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July 18, 2017

 

Bloomington residents at a protest against one of the GOP proposals to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

For Pro-Obamacare Groups, A Wary Reprieve

Health care advocacy groups are tentatively celebrating news that the Senate’s latest health care bill is dead, without calling it a victory.

July 14, 2017

 

A CPR demonstration.

Indiana Black Expo: Fun Pays Off Later In Health Initiatives

The fair offers over $2,000 worth of health screenings. Organizers say this is the world’s largest minority health fair.

July 14, 2017

 

The federal courthouse in downtown Indianapolis.

State To Appeal Ruling Partially Blocking New Anti-Abortion Law

Federal Judge Sarah Evans Barker temporarily blocked three provisions of the controversial measure dealing with underage girls who seek abortions.

July 14, 2017

 

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Communities Struggle To Find Longterm Funding For Naloxone

There's no longterm state funding dedicated to providing emergency responders with naloxone kits.

July 13, 2017

 

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Investigation Finds $1 Million In Medicaid Fraud In Indiana

The fraud uncovered in Indiana include transportation billing for trips that never happened, money laundering and illegal opioid prescribing.

July 13, 2017

 

Dense clusters of tobacco retailers equal high smoking rates on Indianapolis' near east side.

Smoking Rates High In Low-Income Areas With Easy Cigarette Access

New research finds that in some low-income Indianapolis neighborhoods, the smoking rate is 29.4 percent, nearly twice the national average.

July 12, 2017

 

Clarion Hotel sign

Columbus Regional Health Announces Purchase Of Clarion Hotel

Columbus Regional Health purchased the former hotel, which went up for sale at a Bartholomew County foreclosure auction.

July 12, 2017

 

Indiana University School of Medicine at night.

IU Med School Gets $25M, Corporate Support To Recruit Scientists

The endowment aims to fast-track the creation of treatments from discoveries about cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer's and more.

July 12, 2017

 

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State Confirms 2 Cases Of Tick-Borne Heartland Virus In 2 Years

The state health department says there were more than 200 cases of tick-borne illness in 2016, including Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever.

July 11, 2017

 

Gov. Eric Holcomb (R-Indiana) has previously evaded any commitment to releasing internal analysis of the impact federal health care legislation will have on Indiana.

Holcomb Says He’ll Release Health Care Impact Data Before Vote

Gov. Eric Holcomb has previously evaded any commitment to releasing internal analysis of the impact federal health care legislation will have on Indiana.

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