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August 30, 2017

 

Nurx

Phone App Lets You Get Birth Control Without Going To The Doctor

The app, which just launched service in Indiana this week, delivers birth control to women at home after they answer a series of medical questions.

August 28, 2017

 

IU Professor Thomas Clark says his studies have shown multiple benefits of marijuana as treatment for chronic pain.

Indiana NORML Chapter Wants Legalized Marijuana For Pain Treatment

The local chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws wants medical marijuana to become a substitute for opioids in pain treatment.

August 25, 2017

 

41-year-old Christopher Hinds was connected to treatment through Project Point, a pilot connecting ER patients with addiction treatment.

When An Overdose Becomes A Gateway To Recovery

Some emergency room doctors see the influx of patients experiencing an opioid overdose as a missed opportunity.

August 25, 2017

 

Cigarettes in an ash tray

Youth Survey Finds Vaping, Tobacco And Drug Use Down

An annual survey of Indiana teens finds the use of tobacco, vapor, alcohol and drug use on the decline.

August 25, 2017

 

IU Health

Indiana Sheriff Fighting Ex-Inmate’s $1.8M IU Health Hospital Bill

IU Health is demanding payment for the Delaware County Jail inmate’s 4 month hospital stay.

August 24, 2017

 

Gov. Eric Holcomb speaks at the INSPECT announcement.

INSPECT Integration Will Better Track Opiates

Integrating the states prescription drug tracking system with health records may help cut back excessive opiate prescriptions.

August 24, 2017

 

Brittany Combs

CDC Sends Letter To State Clarifying Syringe Exchange Stance

The letter states that syringe exchange programs reduce the spread of disease and do not increase the rate of community drug use.

August 23, 2017

 

A large dog sits in his temporary cage.

Indiana Animal Health Board Warns Of Canine Influenza

The board says a handful of cases have been reported in Indiana while other states have experienced significantly more.

August 21, 2017

 

methadone

People Might Seek Care When Medicaid Begins Covering Methadone

Indiana clinics will be able to bill Medicaid for bundled treatment services starting September 1.

August 18, 2017

 

pig

Researchers Use Indiana Fairs To Learn More About Swine Flu

Researching swine flu has led to changes in how pigs are kept at county and state fairs across the Midwest.

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