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July 3, 2015

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Are Indiana’s Meth Disclosure Laws Strong Enough?

An Indiana mother wants the state to strengthen its meth disclosure laws.

June 29, 2015

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New Program Targets High Infant Mortality Rate

The state’s infant mortality rate was 7.1 in 2013, meaning, on average, a Hoosier infant dies every 13 hours. Comparatively, the national rate was 5.96.

June 24, 2015

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Benford Makes Initial Court Appearance In HIV Case

The Terre Haute man facing charges for knowingly infecting women with HIV made his first court appearance Tuesday.

June 23, 2015

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Four Arrested In Connection With HIV Outbreak

The men are accused of distributing the painkiller drug linked to an HIV outbreak that's infected 170 people.

June 23, 2015

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160,000 Hoosiers Could Lose Insurance Subsidies, Group Says

Data from Families USA shows if subsidies are withdrawn, Indiana's average $120-per-month health insurance premium would spike to an average of $438 per month.

June 22, 2015

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Vigo County Inmate Faces New Charges For Spreading HIV

Isiah Benford has been incarcerated in the Vigo County Jail on unrelated charges since April 26, 2014.

June 19, 2015

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16 in 100,000 Hoosiers died from a drug overdose between 2011 and 2013, according to a report from  Trust of America's Health.

Increased Overdose Deaths Contribute To Fatal Injury Rates

A new report from Trust of America's Health measures fatal injury rates across the country.

June 17, 2015

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Vigo Co. Health Department Offering Free HIV Testing

Vigo County Health officials say the recent HIV outbreak in Scott County raised an awareness that HIV does exist in Indiana.

June 17, 2015

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Health Department Unveils Long-Term Plan For HIV Outbreak

The Indiana State Department of Health insists it is not leaving Scott County, the epicenter of the HIV outbreak, anytime soon.

June 16, 2015

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A spike in the number of Hepatitis C cases led Madison County health officials to request the state approve a needle exchange program.

Madison County Requests Needle Exchange Program

Madison County is requesting approval for a needle-exchange program to prevent an HIV epidemic like the one that’s infected nearly 170 people in Scott County.

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