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June 13, 2016

 

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Proposed Marketplace Premiums Spike; Individual Plans Vary

Most of the companies planning to offer coverage in Indiana through the federal exchange are proposing double-digit rate increases for individual premiums.

June 12, 2016

 

A new effort to fight stigma is happening in a northern suburb of Indianapolis.

Fishers Takes On Mental Health Stigma

Nationally, about a quarter of Americans suffer from mental illness in a year, but about half of those will not seek treatment, in part, because of stigma.

June 12, 2016

 

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Does Indiana Battle Over Abortion Reflect Political Climate?

Planned Parenthood and the ACLU are suing the state over a bill passed this year, which bans abortions based on race, sex, and disability.

June 10, 2016

 

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DCS Wants Existing Baby Boxes Removed And No More Installed

There are two baby boxes installed at fire stations in Indiana and plans to install more in the central part of the state.

June 8, 2016

 

Glenda Ritz

State To Serve Millions Of Free Meals Through Summer Program

The program expects to feed nearly 3 million meals to Hoosier kids.

June 6, 2016

 

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Indiana Syphilis Cases Increase Dramatically In One Year

The state saw a 70 percent increase in syphilis cases from 2014 to 2015.

June 6, 2016

 

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Drug Abuse Blamed For Large Increase In Kids Removed By DCS

The 61 percent increase follows a 7 percent decrease in out of home placements between 2011 and 2012

June 6, 2016

 

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Carmel Nursing Home Developer Begins Trading In Canada

Mainstreet is expanding, but not in Indiana, which has a moratorium on new nursing homes.

June 4, 2016

 

Indiana mumps cases as of June 3, 2016.

Purdue Sees Possible New Mumps Cases, 158 Cases Statewide

Purdue is one of four Indiana universities with mumps outbreaks, also including Indiana University Bloomington, Butler University and IUPUI.

June 3, 2016

 

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Bloomington Residents Pushing For Midwifery Program

A new group called Bloomington Consumers For Birth Choices got more than 1,000 people to sign a petition in support of the effort.

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