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July 6, 2017

 

Purdue

Eli Lilly To Fund Up To $52M In Purdue Life Science Research

Eli Lilly & Co. and the school are calling the agreement Purdue's largest strategic collaboration with a single company.

July 6, 2017

 

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Kokomo Smoking Ban Now Includes Private Bars, Clubs

The partial Kokomo smoking ban allowed 21 and over bars and restaurants the option of allowing smoking.

July 5, 2017

 

Indiana GOP

Indiana’s GOP Invites “Obamacare Horror Stories” On Facebook—And Gets The Opposite

Since it was posted July 3, the post has accrued close to 8,000 comments, most of them positive, and more than a few sarcastic.

July 5, 2017

 

Synthetic marijuana, or spice, can cause severe, negative reactions to the people who abuse the drug.

Synthetic Marijuana Becoming Growing Issue For Bloomington

Bloomington community leaders are looking for the next step to get people to recovery after responding to an uptick in overdoses over the past two weeks.

July 5, 2017

 

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Indiana Expanding Opioid Treatment Programs To Five More Counties

The counties adding programs are Allen, Johnson, Monroe, Vigo and Tippecanoe.

July 5, 2017

 

jerome adams

Surgeon General Nominee Championed Policies To Curb Drug Epidemic

During his tenure overseeing public health in Indiana, Jerome Adams supervised the roll-out of the needle exchange programs legalized in 2015.

July 4, 2017

 

The Hearing Aid Assistance Program of Indiana helps Hoosiers afford hearing aids using state funding.

Legislation Adds Hearing Aid Assistance For Hoosier Families

Changes to the state's program bump up funding and cover younger children.

July 4, 2017

 

The Indiana state Department of Health planned to distribute more than $150,000 worth of nalaxone last year.

Miami County To Distribute Free Naloxone Through Health Dept.

Miami County is joining 22 other Indiana counties in a state program that distributes an overdose intervention drug to Hoosiers at no cost.

July 4, 2017

 

Fireworks

Indiana Man Dies In Kentucky Fireworks Accident

The firework hit the man in the chest hard enough to stop his heart.

July 4, 2017

 

naloxone

Spending On Opioid Addiction Medications Rises Sharply Since 2011

Medicaid spending on three important medications used to treat opioid addiction increased 136 percent nationwide between 2011 and 2016.

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