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November 24, 2014

 

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Senators Say Political Game Preventing Medicaid Expansion

Senate President Pro Tem David Long is warning of far-reaching consequences if the government rejects Indiana's request to expand the Healthy Indiana plan.

November 12, 2014

 

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Volunteer-Based Advocacy Program Expanding

A new study analyzes the effectiveness of the Wishard Volunteer Advocates Program.

November 6, 2014

 

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Indiana’s Premature Birth Rate Continues To Decline

A report from the March of Dimes shows a long-term decline in Indiana's premature birth rate.

October 31, 2014

 

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Lawmakers Push To Reduce Teen Pregnancy Rate

The Hoosier State’s teen birth rate is higher than the national average.

October 23, 2014

 

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Purdue’s New Nutrition Center Will Work To Reduce Obesity

A new research center at Purdue University hopes to decrease obesity rates in impoverished areas.

October 14, 2014

 

Indiana University hosted a panel discussion on Ebola in Liberia.

Containing Ebola A Matter Of Public Health, Experts Say

Medical experts say the U.S. is not at risk for a large outbreak.

October 6, 2014

 

Governor Pence speaks before the start of the 10th Annual Governor's Ride to benefit the Indiana National Guard Relief Fund.

Gov. Pence Meets With Feds On Health Care Expansion

Gov. Pence is negotiating with the federal government over expanding the Healthy Indiana Plan.

September 9, 2014

 

Indiana offers complete Medicaid coverage for tobacco cessation treatments , but the state still has the seventh highest smoking rate in the country.

Kokomo Council Votes Down Expanded Smoking Ban

A Kokomo councilman's change of heart caused a smoking ban to be defeated Monday night.

June 23, 2014

 

An Indianapolis man is suing his local VA Hospital for malpractice two years after he says doctors caused him permanent damage.

IU Health May Merge Two Indianapolis Hospitals

Indiana University Health is considering merging two Indianapolis facilities, University and Methodist Hospitals.

May 9, 2014

 

MERS is part of a class of viruses that also includes SARS.

MERS In Indiana

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have confirmed the first case of a relatively new virus in the United States known as MERS.

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