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October 30, 2017

 

South Bend Family and Children's Center staff hold new baby boxes. The new program aims to reduce infant mortality rates in St. Joseph County.

South Bend Center Offers Alternative Sleep Options For Infants

The Family and Children’s Center in South Bend is promoting the use of baby boxes in St. Joseph County in an effort to help reduce infant mortality rates.

October 30, 2017

 

Syringe exchange programs provide clean needles to people who inject drugs with the goal of limiting needle sharing, which can spread HIV and Hepatitis C.

Monroe Co. Health Department Seeking Renewal Of Needle Exchange

Commissioners will vote on the renewal before the end of the year.

October 27, 2017

 

This image shows pili (green) in cells from the bacterium.

Bacteria’s ‘Sense Of Touch’ Discovery Made In Indiana

A new discovery by Indiana University researchers reveals how bacteria sense touch.

October 27, 2017

 

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Indiana Advocates: Trump’s Emergency Declaration Not Enough

Public health advocates say President Trump’s declaration of a public health emergency to combat the opioid epidemic is not enough to make a difference.

October 26, 2017

 

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Ind. Officials Respond To Trump’s Opioid Public Health Emergency

President Trump declared a public health emergency to deal with the opioid epidemic Thursday, freeing up some resources for treatment.

October 26, 2017

 

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Walorski Asks State To Reject South Bend Abortion Clinic

An abortion clinic is seeking permission to open a clinic in South Bend.

October 26, 2017

 

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Opioid Epidemic Report Mentions Indiana Syringe Exchange Programs

The state's syringe exchange law is mentioned as a best practice for reducing opioid deaths.

October 26, 2017

 

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Fertility Doctor Accused Of Using Own Sperm Will Plead Guilty

Dr. Donald Cline initially wrote to investigators denying the allegations.

October 25, 2017

 

Protesters with different perspectives on pornography gather in front of an event about its dangers.

Differing Views Of Feminism Clash Over Pornography

Two different interpretations of feminism view pornography through very distinct lenses.

October 24, 2017

 

Students in school library. (WFIU/WTIU)

Indiana Minority Children More Likely To Face Obstacles

The Race For Results report finds many Indiana children face disparity in wellbeing measures.

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