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September 16, 2016

 

Indiana still has a slightly higher rate of uninsured than the national rate of 9.4.

More Hoosiers Are Signing Up For Health Insurance

Indiana still has a slightly higher rate of uninsured people than the national rate of 9.4.

September 13, 2016

 

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Food Insecurity Rises In Indiana, Drops Nationally

The number of people who have limited access to healthy food year round dropped nationally, but is growing in Indiana.

September 7, 2016

 

School nurse Heather Gordon demonstrates the new equipment.

Indiana’s First School Tele-Health Clinic Opens In Elwood

Indiana’s first school-based tele-health clinic is open in Elwood. The clinic could help increase health care access in rural areas.

September 5, 2016

 

All but two states offer some type of vaccine exemption. Indiana offers exemptions based on religious beliefs.

Is 20-Something Too Late For A Guy To Get The HPV Vaccine?

The CDC now estimates about 70 percent of all oropharyngeal cancers may be caused by HPV, including roughly 12,600 cases in men each year.

August 26, 2016

 

 Southeastern Indiana’s Clark County had some of the highest levels of air pollution for both ozone and particulate matter in the state.

New Study: Pollution Causes 189 Excess Deaths Per Year

Indianapolis saw the highest incidence of excess mortality, with 86 excess deaths, even though it doesn’t have the poorest relative air quality in the state.

August 22, 2016

 

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St. Vincent To Open Four Micro Hospitals

CEO Jonathan Nalli says they'll provide 24-hour emergency care for ailments such as dehydration from a gastrointestinal illness or a deep cut.

August 19, 2016

 

The new Indiana Neuro-Diagnostic Institute and Advanced Treatment Center will be built in Indianapolis.

Neuro-Diagnostic Center Coming To Indianapolis

The new Indiana Neuro-Diagnostic Institute and Advanced Treatment Center will be built in Indianapolis.

August 10, 2016

 

Planned Parenthood of Kentucky and Indiana sued the state in July,

Date Set For Hearing In Planned Parenthood Lawsuit

A federal judge in Indianapolis will hear the preliminary injunction request November 9.

July 20, 2016

 

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Medical Schools Gets Creative To Snag New Geriatricians

The American Geriatrics Society estimates 300 doctors are immediately needed to make up for the shortage in Indiana.

July 6, 2016

 

Dr. Mark Gerdisch with a model of the human heart.

Indiana First In Country To Test New Heart Treatment

The medical trial in Indiana could revolutionize heart surgery, affecting an estimated 100,000 people in the United States each year.

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