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August 26, 2016

 

 Southeastern Indiana’s Clark County had some of the highest levels of air pollution for both ozone and particulate matter in the state.

New Study: Pollution Causes 189 Excess Deaths Per Year

Indianapolis saw the highest incidence of excess mortality, with 86 excess deaths, even though it doesn’t have the poorest relative air quality in the state.

August 26, 2016

 

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Fentanyl Opioid Coming From Overseas, Expert Says

Officials are attributing a recent string of overdoses throughout Indiana, Cincinnati, and Kentucky to a powerful opioid 50 to 100 times stronger than heroin.

August 25, 2016

 

Police used Nalaxone in every instance to revive those who overdosed.

More Heroin Arrests In Jennings County Likely

Eighteen people overdosed Tuesday across two counties leaving one person dead.

August 25, 2016

 

This week on Noon Edition, we're hosting our own conversation about opoiods such as heroin and the effects they are having on the community.

Noon Edition: Heroin Overdoses In The Midwest

This week on Noon Edition, we're hosting our own conversation about opoiods such as heroin and the effects they are having on the community.

August 24, 2016

 

Drug overdose deaths in Indiana increased by 9.6 percent from 2013 to 2014.

IN Joins Cincinnati Summit To Combat Drug Abuse Epidemic

Indiana is one of 14 states with significant drug overdose death rate increases from 2013 to 2014.

August 23, 2016

 

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New Hospitals Could Help Reach More Hoosiers

The so-called micro-hospitals would be open 24-7 with a full staff and a limited number of in-patient beds

August 22, 2016

 

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St. Vincent To Open Four Micro Hospitals

CEO Jonathan Nalli says they'll provide 24-hour emergency care for ailments such as dehydration from a gastrointestinal illness or a deep cut.

August 19, 2016

 

The new Indiana Neuro-Diagnostic Institute and Advanced Treatment Center will be built in Indianapolis.

Neuro-Diagnostic Center Coming To Indianapolis

The new Indiana Neuro-Diagnostic Institute and Advanced Treatment Center will be built in Indianapolis.

August 18, 2016

 

Campers at Latino Youth Summit draw life-sized self-portraits. The camp for Latino teenagers helps teenagers navigate their identities and mental health.

How Summer Camp Helps Latino Teens Boost Mental Health

The Latino Youth Summit summer camp helps Latino teenagers navigate their identities and mental health.

August 18, 2016

 

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High Rates Of Opioid-Addicted Babies Born To High-Risk Moms

In 2014, Indiana passed a law creating both a task force and a pilot program that would study the prevalence of neonatal drug exposure in Indiana.

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