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February 9, 2017

 

Anthem is based in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Anthem Gears Up To Fight Merger Ruling

A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Indianapolis-based insurer Anthem cannot merge with Cigna.

February 9, 2017

 

East Chicago's Calumet neighborhood is an Environmental Protection Agency Superfund site.

Holcomb Declares Disaster In Lead-Contaminated East Chicago Area

Former Gov. Mike Pence denied the request for emergency status before he left office.

February 9, 2017

 

East Chicago Mayor Anthony Copeland, center, testified with other city officials last month before a Senate committee. The officials were back before a House committee request further aid for the city's lead contaminated Calumet neighborhood.

East Chicago Officials Look For Guidance Over Contaminated Water

In addition to aid for a lead contaminated neighborhood, East Chicago city officials seek guidance from the state to address lead found in drinking water.

February 8, 2017

 

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Committee Approves Bill Aimed At Limiting Opioid Prescriptions

The proposal would apply to first time adult patients and children and would also allow people to only have a portion of their prescription filled.

February 8, 2017

 

Indiana OB-GYNs Christina Francis (left) and Katherine McHugh (right) testify on a bill mandating providers tell patients that medication-induced abortions can be reversed.

Doctors Split In Testimony On Abortion Bill

Some doctors support a bill requiring abortion providers tell patients their medication-induced abortions could be reversed; others call it medically unsound.

February 8, 2017

 

Rep. Earl Harris, Jr. has introduced two bills providing aid for the lead contaminated neighborhood of East Chicago.

More Aid For East Chicago Clears Committee In Legislature

Lawmakers in the House environmental affairs committee unanimously approved the bill.

February 8, 2017

 

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Muncie Authorities Blame New Batch Of Heroin For OD Spike

Muncie health officials administered 21 doses of the overdose antidote Narcan over the first five days of the month.

February 6, 2017

 

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EPA Officials: East Chicago Residents Should Filter Water

Officials say it's possible up to 90 percent of homes in East Chicago have lead water lines.

February 3, 2017

 

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Study: More People Accessing Preventative Care Under ACA

The study did not find an improvement in risky behaviors, such as smoking and obesity.

February 3, 2017

 

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Plans Move Ahead For New Indiana University Health Center

The Indiana University Board of Trustees on Friday approved site plans for Indiana University Health Bloomington's project.

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