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Posts tagged health

June 24, 2016

 

Opternative

New Law Means Hoosiers Can’t Use Online Eye Exam

Opternative's CEO says he will fight an Indiana law that bans his startup from offering its services to Hoosiers.

May 25, 2016

 

A list of cleaning tasks sits on the bar of the Knickerbocker Saloon

Indiana’s Oldest Bar Snuffs Out Its Last Cigarette

Although research is still new, a growing number of scientists say there are environmental dangers that linger even after people put cigarettes out.

May 21, 2016

 

Open Streets yoga

American Fitness Index Ranks Indy Last In Nation

Indianapolis had an 11 percent drop in people who walk or bike to work and a decrease in the percentage of people who are in excellent health.

May 15, 2016

 

Vaping

Indiana Vape Shop Owners Say FDA Rules Will Shut Them Down

The FDA says the rules are aimed at improving public safety and curbing teen use, but vape shops say they'll kill the industry.

May 13, 2016

 

Blood vials

Indiana Lawsuit Seeks Destruction Of Newborn Blood Samples

The lawsuit seeks the destruction of all blood samples taken from newborns for disease screening.

April 29, 2016

 

Penitentiary

Report Links Parents’ Jailtime To Health Problems For Kids

11 percent of Hoosier children have a parent who has been incarcerated. A new report highlights the impact of a parent's time behind bars.

April 27, 2016

 

cancer screening

Indiana Slightly Below Average On Health Security Scores

This is the fourth year for the National Health Security Preparedness Index that was started by the CDC in 2013.

April 13, 2016

 

Patient and doctor.

Billions In Unpaid Care For Alzheimer’s In Indiana

Over 110,000 Hoosiers are living with Alzheimer’s disease and over 330,000 unpaid caregivers are providing an estimated $4.6 billion in care.

April 5, 2016

 

A Fitbit activity tracker.

Ball State: Activity Trackers Not As Accurate As Advertised

In a new report, a research team examined how well the Fitbit and other activity trackers estimate calories burned and steps taken.

March 29, 2016

 

YMCA

Indiana Developed Program Is Eligible For Medicare Expansion

A diabetes prevention program developed in Central Indiana is being offered at YMCAs across the country.

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