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Walking School Bus a possibility for Vincennes neighborhood elementary schools
Promotes a group of youngsters walking to school together in a group with at least one adult chaperon to keep watch
Monday, September 26, 2016
PICTURE OF HEALTH: Madison County is an unhealthy place in an unhealthy state
Statewide health rankings and statistical outcomes show local residents’ well-being suffers from poor economic conditions and bad habits
Sunday, September 25, 2016
Daviess County community leaders get look at development opportunities
Lilly Endowment grant funding a Regional Opportunities Initiative for 11-county region
Saturday, September 24, 2016
Elkhart General Hospital implants Indiana's first dissolvable heart stent
Saturday, September 24, 2016
Drugs behind spike in Madison County child abuse and neglect cases, says CASA head
County numbers up 340 percent since 2005
Saturday, September 24, 2016
Super-sized Indiana laundry co-op serves 55 hospitals, 700 clinics
Firm wants to expand into Northwest Indiana, a fragmented region where many hospitals do their laundry in-house or contract with operators in Chicago
Friday, September 23, 2016
Owner of Porter, LaPorte and Starke hospitals exploring sale
Friday, September 23, 2016
Delaware County heroin overdoses jumped over weekend, official says
"They found people with needles still in their arms"
Monday, September 19, 2016
Local representatives not immune to Pain Care Forum member contributions
Data shows that members of the Pain Care Forum gave over $1.9 million to Indiana politicians from 2006-2015
Monday, September 19, 2016
Empty Bedford lot sprouts new garden; IU Health, city partner to offer free plots
Monday, September 19, 2016
Anderson University prepares to kick off yearlong celebration for centennial
AU’s contributions have touched nearly every corner of the community, including education, the arts and entertainment, business, nursing and, of course, spiritual life
Monday, September 19, 2016
Prescription abuse saps employers
As much as $335 billion per year in lost productivity, Indiana Attorney General's office estimates
Sunday, September 18, 2016
The path from painkillers to opioid addiction and its consequences
Lives lost, families broken in NWI
Sunday, September 18, 2016
Authorities mull new guidelines for handling dangerous drug fentanyl
Local sheriff’s department is considering purchasing face masks, full-body protective suits and special drug-testing equipment
Saturday, September 17, 2016
Oklahoma City mayor tells Northwest Indiana officials how to break old habits
Friday, September 16, 2016
Nearly 1 overdose a day in Tippecanoe County
Friday, September 16, 2016
Telehealth clinic allows Elwood students to see physician without leaving school
The program designed to lower the amount of emergency room visits at the hospital that are for simple issues
Friday, September 16, 2016
Local officials detail daily fight against drugs
Statewide seminar focuses on synthetics, marijuana
Friday, September 16, 2016
Community visioning begins in Fayette County
Mission statement:  “A community initiative to positively impact and significantly influence our future”
Thursday, September 15, 2016
Zimmer Biomet buys imaging firm
Thursday, September 15, 2016
Tired of waiting rooms? Try doctors on demand in Greenfield
Hancock Regional Health to offer virtual visits via smartphone app
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Report: Reid Health plays big role in local economy
Monday, September 12, 2016
Indiana abortions continue to decline, dropping below 8,000 first time in this century
According to the ISDH report, the average age of a woman obtaining an abortion in Indiana last year was 26.5 years old
Monday, September 12, 2016
Gregg visits Bloomington, pledges to focus on economy, equality
Says even though his opponent has changed  the issues are the same
Monday, September 12, 2016
Insurance fight causes endless pollution in Hartford City
Valley Forge Insuraance and Hartford Iron & Metal have been locked in litigation, first in state court and now in federal court, for five years
Sunday, September 11, 2016
COMMENTARY: Uncertain of the future, coal miners depend upon the past
Sunday, September 11, 2016
Ball State University seeks $88 million for new STEM, health professions building
New health clinics and science labs are critical to school's  future, consultants say
Friday, September 9, 2016
Former ITT students say school was troubled for a long time
Friday, September 9, 2016
Orchard Pointe opens in Kendallville
Friday, September 9, 2016
Medical care in Indiana prisons draws scrutiny from federal appeals court
“The whole system is corrupt and fractured,” civil rights attorney says
Thursday, September 8, 2016
Chesterton's Hooked on Art Festival offering help to those suffering from addictions
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Clark County needle exchange program will launch in two months
Saturday, September 3, 2016
Southern Indiana hospitals report heroin overdose spike
ER staffs assume anyone coming in unconscious is an overdose
Saturday, September 3, 2016
State officials tout Lifefline Law, text-911
Thursday, September 1, 2016
Free Jackson County event aimed at stemming local opioid overdoses
Follows a rash of 17 heroin overdoses in Jackson and Jennings counties Aug. 23 and 24
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
12 at-risk Hoosier counties to split $519,117 from CDC
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Indiana pharmacists/techs face opioid discipline
More than 3,400 kits containing naloxone hydrochloride, also known by the trade name Narcan, will be distributed among the 20 counties
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
State drug task force hears about Northwest Indiana treatment programs
But there are few places for addicts to go for treatment
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
EDITORIAL: Current, prospective state leaders shamefully absent at E.C. lead crisis
Sunday, August 28, 2016
Naloxone available over the counter, but cost keeps Hoosiers away
90 entities have registered as naloxone dispensers, and between them there are 590 locations currently dispensing it throughout the state
Sunday, August 28, 2016
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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