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March 12, 2015

 

Veterans

Donnelly Proposes ‘Care Package’ Of Three Bills For Veterans

The proposed legislation would require the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs to provide the best care for mental health conditions.

March 11, 2015

 

Heroin needles

More Than 40 Cases Confirmed In Southeastern HIV Outbreak

State health officials confirm the number has risen to 44 confirmed cases and one additional preliminary positive.

March 11, 2015

 

doctor's tools

Senate Committee Advances Amended Right To Try Bill

The bill’s Senate sponsor says it makes sense to let people with fatal conditions try medications even if they haven’t received final FDA approval.

March 6, 2015

 

Indiana Statehouse

Statehouse Update: Right To Try On Hold, Vaping Bill Gets OK

One Senate committee this week approved a bill regulating the state’s vaping industry while another held off on legislation aimed at helping the terminally ill.

March 6, 2015

 

Hypodermic needle

As Numbers Climb, Officials Seek To Mitigate HIV Outbreak

Health officials face a complicated task in tracking down those people who might be infected and then containing the unprecedented outbreak.

March 5, 2015

 

e-cig

Vaping Legislation Will Not Include E-Cigarette Regulations

Attorney General Greg Zoeller made regulating e-cigarettes one of his priorities this session, but the bill does nothing regarding e-cigarettes themselves.

March 4, 2015

 

vaping

Indiana E-Cigarette Regulations: Too Far Or Not Far Enough?

A Senate committee Wednesday unanimously approved the requirements.

March 4, 2015

 

Jordan and Laura McLinn

‘Please Say Yes’: Advocates Ask Committee To OK Right To Try

Senate lawmakers say they want more time to work on a bill allowing terminally ill patients to try experimental drugs.

March 3, 2015

 

Homeless person

Indianapolis City-County Council OKs Homeless Bill Of Rights

Modeled after similar laws in Illinois and Rhode Island, it spells out certain rights for homeless people.

February 26, 2015

 

Healthcare.gov

Special Healthcare Enrollment Events Planned For Tax Season

Those who learned of the penalty while filing their 2014 taxes can sign up during a special enrollment period.

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