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July 24, 2015

 

Kevin Polly

As HIV Outbreak Peaks, Community Learning To Cope

The number of new cases being diagnosed has drastically slowed.

July 24, 2015

 

Anthem sign

Anthem To Aquire Rival Insurer Cigna For $48 Billion

Under the deal, Anthem would cover about 53 million patients, becoming the country’s largest health insurer by enrollment.

July 22, 2015

 

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Fayette County Requests Needle Exchange, Clark Could Follow

Fayette County officials believe a needle exchange could reduce the number of Hepatitis C cases and prevent an HIV outbreak.

July 21, 2015

 

Youth Worker Cafe

Youth Worker Cafe Teaches Child Sexual Abuse Prevention

Through group discussion, videos and workbook activities, participants learned how to prevent and identify child sexual abuse.

July 21, 2015

 

KIDS Count

Indiana Ranks 32nd In Kids’ Overall Well-Being, Report Finds

In the 2014 edition of KIDS Count, Indiana ranked 27th in children’s overall well-being.

July 21, 2015

 

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Hoosier State Takes A Hit In Children’s Economic Well-Being

According to a report from the Indiana Youth Institute and the Annie E. Casey Foundation, the state has more children living in poverty than it did in 2008.

July 20, 2015

 

Mosquito, mid-bite

West Nile Virus Found In Indiana Mosquitoes

No human cases of West Nile virus have been spotted in the Hoosier State; however, recent heavy rains could contribute to a larger mosquito population.

July 20, 2015

 

Vaccine Baby Check Up

Monroe County Seeks Higher Vaccination Numbers For Children

Monroe County consistently ranks high in Indiana for children vaccination rates, and area officials plan to continue that progress.

July 16, 2015

 

The national organization denies the claims, but Gov. Mike Pence says every Hoosier should be deeply troubled by the allegations.

Pence Orders Investigation Of Planned Parenthood Facilities

A video released earlier this week purports to show a top Planned Parenthood official discussing illegal trafficking of aborted fetal tissue.

July 16, 2015

 

Indiana State Department of Health identified Hepatitis  C as a primary predictor in Scott County, where Indiana HIV outbreak happened.

Monroe County Explores Needle Exchange Program

During a public meeting Wednesday night, Monroe County health officials agreed to investigate implementing a needle exchange program.

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