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November 13, 2017

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Indiana University Dance Marathon

Indiana University Students Raise $4.2M In Dance Marathon

Indiana University students have raised roughly $4.2 million for an Indianapolis children's hospital during an annual 36-hour dance marathon.

November 13, 2017

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Children’s Commission Adopts Mental Health License Recommendations

The commission adopted recommendations of its mental health task force to align Indiana’s mental health counselors license requirements with 30 other states.

November 10, 2017

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Doctors, Researchers & Parents At Odds Over ‘Safe’ Sleep

Several state and federal agencies say safe sleep means adults shouldn't share a bed with a baby, but some researchers and parents disagree.

November 9, 2017

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A white baby sitting on the floor reading a book with an adult sitting behind.

ISDH Highlights Link Between Infant Mortality, Opioids

Preliminary findings of an Indiana State Department of Health study highlight a link between the state’s high infant mortality rate and the drug epidemic.

November 8, 2017

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First Baby Surrendered Using Baby Box In Indiana

The Department of Child Services has questioned the safety and legality of baby boxes in the past.

November 7, 2017

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The University of Notre Dame golden dome surrounded by other campus buildings.

Notre Dame Employees Will Have Access To Birth Control Coverage

University of Notre Dame employees will still have access to no cost birth control through a third party provider at no cost to staff or the university.

November 6, 2017

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The St. Vincent De Paul Food Pantry provides only a small percentage of relief for families in Indianapolis compared to SNAP.

Hoosiers, Hunger Activists Call For No Cuts To SNAP

A number of Hoosiers working on the hunger front are meeting with leaders to make sure the importance of SNAP is understood.

November 6, 2017

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East Chicago Residents File Lawsuit Over Contamination

More than three dozen East Chicago homeowners have filed a lawsuit alleging that their homes and yards were severely contaminated with lead.

November 3, 2017

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Gregory Anderson, PhD, Associate Professor of Biology at IUPUI.

IUPUI Study: Cystic Fibrosis Increases Risk For Chronic Pneumonia

The study finds people with cystic fibrosis have a high risk of chronic pneumonia because mucus that builds up in the lungs allows bacteria to grow rapidly.

November 3, 2017

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Insulin syringes on a black table.

State Health Officials Caution About Rising Diabetes Rates

The Indiana State Department of Health said Thursday that the disease is the seventh leading cause of death in the state.

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