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February 5, 2016

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‘Telemedicine’ Bill Would Allow Remote Prescriptions

Telemedicine is health care provided remotely through, for instance, videoconferencing.

February 4, 2016

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Zika Virus Epidemic Sparks Hoosier Concern

With the World Health Organization declaring the Zika Virus a Global Health Emergency on Feb. 1, Hoosiers are concerned about the possible spread of the virus.

February 4, 2016

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Headlines: February 4, 2016

Kirk's Law is named after 19-month-old Kirk Coleman, who prosecutors say died at the hands of his Elkhart County babysitter in 2014.

February 3, 2016

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Indiana State Senator Greg Taylor questioned the bill's constitutionality.

Senate Passes Bill Banning Abortions For Certain Reasons

The bill would bar women from aborting a pregnancy based on the fetus’ race, gender or disability.

February 3, 2016

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Indiana leads the nation in the number of meth labs.

Some Cold Meds Could Be Prescription-Only For Drug Offenders

The legislation blocks those convicted of drug-related offenses from buying cold medicines containing pseudoephedrine.

February 2, 2016

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A doctor with the Indiana Department of Corrections speaking at a press conference.

Putnamville Correctional ‘Back To Normal’ After Flu Outbreak

Brian Smith, Superintendent of the Putnamville Correctional Facility, confirmed the illness is the H1N1 strain of influenza.

February 1, 2016

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Four New Cases Diagnosed In HIV Outbreak

The new cases bring the total number of those infected during the outbreak to 188.

February 1, 2016

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Headlines: February 1, 2016

Advocates for the poor worried the income-based monthly fee would prevent low-income Hoosiers from getting care.

February 1, 2016

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Congresswoman Urges Federal, Private Action on Zika Outbreak

Fort Wayne Republican Susan Brooks said the federal government needs to help private companies develop a vaccine.

February 1, 2016

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Cold Medicine Bills Up For Vote Today

Bills in both the House and Senate aim to reduce Indiana's methamphetamine production by limiting sales of cold medicine.

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