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August 16, 2017

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Scott Edwards

‘Mission Recovery’ Helps Guard Members Access Treatment

The new program is a partnership between the Indiana National Guard, Fairbanks Drug and Alcohol Treatment and Community Health Network.

August 15, 2017

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A woman holds a positive pregnancy test.

Afraid To Treat Pregnant Women, Doctors Drop Addicted Patients

Doctors who can prescribe a medication for opioid addiction, and accept Medicaid, are already scarce. But even fewer will treat pregnant women.

August 14, 2017

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Moms-To-Be With Addiction Face Obstacles At Every Turn

Insurance companies set rules that can make patients wait for days to get addiction treatment medicine. For pregnant women that can mean dangerous withdrawals.

August 11, 2017

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 Designs plans for the hospital were unveiled at Friday's IU Board of Trustees meeting.

IU Trustees Approve Design For New IU Health Bloomington Hospital

Indiana University’s Board of Trustees approved design plans for the new IU Health Bloomington Hospital at their meeting Friday.

August 10, 2017

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Laura McLinn and her son Jordan.

Hoosier Family Helps Push ‘Right To Try’ Nationally

A “Right To Try” bill that allows families to use prescription drugs that don’t have full FDA approval passed the U.S. Senate last week with unanimous support.

August 10, 2017

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Grant Given To Develop Automated Patient Matching

Automated Patient Matching could be a means of helping tackle problems with patient identification.

August 10, 2017

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Bloomington changes bike laws

Bicycles, Skateboards Now Allowed On Some Bloomington Streets

With some exceptions, cyclists will be able to ride in city sidewalks.

August 10, 2017

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A solar array at Wible Lumber in northeast Indiana (Nick Janzen/IPBS)

Bloomington Accelerates Plans To Install Solar On City Facilities

The Bloomington City Council voted unanimously Thursday night to approve a plan that effectively fast-tracks the city's solar panel installation schedule.

August 9, 2017

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needle exchange entrance sign

Tippecanoe County To Host Syringe Exchange In Health Dept. Office

After months of struggling to secure a location, the Tippecanoe Co. Health Department plans to inaugurate a needle exchange program in its building on Friday.

August 9, 2017

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Madison County Bars Funding For Needle Exchange Program

Officials in a central Indiana county have effectively ended its needle exchange program by cutting off funding for the two-year-old program.

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