurse practitioner calls treatment cost 'prohibitive'
Treatment costs for hepatitis C can hit as high as $80,000
Saturday, April 15, 2017
Indiana University to offer paid parental leave for staff members
McRobbie called the new policy a sound investment in IU's future
Saturday, April 15, 2017
Marian medical school's first graduates could fill primary-care dearth
Indiana will need 817 more primary care physicians by 2030, study says
Friday, April 14, 2017
Soil often a factor with lead-poisoned kids, professor says
Friday, April 14, 2017
Despite concerns of child health experts, baby box bill clears Indiana legislature
Health, child welfare experts still oppose them
Friday, April 14, 2017
Hoosier Environmental Council wants Legislature to boost IDEM, IDNR funding
Senior policy director says two agencies have been neglected for a long time, and it’s now becoming a public health issue as well as an economic one
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Bedford proposes shifting pool from chlorine-treated to saltwater to save funds
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
New Hampshire, other states using drug overdoses as possible trail to dealer
Trend in opioid fight being watch by Indiana officials
Sunday, April 9, 2017
Local, statewide smoking rates in Indiana, Kentucky still soaring
“I certainly feel like there are days when everybody comes through the door smells like cigarette smoke,” local doctor says
Sunday, April 9, 2017
Food safety experts suggest growers don't wash produce destined for farmers markets
Cleaning fruits, vegetables at home becomes more important
Sunday, April 9, 2017
Daviess Community Hospital ready to change management to St. Vincent
Sunday, April 9, 2017
Prescription opioids a leading pathway to heroin
Louisville pain specialist reflects on 'perfect storm'
Saturday, April 8, 2017
CROSSROADS OF CRISIS: Heroin overdoses on the rise in Southern Indiana
Clark County health officer says epidemic is getting worse
Saturday, April 8, 2017
IU scientists studying protein shown to protect against dementia
Friday, April 7, 2017
Indiana needle bill heads to desk of Gov. Eric Holcomb for his signature
Exchange proposal is all but certain to be made law
Friday, April 7, 2017
Hoosier lawmakers poised to study vehicle emission testing alternatives
Thursday, April 6, 2017
Delaware County saw 200+ ODs in first quarter of 2017
Thursday, April 6, 2017
OPINION: Healthcare law changes about consumer choice
Information is ruthlessly suppressed
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Hicks: Rather than focusing on jobs, instead try to attract people
Percentage of those who move for schools and services has spiked to 70 percent, he says
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
YMCA joint-use facility breaks ground in Lafayette
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
EDITORIAL: Wanted - Hoosier leaders for health-care reform
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Noble County OKs tax break for B&J Medical to help it add eight jobs
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
COMMENTARY: In the back room at Nick's: A conversation with the governor
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
EDITORIAL: We should continue move away from coal for economic, health reasons
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Local income tax helps support inmate mental health programs in Boone County
Inmates are offered participation in faith-based, drug counseling and anger management programs
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Patient brokering exacerbates opioid crisis in Florida
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Committee begins push to bring VA clinic to Kokomo
Local facilit makes sense considering the large veterans population that sometimes must drive to Fort Wayne to receive care, retired Indiana National Guard officer says
Sunday, April 2, 2017
Heroin's grip leads two South Bend area men to the same end, on the same day
Both became addicted to opioid painkillers, and later, switched to the much cheaper and more accessible opiate, heroin
Sunday, April 2, 2017
New Children's Museum exhibit to feature 6,000 letters sent to Ryan White
Kids from around the world wrote to him during his battle with AIDS
Saturday, April 1, 2017
Where the Indiana's next budget proposals diverge from Senate, House proposals
Largely in education, Pre-K, cigarette tax, road-funding and Indiana State Police salaries
Friday, March 31, 2017
Like staying at the Hyatt: Vincennes hospital to provide room service to patients
Is designed to enhance patient satisfaction by allowing them “to order what they want, when they want it,” food service director says
Thursday, March 30, 2017
HAIRCUTS TO GOOD HEALTH: Black barbershop Initiative kicks off Friday in Southern Indiana
Free health screenings and health info at participating shops Saturday
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Indiana panel OKs amending bill for minors seeking abortion
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Columnist says empathetic listening is key to overcoming polarization in US
“The two major parties are not equally to blame for the polarization in our country,” E.J. Dionne says
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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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