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May 17, 2016

 

The outbreak is tied to intravenous drug use of Opana.

Allen County Becomes Eighth To Approve Needle Exchange

The public showed overwhelming support for the syringe exchange proposal at a public meeting, prompting the commissioners to take an unplanned vote.

May 16, 2016

 

Directors say the new Horizon Health building is one of only a few facilities of its kind in the country.

Indiana Health Centers Get Over $7 Million In Federal Funds

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is awarding the Indiana healthcare centers federal money to help upgrade facilities and operations.

May 16, 2016

 

organics

Purdue Agronomists On Panel To Examine Food Security

The panel will examine ways to improve food access and security.

May 15, 2016

 

Vaping

Indiana Vape Shop Owners Say FDA Rules Will Shut Them Down

The FDA says the rules are aimed at improving public safety and curbing teen use, but vape shops say they'll kill the industry.

May 13, 2016

 

Blood vials

Indiana Lawsuit Seeks Destruction Of Newborn Blood Samples

The lawsuit seeks the destruction of all blood samples taken from newborns for disease screening.

May 13, 2016

 

swaddling

Does Swaddling Increase The Risk Of SIDS?

A study in the American Academy of Pediatrics determined that swaddling in combination with sleep position may increase SIDS.

May 13, 2016

 

cancer screening

ACLU Wins Appeal Challenging Indiana Medicaid Waiver Program

The waivers cover the costs of some services, but changes the state made to requirements meant some beneficiaries received less money for such services.

May 12, 2016

 

congresswoman

Indiana Rep. Passes Federal Bill To Fight Opioid Epidemic

The bill establishes a task force to identify best practices for fighting the country’s opioid epidemic.

May 11, 2016

 

Acute Hep C cases

Hepatitis C Epidemic Highlights State’s Drug Use Problem

Overdose deaths have also increased with acute hepatitis cases.

May 10, 2016

 

Cows in stalls

White County CAFO Rule Would Be First Of Its Kind In Indiana

The rule would be the first in the state to designate a mandatory distance between confined animal feeding operations and waterways.

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