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May 2, 2016

 

The outbreak is tied to intravenous drug use of Opana.

Scott Co. Public Health Emergency, Needle Exchange Extended

Since February of 2015, 191 people have tested positive for HIV in Scott County.

May 2, 2016

 

Pharmakon recalled products made at a Noblesville facility and has temporarily ceased production.

Pharmakon Woes Point To Shifting Trends In Pharm Regulations

Pharmakon Pharmaceuticals has come under fire after the FDA announced it uncovered unsanitary and unsterile conditions at a Noblesville facility.

April 29, 2016

 

Austin sign

Attitudes Toward Scott County Needle Exchange Remain Divided

While the community's attitudes toward the needle exchange remain divided, the health department says it's effectively slowing the spread of HIV.

April 29, 2016

 

What is the best way to go from couch to 5k? Our experts will answer this question and more on Noon Edition.

Noon Edition: Experts Answer Fitness & Exercise Questions

This week on Noon Edition, our experts will answer your fitness questions.

April 28, 2016

 

In Indiana, about four of every five completed suicides are by men.

Indiana Suicide Rate Increases Faster Than National Average

Indiana’s suicide rate went up 50-percent faster than the national average between 1999 and 2014.

April 27, 2016

 

cancer screening

Indiana Slightly Below Average On Health Security Scores

This is the fourth year for the National Health Security Preparedness Index that was started by the CDC in 2013.

April 27, 2016

 

Justin Phillips featured in the IndyStar

Indiana Woman One Of Ten To Receive White House Award

Justin Phillips has committed her time to advocating for awareness about heroin addiction and treatment since losing her son Aaron to a heroin overdose.

April 27, 2016

 

baby box prototype

Nation’s First Safe Haven Baby Boxes Unveiled In Indiana

The electronically-monitored boxes are heated and contain a motion sensor that triggers a 911 call.

April 22, 2016

 

syringe

Wayne County Submits Syringe Exchange Proposal For Approval

If approved, the program would be the seventh request and the fifth approved syringe exchange in Indiana.

April 22, 2016

 

Austin house

One Year After HIV Outbreak, Scott County Looking Ahead

The spread of HIV in the rural community has drastically slowed, but Austin is facing other challenges.

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