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January 29, 2015

 

Vaping an e-cigarette

Vaping Liquids Could Soon Face Stricter Regulations

A Senate committee approved a bill that would regulate liquids used in e-cigarettes. E-cigarette and vape shop owners say it could put them out of business.

January 29, 2015

 

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Strict Vaccine Requirements Could Prevent Outbreaks

Indiana’s relatively strict vaccination requirements could put the state at less risk of widespread outbreaks of vaccine-preventable illnesses.

January 27, 2015

 

Gov. Pence announcing HIP 2.0 approval

HIP 2.0 Gets Federal Stamp Of Approval, Will Begin Feb. 1

The expansion offers three different levels of coverage and will cover 350,000 uninsured Hoosiers.

January 22, 2015

 

A study in the New England Journal of Medicine raises new question about the safety of E-cigarettes.

Study Raises New Concern About E-Cigarettes

A new study finds that high-voltage vaping can be more hazardous than tobacco cigarettes.

January 20, 2015

 

Legislators advanced a bill Tuesday that would allow people to keep a gun locked in a car on school property.

Senate Committee OKs Expanding Rape Statute Of Limitations

Under current law, the statute of limitations to prosecute for rape is five years.

January 16, 2015

 

doctor's tools

175,000 Hoosiers Enrolled Through Affordable Care Act So Far

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says 89 percent of uninsured people don’t know they can enroll in healthcare coverage from now through Feb. 15.

January 14, 2015

 

Labor of Love Sign

Campaign To Reduce Indiana’s Infant Mortality Rate Launches

The State Department of Health is reaching out to new and expectant mothers in an effort to curb the state’s infant mortality rate.

January 14, 2015

 

Grant County Veterans Service Officer Bob Kelley, right, works with World War II Army veteran Frederick Kern at the Grant County Government Building in Marion, Ind., on Monday.

Veterans Service Officers Help Vets Get More Benefits

The latest data from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs show Indiana receives $4,935 per veteran each year.

January 13, 2015

 

VA

VA Data Show Disparities In Veteran Benefits Spending

If you're a veteran and rely on benefits from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, where you live may affect whether you receive the benefits you've earned.

January 13, 2015

 

MyCareINSight website

Website Allows Hoosiers To Compare Hospital Prices, Quality

The website displays public hospital charge data from the Indiana State Department of Health and allows visitors to compare Indiana hospitals side-by-side.

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