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May 25, 2017

 

Buttigeig

South Bend Mayor Buttigieg Decries Proposed AHCA

Buttigieg joined other Midwest mayors on a conference call Wednesday to discuss the Congressional Budget Office’s report on the American Health Care Act.

May 25, 2017

 

Health experts and scientists say the number of ticks is slowly increasing but Indiana is still considered a low incidence state.

Researchers Expecting Dangerous Tick Season After Mild Winter

Health experts and scientists say the number of ticks is slowly increasing but Indiana is still considered a low incidence state.

May 25, 2017

 

Healthy Indiana plan

Indiana Wants To Add Work Requirement For HIP 2.0

The proposed changes were quietly released Wednesday in a letter from Gov. Holcomb. The proposal will be open for public comment until June 23.

May 24, 2017

 

Prescription pills

ACA Repeal Could Reverse HIV/AIDS Treatment, Prevention Progress

At a recent conference in Indianapolis, Greg Millet of the Foundation for Aids Research shared his concerns about the future of HIV prevention and treatment.

May 22, 2017

 

Antibiotics

Antibiotics: Helpful Or Harmful? The Answer Is Both

Antibiotics are commonly prescribed, but overuse has led to a problem that medical professionals are trying to combat.

May 19, 2017

 

Peru VA Clinic

Banks, Walorski Probe Irregularities At Peru VA Clinic

The report claims several veterans had their painkiller prescriptions curtailed without an in-person consultation.

May 19, 2017

 

Marsh Supermarkets

Tipton Co. To Lose Only Full-Service Grocery Store If Marsh Closes

Tipton County's Nathan Kring discussed food deserts and insecurity after the announcement that Tipton's only grocery store might close.

May 18, 2017

 

syringe

Daviess County Denies Funding For Needle Exchange Programs

Daviess County passed a motion to deny funding for needle exchange programs following a change in Indiana law.

May 16, 2017

 

Tom Price, who now heads the Department of Health and Human Services, spoke at the CPAC conference in 2010.

Addiction Experts Call Out Price Remarks As Unscientific, Damaging

Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price referred to medication-assisted treatment for addiction as “substituting one opioid for another.”

May 16, 2017

 

Pain killers

Jury Acquits Indianapolis Doctor Charged In Patients’ Deaths

Dr. John K. Sturman has been found not guilty of all charges in the deaths of three people whom prosecutors said overdosed on painkillers that he prescribed.

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