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June 15, 2015

 

Healthy Indiana plan

Indiana Deploys HIP 2.0 Ad Campaign

The ad campaign, which runs through the end of the year, will cost the state a little more than $1 million.

June 12, 2015

 

A new law mandates police officers need to receive training to make sure they administer Narcan properly.

IN Police Officers Get Trained To Provide Overdose Meds

A graduate of Indiana State University’s Doctor of Nursing Practice program made it her doctorial project to train police officers on the usage of Narcan.

June 12, 2015

 

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What’s Causing A 20% Drop In Indiana’s Abortion Rate

Pro-choice advocates attribute the decline to availability of contraceptives. Pro-life groups cite new laws aimed at restricting or reducing abortions.

June 11, 2015

 

The amount of compounds giving fruits and vegetables their vibrant colors found in breast milk were measured in the United States, China and Mexico.

Plant Nutrients In Breast Milk Might Help Infant Development

A new study out of Purdue University shows infants in the US aren’t getting as much of those nutrients as babies in other countries.

June 11, 2015

 

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Indiana To Launch Ad Campaign To Boost HIP 2.0 Enrollment

In hopes of boosting the program's reach, the state is launching an advertising campaign encompassing radio, TV, print and billboards, starting June 15.

June 10, 2015

 

A lung with tuberculosis

State Health Officials Investigating Potential TB Cases

Two people have shown symptoms of TB after coming into contact with a student in Sellersburg who has a confirmed case of tuberculosis.

June 10, 2015

 

Louisville skyline

What Does Kentucky’s First Needle Exchange Mean For Indiana?

Louisville health officials say the 166 diagnosed cases of HIV in Scott County in southeastern Indiana were a wake-up call.

June 8, 2015

 

Mycobacterium tuberculosis Bacteria, the Cause of TB

Clark County Health Officials Waiting On Additional TB Tests

A group of 48 students at Rock Creek Community Academy in Sellersburg received positive skin tests for tuberculosis.

June 4, 2015

 

BABS

Bloomington Area Birth Services Temporarily Closing

The pregnancy care center, which opened in Bloomington in 1994, says fundraising efforts didn't bring in enough money to meet demand.

June 3, 2015

 

Terre Haute

Vigo County Weighs Option Of Needle Exchange

Needle exchanges can be set up under new legislation if counties receive state approval.

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