The Indiana State Department of Health is helping provide free testing for residents of East Chicago after high levels of lead were detected in the soil.
More Hoosier women are choosing to abort pregnancies with the so-called “abortion pill,” even while the total number of procedures is decreasing in the state.
Most of the cases are linked to IV drug abuse, with the infection spreading through shared dirty needles.
The grant will go toward collecting and analyzing data on violent deaths across the state.
The legislation requires backup physicians to have proof of their admitting privileges on record with the state Department of Health.
New requirements for school entry are intended to stop spread of disease, and to calm nerves, after last year's outbreaks.
A FAQs sheet from Purdue University shows most states allow the sale of raw milk, but Indiana is not one of them.
Non-human West Nile Virus cases have been detected throughout the state, although only one human case has been confirmed.
The smoking rate in Indiana has decreased by 23% dropping from 27.4% to 21.2% from 2001 to 2010.
Many physicians have been sending insured patients to public health clinics, which receive government funded vaccines.