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Community Health Systems rejects $2.4 billion offer for Lutheran Health Network
Monday, May 22, 2017
Low-income families in Madison County struggle to find care that's affordable, competent
Average annual cost of childcare for children aged infant to 5 at $7,237
Monday, May 22, 2017
Addressing pain: Doctors talk pain management, safe and effective prescribing
Chronic pain affects 100 million people and $600 billion is spent annually on health costs and lost wages
Sunday, May 21, 2017
Indiana will require public college students to get meningitis vaccine
Sunday, May 21, 2017
Fentanyl-laced heroin: Is Lafayette next?
Unlike heroin, which uses opium harvested from the poppy flower, fentanyl can be fully synthesized in a lab
Saturday, May 20, 2017
Indiana has strategy to fight drug abuse, but costs are yet to come
The recent General Assembly earmarked $5 million to combat substance abuse and enforcement
Friday, May 19, 2017
Helping treatment fit the addict
Sunday, May 14, 2017
Peru VA clinic employees cited for mismanaging medication, appointments
Saturday, May 13, 2017
Deadly heroin cocktail reaches Indiana, state homeland security officials warn
Saturday, May 13, 2017
Daviess County Council: No needle exchange program here
"My colleagues here on the council today made a statement that we don't want drugs and drug users in this county," president says
Friday, May 12, 2017
Lutheran Health announces $500 million capital plan
Thursday, May 11, 2017
EDITORIAL: Cops wise to help addicts seek treatment
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Montgomery County councilman questions health department's opioid abuse billboard
“We are trying to promote economic development and I am not sure that encourages businesses to come here"
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Coalition prepares for another tobacco tax push in next year's legislative session
Alliance says smoking epidemic every year costs Indiana nearly $7 billion for health care and lost productivity and claims the lives of more than 11,000 Hoosiers
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
East Chicago board OKs lead line replacement project for water utility
About 9,000 of the city's estimated 11,000 service connections could be lead, according to IDEM files
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Jay County Hospital charts course for a sound financial future, CEO says
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Wayne County may expand needle exchange program
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
COMMENTARY: Is goal still to make health care affordable?
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Northwest Indiana schools sign up for free lead-in-water testing
Sunday, May 7, 2017
Wayne County drug deaths on pace for 100 during 2017
Sunday, May 7, 2017
Connersville mayor: State of the city getting better
Sunday, May 7, 2017
'No money to die': Burying the poor and unclaimed in Muncie
More people are dying from drug overdoses or while estranged from their families
Sunday, May 7, 2017
Jeffersonville-made device eases symptoms of opioid withdrawal
The Bridge could help unhook addicts
Saturday, May 6, 2017
Still waiting: Shortage of advocates, rise in cases, leaves children without a voice
The Indiana Department of Child Services handled some 35,500 cases in 2016 — an increase of more than 5,800 from the year before
Saturday, May 6, 2017
Child neglect not going away in Fayette County, latest figures show
Substance abuse is blamed for much of the increase
Friday, May 5, 2017
EDITORIAL: Health care battle far from over; House bill will face trouble in Senate
Friday, May 5, 2017
Bloomington survey shows homelessness, parking top concerns
Residents picked providing clean drinking water as the top essential city service
Friday, May 5, 2017
EDITORIAL: Congress exempts themselves from AHCA
Friday, May 5, 2017
State Rep. Olthoff leading effort to reduce Indiana domestic violence deaths
Thursday, May 4, 2017
CROSSROADS OF CRISIS: Businesses have costly incentive to address drug abuse
Job turnover is one leading price to employers
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
5 tax abatements OK'd By Warsaw City Council
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Ivy Tech adds Anatomage tables for digital cadaver experience
Broad teaching tool helps students learn about the body
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Coroner: Overdose deaths on alarming pace in Howard County through 1st quarter of 2017
"...we’ve got to have long-term treatment programs, inpatient and outpatient in order to bring this epidemic under control," Steele says
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Federal budget deal fixes retired Hoosier miner health benefits
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Biomedical firm locating in Montgomery County
Monday, May 1, 2017
Porter County communities focus on economic development
Sunday, April 30, 2017
EDITORIAL: Holcomb uses his voice wisely
Sunday, April 30, 2017
EDITORIAL: Legislature raised more issues than it addressed
Sunday, April 30, 2017
Community-wide network focusing on boosting Knox County's health
One action item is to create safe walkways to all city schools as well as design artistic crosswalks and sidewalks
Sunday, April 30, 2017
Addiction panel sheds light on medication-assisted treatment
Speakers at southern Indiana conference aim to debunk "myths"
Saturday, April 29, 2017
State awards $87.5 million for Ball State
Friday, April 28, 2017
Boone County health nurse backs needle exchange program
Nine counties now operate such programs; another 15 counties are working to implement them
Friday, April 28, 2017
Hoosiers will soon see benefits, costs of gasoline tax increase
Holcomb said he expects Indiana Department of Transportation to have a list of projects to prioritize with the new funding by June
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Drug counselor: How Southern Indiana businesses could be addressing substance abuse
1si event meant to get employers talking
Thursday, April 27, 2017
$8.8 million equine medical center opens in Shelbyville after 10-year effort
Joint venture with Shelbyville, Shelby County, Purdue University and Centaur Gaming
Thursday, April 27, 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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