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July 6, 2016

 

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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.

July 4, 2016

 

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Overdose Drug Naloxone More Available Now Than Ever Before

The barriers to obtaining the overdose intervention drug have been falling throughout the last decade.

June 30, 2016

 

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Judge Rules Indiana’s E-Liquid Regulations Constitutional

The law regulates the sale of e-liquids. It forces vape shops to purchase it from manufacturers that fit the standards set by the law.

June 30, 2016

 

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Doctors Take Payments Big And Small From Medical Industry

Indiana ranks 14th in the country in terms of the percentage of hospital-affiliated doctors taking industry payments.

June 29, 2016

 

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Telemedicine Law Allows Doctor Exams Via Video Conference

Indiana is one of the last to establish a telemedicine law. It could provide better healthcare access for Hoosiers, especially in rural areas.

June 29, 2016

 

Plans for the upcoming Indianapolis Children's Museum Sports Zone.

Indianapolis Children’s Museum Plans $35 Million Sports Zone

The museum says they're aiming to provide a new national model for fitness to help fight childhood obesity.

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