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July 12, 2016

 

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Syringe Exchange On Horizon As Tipp. Co. Hep-C Cases Rise

County data show 61 percent of new hepatitis C cases last year occurred in people who had injected drugs.

July 12, 2016

 

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Drug Companies Raise Price Of Intervention Drug Naloxone

Naloxone's skyrocketing price means certain public health agencies are having to hustle to keep it on the shelves:

July 11, 2016

 

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Court Decisions Unlikely To Impact IN Abortion Clinics

Planned Parenthood officials say the decisions are unlikely to have an effect on the smaller-than-average number of clinics currently operating in Indiana.

July 8, 2016

 

Zoeller says the federal government helped create the problem, and needs to help pay its way out of it.

Federal Opioid Addiction Treatment Funding In Jeopardy

CARA hit a snag this week when democrats pushed for an extra $920 million in funding to pay for additional treatment for addicts. That request was unsuccessful.

July 7, 2016

 

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Fed. Gov. Raises Buprenorphine Cap To Combat Addiction

Doctors can now prescribe the opioid addiction treatment drug buprenorphine to up to 275 patients each year.

July 6, 2016

 

Dr. Mark Gerdisch with a model of the human heart.

Indiana First In Country To Test New Heart Treatment

The medical trial in Indiana could revolutionize heart surgery, affecting an estimated 100,000 people in the United States each year.

July 6, 2016

 

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Blood Supply Low Despite Donation Spike After Mass Shooting

The mass shooting last month at an Orlando, Florida night club sparked blood drives nationwide as people looked for ways to help.

July 5, 2016

 

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Space Experiment Could Lead To Findings About Alzheimer’s

The automated experiment will then spend four weeks aboard the International Space Station.

July 4, 2016

 

Purdue University hosted one of 270 events around the country Wednesday rallying support for Biden’s task force

Purdue Pledges Support For Biden’s “Cancer Moonshot”

President Obama put VP Joe Biden in charge of a one-billion dollar federal initiative known as the “cancer moonshot” which aims to end cancer as we know it.

July 4, 2016

 

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Couple Raises Awareness On How Fireworks Can Impact Veterans

Explosions on the Fourth of July can trigger anxiety, panic and flashbacks in veterans with PTSD.

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