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August 2, 2017

 

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Jerome Adams: Science Not Always Enough To Motivate Change

Surgeon General Nominee Jerome Adams was asked a lot about Indiana's HIV outbreak during his confirmation hearing Tuesday.

August 2, 2017

 

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VA Clinic In Peru To Double In Size Next Year

The expansion will double the number of veterans it can treat from about 3,000 to about 6,000.

August 1, 2017

 

The report recommends equipping all law enforcement across the country with the overdose reversal drug, nalaxone.

Nat’l. Commission Calls For State Of Emergency For Opioid Epidemic

A national commission tasked with addressing the opioid epidemic is calling on President Trump to declare a nationwide state of emergency.

July 28, 2017

 

Mershon's 5 year old son, Jameson, was diagnosed with Dravet syndrome, a form of epilepsy at 7 months old.

Medicinal Cannabis Registry Launches For Epileptic Hoosiers

A new registry that will allow Hoosiers with epilepsy to obtain medicinal cannabis is now open.

July 27, 2017

 

Vice President Mike Pence cast the tie-breaking vote earlier this week for the Senate to move forward on debating the bill intended to repeal the ACA.

Noon Edition: How The Senate Healthcare Debate Affects Indiana

This week on Noon Edition, our panel will discuss the state of healthcare and how Indiana could be affected.

July 27, 2017

 

Gov. Eric Holcomb says the state is in a strong position to take care of its citizens.

Holcomb Still Avoids Specifics On Health Care Reform Impact

When pressed again, Holcomb said the Senate bill was too much of a moving target to provide specific data.

July 27, 2017

 

Tetanus Toxoid, Reduced Diphtheria Toxoid and Acellular Pertussis Vaccine (DTaP)

Indiana Officials Report Surge In Whooping Cough Cases

The Indiana State Department of Health says it's confirmed 136 cases of whooping cough so far this year, more than double the number at this time last year.

July 27, 2017

 

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Opioid Treatment Center Expansion Met With Mixed Reactions

The opioid treatment centers offer medication-assisted recovery programs, which remain controversial.

July 27, 2017

 

Ray Mosley works at the Community Advisory Group table with Akeeshea Daniels, left, and Maritza Lopez at Calumet Day, an annual block party. The CAG represents residents of the EPA-administered USS Lead Superfund site in East Chicago.

Blood, Lead & Soil: A Year In East Chicago

One year ago, residents of East Chicago's West Calumet Housing Complex were told they had to move out because of lead and arsenic contamination.

July 25, 2017

 

Planned Parenthood clinic in Merrillville, Indiana.

Admitting Privilege Law Halts Abortions At Northwest Clinic

A Planned Parenthood clinic has halted abortions because of a state law that requires doctors to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals.

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