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Substance abuse: A critical ongoing conversation in Henry County
“It goes back to the ‘it takes a village’ mentality that we’ve gotten away from”
Monday, January 15, 2018
Will Indiana lawmakers give terminally ill Hoosiers 'Death with Dignity' option?
Sunday, January 14, 2018
Cost to battle opioids in Indiana could be $250 million, officials predict
In 2016, 785 of Indiana's 1,518 drug overdose deaths were related to opioids
Saturday, January 13, 2018
First-responders diverted away from Hancock Regional Hospital by computer attack
Saturday, January 13, 2018
Hospital hit by ransomware: Attackers demand Bitcoin to release control of system
Hancock Health officials say no patient details compromised
Saturday, January 13, 2018
A year of success: Muncie Action Plan issues report
Two accomplishments revolve around early childhood development and lead testing
Friday, January 12, 2018
Seymour City Council OK's changes to smoking law
Friday, January 12, 2018
EDITORIAL: Protection of children must be state priority
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Not-for-profit considering taking over Madison County needle exchange program
County-run program ended in August 2017 when council voted to prohibit use of local tax dollars be used
Thursday, January 11, 2018
COMMENTARY: Weed laws are about to get dumber
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Federal bill would help address local cops' mental health issues
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Daviess County declines to jump into opioid lawsuit, following others around Indiana
“As a pharmacist, I probably have a different viewpoint," says president of the board of commissioners
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Jobs, schools, liquor sales top issues for Senate GOP, Pro Tem leader says
Agenda mostly mirrors the one announced last week in the House by Speaker Brian Bosma
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Salem state senator announces opioid abuse legislation
INSPECT allows a prescriber of opioids or benzodiazepines to search a patient’s previous prescription history
Monday, January 8, 2018
D26 prepares students for dental careers they can enter upon high school graduation
Monday, January 8, 2018
New program creates safe space in Floyd County for initial substance withdrawal
Baptist Health Floyd helps people get through the uncomfortable and often dangerous or life-threatening side effects of alcohol or opioid withdrawal
Saturday, January 6, 2018
When every second counts: App locates nearby help for cardiac arrest patients
Hancock Regional Hospital and local emergency dispatch center have partnered to bring the $18,000 program, called PulsePoint, to community
Saturday, January 6, 2018
Opioid forum draws hundreds from around Indiana to Boone County Fairgrounds
“The most effective solution will focus on children, youth and their parents,” state drug czar says

Saturday, January 6, 2018
Every try counts: The trick is to try and quit
U.S. Food and Drug Administration launching smoking cessation campaign in Madison County
Saturday, January 6, 2018
'Death with dignity' bill introduced in Indiana House
Friday, January 5, 2018
Indiana's overall health ranks low, according to America's Health Ranking 2017
Smoking, obesity are key culprits, according to alliance
Friday, January 5, 2018
Giving the gift of life: Indiana blood supplies are dangerously low
Winter holidays, in addition to the cold winter weather, have slowed blood donations, officals say
Thursday, January 4, 2018
House Republicans backing modest agenda in short legislative session
Bosma says he hopes to shift a still undetermined amount of state reserve funds to cover the costs of higher-than-expected enrollment at Indiana public schools
Thursday, January 4, 2018
State OKs Chesterton, Porter County carbon monoxide detector ordinances
Thursday, January 4, 2018
'Baby boxes' bill expanded to include fire stations under Markle's lawmaker's bill
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
EDITORIAL: Opioids, redistricting should be top legislative priorities
Indiana has seen its overdose death rate more than quadruple since 1999
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
COMMENTARY: Indiana Legislature always finds emergencies when in session
How much liberty, property will be left when short session ends?
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
Nine hot issues Indiana lawmakers are likely to tackle starting Wednesday
Lawmakers generally are reluctant to spend new money in the middle of the state's two-year budget cycle
Tuesday, January 2, 2018
Indiana still nursing home focused
State ranks last in services for the elderly and disabled, AARP study says
Tuesday, January 2, 2018
Hospital sale investment paying back big time for Porter County
Sunday, December 31, 2017
Federal medical device tax returning Monday after two-year pause
Sunday, December 31, 2017
Lawmakers attempt to close loophole allowing postal delivery of synthetic drugs
Howard County Coroner Steven Seele said his office is coming across an increasing level of cases involving psychoactive substances transported from foreign sources
Sunday, December 31, 2017
Evansville area flu cases see 'dramatic increase'
Health care providers urge caution as visitation restrictions are put in place at local hospitals
Saturday, December 30, 2017
Wagoners face Medicaid fraud complaint for scheme DOJ says garnered $1.1 million in overpayments
Latest development in a saga that saw the deaths of more than two dozen people caused by illegal prescribing practices at two Wagoner Medical Clinic locations
Saturday, December 30, 2017
Safe Haven Baby Boxes founder meets Hope, first surrendered child
Baby found outside LaPorte County volunteer fire department in Nov. 7, 2017, adopted
Saturday, December 30, 2017
New-look needles could help keep tabs on Wayne County exchange
Thursday, December 28, 2017
The year in drugs: Delaware County community slammed by opioids tidal wave
More than 750 ODs had been reported through October 2017
Thursday, December 28, 2017
Studies explore wind turbines and noise, sleep, health, annoyance and safety
Wind and well-being being examined in Cass County
Thursday, December 28, 2017
State report evaluating criminal code reform finds need for funding
Indiana’s county jail populations in 2017 are the highest in four years
Thursday, December 28, 2017
Senator presses Anthem on decision to clamp down on ER reimbursements
Anthem this year began denying claims in some states for hundreds of non-emergency diagnosis codes
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Delaware County heroin victims in 2017 included Ivy Tech chancellor's daughter
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Gov. Eric Holcomb calls first year 'exceptionally fulfilling'
Says he's aiming for the role of "equation changer."
Saturday, December 23, 2017
City sues drug makers for opioid crisis 'ravaging Lafayette'
Tippecanoe County considers following suit
Friday, December 22, 2017
EDITORIAL: Opioids on Holcomb's mind as 2017 comes to end
Thursday, December 21, 2017
Madison County filing opioid abuse lawsuit
Drug companies being sued for deceptive practices; Anderson not part of ‘very expensive’ suit
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
State approves $37 million for new Purdue vet teaching hospital, to facility rehab
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
This is opioid addiction in Monroe County
And this is how it begins, how it festers and how it destroys
Monday, December 18, 2017
EDITORIAL: Giving parents options
Monday, December 18, 2017
Drive-by' lawsuits or looking out for disabled?
Ohio man is a ‘tester’ for ADA standards
Monday, December 18, 2017
Opioids and babies: Hoosiers at greater risk at birth of withdrawal syndrome
State study pushing for standard screenings of pregnant mothers, babies
Monday, December 18, 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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