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July 20, 2017

 

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Doctor Gets Grants To Protect Troops From Mosquito-Borne Viruses

Soldiers are more susceptible to mosquito bites because of the amount of time they spend outdoors.

July 20, 2017

 

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Fear Of Arrest Still Hinders Some From Helping People Who Overdose

A majority of people say after giving Naloxone they did or would call 911, but 27 percent said they would not.

July 19, 2017

 

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Critics Oppose Indiana’s Proposed Medicaid Work Requirement

The state submitted its proposal May 25 to the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services before receiving public comment in Indiana on the measure

July 18, 2017

 

Bloomington residents at a protest against one of the GOP proposals to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

For Pro-Obamacare Groups, A Wary Reprieve

Health care advocacy groups are tentatively celebrating news that the Senate’s latest health care bill is dead, without calling it a victory.

July 14, 2017

 

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Indiana Black Expo: Fun Pays Off Later In Health Initiatives

The fair offers over $2,000 worth of health screenings. Organizers say this is the world’s largest minority health fair.

July 14, 2017

 

The federal courthouse in downtown Indianapolis.

State To Appeal Ruling Partially Blocking New Anti-Abortion Law

Federal Judge Sarah Evans Barker temporarily blocked three provisions of the controversial measure dealing with underage girls who seek abortions.

July 14, 2017

 

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Communities Struggle To Find Longterm Funding For Naloxone

There's no longterm state funding dedicated to providing emergency responders with naloxone kits.

July 13, 2017

 

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Investigation Finds $1 Million In Medicaid Fraud In Indiana

The fraud uncovered in Indiana include transportation billing for trips that never happened, money laundering and illegal opioid prescribing.

July 13, 2017

 

Dense clusters of tobacco retailers equal high smoking rates on Indianapolis' near east side.

Smoking Rates High In Low-Income Areas With Easy Cigarette Access

New research finds that in some low-income Indianapolis neighborhoods, the smoking rate is 29.4 percent, nearly twice the national average.

July 12, 2017

 

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Columbus Regional Health Announces Purchase Of Clarion Hotel

Columbus Regional Health purchased the former hotel, which went up for sale at a Bartholomew County foreclosure auction.

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