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June 19, 2015

 

16 in 100,000 Hoosiers died from a drug overdose between 2011 and 2013, according to a report from  Trust of America's Health.

Increased Overdose Deaths Contribute To Fatal Injury Rates

A new report from Trust of America's Health measures fatal injury rates across the country.

June 17, 2015

 

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Vigo Co. Health Department Offering Free HIV Testing

Vigo County Health officials say the recent HIV outbreak in Scott County raised an awareness that HIV does exist in Indiana.

June 17, 2015

 

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Health Department Unveils Long-Term Plan For HIV Outbreak

The Indiana State Department of Health insists it is not leaving Scott County, the epicenter of the HIV outbreak, anytime soon.

June 16, 2015

 

A spike in the number of Hepatitis C cases led Madison County health officials to request the state approve a needle exchange program.

Madison County Requests Needle Exchange Program

Madison County is requesting approval for a needle-exchange program to prevent an HIV epidemic like the one that’s infected nearly 170 people in Scott County.

June 15, 2015

 

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How Your Health Premiums Are Likely To Change Next Year

Four of eight insurers who sell plans in Indiana through HealthCare.gov have filed proposed rate changes that would lower the price of their insurance plans.

June 15, 2015

 

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Indiana Deploys HIP 2.0 Ad Campaign

The ad campaign, which runs through the end of the year, will cost the state a little more than $1 million.

June 12, 2015

 

A new law mandates police officers need to receive training to make sure they administer Narcan properly.

IN Police Officers Get Trained To Provide Overdose Meds

A graduate of Indiana State University’s Doctor of Nursing Practice program made it her doctorial project to train police officers on the usage of Narcan.

June 12, 2015

 

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What’s Causing A 20% Drop In Indiana’s Abortion Rate

Pro-choice advocates attribute the decline to availability of contraceptives. Pro-life groups cite new laws aimed at restricting or reducing abortions.

June 11, 2015

 

The amount of compounds giving fruits and vegetables their vibrant colors found in breast milk were measured in the United States, China and Mexico.

Plant Nutrients In Breast Milk Might Help Infant Development

A new study out of Purdue University shows infants in the US aren’t getting as much of those nutrients as babies in other countries.

June 11, 2015

 

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Indiana To Launch Ad Campaign To Boost HIP 2.0 Enrollment

In hopes of boosting the program's reach, the state is launching an advertising campaign encompassing radio, TV, print and billboards, starting June 15.

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