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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.

July 12, 2017

 

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IU Med School Gets $25M, Corporate Support To Recruit Scientists

The endowment aims to fast-track the creation of treatments from discoveries about cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer's and more.

July 12, 2017

 

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State Confirms 2 Cases Of Tick-Borne Heartland Virus In 2 Years

The state health department says there were more than 200 cases of tick-borne illness in 2016, including Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever.

July 11, 2017

 

Gov. Eric Holcomb (R-Indiana) has previously evaded any commitment to releasing internal analysis of the impact federal health care legislation will have on Indiana.

Holcomb Says He’ll Release Health Care Impact Data Before Vote

Gov. Eric Holcomb has previously evaded any commitment to releasing internal analysis of the impact federal health care legislation will have on Indiana.

July 11, 2017

 

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UPDATE: Monroe County Sheriff’s Naloxone Supply Restocked

The remaining kits will be reserved for emergency responders.

July 10, 2017

 

Use the Q&A to explore how the bill would affect you.

FAQ: How Would The Republican Health Care Bills Affect You?

This week, Republicans in Congress will try to rally votes behind a bill that proposes major changes to the way Americans get health care and how much they pay.

July 7, 2017

 

The majority of U.S. states have cannabidiol oil available as treatment for epilepsy.

Ind. Medicinal Cannabis Law Begins, But No Access Yet

Indiana’s first medical marijuana legislation went into effect last week, but some key provisions of the law have yet to be put in place.

July 7, 2017

 

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Indiana Has Steepest Drop In Abortions Performed Since 2013

An Indiana State Department of Health report shows 7,277 abortions were performed in the state last year.

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