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May 22, 2017

 

Antibiotics

Antibiotics: Helpful Or Harmful? The Answer Is Both

Antibiotics are commonly prescribed, but overuse has led to a problem that medical professionals are trying to combat.

May 2, 2017

 

Retired U.S. Senator Richard Lugar attending the ribbon cutting for the new Gleaners produce center.

Gleaner’s Expands Produce Distribution With New Processing Center

The new effort will double the amount of fresh produce Gleaners is able to provide in the 21 Indiana counties they serve.

March 31, 2017

 

Prescription

Opioid Replacement Compound Could Treat Chronic Pain

Researchers at Purdue are optimistic that the findings could help relieve opioid abuse.

March 29, 2017

 

The report measures many behaviors, including physical inactivity.

Health Survey Shows Rise In Drug Overdose Deaths

The report measures many behaviors, including physical inactivity.

March 20, 2017

 

Addiction

Proposed Health Law Worries Mental Health Advocates

The law would not require Medicaid to cover mental health and substance use treatment.

March 14, 2017

 

healthcare

Republicans’ ACA Repeal Could Threaten Coverage For Hoosiers

A report from the Congressional Budget Office predicts 24 million people will lose insurance coverage if the proposed ACA replacement passes.

March 14, 2017

 

Seema Verma

Senate Confirms Seema Verma To Head Medicare And Medicaid

Verma played a large role in shaping Indiana’s Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act, known as the Healthy Indiana Plan or HIP 2.0.

March 8, 2017

 

healthcare

Experts Weigh HIP 2.0′s Fate Under Proposed GOP ACA Replacement

Approximately 250,000 people currently have coverage through HIP 2.0.

March 3, 2017

 

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New Tool Tracks Health Data For 500 Cities; 11 In Indiana

The new project is a partnership between the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the CDC Foundation.

March 3, 2017

 

Heroin Fentanyl

As Opioid Prescriptions Fell, Deaths Involving Heroin Rose

A new study has found that restricting opioid prescriptions may have an unintended side effect: more overdose deaths involving heroin and fentanyl.

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