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December 15, 2017

 

pills

Allen County Joins Lawsuit Against Drug Manufacturers

It's not clear when the lawsuit will be formally filed.

December 15, 2017

 

baby

Riley Hospital For Children Set For $142M Maternity Project

Riley Hospital for Children says it's about to begin work on a new $142 million maternity and newborn health unit at its downtown Indianapolis hospital.

December 15, 2017

 

Cook employee

Walorski Proposes Bill To Extend Medical Device Tax Suspension

A two-year suspension of the medical device tax is set to expire at the end of the year.

December 15, 2017

 

Vaping

Report: Teen Drug Use Is Down Nationally And In Indiana

The report is one of the first to take a comprehensive look at the rise in vaping among teens.

December 14, 2017

 

Centerstone

Centerstone Expands Mental Health, Treatment Services

The nonprofit also plans to expand the use of medication assisted treatment, such as vivitrol.

December 13, 2017

 

Since 1998 many states settled lawsuits with major tobacco companies, and received hundreds of millions of dollars annually to combat smoking.

Indiana Spends 90 Percent Less Than Recommended To Stop Smoking

Indiana spent more money on anti-smoking programs this year than last. But it’s still a lot less than the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends.

December 12, 2017

 

syringe

Monroe Co. Commissioners Approve Needle Exchange For Two Years

Monroe County commissioners are the first to offer a two-year contract to a needle exchange program after a change in state law this year.

December 12, 2017

 

Eli LIlly headquarters

Lilly Migraine Drug One Step Closer To Market

The new medication works to prevent migraines and is part of the company's non-opioid pain platform.

December 8, 2017

 

Screenshot of the healthcare.gov website

Marketplace Changes, Federal Fight Cause Confusion For Hoosiers

There's still time for Hoosiers to pick a plan. Affordable Care Act open enrollment period ends Dec. 15.

December 8, 2017

 

emergency room at hospital

Physicians Question Anthem ER Policy

The policy could mean some ER trips reviewed after the visit may not be covered.

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