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October 16, 2017

 

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Indiana Doctors Mull Safety Options After Physician Death

Pain specialists are considering how to protect themselves after a doctor was allegedly killed by a man after not prescribing opioids to the man's wife.

October 16, 2017

 

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IU leading First Of Its Kind Early Alzheimer’s Study

People who get Alzheimer’s before 65 represent only about five percent of the population living with the disease.

October 13, 2017

 

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Axing Cost-Sharing Reductions Comes As No Shock To Ind. Insurers

The White House announced late Thursday night the federal government will no longer provide cost sharing reductions for Affordable Care Act insurance plans.

October 13, 2017

 

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Donnelly Co-sponsors Bipartisan Bills Targeting Opioid Crisis

After introducing bipartisan legislation focused on the opioid epidemic, Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.) spoke to addiction recovery advocates.

October 13, 2017

 

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Homicides Cut Black Lives Short Yet Get Little Research

The lack of funding is largely because of a law preventing the CDC from using federal funds “to advocate or promote gun control.”

October 12, 2017

 

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Holcomb: ‘I Refuse To Be Pessimistic’ About Opioid Crisis

Governor Eric Holcomb says he will remain positive on addressing the issue.

October 12, 2017

 

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Should Death Penalty Be Prohibited If Defendant Is Mentally Ill?

Indiana lawmakers Wednesday studied the potential of a move to prohibit the death penalty in cases where a defendant has a serious mental illness.

October 12, 2017

 

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Report: Indiana’s Smoking Rate On Par With Developing Countries

A group of 12 contiguous U.S. states in the Midwest and South has the highest rate of adult tobacco use in the nation.

October 11, 2017

 

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State Studying Barriers To Addiction Treatment Instead Of Prison

A lack of qualified professionals tops the list of barriers to treatment in Indiana communities.

October 11, 2017

 

Indiana Rural Health Association advocates value-based reimbursement for medical services as opposed to fee-for-service price models

$1M Award To Benefit Midwestern Tele-Health Resource Providers

Indiana Rural Health Association, Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center to receive $325,000 per year across next three years.

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