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September 12, 2017

 

Tahwii Spicer and her son, Reece.

Cultural, Economic, Other Factors Drive Black Breast-Feeding Gap

Breast-feeding rates are increasing each year, but a gaping disparity between Black women and women of other races remains.

September 11, 2017

 

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Diabetics Protest Rising Insulin Prices At Eli Lilly Headquarters

Patients say the skyrocketing price of insulin—which more than doubled from 2002 to 2013 — is squeezing them to the point of outrage.

September 1, 2017

 

Employees rally outside of the Veterans Affairs hospital in Indianapolis for staffing support.

Veterans Affairs Employees Urge Staffing Support At Rally

Earlier this year there was a call to fill thousands of positions across the country to improve access.

August 31, 2017

 

Every day Hosler juggles bus schedules, doctors appointments, random drug testing and job hunting.

Moms Need Daily Addiction Help To Stay In Recovery, Stay With Kids

For thousands of moms with opioid addiction, this is their struggle: keeping the disease under control during and after pregnancy, in order to keep their kids.

August 31, 2017

 

Hoosiers gathered Wednesday night to express concerns about the federal budget.

Activists Rally To Oppose 2018 Federal Budget

Members of Congress from Indiana were urged to reject a budget that cuts federal health spending, supports deportation and mass incarceration.

August 24, 2017

 

Gov. Eric Holcomb speaks at the INSPECT announcement.

INSPECT Integration Will Better Track Opiates

Integrating the states prescription drug tracking system with health records may help cut back excessive opiate prescriptions.

August 15, 2017

 

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Study: Food Outlet Proximity Not Related To Obesity

The findings indicate policies to reduce the number of fast food places or even open more markets will not likely reduce obesity.

August 7, 2017

 

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Purdue Planning $35 Million Hospital For Treating Horses

The proposed project for the West Lafayette campus will include space for large-animal surgery.

July 27, 2017

 

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Opioid Treatment Center Expansion Met With Mixed Reactions

The opioid treatment centers offer medication-assisted recovery programs, which remain controversial.

July 25, 2017

 

Map of rural health facilities in Indiana.

Hospitals In Rural Indiana Communities Rank Top In Country

Ranking Indiana ninth in the country, The Health Resources and Services Administration is recognizing 10 states for improving healthcare in their communities.

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