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March 17, 2017

 

Using the 'Heart in a Box' method, a donor heart is kept beating, extending the amount of time it can be kept before a transplant.

IU Health Using New ‘Heart In A Box’ Method For Donor Hearts

A new way to transport donor hearts for transplants is now in use in Indiana. The heart is kept beating during the trip.

March 17, 2017

 

Liju Yang, a postdoctoral research associate in Purdue's School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, uses a microscope to see bacterial cells placed into a microchip containing an antibody that captures the bacteria.

Indiana Researchers Warily Eye Prospective NIH Funding Cuts

NIH money funded Purdue’s groundbreaking mapping of the physical structure of the Zika virus and research at IUPUI into behavioral oncology.

March 17, 2017

 

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Families Raising Money To Place Cuddle Cots In Indiana Hospitals

Cuddle Cots allow families to spend up to 48 hours with a stillborn child after delivery.

March 17, 2017

 

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Indiana Officials Worried About Impact Of Trump Health Care Plan

Indiana House Democrats say in a letter the proposal could cause "dire" results in Indiana.

March 16, 2017

 

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Medical Cannabis Activists Gather At Statehouse For Town Hall

A small crowd gathered at the statehouse on Thursday to support medical cannabis access in Indiana.

March 16, 2017

 

Indiana's congressional delegation is divided on proposed federal health reform.

Indiana Republicans Aren’t All Behind Federal Health Care Bill

Support for the GOP's federal health care reform bill isn’t universal among Indiana congressional Republicans.

March 16, 2017

 

There are 11 therapy horses helping people at Agape Therapeutic Riding center in rural north-central Indiana.

Horse-Assisted Therapy Helps Recovering Addicts

Experts say equine-assisted therapy for addiction addresses skill development like improving communication, patience, self-confidence and assertiveness.

March 16, 2017

 

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Bill Would Lift Savings Limit For Food Stamp Recipients

Some lawmakers are also concerned about the lack of regulation on what SNAP can be used to purchase.

March 15, 2017

 

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Northern Ind. Man Faces Latest Charge Alleging He Hid HIV Status

Police say Travis Spoor didn't tell sex partners that he's infected with the virus that causes AIDS. That's a legal requirement in Indiana.

March 14, 2017

 

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Republicans’ ACA Repeal Could Threaten Coverage For Hoosiers

A report from the Congressional Budget Office predicts 24 million people will lose insurance coverage if the proposed ACA replacement passes.

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