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December 2, 2014

 

football

IHSAA Reports 1,200 Head Injuries In Fall Athletic Season

This is the first year the Indiana High School Athletic Association has asked schools to report the data.

December 1, 2014

 

vaccine

Indiana Is 13th Worst For Flu Vaccinations

The State Department of Health recommends a three-pronged approach to fighting the flu: get a vaccine, cover coughs and sneezes, and stay home if you’re sick.

November 28, 2014

 

Kidney transplant

Living Kidney Donors Can Help Ease Widening Gap

As the demand for donor kidneys increases, doctors say live donors could play a key role in saving lives.

November 26, 2014

 

hyperbaric

Panel Doesn’t Recommend Funding Alternative PTSD Therapies

A panel investigating whether alternative therapies for veterans with PTSD should be funded by the state released a report with their findings last week.

November 25, 2014

 

Healthcare.gov

State Insurance Department Warns Of Health Care Scams

The Indiana Department of Insurance is warning people purchasing health care on the federal marketplace to be on the lookout for scammers.

November 25, 2014

 

Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Cooking Mistakes Can Lead To Plumbing Problems

The week of Thanksgiving can be one of the busiest of the year for plumbers.

November 14, 2014

 

Single Mom

Childcare Costs Can Create Cycle Of Poverty For Single Moms

A recent study found the average single mother in Indiana spends about 27 percent of her paycheck on childcare.

November 14, 2014

 

Healthcare.gov

Six Things To Know About Healthcare.gov Open Enrollment

Open enrollment on the federal health exchange runs from November 15 to February 15.

November 13, 2014

 

Pregnant woman smoking.

Anti-Smoking Program Pushes To Lower Infant Mortality Rate

More than 16 percent of Hoosier pregnant women report smoking — double the national average.

November 12, 2014

 

hand

Volunteer-Based Advocacy Program Expanding

A new study analyzes the effectiveness of the Wishard Volunteer Advocates Program.

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