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April 15, 2014

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Congressman Larry Bucshon and State Rep. Tim Brown

Congressman, State Rep. Launch Health Care ‘Listening Tour’

Indiana Congressman Larry Bucshon and State Representative Tim Brown say the state needs to increase access to health care.

April 15, 2014

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St. Vincent’s Opens Kidney Transplant Center In Portage

A new kidney and pancreas transplant center in Portage will reduce the wait time for kidney transplants in Indiana.

April 11, 2014

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Workshop Teaches Doctors New Painkiller Prescription Rules

Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller is urging physicians to change their practices to prevent prescription drug overdoses.

April 11, 2014

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New $70 Million IU School Of Medicine Opening In Evansville

Four proposals were submitted for the new medical school location, but officials say Evansville was the overwhelming favorite.

April 11, 2014

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Nursing Homes Aim To Cut Billions Spent On Hospitalizations

OPTIMISTIC seeks to reduce Medicaid and Medicare costs by treating patients in nursing homes instead of transferring them to the hospital.

April 10, 2014

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Report Shows Number Of Uninsured Children Is Decreasing

The number of children without health insurance in Indiana has dropped nearly 1.5 percent in the past four years.

April 4, 2014

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How Google Glass Is Changing Health Care

Physicians are exploring the application of Google Glass, a new wearable device that could replace medical equipment in the operating room.

April 3, 2014

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House Passes Rep. Young’s Bill Redefining Full-Time Workers

Young's legislation would allow companies to hire part-time employees that work up to 39 hours per week without providing them health care coverage.

April 3, 2014

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Indianapolis Ranks Lowest In Country For Food Access

A recent report ranks Indianapolis as the worst city in the country for food access options.

April 1, 2014

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Indiana offers complete Medicaid coverage for tobacco cessation treatments , but the state still has the seventh highest smoking rate in the country.

CDC: Indiana Medicaid Provides Good Anti-Smoking Treatment

Indiana offers health coverage to Medicaid patients for tobacco cessation programs, but anti-smoking advocates say that's not enough.

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