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August 26, 2014

 

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Kokomo City Council Nears Approval Of Smoking Ban

Kokomo is considering an ordinance that would ban smoking in bars, taverns and clubs.

August 26, 2014

 

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Anti-Smoking Campaigns Come To Indiana Schools

The anti-smoking foundation Legacy premiered a new ad campaign this weekend, and now it's mobilizing anti-smoking groups in schools.

August 25, 2014

 

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Study To Test Feasibility Of Online Farmer’s Markets

A study will determine the demand in Indiana for more food hubs, which work like online farmer's markets.

August 22, 2014

 

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Expanded Lifeline Law Gives Students More Protection

The expanded Lifeline Law protects underage students who call for medical help.

August 22, 2014

 

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State Health Commissioner Announces Resignation

Dr. William VanNess's resignation will go into affect October of this year.

August 22, 2014

 

Proton

IU Proton Therapy Center And Cyclotron Facilities To Close

The IU Health Proton Therapy Center and Cyclotron facilities will close in January 2015.

August 21, 2014

 

Dr. Kent Brantly

IU Medical School Grad With Ebola Released From Hospital

An IU Medical School graduate who contracted Ebola while working in Africa was released from the hospital today.

August 21, 2014

 

Indiana offers complete Medicaid coverage for tobacco cessation treatments , but the state still has the seventh highest smoking rate in the country.

Health Report Says Indiana Needs Higher Tobacco Tax

The American Cancer Society says Indiana's smoking ban isn't comprehensive enough, and the group is pushing for a tobacco tax increase.

August 19, 2014

 

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IU Neurologist Takes ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ For ALS Patients

The 'ice bucket challenge' asks people to donate $100 to support ALS research or have a bucket of ice poured on their heads.

August 18, 2014

 

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Report Shows Indiana Hunger At Crisis Levels

More than 260,000 Hoosiers receive emergency food each year, according to a joint report from Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana and Feeding America.

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