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November 13, 2014

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Anti-Smoking Program Pushes To Lower Infant Mortality Rate

More than 16 percent of Hoosier pregnant women report smoking — double the national average.

November 12, 2014

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Volunteer-Based Advocacy Program Expanding

A new study analyzes the effectiveness of the Wishard Volunteer Advocates Program.

November 7, 2014

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Sen. Donnelly Addresses Heroin Overdoses In Connersville

The number of heroin overdoses in Connersville continues to rise, as police reported this week the city’s 36th overdose on the drug in just two months.

November 7, 2014

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How Nuns Are Finding Ways To Care For Their Aging Sisters

The National Religious Retirement Office estimates religious orders will have a $10 billion deficit in their retirement funds by 2030.

November 6, 2014

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Board Bans Chemicals Used To Make Synthetic Marijuana

The Indiana Board of Pharmacy is seeking ways to reduce the production of synthetic marijuana in Indiana.

November 6, 2014

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Indiana’s Premature Birth Rate Continues To Decline

A report from the March of Dimes shows a long-term decline in Indiana's premature birth rate.

November 5, 2014

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IU Awarded Grant For Sexual Assault Prevention

A $165,000 grant will allow IU to create several new positions and programs aimed at curbing sexual violence.

October 31, 2014

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Lawmakers Push To Reduce Teen Pregnancy Rate

The Hoosier State’s teen birth rate is higher than the national average.

October 30, 2014

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Indiana Tops US When Investing In Health-Related Startups

A new report shows funding for biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical manufacturing startups in Indiana are growing faster than the national average.

October 29, 2014

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The state department of health is not releasing information about five individuals being monitored for symptoms of Ebola.

Indiana Monitoring Six People For Ebola Symptoms

The Indiana State Department of Health is monitoring six individuals who are at low risk of contracting Ebola.

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