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January 19, 2018

 

The center will be staffed by Wellness for Life, a private workplace clinic provider.

Brown Co. Community Health Clinic To Open Next Week

The Brown County Health and Wellness Center will be free to teachers in the county, but will also be available to everyone in the community.

January 19, 2018

 

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VA To Offer Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy For Some Veterans With PTSD

The treatment delivers oxygen to people in chambers where the atmospheric pressure is up to three times higher than normal.

January 18, 2018

 

About 40 people gathered outside of Bucshon’s Terre Haute office to protest the bill, including representatives from the AIDS Healthcare Foundation.About 40 people gathered outside of Rep. Bucshon’s Terre Haute office Thursday to protest the bill.

Bucshon Constituents Protest Bill Affecting Hospital Drug Prices

Rep. Bucshon introduced a bill that would temporarily pause enrollment in a program that lets nonprofit hospitals purchase drugs at discounted prices.

January 18, 2018

 

The state has started integrating INSPECT into electronic health records, reducing a system that took precious minutes to seconds.

Lawmakers Move On Bill Requiring Mandatory Drug Database Checks

Fourteen states currently require both physicians and pharmacists to check someone’s drug history, but Indiana isn’t one of them.

January 17, 2018

 

Indiana Drug Czar Jim McClelland announces new prescription guidelines.

New Guidelines Address Acute Pain Management

The Indiana Hospital Association, the Indiana State Medical Association and the State Department of Health partnered to create the guidelines.

January 17, 2018

 

Interviews with people in Scott County, Ind., identified people at high risk of HIV infection (blue circles), and people with HIV (red circles). Larger circles represent people with more high-risk contacts.

Mapping How The Opioid Epidemic Sparked The Scott Co. HIV Outbreak

Genetic sequencing shows how the virus jumped from a slowly spreading infection to a virus transmitted quickly via needle sharing and smaller sub-epidemics.

January 17, 2018

 

Indiana Chamber President Kevin Brinegar calls smoking both a public health and a workforce development issue.

Health, Business Leaders Push Lawmakers For Anti-Smoking Bill

Health and business leaders called on the legislature Tuesday to support House Bill 1380 at a rally.

January 16, 2018

 

The hemp extract is only legal for those with treatment resistant epilepsy.

Lawmakers Hear Testimony On CBD Access Issues

The hemp extract is only legal for those with treatment resistant epilepsy. Legislators are considering a number of bills to increase access to the substance.

January 16, 2018

 

Vice President Mike Pence swearing in Seema Verma as CMS Administrator.

New Rules May Make Getting And Staying On Medicaid Difficult

Under a proposal, Hoosiers would have to average 20 hours a week of work or another qualifying activity to get Medicaid.

January 16, 2018

 

Indiana University and IU Health leaders break ground on new health center.

IU Health Breaks Ground On New Bloomington Hospital

Indiana University and IU Health officials broke ground on the new IU Health Bloomington and Regional Academic Health Center Tuesday morning.

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