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October 13, 2014

 

ebola virus

As Ebola Spreads, Experts Discuss Possible Mutations

The first case of Ebola transmission has occurred in the U.S., and experts are debating the plausibility of the virus learning to travel through the air.

October 11, 2014

 

Kelly Robinson

Community Attends Anti-Drug Rally After Spate Of Overdoses

Members of the Connersville community attended an anti-drug rally Saturday after there were 20 overdoses in 20 days in the town of 13,000.

October 10, 2014

 

Farmers Market

Local Meetings Test Feasibility Of Regional Food Hubs

Agriculture experts are trying to determine whether regional food hubs, like an online farmers market, would be feasible in Indiana.

October 10, 2014

 

health care worker in Liberia

Health Officials: Indiana Is Prepared To Handle Ebola

State health officials are ensuring the public they are taking the necessary steps to handle any cases of Ebola that could arise in Indiana.

October 9, 2014

 

Incidents of sexual harassment among farmworkers in Indiana are high.

High Percentage Of Female Farmworkers Report Harrassment

Up to 90 percent of female farmworkers report they've been sexually harassed while on the job.

October 8, 2014

 

CEO Deborah Hearn Smith led a discussion with local Girl Scout leaders about the well-being of Indiana's girls.

Indiana Girl Scouts CEO Says Report Findings Are Eye-Opening

The CEO is making stops through the state to discuss findings of a recent study on girls' well-being.

October 6, 2014

 

Governor Pence speaks before the start of the 10th Annual Governor's Ride to benefit the Indiana National Guard Relief Fund.

Gov. Pence Meets With Feds On Health Care Expansion

Gov. Pence is negotiating with the federal government over expanding the Healthy Indiana Plan.

September 26, 2014

 

e-cigarette

Researchers Study Evidence On Electronic Cigarette Safety

Researchers say e-cigarettes may be worse for your health than their makers let on, and the FDA hasn't taken action due to a lack of conclusive evidence.

September 25, 2014

 

surgery

Deaths, Serious Injuries Due To Medical Errors Drop In 2013

The Indiana Department of Health's annual report shows two people died or were seriously debilitated because of medical errors in 2013.

September 24, 2014

 

Greene County Coal Mine Cited For Violations

Landree Mine in Greene County received a dozen violations.

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