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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.

June 29, 2016

 

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State Decides Against Lowering Medicaid Reimbursement Rates

The state recently announced it was cancelling the planned cuts and keeping 2016 rates in place.

June 28, 2016

 

baby box prototype

Baby Box To Be Installed In South Bend Despite DCS Warning

The founder of Safe Haven Baby Boxes will install a baby box in South Bend, despite a letter from DCS saying the project should be halted.

June 28, 2016

 

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Study Aims To Improve Cancer Survivors’ Quality Of Life

The aim of the study is to improve quality of life for cancer survivors who may have negative side effects from their treatment.

June 24, 2016

 

Opternative

New Law Means Hoosiers Can’t Use Online Eye Exam

Opternative's CEO says he will fight an Indiana law that bans his startup from offering its services to Hoosiers.

June 22, 2016

 

Indiana ranks fourteenth worst in the country for the number of deaths per 100,000 people caused by opioids.

Indiana Adopts Guidelines Restricting Opioid Prescriptions

Indiana's leading medical authorities have adopted new guidelines intended to more stringently regulate prescriptions written for opiates.

June 21, 2016

 

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Report Shows Indiana Improving Children’s Health

The 2016 national Kids Count data book shows health outcomes for Indiana children are improving.

June 21, 2016

 

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IUPUI Prof: Follow-Up Needed After Overdose Interventions

More than 50 Indiana police departments now carry the overdose antidote drug naloxone, but experts say addicts need more follow-up to address their addiction.

June 20, 2016

 

Anantha Shekhar, leader of the winning research project for the Grand Challenges funding program.

IU Awards Up To $40M To Precision Health In Grand Challenges

Researchers hope to understand the prevention, onset, treatment, progression and health outcomes of human diseases through a precision approach.

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