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August 10, 2016

 

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Indiana Set To Receive Millions For Zika Prevention

The state will receive millions of dollars to fund prevention efforts for the Zika virus, but the money could spill over into other areas of public health.

August 8, 2016

 

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OSHA Cites West Baden Post Office For Asbestos Exposure

OSHA proposes a penalty of more than $49,000 for the violations.

August 6, 2016

 

Pickleball is growing in popularity.

Pickleball Gains Traction In Terre Haute

Terre Haute has been coined the “Pickleball Mecca of the Midwest.”

August 5, 2016

 

Needles

Study Says Indiana’s HIV Outbreak Was Preventable

The study points to a lack of healthcare, HIV testing and clean needles as factors that contributed to the outbreak.

August 5, 2016

 

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Women Choosing “Chemical Abortions” Over Surgical Procedures

More Hoosier women are choosing to abort pregnancies with the so-called “abortion pill,” even while the total number of procedures is decreasing in the state.

August 3, 2016

 

These viruses are not usually fatal.

Experts Warn Of More Mosquito Born Viruses At The Olympics

Chikungunya can be confused with Zika because many of the symptoms are the same.

August 2, 2016

 

Planned Parenthood

Indiana Opts Not To Appeal Preliminary Block On Abortion Law

Indiana's attorney general's office had 30 days to appeal the preliminary order blocking parts of Indiana new restrictive abortion ban.

August 1, 2016

 

pharmacy

Indiana Still No. 1 State For Pharmacy Robberies

Indiana Board of Pharmacy president Donna Wall said that Indiana had a total of 175 pharmacy robberies in 2015.

July 29, 2016

 

This spring the Congress approved $589 million in funds for Zika response.

Hamilton Co. Health Dept. Updates Zika Plan As IN Cases Grow

The Hamilton County Health Department reviewed its Zika Action Plan this week as the first suspected locally transmitted cases are suspected to hit the U.S..

July 29, 2016

 

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Howard Co. Prosecutor Opposes Needle Exchange Proposal

Howard County Prosecutor Mark McCann says providing clean needles to drug addicts isn’t the right way to address increasing rates of HIV and Hepatitis C.

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