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October 19, 2017

 

EPA flags in East Chicago

Indiana Receives Approval To Expand Lead Testing

The state will use money from the Children's Health Insurance Program.

May 30, 2017

 

alcohol

UIndy Study To Analyze Emotional Regulation, Teen Addiction

From 2013-2014, 3 percent of Hoosier teens reported they needed treatment for alcohol or illegal drugs, and didn't receive it.

February 13, 2017

 

baby box prototype

Baby Boxes Legalization Effort Halted In Committee

An amendment to legalize baby boxes didn’t get enough support to even take a vote on it.

September 1, 2016

 

Lead levels

ISDH: 17 East Chicago Kids Have Abnormal Blood Lead Levels

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.

August 5, 2016

 

Baby bed

Women Choosing “Chemical Abortions” Over Surgical Procedures

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.

March 20, 2015

 

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HIV Outbreak Continues In Southeastern Indiana

Most of the cases are linked to IV drug abuse, with the infection spreading through shared dirty needles.

December 23, 2014

 

NVDRS

Indiana Receives $1.4 Million To Combat Violent Death Rate

The grant will go toward collecting and analyzing data on violent deaths across the state.

February 25, 2014

 

Doctor's office

Abortion Bill Changes Address Privacy Concerns

The legislation requires backup physicians to have proof of their admitting privileges on record with the state Department of Health.

July 31, 2013

 

doctor's tools

Health Officials Remind Parents of New Immunization Policy

New requirements for school entry are intended to stop spread of disease, and to calm nerves, after last year's outbreaks.

November 26, 2012

 

raw milk

Purdue Publishes Raw Milk FAQs Ahead Of State Recommendation

A FAQs sheet from Purdue University shows most states allow the sale of raw milk, but Indiana is not one of them.

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