The Republican governor's office announced Monday that Dr. Kristina Box will start in her new role on Oct. 16.
An Indiana nursing home management firm has sued former executives accused of embezzling more than $16 million from the company.
An email sent over the weekend asks all DePauw students to "look out for each other" amid the increase in hospitalizations.
The decrease follows the implementation of the federal Affordable Care Act in 2013 and Indiana's expansion of Medicaid coverage to low-income residents.
A grant coming to Indiana from the federal government allocates more money to treating opioid abuse than in previous years.
Twenty-one centers in Indiana have been awarded funds to help increase behavioral health services.
Wayne County Coroner Ron Stevens says he recently saw the county's 49th confirmed opioid-related death for 2017. There were 44 opioid-related deaths in 2016.
The lawsuit alleges drugs made by the manufacturers contributed to the county's ongoing opioid epidemic.
Breast-feeding rates are increasing each year, but a gaping disparity between Black women and women of other races remains.
An annual report from the Trust for America’s Health and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation ranks Indiana 10th worst for obesity. It was 15th last year.