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November 23, 2016

 

A federal audit insinuates staffing problems are behind what it calls the agency’s “consistently poor performance” in many crucial areas.

IOSHA Staffing Issues Partially To Blame In Damning Federal Audit

Indiana is one of 22 states with its own OSHA plan, and thus is subject to an annual audit from federal OSHA.

November 23, 2016

 

Lafayette Mayor Tony Roswarski urges the Tippecanoe County Commissioners to obtain more information before establishing syringe services program.

Tippecanoe Co. Asks State Health Dept. For Syringe Exchange

Tippecanoe County Commissioners approved the proposal, but Lafayette Mayor and Police Chief expressed concern and frustration.

November 23, 2016

 

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Eli Lilly’s Alzheimer’s Drug Fails Another Study

Lilly will not seek regulatory approval for the drug.

November 22, 2016

 

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Trump Meets With Indiana Health Commissioner

In a tweet, Dr. Jerome Adams wrote that the two discussed healthcare, community health, and the cost-saving element of prevention efforts.

November 22, 2016

 

Armed robberies on IUPUI's campus sent the university into lock-down, with students and residents told to

IUPUI Partners With Cuban University For Disease Research

Students and researchers with Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis recently traveled to Cuba to begin a partnership with the University of Havana.

November 21, 2016

 

Hoosiers outside the Statehouse in April of 2016 protest a controversial anti-abortion bill passed in the 2016 legislative session.

GOP Leaders Shrug Off Proposed Abortion Bill

Republican legislative leaders shrugged off questions about potential legislation banning all abortion.

November 18, 2016

 

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Group Pushes to Raise Tobacco Age To 21 In Indiana

Health care organizations are joining forces to combat state’s “shameful” health record as Indiana ranks 9th worst in the country for overall health issues.

November 12, 2016

 

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IU Bloomington Takes Steps To Prevent Opioid Overdose

The on-campus health facility is now offering the opioid overdose intervention drug naloxone to students.

November 10, 2016

 

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Lawmakers Call For DOJ Investigation Into Eli Lilly Insulin Prices

Vermont senator Bernie Sanders and Maryland representative Elijah Cummings criticize three insulin manufacturers for skyrocketing insulin prices.

November 8, 2016

 

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New Albany Placing Moratorium On Opioid Treatment Facilities

The resolution passed unanimously following an amendment that excludes drug treatment facilities that offer counseling and referral services

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