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February 26, 2015

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Special Healthcare Enrollment Events Planned For Tax Season

Those who learned of the penalty while filing their 2014 taxes can sign up during a special enrollment period.

February 26, 2015

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Vaccine

Pence Lobbies Against HPV Vaccinations

The proposed House bill set a goal for the state to have 80 percent of 13 -15 year olds vaccinated against HPV by 2020.

February 25, 2015

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State Department Of Health Working To Contain HIV Outbreak

The state says there have been 26 confirmed HIV infections, with an additional four more likely positives.

February 25, 2015

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Pharmacy

Lawmakers Hope Tighter Regulations Will Combat Meth

The bill calls for the state’s courts and police to update the database pharmacies use to track sales of over-the-counter of cold and allergy medication.

February 25, 2015

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Legislators Pushing To Add Baby Boxes At Safe Havens

House Bill 1016 would give parents one last option before abandoning their newborns by placing their baby in a Safe Haven Baby Box.

February 20, 2015

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Vigo Co. Students Must Stay Home If Vaccines Not Up-To-Date

Parents can file religious or medical exemptions, which the school does recognize.

February 18, 2015

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More Hoosiers Enroll In Healthcare Coverage For 2015

Nearly 219,000 Hoosiers signed up for 2015 healthcare coverage.

February 18, 2015

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Bill Would Ban Abortions Because Of Fetal Gender, Disability

Sen. Liz Brown, R-Fort Wayne, authored a bill that bars abortions when the procedure is done because of the fetus's gender or if it might have a disability.

February 18, 2015

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Rep. Mayfield presents her bill on the House floor.

State House Passes Bill To Reduce Infant Mortality Rate

It's called the Safety PIN bill, which stands for Protecting Indiana’s Newborns.

February 16, 2015

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Indiana Ranked Second Nationally In Youth Suicide Attempts

Suicide prevention advocates are working to make inroads at the Statehouse, preparing lawmakers to deal with the issue.

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