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June 30, 2017

 

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

Legislation Aims To Increase Addiction Providers

Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.) and Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) introduce a proposal to reimburse addiction trained healthcare workers.

June 29, 2017

 

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Older Hoosiers Express Concerns Over Health Bill

AARP Indiana opposes the legislation being considered by the Senate.

June 28, 2017

 

Governor Eric Holcomb ceremonially signs four drug addiction treatment bills at Richmond State Hospital, surrounded by hospital staff.

Gov. Signs Bills, Talks Drug Addiction At Richmond Hospital

This session, lawmakers allocated more money to treatment of the drug epidemic than to prevention. Gov. Holcomb says that doesn’t mean Ind. is losing the fight.

June 28, 2017

 

The group held painted grave markers and laid down on the side walk outside Young’s downtown office building.

‘Die In’ Protest Held In Indianapolis Ahead Of Senate Vote

The group of about 50 protested the Senate health care bill outside of Republican Senator Todd Young's Indy office.

June 27, 2017

 

Healthcare comparison chart

CHART: Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill

Senate Republicans last week unveiled their plan to repeal and replace the ACA. The long-awaited plan marks a step toward one of the GOP's major goals.

June 26, 2017

 

Supporters of Planned Parenthood gather at a rally on Feb. 11, 2017.

Funding Criticized As Planned Parenthood Services, Patients Drop

One anti-abortion group points to a slight increase in abortions at Planned Parenthood clinics in Indiana.

June 26, 2017

 

Anthem Blue Cross, Blue Shield sign in Indianapolis, Indiana.

$115M Settlement Proposed In Huge Anthem Data Breach Lawsuit

The deal, proposed in a class-action suit over a 2015 data breach affecting nearly 80 million people, would be the largest-ever in such a case if approved.

June 23, 2017

 

The sign for the Marsh grocery story, with the Tipton town square in the distance.

Marsh Auction Brings Awareness To Lack Of Food Access In Tipton

Tipton will keep its grocery store, but some say transportation could be impacting where people get their groceries.

June 23, 2017

 

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Hoosier Hospitals Using Federal Data To Tackle Opioid Problems

The rate of opioid related admissions to Indiana hospitals and emergency departments has increased dramatically over the past 10 years.

June 23, 2017

 

syringe

Indiana Health Commissioner: Needle Exchanges Save Lives, Money

Eight Indiana counties currently have exchanges in place that allow drug users to swap dirty needles for clean ones.

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