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August 31, 2016

 

Heroin and paraphernalia used to cook, prepare and inject heroin for confiscated in Indiana

CDC Awards $519K To Indiana For Overdose Prevention

The funds will increase education and training in the overdose-intervention drug naloxone for first responders and lay providers.

August 30, 2016

 

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State Health Dept. To Give Naloxone To 20 Counties

Community members will be able to go to the local health department to get training on how to administer naloxone and receive a free dose.

August 30, 2016

 

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Henryville Parents Concerned Over Mold In Schools

This summer's humid weather and a lack of air conditioning in the school's gym likely promoted the growth of mold according to officials.

August 30, 2016

 

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Infant Mortality Rate For Black Babies Doubles State Average

The Indiana State Department of Health has identified addressing infant mortality as one of its highest priorities.

August 29, 2016

 

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State Clears Way For Syringe Exchange In Clark County

The county originally planned to partner with the AIDS Healthcare Foundation to run the exchange, but that plan fell apart.

August 26, 2016

 

 Southeastern Indiana’s Clark County had some of the highest levels of air pollution for both ozone and particulate matter in the state.

New Study: Pollution Causes 189 Excess Deaths Per Year

Indianapolis saw the highest incidence of excess mortality, with 86 excess deaths, even though it doesn’t have the poorest relative air quality in the state.

August 26, 2016

 

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Fentanyl Opioid Coming From Overseas, Expert Says

Officials are attributing a recent string of overdoses throughout Indiana, Cincinnati, and Kentucky to a powerful opioid 50 to 100 times stronger than heroin.

August 25, 2016

 

Police used Nalaxone in every instance to revive those who overdosed.

More Heroin Arrests In Jennings County Likely

Eighteen people overdosed Tuesday across two counties leaving one person dead.

August 25, 2016

 

This week on Noon Edition, we're hosting our own conversation about opoiods such as heroin and the effects they are having on the community.

Noon Edition: Heroin Overdoses In The Midwest

This week on Noon Edition, we're hosting our own conversation about opoiods such as heroin and the effects they are having on the community.

August 24, 2016

 

Drug overdose deaths in Indiana increased by 9.6 percent from 2013 to 2014.

IN Joins Cincinnati Summit To Combat Drug Abuse Epidemic

Indiana is one of 14 states with significant drug overdose death rate increases from 2013 to 2014.

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