CDC officials say a person who traveled from Saudi Arabia to Indiana is the first person in the United States to be identified with the respiratory virus MERS.
The report from the University of Wisconsin took smoking and obesity rates, among other health indicators into consideration.
Indiana ranks fourth highest in the nation for children ages four to 17 diagnosed with Attention Hyper Activity Disorder.
The Centers for Disease Control reported only about 40 percent of Hoosiers are vaccinated for the flu.
Classes in the ISU Department of Kinesiology, Recreation and Sports use government websites to complete assignments now unavailable because of the shutdown.
Suicides of Hoosiers aged 35-64 increased 54 percent from 1999 to 2010, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Rural Jennings County has the highest teen pregnancy rate in the state.
Health officials are encouraging people to get vaccinated so they are protected from the flu.
According to the State Health Department , the public was never at risk because fungal meningitis is not contagious.
The Centers for Disease Control have confirmed the number of meningitis cases caused by a tainted steroid have risen to 38.