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November 29, 2016

 

Seema Verma is Donald Trump's pick for the head of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Trump Picks Pence Advisor Seema Verma To Lead Medicaid, Medicare

Seema Verma played an important part in designing Indiana's Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act, known as the Healthy Indiana Plan 2.0

November 25, 2016

 

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Study: Occupational Therapy Doesn’t Slow Alzheimer’s

The study highlights the need to focus on ways to help the thousands of caregivers providing care for people with Alzheimer's and dementia.

November 25, 2016

 

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Monroe County Extends Needle Exchange

Monroe County won state approval in December 2015 to operate a needle exchange.

November 23, 2016

 

A federal audit insinuates staffing problems are behind what it calls the agency’s “consistently poor performance” in many crucial areas.

IOSHA Staffing Issues Partially To Blame In Damning Federal Audit

Indiana is one of 22 states with its own OSHA plan, and thus is subject to an annual audit from federal OSHA.

November 23, 2016

 

Lafayette Mayor Tony Roswarski urges the Tippecanoe County Commissioners to obtain more information before establishing syringe services program.

Tippecanoe Co. Asks State Health Dept. For Syringe Exchange

Tippecanoe County Commissioners approved the proposal, but Lafayette Mayor and Police Chief expressed concern and frustration.

November 23, 2016

 

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Eli Lilly’s Alzheimer’s Drug Fails Another Study

Lilly will not seek regulatory approval for the drug.

November 22, 2016

 

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Trump Meets With Indiana Health Commissioner

In a tweet, Dr. Jerome Adams wrote that the two discussed healthcare, community health, and the cost-saving element of prevention efforts.

November 22, 2016

 

Students and researchers with Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis recently traveled to Cuba to begin a partnership with the University of Havana.

IUPUI Partners With Cuban University For Disease Research

Students and researchers with Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis recently traveled to Cuba to begin a partnership with the University of Havana.

November 21, 2016

 

Hoosiers outside the Statehouse in April of 2016 protest a controversial anti-abortion bill passed in the 2016 legislative session.

GOP Leaders Shrug Off Proposed Abortion Bill

Republican legislative leaders shrugged off questions about potential legislation banning all abortion.

November 18, 2016

 

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Group Pushes to Raise Tobacco Age To 21 In Indiana

Health care organizations are joining forces to combat state’s “shameful” health record as Indiana ranks 9th worst in the country for overall health issues.

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