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December 19, 2014

 

INCASA

Sexual Assault Advocates Say Indiana Lacks Resources

Since the Indiana Coalition Against Sexual Assault closed in June, advocates say there's no central clearinghouse sexual assault survivors can turn to for help.

December 18, 2014

 

Bloomington Hospital

Hospitals Increase Restrictions As Flu Season Gets Worse

Restrictions include not allowing people under the age of 18 to visit patients and keeping out visitors with the flu.

December 15, 2014

 

Einhorn

History Through Headlines: Testicular Cancer Discovery

We take a look back at what was making the news in our “History Through Headlines” segment from June of 1987.

December 15, 2014

 

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New Complaint Accuses WellPoint Of Inflating Premiums

The class-action lawsuit seeks refunds for the alleged inflated premiums.

December 12, 2014

 

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Health Assessment: Marion County’s Health Must Improve

Homicide is the leading cause of death among 18- to 24-year olds in Marion County — three times the national average.

December 11, 2014

 

Soldiers pay tribute to US veterans.

House Passes Bills Seeking To Curb Military Suicides

One bill requires a third-party evaluation of suicide prevention programs within the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs.

December 10, 2014

 

Doctor with stethoscope

Indiana Once Again 41st Place In Overall Health

Though the Hoosier state saw no change in its ranking, it did witness some decreases in behaviors such as smoking and binge drinking.

December 9, 2014

 

Medicine

New IU Research Could Better Treatment For Diabetes, Obesity

The research found that a new treatment combining three hormones into a single molecule can help lower blood sugar levels and address excess body weight.

December 8, 2014

 

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Indiana Workplace Injuries Reach Record Low

The department began recording the numbers as part of its Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses in 1992.

December 5, 2014

 

Heroin needles

Drug Task Force In Connersville Makes 24 Arrests

Task Force Connersville began operating Nov. 4 – it includes Connersville and Indiana State Police.

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