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July 22, 2014

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Report: More Children Living In Concentrated Poverty Areas

More than one in ten children in Indiana live in high-poverty areas.

July 21, 2014

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Report: Indiana Improves Pain Management Health Care

A report from the American Cancer Society says Indiana's pain management policies have significantly improved. The state went from a grade of C+ to a B.

July 18, 2014

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How Mental Health Care Is Changing Under Obamacare

Hospitals are seeing an influx of patients seeking medical health services under the Affordable Care Act, which could indicate a lack of outpatient services.

July 18, 2014

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New State Policy Seeks To Help Prevent Teen Dating Abuse

Officials hope a new policy will help prevent teen dating abuse and sexual harassment.

July 17, 2014

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All-Star Football Teams To Use Concussion Prevention Device

Indiana high school all-star teams are using a concussion preventive device that indicates when a player needs to be removed from a game.

July 17, 2014

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Indiana’s Abortion Rate Decreases Fifth Year In A Row

The number of abortions in Indiana decreased 9 percent from those performed in 2012.

July 16, 2014

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Indiana To Start Year-Round Drug Disposal Program

The Yellow Jugs Old Drugs program aims to keep people from throwing away old prescriptions, which can cause environmental damage.

July 16, 2014

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Education Leaders Launch Campaign To Combat Sexual Abuse

Indiana has the second highest rate of sexual assault among teenage girls in the country. Education leaders are beginning to ask how they can prevent it.

July 14, 2014

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How Jails Became The Largest Providers Of Mental Health Care

WFIU/WTIU speaks to a Kokomo Tribune reporter about his series looking at why jails are becoming one of the main providers of mental health care in Indiana.

July 8, 2014

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Indiana Hospitals See Rise In Heroin Overdoses

A doctor at St. Vincent Hospital says hospitals in Indiana and surrounding states have seen a 300 percent increase in heroin overdoses.

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