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July 17, 2015

 

chicken poster

Poultry Barns Empty At Fairs Across The State

An outbreak of avian flu in states across the Midwest earlier this year prompted the Indiana Board of Animal Health to issue a ban on poultry shows.

July 16, 2015

 

The national organization denies the claims, but Gov. Mike Pence says every Hoosier should be deeply troubled by the allegations.

Pence Orders Investigation Of Planned Parenthood Facilities

A video released earlier this week purports to show a top Planned Parenthood official discussing illegal trafficking of aborted fetal tissue.

July 16, 2015

 

Indiana State Department of Health identified Hepatitis  C as a primary predictor in Scott County, where Indiana HIV outbreak happened.

Monroe County Explores Needle Exchange Program

During a public meeting Wednesday night, Monroe County health officials agreed to investigate implementing a needle exchange program.

July 16, 2015

 

The health department will take public comment through August and vote on a final draft of the proposal in October.

Monroe County Could Add E-Cigs To County Smoking Ordinance

The board held a public meeting Wednesday night to take public comment on the issue.

July 14, 2015

 

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Columbus-Area VIM Clinic Considering Expansion

The Volunteers in Medicine clinic provides primary health care services to Bartholomew County residents who either don’t have insurance or are on Medicaid.

July 13, 2015

 

BABS

BABS Considers Its Role As It Prepares To Reopen

To bring in more funds, the staff at Bloomington Area Birth Services plans to widen their net, reaching out to non-profits and research partnerships.

July 10, 2015

 

An Indiana University freshman checks in on Move-In Day.

Grant Helps Expand Sexual Violence Awareness For Students

Thanks to a State Department of Health grant, IU freshmen visiting campus for student orientation will notice increased efforts against sexual violence.

July 10, 2015

 

Thermometer

IU Researchers Will Look For Autism-Temperature Connection

IU Associate Scientist Chris Harshaw says this connection might lead to knowing more about how fevers could relieve social symptoms of autism.

July 9, 2015

 

As of July 1, a little more than 289,000 Hoosiers have signed up for health care coverage through HIP 2.0.

Indiana Has Enrolled Nearly 300,000 People In HIP 2.0

More than a dozen health care advocacy groups and insurers sang the praises of the program at a public forum Thursday.

July 8, 2015

 

Heroin spoon and needle

Heroin Use Increasing Among Most Groups, CDC Report Finds

Parts of Indiana have witnessed an increasing number of heroin overdoses in recent months.

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