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November 17, 2017

 

Starting Dec. 1, patients on Indiana’s Healthy Indiana Plan will have an easier time getting certain opioid addiction medications.

Indiana Just Made Getting Addiction Treatment A Little Bit Easier

Starting Dec. 1, patients on Indiana’s Healthy Indiana Plan will have an easier time getting certain opioid addiction medications.

November 16, 2017

 

Sen. Jim Merritt (R-Indianapolis) holds the bridge device.

Indiana-Made Opioid Withdrawal Device Receives FDA Approval

The FDA has approved a device developed in Indiana that helps reduce opioid withdrawal symptoms.

November 16, 2017

 

A drug grinder and weights

Indiana City Latest To Sue Drug Companies Over Opioid Crisis

A northwestern Indiana city has become the latest government entity to sue pharmaceutical companies and distributors.

November 15, 2017

 

There are now three city wells offline, including one at the Bartholomew County Fairgrounds that was taken out of service in June after it tested positive for E. coli contamination.

Indiana Officials Shut 2 Wells After Toxic Chemicals Found

There are now three city wells offline in Columbus.

November 14, 2017

 

dirty needle

Terre Haute, Indy Join Cities Suing Opioid Distributors

Along with Indianapolis, Muncie and Scott County, Terre Haute is alleging that pharmaceutical companies have contributed to the ongoing opioid epidemic.

November 13, 2017

 

Indiana University Dance Marathon

Indiana University Students Raise $4.2M In Dance Marathon

Indiana University students have raised roughly $4.2 million for an Indianapolis children's hospital during an annual 36-hour dance marathon.

November 13, 2017

 

A child sitting at a table writing on a piece of paper with a red pencil.

Children’s Commission Adopts Mental Health License Recommendations

The commission adopted recommendations of its mental health task force to align Indiana’s mental health counselors license requirements with 30 other states.

November 10, 2017

 

family

Doctors, Researchers & Parents At Odds Over ‘Safe’ Sleep

Several state and federal agencies say safe sleep means adults shouldn't share a bed with a baby, but some researchers and parents disagree.

November 9, 2017

 

A white baby sitting on the floor reading a book with an adult sitting behind.

ISDH Highlights Link Between Infant Mortality, Opioids

Preliminary findings of an Indiana State Department of Health study highlight a link between the state’s high infant mortality rate and the drug epidemic.

November 8, 2017

 

baby box prototype

First Baby Surrendered Using Baby Box In Indiana

The Department of Child Services has questioned the safety and legality of baby boxes in the past.

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