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February 12, 2016

 

Mycobacterium tuberculosis Bacteria, the Cause of TB

IUPUI Student Diagnosed With Tuberculosis

The health department could conduct additional testing once it completes contact tracing.

February 10, 2016

 

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Noon Edition: Water Quality

This week on Noon Edition, we'll talk about water problems. What is safe drinking water? How does good water turn bad?

February 10, 2016

 

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Two Cases Of Mumps Confirmed At IU Bloomington

The university has reached out to students, faculty and staff to warn them about the potential spread of the virus.

February 10, 2016

 

One day, doctors will be able to alter a gene here and a gene there and heart defects may be something of the past entirely.

Indiana Doctors Researching Treatments For Heart Defects

About one in 110 babies born in Indiana will deal with some sort of heart defect.

February 9, 2016

 

Representative from the Indiana State Health Department addresses the first case of Zika virus in Indiana.

First Case Of Zika Virus In Indiana Confirmed

The individual is a non-pregnant resident of Indiana who recently traveled to Haiti. Officials say the person was not ill enough to be hospitalized.

February 8, 2016

 

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Wellness Council: Economy Depends On Healthy Hoosiers

Health care costs are second only to payroll for most companies.

February 7, 2016

 

Heroin and paraphernalia used to cook, prepare and inject heroin, confiscated in Indiana.

$1 Billion Opioid Abuse Treatment Plan Could Include Indiana

The proposal includes $910 million for “cooperative agreements” with states to potentially lower the cost of treatment and increase its accessibility.

February 5, 2016

 

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Health Care Open Enrollment By The Numbers

Overall, enrollment increased in 2016, but enrollment in Indiana is down by a little over 20,000.

February 5, 2016

 

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Monroe County Needle Exchange Starting This Month

The exchange is confidential and law prohibits police from targeting participants.

February 5, 2016

 

Prescription pills

‘Telemedicine’ Bill Would Allow Remote Prescriptions

Telemedicine is health care provided remotely through, for instance, videoconferencing.

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