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April 1, 2016

 

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OPTIMISTIC Nursing Home Program Enters Second Phase

The first phase of OPTIMISTIC focused on putting more nurses in 19 selected nursing homes who would provide direct care to residents and training to staff.

April 1, 2016

 

Indiana Ground Water Monitoring Network looks for contaminants in private drinking water wells.

IDEM Offers Free Ground Water Testing

Better information on water quality will be obtained depending on the number of respondents.

March 31, 2016

 

Physical Sciences Center lab.

Purdue University First To Map Structure Of Zika Virus

The breakthrough could help scientists develop a vaccine.

March 31, 2016

 

Drugs

Drug Addiction Recovery House For Women Coming To Greenfield

Hancock County currently has no recovery houses for those who have suffered from addiction, but residents are working to change that.

March 31, 2016

 

Clyde Polly says people have injected the opioid painkiller Opana at his home in Austin, Ind.

Inside A Small House At The Heart Of Indiana’s Opioid Crisis

A story from NPR's new podcast Embedded, which digs deep into the stories behind the news.

March 30, 2016

 

The State Board of Nursing monitors pass rate for nursing licenses at each school.

Five Indiana Nursing Programs In Danger Of Being Shut Down

Five Indiana nursing schools are in danger of losing accreditation due to student's low exam performances.

March 29, 2016

 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention headquarters in Atlanta.

CDC Grants Indiana Millions For Overdose Prevention Programs

The state says some of the money will be used to upgrade its drug monitoring program.

March 29, 2016

 

YMCA

Indiana Developed Program Is Eligible For Medicare Expansion

A diabetes prevention program developed in Central Indiana is being offered at YMCAs across the country.

March 28, 2016

 

Patient bed

Indiana Health Centers Get Fed Funds For Addiction Treatment

The funds are part of a $95 million initiative from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services distributing funds to federally-recognized clinics.

March 26, 2016

 

Baby bed

Hoosiers React To Signing Of Abortion Bill

The bill prohibits abortions solely based on the fetus' sex, race or disability. It also includes provisions for the disposal of fetal remains.

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